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Honoring homeless softball team

Honoring homeless softball team

The Beacon Eagles softball team was celebrated during Catholic Charities Night, Aug. 2, with the Madison Mallards.

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Brad Stepp, financial advisor, Edward Jones

Brad Stepp, financial advisor, Edward Jones

IB’s Professional of the Week is the premier way to meet Dane County’s professionals. This week features Brad Stepp, financial advisor, Edward Jones.

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More than just a number: Age discrimination still tripping up employers

Despite more than five decades of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), older workers continue to face discrimination at alarming rates, according to a new report by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).

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Commute to Careers program connects talent with opportunity

When you commute to work, do you put much thought into what you would do if you didn’t have access to reliable transportation?

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Exit Stage Right

with Martha Sullivan

What happens after the champagne is popped?

Buying a business is an exciting time. Each step along the way demands time, experience, expertise, and a bucketful of patience and perseverance. But then the transaction closes, the champagne bottles pop, and life is good, right?

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Business cards: 5 ways to go beyond the basics

Business cards are small, but they are mighty. In fact, they may be the most overlooked piece of marketing material at your disposal.

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Inside Wisconsin

with Tom Still

As trade war escalates, China emerges as the primary target

The news reports are disturbingly frequent: People with ties to China are being accused of stealing proprietary technology from American companies and universities.

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#SocialBiz

with Spencer X. Smith

Why I was arrested at 4 years old, and the surprising business lesson it can teach you

In 1980, I was dropped off by a police officer at my parents’ house for a reason that may never have happened in all of history, except for that day.

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Backing up data is not enough when planning for disaster recovery

Without sufficient preparation and protocol, the downtime for businesses — big and small — impacted by IT disruption even for a minute can be costly.

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Boost your cash flow with invoice financing

So many people assume that if you have rocky cash flow, you’re either operating a bad business or doing a poor job of running it. However, this rule of thumb simply doesn’t apply.

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Pre-employment drug testing program helps workers move from dependence to independence

All Wisconsinites deserve to experience the dignity that comes with a hard days’ work, and at DWD we are committed to leaving no talent on the sidelines.

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The Gray Area

with Donna Gray

Customer service in a digital world

An ancient Chinese saying tells us that “To open a business is very easy; to keep it open is very difficult.”

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Inside Wisconsin

with Tom Still

How I spent my summer vacation: Talking about research

At a time of the year when many college students are holding down a summer job or simply hanging out, about 120 University of Wisconsin System students gathered in Kenosha in late July to talk about their research projects.

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Exit Stage Right

with Martha Sullivan

Why the motto 'Be Prepared' applies to your business

The consequences of not living up to “Be Prepared” can be significant. I’m working with a client looking to acquire a manufacturing company and this hit home in a striking example this past month.

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Do employees see flexible work policies as a plus or a minus?

It might come as a surprise to learn that taking advantage of workplace flexibility has actually been shown to decrease an individual’s career success due to the negative reactions of peers and managers.

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5 surprising facts about franchising

For entrepreneurs who want to start their business without the stress of going at it alone, a franchise will offer a support system and recipe for success.

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Legal Login

with Mindi Giftos

Technology can (and should) change the practice of law

One of the ironies of large law firms is that many tout their technology law practices but relatively few seem to have mastered the integration of newer technologies into the everyday practice of law.

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Food Network likes Madison's Smoky Jon’s BBQ

Madison's SwanLeap fastest growing company in U.S.

Koi Sushi may get liquor license back

No charges yet in injured newborn case

Stoughton Trailers hopes to expand

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  • Stoughton Trailers hopes to expand

    A source of pride for myself growing up in the late 90's was not accepting money for college from my parents. This allowed me to operate autonomously from my parents oversight and expectations. ...
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    It's the way of the state these days, thanks to the FoxConn deal - give us a free ride on taxes or we'll move our company! Thanks Governor Walker!
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    I think the article has misstated the property taxes. It appears they would pay around $400,000 per year in taxes on a $15 million dollar building, and $8,200,000 over a 20 year period. It ...
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