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Madison Reading Project celebrated its community during November with more than 70 volunteers, teachers, social workers, board members, supporters, and donors.

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Melissa Turczyn, Michael Best & Friedrich LLP

Melissa Turczyn, Michael Best & Friedrich LLP

IB’s Professional of the Week is the premier way to meet Dane County’s professionals. This week features Melissa Turczyn, partner, Michael Best & Friedrich LLP.

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#SocialBiz

with Spencer X. Smith

10 social media and digital marketing tips from Madison’s experts

Are you looking for the latest tips and tricks in social media and digital marketing? This month, I turned to 10 of my favorite local experts to ask what they’ve learned in 2016.

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Legal Login

with Mindi Giftos and Andrew Schlidt

Tackling blockchain: What every business should know

As if the pace of technological change isn’t fast enough, looming around the bend is a next-generation advancement that will change the way in which business transactions are conducted. It’s called blockchain technology and now is the time to consider its impact to your business.

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Inside Wisconsin

with Tom Still

In small towns and cities alike, goal should be exposing students to opportunities

FENNIMORE — Same story; different community.

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Making Madison

with Buckley Brinkman

You’re missing the point on manufacturing

I keep reading about how we need to create more jobs in order to boost our economy. These stories miss the point that jobs are not the issue — workers are.

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Open Mic

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Making sense of taxes under President Trump

Now that we know Donald Trump will be our country’s next president, and the House and Senate both have Republican majorities, you may wonder what that means for your taxes.

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What is digital transformation? What are its challenges?

No company today can risk avoiding a digital business strategy.

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Law at Work

with Jessica M. Kramer

FLSA overtime and salary changes put on hold

A federal court, on Nov. 22, 2016, issued an injunction to temporarily stop the Department of Labor from implementing the new rules which were set to change, among other things, the minimum salary that must be paid to exempt employees, which may impact an employee’s eligibility for overtime, from $23,660 to $47,476 per year, under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

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Inside Wisconsin

with Tom Still

Model emerging for how to bring quality broadband to rural Wisconsin

Rural America was thrown a Depression lifeline in the 1930s when the federal government rallied to spread electric power across farm country. Not long after came affordable rural telephone service, even if it was delivered through a black “party line” phone hanging on the kitchen wall.

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4 tips for sending fewer, more effective emails

Emails are overused, overvalued, and often used inappropriately. They cause delays and lapses in communication that result in missed deadlines and poor customer service. Even worse, they can cause conflict within your team.

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Applied Mindfulness

with Ed Maxwell

Benefits of mindfulness, from an executive's perspective

Keith Ryniak, business director for agency strategy at American Family Insurance, recently shared how mindfulness has benefited him both professionally and personally so that other professionals might enjoy the same benefits.

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Leader to Leader

with Terry Siebert

Networking for results, part 2

So there you are at a networking event. You see several groups of people engaged in conversation. You feel awkward about breaking into those conversations. What to do, what to do?

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Inside Wisconsin

with Tom Still

Big companies can accelerate Wisconsin’s startup economy

American Family Insurance leader Jack Salzwedel is the first to admit major companies aren’t always quick on their feet when it comes to innovation. In fact, as he told a business-savvy crowd this past Thursday, a lack of nimbleness was crimping American Family’s bottom line in the mid-2000s.

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Visions Nightclub to get new owners

Overtime dogs Epic in another lawsuit

Texas HVAC distributor coming to Madison

Plan Commission approves Spark design

HRC awards LGBT-inclusive workplaces

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