Dane County fell into the 100th percentile as one of the most intolerant counties in the country. The news wasn’t any better for Wisconsin as a whole.
According to Derald Wing Sue, PhD, of Columbia University, “Microaggressions are the everyday verbal, nonverbal, and environmental slights, snubs, or insults, whether intentional or unintentional, which communicate hostile, derogatory, or negative messages to target persons based solely upon their marginalized group membership.”
In my practice, we focus a lot on detailed cash flow, but there are always a number of cash flow items I find clients severely underestimate.
Here’s a fact that will likely surprise anyone who likes to joke, whine, or fume about the weather in Wisconsin, which includes many of us: The sun shines over the Badger State more than half the time.
It happens every year in Wisconsin. A snowstorm is brewing (or seemingly shows up out of nowhere) and you have a decision to make: Do I close the office?
Delaying gratification to maximize one’s ROI testifies to the importance of patience.
The way Justine Thompson, a Nike master trainer, discusses breaking down athletic goals is very analogous to how you might want to think about your goals and tackling them with manageable action items.
“I owe, I owe, it’s off to work I go.” My guess is that many of you have seen this bumper sticker at one time or another.
Have you ever heard of Shark Tank? I’m not talking about diving deep into the ocean to watch sharks lurk about from behind bars. The ABC television show broadcasts businessmen and women looking to gain investments in their homegrown products and services.
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.
After much anticipation and speculation, the final regulations changing the salary basis test for determining exemption status have arrived. Among other changes, the final regulations have more than doubled the amount that employees must minimally be paid in order to be considered exempt. This is no small matter, as it is anticipated that millions of currently exempt employees will be affected.
Earth Day is on April 22, and it’s a critical annual reminder to do what we can to protect our environment and help preserve Mother Earth.
I read somewhere that the mastery of change is the single skill that separates the successful manager from the also-rans. Change is the engine that keeps a company growing.
Over time, the cost of most things goes up — food, clothing, rent. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and their Consumer Price Index (CPI), it takes about $1.25 today to buy what $1 would get you in 2006.
Data breaches and identity theft are now everyday events, but that state of affairs doesn’t make them any less dangerous, distasteful, and annoying. However, most people with an online footprint understand that at some point in their lives they are going to be the victim of an internet crime — that is, if they have been fortunate enough to avoid it to this point.
To address a lack of civics education in our schools, the Wisconsin Newspaper Association Foundation has established the Wisconsin Civics Games, a statewide contest designed to reignite interest in public service.
Everywhere we go, we are all hearing the same thing: Finding and keeping employees is a bear. No community, industry, or company is immune. It’s little wonder that many companies are rushing to automate many of their tasks.
About 85 percent of the jobs people will be doing in 2030 do not yet exist. Moreover, it’s predicted that up to 375 million workers worldwide will be affected by emerging technologies.
As part of your employee wellness initiatives, be sure to give attention to the topic of substance use, for both adults and teenagers. I know it’s not something we normally openly talk about at work, but we should.