You may remember several months ago I wrote one of my pieces about cybersecurity and talked about a businessman who wasn’t particularly worried about his computer systems. “I don’t have anything they would want,” he told me.
You’ve probably heard someone ask, “Why should I care about workplace diversity when the government has already taken care of it with the Equal Employment Opportunity Act?” or “Why do we need diversity when we have affirmative action?”
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.
Two standing ovations at the just-completed Wisconsin Early Stage Symposium help to explain the rising role of women in the related worlds of entrepreneurism and investing.
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.
Recently, I was on my bike riding past a marshy area when I saw a red-winged blackbird attacking a sandhill crane.
We negotiate because we have something to offer, or want something, under different terms than the other party — and we care about the outcome.
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.
Companies in Madison constantly amaze me with their generosity, both inside and outside our community. Here’s how to ensure both you and the charities, nonprofits, etc. you’re supporting gain the maximum amount of exposure and awareness for their causes.
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.
Health insurance companies are on trial, and the charges are theft, deception, and even murder. Many Americans find the health care system’s cost, complexity, and quality to be criminal, but have we apprehended the right suspect?
It’s the time of year when many organizations look for ways to show appreciation and gratitude to the businesses they serve and/or that serve them, and to the people whose contributions impact the organization.
Route 23 connects the two fastest-growing cities in Wisconsin — Madison and Sun Prairie. Three buses run approximately every half hour during rush hour Monday through Friday. The 23-mile service has 12 stops and takes 30 minutes or so.
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.
The presentation evoked memories of disco. The CEO, who goes back a bit further than the company she founded in 1979, evoked memories of Woodstock. But the fundamental message from Epic’s annual Users Group Meeting was that innovation is both timeless and relentless.
It is often said that it is lonely at the top. While it’s not clear where the phrase originated, it is certainly a sentiment that many business owners, executives, and managers can appreciate.
Today, 73 million Americans listen to podcasts. That’s nearly one in four Americans who are taking control of life’s soundtrack and turning their quiet or mundane moments into opportunities for self-empowerment, professional development, and exponential learning.