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April 2017


How to have a productive meeting in 5 easy steps

Ask a few people around you how they feel about meetings and you’re likely to find at least one person who feels meetings are a waste of time.

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99.9999% of the time I agree wholeheartedly with the maxim, “You get what you pay for.”

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6 traits of legitimately successful serial entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs are driven by excitement and passion, but also strategy. If you aren’t detail-oriented, you won’t last; if you struggle with taking on daily to-do’s, you’ll need to ramp up your game.

Posted at 12:15 PM | Permalink | Comments: 1


The name game: Improve your business by improving your recollection

Studies have shown that people automatically pay more attention when they hear their names spoken, so it makes sense that you have a better chance of truly connecting with people, particularly in business situations, if you can properly recall names.

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Wisconsin should target Illinois workers

For the record, I do not hate Illinois. My dad is from Chicago and I grew up in Beloit, which is so close to the Illinois border that its sister city, South Beloit, is in the Land of Lincoln.

Posted at 09:50 AM | Permalink | Comments: 3


United Airlines lives in values fantasyland

By now everyone knows what United Airlines did last week. But most people don’t know why. There’s been a lot of talk on algorithms and over-booking, but the real reason is plain and simple. United’s CEO lives in a values fantasyland.

Posted at 09:05 AM | Permalink | Comments: 1


Business lessons from three little-known entrepreneurs shaping our world

Bill Gates, Oprah Winfrey, Elon Musk, and Jeff Bezos are just a few examples of dozens of high-impact American entrepreneurs who have become household names. Yet, in our globalized 21st-century economy, some of the world’s most inspiring entrepreneurs can be found beyond our borders.

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Why your best talent is leaving and 4 ways to win them back

Most leaders of companies today recognize the importance of having engaged people at work. Yet research from Gallup and others say that between 50% and 80% are not fully engaged.

Posted at 02:00 PM | Permalink | Comments: 1


Can you rely on your pension plan?

If you’re covered by a pension, either through the government or through your company, you should take the time to understand what changes may be happening.

Posted at 02:48 PM | Permalink | Comments


Big change proposed for Wisconsin employment claims

The proposed change would make statutory “offers of settlement” available in claims brought to the Department of Workforce Development (DWD) that allege violations of the Wisconsin fair employment law, family and medical leave law, or organ and bone marrow donation law.

Posted at 03:50 PM | Permalink | Comments

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