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April 2020


5 tips to help you lead and experiment during crisis

​As a leader, it can be hard to find your feet and to feel confident in your path during COVID-19 (or any crisis). You may feel inadequate, unsure, and out of your depth. That is to be expected.

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Working remotely, successfully

After a month of quarantine under the pall of COVID-19, corporate leaders can take an objective look at how their companies are faring remotely.

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New Wisconsin COVID-19 law includes critical employment provisions

​On April 15, 2020, the Wisconsin Senate convened for its first-ever virtual session to pass a COVID-19 relief package. Governor Tony Evers signed the bill moments later.

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The scene of this world is changing one fraud scheme at a time

​As the scene of the world changes faster than ever, consumers and business owners need to know how to protect themselves during these unusual times.

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April 7 school referendum results indicate positives for jobs and the COVID-19 economic recovery

April 7, 2020 was a big day for Wisconsin and Madison’s business community. The election decided legislative and judicial leaders, but perhaps more important, provided us with an indicator of where our confidence is relative to the future of the overall economy and our desire for economic health within our communities.

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And people stayed home … and reviewed their business model and methods to stay relevant

It feels like the world has been turned upside down. Every aspect of our lives has been shaken to the core, and there are many unanswered questions and deep levels of uncertainty. All of us as individuals, families, communities, and businesses have been called upon to adapt.

Posted at 09:25 AM | Permalink | Comments


Selling in a COVID-19 environment

Prospecting right now is selfish. No one is buying what I’m selling. People are not answering the phone — they’re not even at the office!

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Dealing with a disruption in cash flow

​While a disruption in cash flow can happen for many reasons in the best of times, the economic consequences of this coronavirus pandemic have certainly proven that life is not “business as usual” for almost everyone all at the same time.

Posted at 10:57 AM | Permalink | Comments


How to take fear out of the workplace

Fear. Uncertainty. A growing sense of panic every time the president delivers a national address about the far-reaching effects of the coronavirus.

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Planning opportunities under the CARES Act

While the CARES Act has several different provisions and areas of focus, the purpose of this blog is to focus on some key planning opportunities created by this Act.

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