The Gray Area

with Donna Gray

04/30/20

The sky is falling, Chicken Little

​The governor of our great state of Wisconsin has mapped out a “bounce back” plan for moving out of safer-at-home and getting things on the road back to normal. Business folks know that the ability to bounce back from adversity is important. Coping with this stress in a positive way is known as resilience.

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03/03/20

Check with your vendors to avoid coronavirus-related delays from overseas products

Some local businesses are starting to feel the effects of the coronavirus situation in China and its impact on the manufacturing sector. While many factories are once again resuming production, in some provinces other factories may not return to work for period of time.

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02/13/20

Growing a professional network

​People buy from people. We all tend to do business with people we know, like, and trust. Companies don’t make purchasing decisions, people do.

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01/14/20

Networking tips for the reluctant networker

Whether you love it or hate it, business networking is one of the needed skills at the heart of building successful and beneficial relationships with other businesspeople and prospective customers.

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12/12/19

How to make the most out of your year-end review process

Many businesspeople use the fourth quarter to plan and formalize goals for the coming year by doing a year-end review.

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