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Capitol Express goes solar

Capitol Express goes solar

The 27-kilowatt array will cut Capitol Express Transportation’s electric use by 65 percent and will save the business thousands of dollars per year in annual utility costs.

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Isaac LaRonge, Skyline Services Inc.

Isaac LaRonge, Skyline Services Inc.

IB’s Professional of the Week is the premier way to meet Dane County’s professionals. This week features Isaac LaRonge, director of operations, Skyline Services Inc.

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Live Well, Work Well

with Debra Lafler

Help employees with alcohol, vaping, and opioid use

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.

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Open Mic

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5 simple ways to green up your office for Earth Day and beyond

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.

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Exit Stage Right

with Martha Sullivan

Is artificial intelligence the right solution for you?

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.

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The Gray Area

with Donna Gray

The keys to mastering business change

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.

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Inside Wisconsin

with Tom Still

Some may question siting, but solar energy on the rise in Wisconsin

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.

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4 most common retirement plan errors

From its humble beginnings more than 40 years ago in the United States Revenue Act of 1978, the 401(k) has become a staple retirement savings plan for many Americans.

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Exit Stage Right

with Martha Sullivan

Preparing for the “Big Day”

Our oldest is getting married this week. It’s an exciting time, obviously. We’re thrilled to have a new member of our family, and our “baby” is beginning a new phase of life!

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Inside Wisconsin

with Tom Still

In a spreading tech environment, Wisconsin must strive to compete

Gone are the days when people associated Kansas City only with factories, railroads, and great barbecue, even though all three still flourish. Today, Kansas City is also a technology hub for companies such as Cerner, Garmin, DST Systems, Honeywell, and Sprint, and it’s one of the most wired cities in America.

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4 quick tips to using webcam technology to increase your influence

Technology has gifted us with webcams. Now, with the simple push of a button, we can get face to face with others, no matter where they are in the world, and deepen our relationship in a way not possible before.

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Music education is essential to our youth

Cuts, cuts, and more budget cuts — to public school arts programs. It was a focus in Mr. Holland’s Opus more than 20 years ago, and it is the current reality today.

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Mosaic Marketplace

with Deborah Biddle — A blog for diverse business enterprises in and around Madison.

Workplace microaggression hurts

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.”

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The Gray Area

with Donna Gray

Appreciation is powerful

William James, an American philosopher and psychologist, said, “The deepest principle of human nature is the desire to be appreciated.”

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Inside Wisconsin

with Tom Still

New UW Health project focuses on innovation, startups

Dr. Rock Mackie jokes he is a “reformed academic,” having spent much of his career as a researcher in medical physics and oncology at UW–Madison.

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Leader to Leader

with Terry Siebert

That exciting adventure called life

“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.

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New 'self' storage concept comes to Madison

Bambu brings Vietnamese fare to Hilldale

Evers: Foxconn unlikely to fulfill promises

Stoughton grocery co-op to close

Erin Hills secures two national golf events

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