Tanzanian ambassador seeks partnerships with Wisconsin

In a lighthearted speech in which she poked fun at Wisconsin's harsh winters and noted that the shape of Wisconsin is very similar to that of her own country, the U.S. ambassador to Tanzania brought with her a serious message when she was honored at... More »

By Mark Maley > October 23, 2014

Don’t let conflicting goals bring you down

Recently a high school cross-country runner from Devils Lake, N.D., demonstrated her priorities in a thought-provoking way. More »

By Julie Henszey > October 22, 2014

Five lessons for the young professional toolkit

Editor's note: The following blog was pulled from the notes of a speech at the recent BizTimes Get Smarter Conference. More »

By Christine Specht-Palmert > October 20, 2014

Vote yes on transportation referendum

The state of Wisconsin collects fees – primarily the gas tax and vehicle registration fee – from users of the transportation system to pay for its upkeep. This money should be used for transportation purposes. More »

By Craig Thompson > October 16, 2014

Take your company to the ‘Next Stage’

Empower your people to think like entrepreneurs and serve your customers. More »

By Steve Jagler > October 15, 2014

Summit to intersect community development and creative problem solving

This year's Creative Milwaukee @ Work Summit, presented by Creative Alliance Milwaukee, will leverage the talents of the region's creative class to impact three of Milwaukee's top economic and community development projects. More »

By Erica Breunlin > October 13, 2014

Executive communication: All CEOs are judged against their high-profile peers

Executive communication is learned. This clearly was on display at a recent health care forum with multiple speakers addressing a conference room full of executives. Of all the speakers, only one stood out. As these speakers were judged against one... More »

By Karl Robe > October 9, 2014

Suburban companies comprise 'Fastest Five'

The Council of Small Business Executives recently unveiled its list of the “Fastest Five” companies. More »

By Steve Jagler > October 8, 2014

Supreme Court decision is good for businesses

Not only did the U.S. Supreme Court affirm the right of all of Wisconsin's citizens to marry who they love, the court also paved the way to help strengthen our state's economy. More »

By Jason Rae > October 7, 2014

Employee criticism of an employer: Be careful how you react

Imagine you own or manage 10 Jimmy John's restaurants. A handful of your employees place posters in your restaurants depicting identical sandwiches, where one sandwich is described as made by a healthy worker and the other as made by a sick worker. More »

By Tom Godar > October 6, 2014

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