Time management

Time management

Do you ever get the feeling that your salespeople should be parceling out their time a little differently? Not that they're maliciously wasting your company's time on the golf course or ...
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Court ruling imperils state’s energy needs

Court ruling imperils state’s energy needs

In August of 2003, the Northeast suffered the biggest electrical power blackout in American history. More than 50 million people lost electricity, from hours to several days. Wisconsin ...
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New perspective

New perspective

Melanie Holmes, senior vice president of Manpower Inc., says her breast cancer diagnosis was the best thing that ever happened to her, although she does not exactly know why. Holmes was ...
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A jingle with meaning

A jingle with meaning

Talk about making sweet lemonade from a bunch of rotten lemons. Several years ago, Sue Northey, a successful and energetic Milwaukee advertising executive was diagnosed at the age of 40 ...
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Create a buzz

Create a buzz

One of our sons, Tom, gave my husband a portable steam cleaner for his birthday. My husband had asked to borrow Tom's steam cleaner to clean our deck. So, Tom realized, it would be a ...
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Making a splash

Making a splash

A $12.5 million water park will be the newest amenity of the Country Springs Hotel, Water Park and Conference Center, formerly known as the Country Inn Hotel and Conference Center. ...
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Developer spares West Allis landmark from wrecking ball

Developer spares West Allis landmark from wrecking ball

The reincarnation of West Allis is gaining momentum, as several new redevelopment projects are in the works, including the renovation of the first brick building that was constructed in ...
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The thinking company

The thinking company

The Executive Committee (TEC) member William Gregg of Anaheim, Calif.-based SDC Technologies Inc., a specialty coatings company with 100 employees, has chosen to do what few small ...
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New high-rise planned in Sheboygan

New high-rise planned in Sheboygan

Sheboygan Senior Community plans to build a seven-story, 80-unit apartment building called Landmark Towers for active senior citizens at Sixth Street and Niagara Avenue in downtown ...
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Engineering a growth plan

Engineering a growth plan

In the mid-1970s, Richard Smith purchased the civil engineering firm where he had worked for four years, only to realize that the company's name was tainted with a reputation for ...
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No time to panic

No time to panic

A little more than a year ago, Chris Trebatoski, an attorney with Gonzalez, Saggio & Harlan LLP, started a mental and physical metamorphosis. His high-stress job had taken its toll on ...
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Tapping into the wellne$$ boom

Tapping into the wellne$$ boom

Just a few years ago, Jo Steinberg, president of Milwaukee-based Midland Health Testing Services Inc., didn't have to worry about competition in the wellness industry. She really didn't ...
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