Break the stalemate

Break the stalemate

Has your organization ever been caught up in a stalemate? It could be a deadlock between union and management. It could be that some issue has split the senior management team. It ...
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Wierman named president of Ixonia Bank

Wierman named president of Ixonia Bank

Westrope takes on chairman role.
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A tale of two companies

A tale of two companies

Over the Thanksgiving weekend, while hanging out in Vail, Colorado for a couple of days, I had a casual conversation with a young professional couple who happened to be sitting next to ...
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Why are you in business?

Why are you in business?

My best motorcycle buddy is Tom Myers, a partner at the law firm Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren, headquartered in Milwaukee. I met him more than 25 years ago. In my first meeting with ...
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Educators Credit Union CEO Eugene Szymczak dies

Educators Credit Union CEO Eugene Szymczak dies

Linda Hoover to lead company during replacement search.
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Help, don’t hinder

Help, don’t hinder

Readers who have paid close attention this year know all of my columns have had to do with issues surrounding women in the workforce. I have made the point that focusing on developing ...
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Anderson Seal sold to Trelleborg Sealing Solutions

Anderson Seal sold to Trelleborg Sealing Solutions

New Berlin-based Anderson Seal LLC has been sold to Fort Wayne, Indiana-based Trelleborg Sealing Solutions, a division of Swedish company Trelleborg AB. The first day of operation as a ...
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Managing the transition

Managing the transition

The Anderson Group navigates family succession
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Five Wisconsin companies named best workplaces for women

Five Wisconsin companies named best workplaces for women

Acuity, Baird, West Bend Mutual make Fortune list.
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Encouraging collaboration without disrupting productivity

Encouraging collaboration without disrupting productivity

How to design a modern office
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Praising well is an art

Praising well is an art

Question: “In one of your articles, you addressed 'not using competition as a motivator' and suggested that praising the results of one person in a meeting will lead to other staff ...
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Gitomer: The non-secret formula that makes a great salesperson

Gitomer: The non-secret formula that makes a great salesperson

Hire for attitude and train the skills
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