Results tagged with 'business'
Published Sept. 4, 2014
"The Transfer of Knowledge and Power to the Next Generation" will be the theme of the 2014 BizTimes Get Smarter Talent Development Conference. The breakfast event will take place at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino in Milwaukee on Friday, Oct. 17.
Published July 9, 2014
Though it may seem counterintuitive, there are times when the customer is not worth the drama, and the customer must be fired.
Published April 12, 2014
Rachel Fell, who lives in Milwaukee, is a marketing director for the San Francisco-based Yelp and one of her job-related missions is to help people understand Yelp's offerings. She will host a free workshop at Anodyne on Friday, April 18.
Published April 10, 2014
Whether you support the e-cigarette industry or not, one thing is indisputable: it's a phenomenon that's growing rapidly. And while the companies that produce cigarette alternatives are based all over the world, one exists right in Milwaukee's own backyard. Hartland's Johnson Creek Enterprises, which makes Johnson Creek Smoke Juice, has quietly grown to an $8 million business and is expanding rapidly.
Published Feb. 12, 2014
Today, Local First Milwaukee announced its new Grow Local Business initiative, which is an effort to shift local business spending back to Milwaukee. The campaign, which runs from February through April, will offer advice on how to boost the local economy by hiring talent as well as sourcing local business products.
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Friday August 22nd, 2014 – Island Lake, IL We interrupt this regularly scheduled sabbatical to bring you some positive news for a change! I have been taking a break from cataloging my daily thoughts in order that I might devote my full energy to my forthcoming book about hav...
When I first got started in the business services field, I met a lady who told me that she was listing the traits she likes and doesn’t like in people. This had a professional bend to it, but with a topic like this, personal and professional traits often mix. When she showed me ...
"Where's Patrick?", I inquired about my brother-in-law's obvious absence when my sister arrived to the family reunion this last weekend. "Oh, he'll be over shortly", she nonchalantly replied, "He wanted to drive the MOPED over here."I couldn't believe my ea...
Sunday April 13th, 2014 – Island Lake, IL I speak often of what a tremendous mentor my grandfather was to me – and he was – but there are a few things he never got to that I had to painfully learn on my own. He died when I was only 18, so maybe he just didn&rsquo...
Friday February 28th, 2014 – Island Lake, IL It’s hard to believe two months of 2014 are gone already, but they are. Wow. Now I’m starting to see how the universe can be billions of years old. The clock keeps ticking no matter what, and nothing can stop it. First...
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