Results tagged with 'business'
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.
Published Oct. 1, 2013
Super Steel LLC's recent designation as the fastest-growing company in the Future 50 for 2013 reflects one of the most remarkable corporate turnarounds in Milwaukee history.
Published Sept. 30, 2013
It's both fun and challenging to have two careers. And it certainly increases one's opportunity to interact with interesting people. In my case it has allowed me to meet two individuals that have impacted history. All the years I have spent on the radio have given me the excuse to interview countless TV idols, rock stars, actors, sports legends, politicians and even a Beatle.
Published Sept. 17, 2013
The mining bill was the first and top priority of the Wisconsin Legislature in 2013, but it may take years before any mining-related jobs are created in the state.
Published Aug. 15, 2013
Most Milwaukeeans know names like Ben Marcus, Nate Zelazo and the Kohl Family. But what about Irving Solomon, Spencer Frank and Lee Lewis? If you're curious about these lesser-known pillars of the Milwaukee business community, head to the Jewish Museum Milwaukee, 1360 N. Prospect Ave., for a new exhibit. "Pushcarts to Professionals: The Evolution of Jewish Business in Milwaukee" showcases the impact of Jewish business on Milwaukee's culture and economy over the past 170 years.
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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...
Friday February 21st, 2014 – Ottawa, IL Any time I can find a way to get paid and stay within a 100 mile radius of home, I consider it a personal victory. That’s the golden circle and anything farther than that becomes a road gig and a chore. I didn’t always...
Thursday February 20th, 2014 – Island Lake, IL I’ve been getting a lot of bookings of late, and that’s never a bad thing. It almost feels like the old days, as I’m working almost whenever I want to. Almost all of my weekends have been full, and there h...
Wednesday February 19th, 2014 – Gurnee, IL One of the most difficult – yet very necessary – aspects of the entertainment business is to have a long term vision and work steadily toward distant goals that are far off into the future. There is usually no short...
Tuesday February 11th, 2014 – Island Lake, IL At 9am sharp on the second Tuesday of the past several months, I have been participating in an interactive conference call called Midwest Entertainment Entrepreneurs Mastermind. It’s exactly what I need to be doing, and I w...
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