Results tagged with 'business'
Published Oct. 29, 2014
Over the years, the Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce and its president, Tim Sheehy, have been vocal and ardent opponents of new taxes. That's why more than a few business leaders were still trying to process the messages Sheehy gave them when he spoke to the Milwaukee Rotary Club recently about the need to raise public financing for the region's cultural and entertainment venues.
Published Oct. 19, 2014
Empower your people to think like entrepreneurs and serve your customers. That was the leading takeaway message from the panelists at the first Next Stage Workshop recently presented by BizTimes.
Published Oct. 8, 2014
The Council of Small Business Executives (COSBE) recently unveiled its list of the "Fastest Five" companies.
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.
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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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