Wisconsin needs to pay it forward like Silicon Valley

Successful entrepreneurs in Wisconsin need to “pay it forward,” like they do in Silicon Valley. More »

By John Torinus > August 20, 2014

Wisconsin manufacturers are bullish

More than three-fourths of the manufacturing executives responding to The Paranet Group's Mid-Year Survey are forecasting increases in sales at their companies, amplifying several other recent indicators that the economic recovery is gaining steam. More »

By Steve Jagler > August 19, 2014

Ten things you should know about Wisconsin's new trust code

On December 13, 2013, Governor Scott Walker signed the New Wisconsin Trust Code (WTC) into law. With an effective date of July 1, 2014, the WTC fundamentally changes the law that governs Wisconsin trusts, both trusts that existed before and are... More »

By John Herbers > August 12, 2014

Honoring the legacy of Donald Sykes

Recently, Donald Sykes announced his retirement as CEO and president of the Milwaukee Area Workforce Investment Board (MAWIB). During his tenure, Don brought his nationally recognized leadership in workforce development to what was the Private... More »

By Mayor Tom Barrett and John Kissinger > August 8, 2014

New tools provide health care on the go

The health care system is rapidly evolving. People are paying more personally for their health care and taking more control of decisions regarding the care they receive. More »

By Dustin Hinton > August 6, 2014

Federal government meets commitment to U.S. small businesses

As regional administrator for the Great Lakes Region for the U.S. Small Business Administration, I am proud to announce our federal government met its small business federal contracting goal for the first time in eight years, thanks to the SBA and... More »

By Marianne Markowitz > August 6, 2014

CEOs to share insights at Manufacturing Summit

A panel of accomplished chief executive officers will discuss the challenges and opportunities for competing in a global economy at the 2014 BizTimes Manufacturing Summit. More »

By Steve Jagler > August 5, 2014

Journal Sentinel faces murky future

There are plenty of underlying factors in the breakup and merger of Journal Communications that won't make its news reports. More »

By John Torinus > August 4, 2014

We need more compassion and common sense at the border

During this last year a humanitarian crisis has developed along our nation's Southern border. While we are used to seeing on the nightly news refugees crossing into other countries, this is the first time in recent history that we have experienced... More »

By Darryl Morin > August 1, 2014

Cherish employees who behave like owners

The waiter at San Antonio's Beat Street Coffee Co. Bistro held the large vintage door for a long time while my mother entered with her walker. The restaurant's hipster ambiance was just what she needed as a meal break from living with 24 other... More »

By Kay Plantes > July 29, 2014

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