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Gener8tor raises $2 million

Startup accelerator gener8tor, which has locations in Milwaukee and Madison, has raised a $2.2 million fund, according to an SEC filing.
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Kay Plantes 
A general focuses on the battlefield and where the enemy is coming from, while the soldier in the foxhole keeps his sight within a 10-yard perimeter. In a similar vein, business leaders must understand the lay of a more expansive external environment while others define and execute day-to-day tactics.
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It's Thanksgiving. Give thanks, or say thanks?

It’s Thanksgiving! It’s the coolest holiday of the year to me. I love Thanksgiving. Food, family, you name it. It’s a time to be thankful.
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Avoid the Velcro effect: Help employees find the answer themselves

As an executive coach, I often hear my clients say how difficult it is to not give advice to the employee who walks in the door anxious and acting as though they do not know what to do. I explain to them:
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Leadership personality: What is your preferred style?

I've always been impressed with the Myers-Briggs (Personality) Type Indicator. In an intensive week of training that led to certification in administering the MBTI, I learned how useful it is to be aware of our preferences in key areas, such as...
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The power of positive leadership:Your energy affects those around you

On Oct. 17, Masaru Emoto, Japanese author and entrepreneur, passed away. His last word was “Arigato” (“Thank you” in Japanese).
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