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How's your networking working? Better if you follow the rules.

I went to a networking meeting last week hosted by a formal networking organization called Business Network International.
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John Torinus 
You would hardly know it from the campaign for governor, but Wisconsin has more than a brain drain; it has a brain hemorrhage.
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New directors join COSBE board

The Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce’s Council of Small Business Executives recently elected four new members to its board of directors.
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Scalerator program ushers in 14 new companies

After successfully piloting its Scalerator program last fall, Scale Up Milwaukee has announced 14 new business ventures it will coach through its second class of the entrepreneurial training program.
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Take your company to the ‘Next Stage’

Empower your people to think like entrepreneurs and serve your customers.
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What investment in your business are you really making?

“Return on Investment” in business is predicated on the ability of the company to deliver as promised in product, profit, and its accompanying service.
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Hoshin Kanri: Engage employees early to improve strategic planning

Fourth quarter is the time of year when companies kick it into high gear to finish off their goals and begin planning for next year. Before you begin setting the direction, without the people who will have to implement it, consider a Japanese...
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Time to redefine success: Live your life wide awake

In the last number of weeks, I have been invited into conversations with professional women who are looking to examine their roles and contribution within our culture and within organizations. I welcome the opportunity to engage with women committed...
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