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Fox Cities: Can’t Hire Tech Workers Fast Enough

Over the past six months I have had the pleasure of visiting with business-owners of all kinds, and one thing I hear from many of them is they can’t find enough technology workers to meet their needs. These anecdotes gave me a sense of the issue, but today I came upon an article that gives […]

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Trends in Technology

In the introductory article to this subject, entitled Trends in Technology: Rosetta Stone Required, I echoed some of Seth Mattison’s Cultivate keynote message regarding the need to understand individuals belonging to the generations we’re hiring and want to retain.  Although Seth’s keynote, entitled “Rocking the Workplace: Managing and Leading the Four Generations“, was about affinity-building, a similar […]

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Fox Cities Businesses want to INCLUDE the LGBT Community

Leaders from the Fox Cities, along with hundreds of local residents, participated  in the kick-off event for INCLUDE. This program brought leaders from business, government, education and the non-profit sectors together to hear directly from young people, parents, adults and others who have felt the pain of discrimination based on sexual preference and gender identity. […]

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The mobile world: What it means to your marketing

Get ready… Get set…  Go!  Congratulations, you are a new small business owner- complete with storefront property on the main drag, signage, a cool new website, and YouTube channel. You have a FaceBook business page as well as a budding twitter account. Now you can sit back knowing you have all your bases covered, right? […]

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Positive News for Fox Cities

The Valley Home Builders Association recently shared the good news that the Appleton Metro Area has been named among improving markets in the U.S.  From the release: The index identifies metropolitan areas that have shown improvement in housing permits, employment and house prices for at least six consecutive months following the respective troughs in those […]

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