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March 07, 2014

Topic: Management & Leadership

Strategic Planning - Proven Strategies to Get Results

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Learn the proven strategies for productive strategic planning and improve your business. ActionCOACH, Chris Carman will present on:The mindset necessary to successfully planHow to get your team on … Read More & Listen to Podcast Online »

October 02, 2013

Topic: Management & Leadership

Developing Leadership...in yourself or in others

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Anyone can be a leader yet what makes someone credible enough to earn the loyalty, support, and following of others? This program will present the competencies necessary for anyone within the … Read More & Listen to Podcast Online »

September 26, 2012

Topic: Management & Leadership

Manufacturing First: Ask the CEO

Speaker(s): Kim Bassett-Heitzmann, John Davis, Mark Lasky, & Trisha Dickinson Lemery

Manufacturing is leading our economy forward, and Wisconsin is leading the way in manufacturing. Manufacturing First is a unique opportunity to gain perspective on issues that will make a difference … Read More & Listen to Podcast Online »

September 12, 2012

Topic: Management & Leadership

Restoring the Power of Purpose

Speaker(s): Cynthia LaConte, CEO of Dohmen

Our September First Business Seminar Series is a first. We're teaming up with BioForward and the Dohmen Family of Companies to offer you a seat at the opening presentation of the 2012 Bioscience … Read More & Listen to Podcast Online »

June 05, 2012

Topic: Management & Leadership

Ownership Succession Planning

Speaker(s): Steve Peterson, Paul Schueller, & Tim Keane

If you're one of the many business owners approaching retirement, and are facing a fork in the road to either sell the company or restructure ownership, this seminar is for you.Take an hour and a … Read More & Listen to Podcast Online »

May 18, 2012

Topic: Management & Leadership

Successful Family Business Transitions: The Soft Side of Hard Issues

Speaker(s): Dean R. Fowler, Ph.D. & JoAnne Brandes

While over 75% of all family businesses want to continue into the next generation, the reality is that only 30% make it. The rest are sold or worse yet, fail. What do successful families do to beat … Read More & Listen to Podcast Online »

February 01, 2012

Topic: Management & Leadership

Podcast: Leadership Plasticity™

Speaker(s): Christine McMahon

Rapid changing economic conditions require organizations to quickly adapt in an effort to best leverage market opportunities. Since a leader's behaviors and attitudes are contagious, leaders who … Read More & Listen to Podcast Online »

December 15, 2011

Topic: Management & Leadership

First Business Economic Forum of Northeast Wisconsin

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The results of the 2011 First Business Economic Survey are in. Find out what Northeast Wisconsin leaders are saying about 2011 actual and 2012 predicted:sales revenuetotal operating costscapital … Read More & Listen to Podcast Online »

December 13, 2011

Topic: Management & Leadership

First Business Economic Forum of Milwaukee & Waukesha Counties

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The results of the 2011 First Business Economic Survey are in. Find out what Milwaukee and Waukesha County business leaders are saying about 2011 actual and 2012 predicted:sales revenuetotal … Read More & Listen to Podcast Online »

December 07, 2011

Topic: Management & Leadership

First Business Economic Forum of Dane County

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The results of the 2011 First Business Economic Survey are in. Find out what Northeast Wisconsin leaders are saying about 2011 actual and 2012 predicted:sales revenuetotal operating costscapital … Read More & Listen to Podcast Online »

September 13, 2011

Topic: Management & Leadership

Engage Your Team and Ignite Performance

Speaker(s): Phil Mydlach

This seminar provides an opportunity for business leaders to review the effectiveness of their management processes in achieving high levels of sustained performance. During this session, we will … Read More & Listen to Podcast Online »

February 09, 2011

Topic: Management & Leadership

The 80/20 Rule for Life and Business

Speaker(s): Joe Hahn

The number one tactic Dane County business owners chose for weathering the 2010 economy was "improve internal efficiencies," according to the 2010 First Business Economic Survey of Dane County. Our … Read More & Listen to Podcast Online »

January 13, 2011

Topic: Management & Leadership

2010 First Business Economic Survey Cross Regional Results

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Wisconsin businesses appear cautiously optimistic for 2011 with at least 49 percent of businesses in all three geographic regions predicting increased revenue, profitability, and wages for 2011. …

November 03, 2010

Topic: Management & Leadership

How to Break Records

Speaker(s): Roger Seip

Records were meant to be broken. Are you ready to break a few of your own?At our November seminar, learn to harness your mental power and achieve your personal best in any area of life -all in the … Read More & Listen to Podcast Online »


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