It’s Manufacturing Month in Wisconsin. Manufacturing built our state and manufacturing still drives our economy — and will into the foreseeable future.
For at least 20 years, labor bureaus, demographers, census researchers, and statisticians have predicted the rise in population diversity and its impact on the workplace. Seeing the handwriting on the wall, proactive companies have already begun working toward diversifying their teams.
In my practice, we focus a lot on detailed cash flow, but there are always a number of cash flow items I find clients severely underestimate.
Most people think of venture capital as a big-city sport, with East and West Coast metros standing out as major-league players.
Today’s societal climate may help remind employers that they must be cognizant of the impact that claims of sexual or other types of harassment can have on their business and reputations.
Delaying gratification to maximize one’s ROI testifies to the importance of patience.
Philanthropy is important to me as an individual, and it’s an essential piece of our culture in our company. Not only that, I think it makes us more profitable.
I was going to title this blog, “The fine art of saying NO.” Before I did, I went online and saw that this headline had already been done several times. Apparently, it’s a worthy subject.
Have you ever heard of Shark Tank? I’m not talking about diving deep into the ocean to watch sharks lurk about from behind bars. The ABC television show broadcasts businessmen and women looking to gain investments in their homegrown products and services.
In 1980, I was dropped off by a police officer at my parents’ house for a reason that may never have happened in all of history, except for that day.
After much anticipation and speculation, the final regulations changing the salary basis test for determining exemption status have arrived. Among other changes, the final regulations have more than doubled the amount that employees must minimally be paid in order to be considered exempt. This is no small matter, as it is anticipated that millions of currently exempt employees will be affected.
The Fourth Industrial Revolution is upon us. If you are wondering how to take on the challenges of a shifting global economy, invest in creative entrepreneurs.
Charles Buxton, an English brewer, philanthropist, writer, and member of Parliament, said “You will never find time for anything. If you want time, you must make it.”
While much of the discussion about the poor condition of Wisconsin’s road network has centered on funding in recent years, the less covered story is the lack of planning.
One of the ironies of large law firms is that many tout their technology law practices but relatively few seem to have mastered the integration of newer technologies into the everyday practice of law.
To address a lack of civics education in our schools, the Wisconsin Newspaper Association Foundation has established the Wisconsin Civics Games, a statewide contest designed to reignite interest in public service.
Tax exposure is certainly a risk every buyer should understand and analyze because it can be significant. On June 21, the Supreme Court upped the ante related to tax risk, particularly sales tax risk.
So, the pressure is on. But that’s okay because it's really about how you “show up.”