Archive for August, 2016

31Aug

APPLYING NFL STRATEGIES TO ATTRACT NEW BUSINESSES

By Portage County Business Council

By Scott Glinski, President of Skyward I’m a lifelong Minnesota Viking fan. There, I said it. Here among the cheese heads, cheering for the Vikings isn’t easy. Every fall when the (continued).

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31Aug

Stevens Point Native is National Fishing Champ

By Portage County Business Council

Originally published by the Stevens Point Journal Stevens Point native Jason Przekurat claimed a national fishing title this month. The 46-year-old angler, who has fished competitively over the past 22 years, caught 13 (continued).

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26Aug

2016 Legislative Candidate Forum

By Portage County Business Council

The Portage County Business Council’s Government Relations Committee is holding a Legislative Candidate Forum on Friday, September 16 at the Stevens Point Country Club. INVITED to participate (contested and uncontested candidates (continued).

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23Aug

CAP Services names new Director of Talent

By Portage County Business Council

Rebecca Lerol, Town of Knowlton, is the new Director of Talent at CAP Services’. Lerol is based out of CAP’s Stevens Point corporate headquarters. She is responsible for oversight of CAP’s (continued).

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22Aug

THE BOTTLE STOP TURNS FIVE

By Portage County Business Council

 The Bottle Stop, 35 Park Ridge Drive, will celebrate five years in business.  Matt Lazarski had always wanted his own beverage business. Working for other successful locally-owned enterprises-a liquor distributor, (continued).

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19Aug

LPC & Partners in Education Update

By Portage County Business Council

Leadership Portage County As the school year approaches, things are speeding up at the Portage County Business Council. Leadership Portage County begins this week! (Check out next month’s Talent Talk (continued).

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19Aug

How to Be a Leader in the Workplace

By Portage County Business Council

Originally published by www.wikihow.com/Be-a-Leader-in-the-Workplace Effective leadership is an important skill in the professional arena. A skilled leader is a strong communicator, motivator and problem solver. Building teams, motivating employees, assessing client (continued).

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17Aug

On Becoming a Leader: Building Relationships and Creating Communities

By Portage County Business Council

Originally published by Beth Schaefer, Director of Client Services, University Information Technology Services, at the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee People are at the center of all leadership efforts. Leaders cannot lead unless they understand the (continued).

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17Aug

The Good, Bad and Ugly of Employee Training

By Portage County Business Council

Originally published by http://www.trainingindustry.com Organizations depend on adequately trained employees to keep them competitive and profitable. Training helps workers acquire the behaviors, skills, abilities, and knowledge they need to do their (continued).

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16Aug

Heartland Farms marked the opening of a new center

By Portage County Business Council

Originally published by the Stevens Point Journal Heartland Farms marked the completion of its new farm operations, technology and training center with a grand opening on Thursday which was attended by (continued).

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