Archive for the ‘Blog’ Category

28May

Finish Line or Starting Point?

Graduation is both a finishing line and a starting point, with a very bright future ahead! After the finish of one race, there is a new marathon to be started on another day. The same can be said for retirement. 

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26May

Financial Assistance Programs for Farmers

This information has been provided by North Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission (NCWRPC).  In an effort to help farmers and other agricultural producers impacted by the duration and restrictions of (continued).

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20May

Courage in your Life

By Portage County Business Council

“Courage is being afraid, but showing up anyways” – Rachel Hollis On May 2nd, I was fortunate enough to attend a Rise-X-Live conference hosted by the Hollis Company – aka, (continued).

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20May

Maintaining a Work-Life Balance While in Quarantine

By Portage County Business Council

While this “new normal” of working remotely may have its perks, it also has its downsides. Many people are struggling to maintain a work-life balance while working from home. Maintaining this balance is critical while working remotely. 

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18May

Gov. Evers Announces $75 Million “We’re All In” Grant Program and Initiative to Spur Wisconsin’s Economic Recovery, Promote Safe Business Practices

Gov. Tony Evers announced $75 million in assistance for small businesses as part of the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation’s "We’re All In" initiative, a comprehensive effort to celebrate and help Wisconsin’s small businesses get back on their feet and support best practices to keep businesses, consumers, employees and communities safe.

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14May

Wisconsin Safety Council Releases 8 Step Guide to Keep Employees Safe

As Wisconsin prepares to return to work, Wisconsin Safety Council released a guide to be used by employers in an effort to help keep their employees safe. The new publication is meant to summarize guidance from OSHA, NIOSH, CDC and National Safety Council on how to safely open and operate businesses.

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14May

What Motivates You?

For years, financial and advisory training and marketing has focused on asking people what their goals are. It is common during our initial meeting for a conversation to ensue about first addressing uncertainties and apprehensions before we can get to goals and dreams.

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13May

Aspirus offers free resources to help businesses safely reopen and operate

Aspirus is introducing Work Well, a program to help businesses of all sizes rise above COVID-19. Two webinars are going to be offered this week: Wed, May 13th at 1:00 pm & Friday, May 15th at 10:00 am.

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13May

CAP Services announces new loan options for small businesses impacted by COVID-19

Submitted by Laura West-Kralcik, VP of Lending, CAP Services CAP Services recognizes the impact that COVID-19 has had on our community and hears the concerns of small businesses as they (continued).

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07May

The Year of the Nurse: Thank You to Nurses Leading the COVID-19 Response

Celebrating our nurses has never been more important to us than at this moment. The World Health Organization and the American Nurses Association designated 2020 the Year of the Nurse, and nurses have never been more critically important to the healthcare industry. This year, these usually unsung caregivers are being widely recognized as healthcare heroes.

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