Archive for the ‘Economic Development’ Category

08Nov

How Technology Can Transform Workplace Humanity

One could argue that technology has done more to harm humans than to help them. Interactions that were once between people have been redirected toward screens—just think of office exchanges, (continued).

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02Nov

Leadership Portage County – Government

By Portage County Business Council

October’s LPC session focused on Portage County’s Public Safety & Government. LPC participants began the day with the State Legislature Panel; Senator Patrick Testin and Representative Katrina Shankland. Each panelist (continued).

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02Nov

A Rare Yes!

By Portage County Business Council

The success of our business community depends on a strong local educational system—not only to build a capable workforce from within, but to attract and retain high-quality talent from outside (continued).

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29Oct

What will become your legacy?

Why did you open the doors to your business? Today’s business owners often say it’s because they want to make a difference, fill a need, solve a problem, or support (continued).

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28Oct

Social Security:  It will still be there

By LouAnn Schulfer, AWMA®, AIF® Accredited Wealth Management AdvisorSM Accredited Investment Fiduciary® A question I often hear is “Will Social Security be there when I retire?”  The answer is yes.  While (continued).

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12Oct

Wisconsin Report from the Statehouse: Correcting the Record on the Dark Stores Theory

Written by Cory Fish “Dark Stores” became a popular populist rallying cry during the last legislative session. The prevailing narrative, that “big businesses” are shifting their tax burden onto homeowners, (continued).

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04Oct

2018 September Active Voice Digital Magazine

By Portage County Business Council

The Portage County Business Council Active Voice Digital Magazine is now available. We are glad you are a part of the Portage County Business Council / Foundation. We hope you are having (continued).

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02Oct

“The Best Retirement Advice I’ve Ever Received…”

By LouAnn Schulfer, AWMA®, AIF® Accredited Wealth Management AdvisorSM Accredited Investment Fiduciary® I began working with a newer client about nine months ago.  He is a successful semi-retired entrepreneur who (continued).

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02Oct

Governor Walker Awards $7 Million in Broadband Expansion Grants

By Portage County Business Council

Governor Scott Walker and the Public Service Commission (PSC) today announced $7 million in new Broadband Expansion Grant Awards. The 37 new grants will extend high-speed internet access to as many as 1,100 business locations and 14,000 residential locations.

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02Oct

WE NEED PEOPLE

By Portage County Business Council

When I was at a recent talent attraction summit, the head of Bergstrom Motors shared a story of how an employee whose brother saw the company’s social media posts had (continued).

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