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This week, I want to test a theory. In short, aspects of the economy and shifts in technology are conspiring to cause the migration of technology-centric and savvy professionals from traditional technology centers such as Silicon Valley and Boston to smaller communities and even remote...

CHICAGO, IL - I heard from my friend Marie the other day: “That’s it! This makes the third time I’ve gone to a promising company only to have it be bought, and see my job go away. I’m done – I’m going out on my...

When the subject of training is discussed with small companies and startups, far too often it doesn’t get beyond the discussion phase. Training should be the cornerstone of any company’s long-term survival program. If you visit Microsoft, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Cisco Systems, Intel, etc., training takes...

In any company, an entrepreneur’s role is to establish leadership, set business goals and prioritize steps to reach those goals. For owners of start-up or early-stage companies, those activities must be accomplished in a compressed time period that requires their full, unwavering attention. Capital must...

MADISON, WI – In the middle of a recession and high unemployment it seems ironic to speak about a pending labor shortage in Wisconsin, but that was the message to state economic development and political leaders last week in Madison at an event organized by...

MADISON, WI- Capitalizing on the low-energy waves that invariably precede major earthquakes, scientists have designed and demonstrated the feasibility of an early-warning system that promises southern Californians as much as 40 seconds of advanced notice of major temblors....