When we hear about new disruptive technologies, it is often hard to imagine how anyone but the largest companies could benefit. Facebook just invested up to $1 billion into a company that hopes to someday allow people to control their devices with the power of their thoughts.

Matalco, headquartered in Brampton, Ontario, broke ground for its new $80 million aluminum recycling plant in the Rapids East Commerce Center in Wisconsin Rapids. The company first announced plans for the facility in January.

Ascension Wisconsin and Marshfield Clinic Health System have entered into a nonbinding memorandum of understanding (MOU) for the sale of Ascension St. Clare’s Hospital in Weston and Ascension Wisconsin’s interest in the Diagnostic & Treatment Center in Weston and Flambeau Hospital in Par…

ThedaCare and Bellin Health in Green Bay have announced a partnership of cardiovascular services. The group will be comprised of about 50 cardiology providers covering nine hospitals and nearly 20 outreach centers across 17 counties in Northeast and Central Wisconsin and Michigan.

Last month was National Disability Employment Awareness Month, NDEAM, which celebrates the contributions of workers with disabilities along with educating the value of an inclusive workforce to include their skills and talents. The 2019 NDEAM theme emphasized the crucial role people with dis…

• The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) has approved development of a genetic counseling master's program. According to MCW, Wisconsin has only 50 percent of the genetic counselors it needs to fill current clinical care roles, with the need projected to grow. The target matriculation date f…

Ascension Wisconsin Spirit Medical Transport Services (Spirit) has announced plans to relocate the Spirit 1 helicopter to Central Wisconsin Airport (CWA) in Mosinee.

“People don’t leave bad jobs, they leave bad bosses.” This quote was validated recently when a woman spoke of lingering issues from her past employer.

AbbyBank announced the closing of a definitive agreement under which State Bank’s assets and liabilities became part of AbbyBank as of October 25, 2019. 

Anyone trailing Corrie Norrbom quickly discovers how much of a whirlwind her life is as well as how her professional and volunteer capacities blur.

Ducks are known for gliding along the water with seemingly little effort, all the while paddling furiously just beneath the surface. Observers are none the wiser, appreciating the beauty while the serious work is done out of sight.

Research states that true sales training is approximately 130 years old. I have found that sales training is usually last in line when it comes to any formal processes, type of measurement or a strategic approach to training. Don’t get me wrong. There are a number of large corporations that …

For the 15th consecutive year, Security Health Plan of Wisconsin, is among the nation’s highestrated health-insurance plans by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) for its Medicare, Medicaid and commercial plans.

Along, long time ago, a professor I did research for at college told me that I should learn all there is know about computers because — it was the future!

The National Cancer Institute (NCI), part of the National Institutes of Health (NHI), has awarded the Cancer Research of Wisconsin and Northern Michigan (CROWN) Consortium a $5- million grant to provide patients in 48 counties in Wisconsin and Northern Michigan access to leading-edge clinica…

Today it’s common for Americans to spend 2, 3 or even 4 decades in retirement. This means people have ample time to relax and achieve a bucket list of dreams. However, the flip side is that retirees need to ensure they have enough savings to last through their lifetime. One complicating fact…

“Data” is so broad and hard to define that it’s hard to know where to start when it comes to gathering actionable insights for your business. But, collecting those insights is key— collecting the right data from the right sources and pulling it all together at the right time makes all the di…

Groundbreaking was held for a $14 million expansion project at Aspirus Rhinelander Clinic, 1630 Chippewa Drive. The addition of 22,000 square feet of new space will accommodate greater imaging services, more specialty care and additional space for primary care. The original clinic, built in …

Peoples State Bank plans to expand its presence in the Milwaukee market with a full-service bank in West Allis. Peoples, which has been headquartered in Wausau since opening in 1962, has purchased a building at 10725 W. National Ave, West Allis.

UW-Stevens Point and the National Wellness Institute have launched the Health and Wellness Coaching Certificate, the only program in Wisconsin that is transitionally approved by the National Board for Health and Wellness Coaching.

A core task for owners is to review the strategy and long-term direction of a business separately from managing the day-to-day. It is too easy to get caught up in the issue of the hour, focusing on problem solving rather than opportunity development when the two activities are not clearly se…

Gusmer Enterprises Inc. is growing — again. While that may pose some challenges for Vice President Chris Gusmer and his team in Waupaca,

Marshfield Clinic Health System has named Robert “Mike” Dowdy as chief administrative officer of the new Marshfield Medical CenterMinocqua, scheduled to open in April 2020.

Not every company can go to market without an asking price, but for the ones that can, a no-price strategy gives the seller an advantage.

I n marketing, the more specific and relatable you can make your message, the better your chances of getting your ideal audience to take notice. Personas are a common marketing tool we use to describe, in as much detail as possible, who exactly we’re trying to reach with messaging. The idea …

Groundbreaking was held for JoJo’s Jungle, a space for children with disabilities, in Brockmeyer Park in Wausau. Created in honor of and named after Josiah “JoJo” Hoerter, JoJo’s Jungle will be geared to combine play elements so that any child of any ability can enjoy their time in a public …

While checking some baseball scores online on ESPN, I ran across a story with this headline: “Kids aren’t playing enough sports. The culprit? Cost”

•SC Swiderski plans to break ground on a 40-unit townhome project in Plover this month. The development, called Willow Estates II, will be located at the corner of Plover and Foremost roads, adding on to its already established Willow Estates. Units will include two bedrooms, two bathrooms, …