Keep Close Tabs on Technology Performance During a Downturn

By Bill King As southeastern Wisconsin businesses strive to manage costs during the current economic downturn, it’s important not to overlook how your company’s technology is being managed.…

What in the World is Business Continuity Planning?

By Scott Owens, PMP, CBCP Business Continuity Planning involves the analysis, preparation, and planning that are necessary to minimize loss and ensure continuity of an organization’s critical business…

Things you probably don’t want to know: How much is your bad sales forecast costing you?

By Mike Williams and Erik Owen If you’ve stopped trying to fix the bad guesses about future sales, then you must be resigned to the amount of money…

What is your company’s technology personality?

By Bill King Change. It’s life’s one true constant. In the business world, the ability to keep up with change is vital.  Over the past 17 years, as…

Think of the “Other Guy” When Handling Communications

By Terry Bolda Do not underestimate the importance of professional communication and etiquette both within and outside your organization. By paying attention to how we’re communicating to our…

That Whacked-Out Idea You Had Today May Be a Great Idea Tomorrow

By: Ken Forbes, MBA We knew the Jeep Cherokee buyer was a little bit different than competitive sport utility buyers. The Cherokee buyer had a higher income, was…

Sales Are Improving, So Why Don’t I Have Any Money?

By Mike Williams It is one of the most frustrating realities of business, that after all your efforts and hard-fought battles to gain new business, you have run…

Digital Marketing and Content Management Challenges Traditional Approach

By Terry Bolda It’s a whole new world out there when your business needs to adapt from traditional marketing to digital marketing for the web. The tri-fold brochures…

Take Time to Define Your Team’s Passion

By Jeff Tetzlaff I recently sat in on a meeting of Oak Hill Business Partners.  Of the many topics they discussed, the one that caught my attention concerned…

Is Your Company and Your Team Market-Oriented?

By: Peter Rathmann, MBA To be competitive in the market place today, you had better be a market-oriented organization.  Your sales team may be increasing the number of…