It doesn’t have to be an oxymoron IN THE LAST FEW YEARS, Americans have been made acutely aware of government in their daily lives. Why? A worldwide pandemic that shut down the U.S. economy required a government response. Daily, everyone reads about rising crime in our cities, raging inflation, challenges with our public school systems…MORE
It isn’t over until …
Florentine Opera Company innovates to survive pandemic COVID-19 wreaked havoc on our economy and ended the life of many businesses forever. Now more than ever it has required business leaders to innovate. Imagine you’re the new CEO of an organization having taken the reins in a turnaround situation when the previous leader abruptly departed. You’re…MORE
Creativity for survival
In the last century, Wisconsin manufacturing companies were a major force in the entrepreneurial economy of the United States. We could not have won World War II without products manufactured in our home state. Most of those companies in Wisconsin were startup family businesses. Many, such as Harley-Davidson, went on to become publicly traded companies…MORE
Have you seen any dinosaurs lately?
They were giants that dominated the Earth. They are, of course, long gone. But oddly enough, small sea mollusks have survived for 545 million years! The greatest insight from Charles Darwin is contrary to what we normally think. Being the strongest or the smartest is not always enough to ensure survival. Adaptability to a changing…MORE