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Backwards Life

I don’t know about you, but life during the pandemic seems very backward to me. I usually hug the people closest to me, but now that’s not smart. Learning more about a subject usually makes me feel more secure. Not so much with COVID-19. Finally, the protective actions I take protect others, rather than me […]

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Are You Ready to Reopen?

Here we go! Wisconsin will reopen in the coming days and weeks. All of us will feel our way forward – not towards the new normal – but back to the future. Success will depend on our collective ability to address serious issues that threaten our health and economic future. It requires all of us […]

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Don’t Waste a Crisis III – Prepare Yourself!

Reopened Wisconsin will look much different than before. New safety measures will change the way we interact in public. There will be seen and unseen actions many of us will take. Geez, I washed my hands more in the past eight weeks than in the rest of my life combined! Still, these actions are critical […]

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Don’t Waste a Crisis!

“Never waste the opportunity offered by a good crisis.” — Niccolò Machiavelli It’s been a frenetic two weeks for me. How about you? All of us started by making sure our loved ones and those close to us were safe and as healthy as was possible. My journey continues by helping the state find personal […]

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Cyber Attackers are Coming After You

Cyber-attacks are the most serious existential threat to Wisconsin’s Small- and Medium-Sized Manufacturers (SMMs). These attacks are ubiquitous and morphing from static, targeted efforts focused on individual opportunities to dynamic threats with wider impacts. The force behind these attacks comes from foreign adversaries, focused on shutting down supply chains and neutralizing American technology advances. Most […]

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We Need Everybody!

Wisconsin faces a serious obstacle to our economic growth aspirations. An aging population and historically low fertility rates combine to create a huge shortage of the people necessary to keep our workforce strong. This Body Gap creates strong headwinds to future growth and prosperity because we do not have the people we need to scale […]

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