Organizational Restructuring Fuels Growth at ACV Parent Company

ACV Parent Company*  ACV Parent Company (ACV), a conglomerate of businesses across several industries and sectors, was experiencing significant growth through the acquisition of more than 800 business units with 65,000 employees and $18B in revenue.   Initially, ACV Parent Company’s strategy was to leave the acquired businesses as standalone entities instead of integrating them into ACV or across …

Success Stories – Colleague Retention Drives Financial Results at One Community Bank

One Community Bank  The result of a successful merger between Oregon Community Bank and McFarland State Bank, One Community Bank’s (OCB) mission is to service clients, support colleagues, and invest in communities. The modern, forward-leaning organization takes a client-centric …

Trust is Crucial in Remote Work Settings

By: Shawn Belling  My latest book Remotely Possible has been available for about a month, and we had the official launch event in collaboration with the Wisconsin School of Business Center for Professional and Executive Development (CPED) on Thursday, July …

How Allyship Connects Us

By: Kate Schlesinger  Pride Night at American Family Field this year landed on our eight-year wedding anniversary. My husband and I planned to celebrate with family, champagne, and two cakes (carrot and chocolate) in a suite while enjoying the baseball game. …

75 Stories – Jacqueline Riphenburg, CPED Instructor

To celebrate 75 years of CPED, we’re publishing 75 Stories about our community. Jacqueline Riphenburg is a former CPED program participant. She will join the Wisconsin School of Business Center for Professional & Executive Development …

You Can’t Herd Electric Sheep: Leadership Post-COVID [Webinar Recording]

Successfully leading remote and hybrid teams requires different skills to ensure team alignment and engagement. There are some leadership styles that can be detrimental when applied to a remote or hybrid team, and you need …