75 Stories – Kevin Maes, Vice President of Engineering at Millennium Geospatial

Kevin Maes, a community member who has recently completed his Executive Leadership Certificate at the Wisconsin School of Business Center for Professional & Executive Development, has propelled his career path by expanding his skillset with leadership development.

Take a Strategic Approach to Evaluating Your Sales Ecosystem

Frequently, execution weaknesses trace to the supporting elements in the sales ecosystem, not to the talent base. h, strategic analysis of the elements in a typical sales ecosystem. A focused effort on continuous improvement – with honest inputs from the sales people – will yield the kind of productive supporting environment sales professionals require to succeed.

Costs of Innovation Must be Weighed Against Standing Still

When faced with the decision of whether or not to invest in an innovative idea, managers often measure the cost of the incremental investment. However, the error in this analysis is that it doesn’t take into account the cost of doing nothing — the cost of standing still.

Why It’s Critical to Have Sound Financial Acumen

While you might not ever be fluent in finance-speak, you can develop the acumen to carry on the conversation in the language of business. Finance folks alone shouldn’t dominate the conversation – better decisions and greater alignment occurs when all departments are balanced throughout an organization.