Digital Transformation: The Business Opportunity You May Be Missing

By Jeremiah DeGollon  Every day I meet with senior executives and leaders in a vast array of industries and markets. Over time, I’ve come to notice that the challenges leaders and organizations face are not that far off from one another.   Recently, I met with our Client …

Are You Fluent in the Language of Business?

By: Dan Topf Business and Financial Fluency is a Difference-Maker  Have you seen a Cricket scorecard? It’s a jumble of marks, tallies, codes, and more.  If it was a five-day test match, it’s borderline incomprehensible. Here’s one.  Many of our …

Wisconsin Hospital Association Partners with CPED to Offer Health Care Leadership Academy

Designed in partnership with the Wisconsin School of Business Center for Professional & Executive Development, the WHA Health Care Leadership Academy will help professionals make more meaningful contributions to patient care, cost management, and effective service delivery.   MADISON, Wis. …

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. …