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Whether or not Northeast Wisconsin will ever have a Trader Joe’s bestowed upon us is a running joke within the commercial real estate development community.

As I settled into my seat at Envision Greater Green Bay’s World Futures Day event in March, the keynote speaker quickly grabbed my attention. It was as if the speaker,…

So often, as I’m writing a story, I wish I had many more words to do the topic justice. Such was the case as I was writing this month’s New North feature looking at ch…

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I remember so vividly the sense of dread I felt when COVID-19 first began to spread in our state and nation. I worried about everything from the health of my asthmatic…

A couple of weeks ago, Insight Lead Designer Bryan Aschenbrenner and I had the privilege of speaking to a group of Appleton high school students about our career paths…

Aside from hearing about some of the cool companies I get to visit, my children normally are not interested in anything business-related. That’s changed in the last fe…

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I’ve heard talk about Bitcoin for a year, and I’ll admit I didn’t really pay much attention to it. But in early September, El Salvador became the first country in the …

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There’s no question the topic we’ve written about most at Insight during the past four to five years is the worker shortage. It affects all in…

Drive down any main thoroughfare and you can’t miss the signs that employers are facing a severe shortage of workers. Businesses have gone bey…

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The racial wealth gap garnered increased attention during the past year as the racial justice movement spread across the country and the pande…

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Whether it is limiting the number of our social gatherings, preventing us from watching live sports events or concerts, or requiring us to mas…

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In late March as Bridget Krage O’Connor looked out the windows of O’Connor Connective in downtown De Pere, she was sad to see no action whatso…

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After Oscar C. Boldt died on June 9 at the age of 96, I spent several days talking with a variety of people asking about their favorite memori…

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The degree to which our world has changed in the past six weeks has been mind-boggling. Just as we prepared to send the April issue to press, …

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Since Wisconsin businesses, organizations and schools began closing in mid-March due to COVID-19, I’ve talked with a lot of people who have be…

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If you haven’t received it yet, the 2020 census soon will be appearing in your mailbox. While we all know the census is important politically …

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These days, there’s a lot of talk about “the millennials.” It must sometimes seem, especially to many in that age group, that they’re cast as …

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Whether it is limiting the number of our social gatherings, preventing us from watching live sports events or concerts, or requiring us to mas…

  • Updated

In late March as Bridget Krage O’Connor looked out the windows of O’Connor Connective in downtown De Pere, she was sad to see no action whatso…

  • Updated

After Oscar C. Boldt died on June 9 at the age of 96, I spent several days talking with a variety of people asking about their favorite memori…

  • Updated

The degree to which our world has changed in the past six weeks has been mind-boggling. Just as we prepared to send the April issue to press, …

  • Updated

Since Wisconsin businesses, organizations and schools began closing in mid-March due to COVID-19, I’ve talked with a lot of people who have be…

  • Updated

If you haven’t received it yet, the 2020 census soon will be appearing in your mailbox. While we all know the census is important politically …

  • Updated

These days, there’s a lot of talk about “the millennials.” It must sometimes seem, especially to many in that age group, that they’re cast as …