Category Archives: Business Pulse

2008 Business Pulse: Mike on Nike Part 2

Before I start, let me first congratulate our friend, Michael Jackson, on his recent promotion to General Manager of China Basketball and Global Business Development. His new role will be responsible for driving market leadership and growth for all aspects of Nike basketball in China. Best wishes on your new challenge Michael! Michael’s promotion flows […]

Mike on Nike

At our latest Business Pulse Breakfast meeting, we had Michael Jackson, General Manager of US Basketball Operations from Nike as our speaker.  He went through a presentation of the history of Nike basketball.  In his presentation, I thought there were several takeaways that apply to all businesses.  Over the next few posts, I’d like to […]

2008 Business Pulse: Economic Growth edges Enviromental Protection

CEOs in NEWi are somewhat more likely to agree with the statement: “Economic growth should be given priority, even if the environment suffers to some extent” over a view that states: “Protection of the environment should be given priority, even at the risk of curbing economic growth.” 2008 Business Pulse© – Economic Growth edges Enviromental […]

2008 Business Pulse: CEOs See Green Long-term – No Fad!

It is impossible to pick up The Wall Street Journal, Business Week, INC, Fast Company or any major business publication and not find an article related to businesses going “Green!” 2008 Business Pulse© – CEOs See Green Long-term – No Fad! – Upload a Document to Scribd

2008 Business Pulse: CEO Confidence Up Slightly

CEO confidence rose for the second quarter in a row. While not dramatic, CEO confidence appears to bemoving in a positive direction in NortheasternWisconsin. 2008 Business Pulse© – CEO Confidence Up Slightly – Upload a Document to Scribd

2008 Business Pulse: Top 8 in ’08: The Challenge Ahead

CEOs were asked to list the greatest challenges facing their organizations in ’08. As Yogi Berra said, “It’s deja vu all over again!” 2008 Business Pulse© – Top 8 in ’08: The Challenge Ahead – Upload a Document to Scribd

2008 Business Pulse: CEO Confidence Up Slightly

CEOs in NEWi are slightly more confident today than they were at the end of last year according to the latest The Nicolet Bank Business Pulse©.While CEOs indicate the last three months have been some of their most challenging in years, they are more optimistic today. 2008 Business Pulse© – CEO Confidence Up Slightly – […]

2007 Business Pulse: CEOs Uneasy About Conditions

CEO confidence in NEWi continued to decline at the end of the first quarter of 2007. The decline in the overall business pulse index reflects both a drop in the current economic conditions as well as lower confidence in future economic conditions. 2007 Business Pulse© – CEOs Uneasy About Conditions – Upload a Document to […]

2007 Business Pulse: CEOs: Benefits/ Barriers to Innovation

When it comes to innovation where do CEOs place their emphasis? Are CEOs in NEWi focused more on the innovation of products/ services, business operations or on their overall business model? 2007 Business Pulse© – CEOs: Benefits/ Barriers to Innovation – Upload a Document to Scribd

2007 Business Pulse: Health Care and Energy Drive CEO Confidence Down

CEO Confidence in NEWi has reached its lowest level since 9.11. At the end of Q3/07, The Nicolet Bank Business Pulse© had dropped to 97.5 – meaning more negative than positive responses about economic conditions. While the decline was due to general perceptions of economic conditions – as well as future prospects of those conditions […]


New Ways to Protect your Debit Card from Fraud: Two-Way Text Alerts

Monday, September 24, 2018

Fraud Text Alerts for your Debit Card Nicolet Bank Fraud Center monitors your Debit Card for suspicious transactions. If the system detects a transaction that is unusual for you, a text will be sent to ask you if the purchase is legitimate. Watch How it Works Two-Way Text Alerts If an unusual debit card purchase is [...]


Pre-Approval for Home Loans Helps Buyers Strengthen Their Offer

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Nicolet Bank Provides Home Loans for Home Purchases and Remodeling The tight housing market in most parts of Wisconsin has created a situation in which the buyer who can move the quickest may end up with the prize. Pre-approval for home loans through Nicolet National Bank is an effective way to position yourself for fast [...]


Business Pulse - Cybersecurity has emerged as a major issue for CEOs

Monday, July 27, 2015

CEOs Express Concern about the Cybersecurity of their Business. Read the full report here. Business Pulse – JUNE 2015 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY CYBERSECURITY  

Nicolet Bankshares, Inc. 2nd Quarter 2015 Earnings Release

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Nicolet Bankshares, Inc. (OTCQB: NCBS) earnings release for 2nd quarter 2015. 2Q15 Earnings Release

How to Ensure a Good Credit Score

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

First, let’s understand how your credit score is determined. Your credit score is broken down into five categories weighted accordingly: Payment history = 35% Total amount owed = 30% Length of credit history = 15% New credit = 10% Type of credit in use = 10% MAKE YOUR PAYMENTS ON TIME. This is the most [...]


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