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Nicolet Bank Business Pulse – October, 2014

Attached is the Nicolet Bank Business Pulse study for October, 2014. CEO confidence remains positive, but dips a bit from the last study. OCTOBER 2014 PULSE Summary

Nicolet Bank Business Pulse – CEO’s Say Revenue is Meeting Expectations

The latest focus topic from the Nicolet Bank Business Pulse looked at if revenue was meeting or exceeding goals set at the beginning of 2014.  67% of New North CEO’s reported that their companies were either meeting or exceeding revenue goals. Full study results are below. 2014 Revenue vs. Goals Study  

Nicolet Bank Business Pulse Index – Q2-2012

Attached is the latest Nicolet Bank Business Pulse Index. CEO Confidence is moved down this quarter. Nicolet Bank Business Pulse Summary – Q2-2012

Nicolet National Bank Q1 Index

Attached is the latest Nicolet National Bank Business Pulse Index. The index is a look into how CEO’s in the New North feel about current and future economic conditions. Q1-12 Pulse Index

In the News: CEOs List Their Top Challenges for 2010

Northeastern Wisconsin CEOs believe increasing sales and revenue will be the biggest challenge in 2010, according to Nicolet National Bank’s quarterly Business Pulse survey. Seventy-four percent of respondents said it was among their top three concerns as we enter the new year in the wake of the just-ended (we are told) recession.

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