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2009 Business Pulse: CEO Challenges 2009

In 2009, CEOs say there are new challenges on their plate – some they’ve never seen before. Since October, when the whole world changed, CEOs in Northeastern Wisconsin have been rapidly reordering business priorities.

2008 Business Pulse: CEOs see a Threat/Opportunity

In October, at the end of the Third Quarter, CEO Confidence in Northeastern Wisconsin had fallen to its lowest level in 30 consecutive quarters of reporting by The Nicolet Bank Business Pulse. Since then, on top of everything else, the government officially declared us in a recession.  How are CEOs responding?  What have they done […]

2008 Business Pulse: Recovery Measured in Years

The financial meltdown has raised havoc with the economy. Business Leaders in Northeastern Wisconsin – the rest of the world as well – are all wondering how long it’ll take to recover. Publish at Scribd or explore others: Economics Business

2008 Business Pulse: CEO Confidence Reaches Record Low

These days, sagging Confidence isn’t Big News…and The Nicolet Bank Business Pulse conducted immediately after Congress passed its historic, gigantic, bailout bill simply quantified the obvious.  The big news is how far CEO confidence has fallen! Publish at Scribd or explore others: Stocks Business

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

In the News: New North poised for global success in alternative energy

Chief executive officers in the New North are confident the region can compete nationally and internationally when it comes to alternative energy technologies, according to The Business Pulse, a quarterly survey of more than 500 business leaders conducted by IntellectualMarketing for Green Bay based Nicolet National Bank. IIn the News: New North poised for global […]

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