August 17, 2017

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Digital badges
As employee education evolves, so too does the way we acknowledge student achievement and proficiency. Tear up those paper certificates and say hello to digital badges, a new form of micro-credential that's making waves.

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KMA Cares Golf Outing
First annual event raised more than $25,000 for Habitat for Humanity of Dane County.
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IB Seminar One of the most important tasks facing a leader is building an effective team that can propel the organization toward its goals. However, teamwork isn't easy and there are a myriad of stumbling blocks that can affect a team's productivity. At the next IB Seminar on Aug. 30, Dr. Patrick Jackson will share strategies to facilitate team building within your organization and cultivate a results-driven collaborative environment.
Register today! 

Ed Maxwell
Applied Mindfulness  By Ed Maxwell    
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#SocialBiz  By Spencer X. Smith           
Donna Gray
The Gray Area  A business blog by Donna Gray        

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Women of Industry 2017 Nominate yourself or someone you know for IB's third annual Women of Industry awards program, honoring forward-thinking women who have had a significant impact on their industries, whether locally, regionally, nationally, or globally. The awards program is open to women in all industries with any professional title who work in one of the following counties: Columbia, Dane, Dodge, Green, Iowa, Jefferson, Rock, and Sauk. Nominations have been extended through Aug. 23, 2017.
To nominate yourself or someone you know, click here! 

IB Poll
In the wake of the Charlottesville tragedy, should companies fire employees who attend white supremacist rallies?
A. Yes, bigotry is not only intolerable in a multiracial society, it also can poison a company's culture.
B. No, as long as employees aren't breaking the law, off-time activities are none of management's business.

To cast your vote, click here and then scroll down to the IB Poll on the right-hand side of the page. 
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Results from last week's poll question:
Do you agree with a state senate idea of setting deadlines for Foxconn to create the 13,000 jobs it has promised in exchange for $3 billion in incentives?
Yes, before the state gets in bed with Foxconn using taxpayer dollars, we need assurances those jobs will get created.   
No, even if job projections fall short, this deal is still worth it for the state.    

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