Fundamentals of Business Communication
How effective are your communication skills? How can you and your co-workers improve how you communicate?

Effective communication is key to business success. It enables collaboration and persuasion while also preventing unnecessary conflict. It is important to remember that being a good communicator takes continuous effort, and even the most effective individuals can benefit from periodic reviews of key concepts.

Join us for a discussion on the fundamentals of strategic & professional communication led by Joshua Knapp, PhD, on Wednesday, March 18th 11:00 am - 12:00 pm at the Whitewater University Innovation Center. This event is free and open to the public.
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Codified.Ai specializes in applied artificial intelligence and application development.  makes it easy for homeowners to get roof estimates online from great local contractors and calls or meetings on their safe and secure platform.
Nylen & Partners, LLC is a boutique law firm that focuses on estate, tax, & business law. Their lawyers serve the Greater Milwaukee and Madison areas, as well as southeast Wisconsin.
Winning Ways Training provides a comprehensive approach to soccer training and physical development that empowers players, coaches, teams, and clubs to excel in athletics and beyond.
Celebrating 9 Years with Blackthorne & Their Recently Released Investment Framework
Celebrating 9 years with Blackthorne Capital Management as an Innovation Center client!
After years of development, Blackthorne recently released its quantitative investment framework. Blackthorne teamed up with Kreative Solutions for a website redesign to position them as an alternative data investment management firm.
Whitewater Grocery Co. Delivers Special Opportunity for Local Community
The Whitewater Grocery Co. will be a community-owned grocery provider with different and healthier food choices previously unavailable to the Whitewater community. The goal of the store is to get 1,000 community owners by opening day, and of course, ownership comes with benefits.
Lakewood Reaping the Benefits of Curriculum & Instructional Changes
Thanks to a SOARing grant from the Wisconsin Department of Instruction, and a team of experienced educational consultants from CESA 2, Lakewood is exceeding expectations.
Social Media Success for Small Business Lunch & Learn
Are you effectively managing your social media? Learn how to start and grow your social media presence. Kristina Koslosky of Kreative Solutions, will help you choose the right social media platforms, develop your social media marketing strategy, and provide 10 actionable tips that will save you from the classic small business social media mistakes. Walk away with helpful worksheets, supplemental guides, a content calendar, and free tools. 
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Startup Success Q&A
Business Coaching
How Do I Find the Right Business Coach?
As a business owner or entrepreneur, you wear multiple hats and need a multitude of skills – business planning, accounting and forecasting, HR and recruiting, branding and marketing, sales, etc. As your business grows, there will likely come a time when you need to ask advice. A business coach is a great ally to have on your team!
Entrepreneurial Coaching Programs at the Innovation Center
Are you looking to take your business to the next level? Do you want your business to thrive and be successful? As an entrepreneur, it can be lonely and difficult. A business coach can be a beneficial sounding board and provide a helpful outside perspective on your business.
GrowthWheel Business Advice
The Meaning of Life in the Business
What is the meaning of life in your business? Why did you start the business? What are you passionate about? No matter how busy you are as an entrepreneur, it is crucial to keep the purpose of your business in mind and not lose sight of your passion.
Focus on the Product Portfolio
With a business idea in mind, an entrepreneur begins to develop their product range or portfolio. A product portfolio generates higher turnover and revenue. Instead of narrowly focusing on a few key products or services, one should keep a broad focus and develop the total product range. 
Fundamentals of Business Communication
Wednesday 3/18 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Whitewater Innovation Center

How effective are your communication skills? How can you & your co-workers improve how you communicate? Effective communication is key to business success. It enables collaboration and persuasion while also preventing unnecessary conflict. Join us for a discussion on the fundamentals of strategic and professional communication.
Could Psychedelic Therapy Fight Depression?
Tuesday 3/24 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Madison Coliseum Bar & Banquet

Treatment for addiction, depression and post-traumatic stress are among the targets of research into psilocybin, the psychoactive ingredient found in so-called “magic” mushrooms. Learn how the Madison-based Usona Institute is a part of a worldwide research trend by attending the March 24 Tech Council Innovation Network luncheon in Madison.
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