A new venue called The Winnebago opened up recently on the near-east side. Reid Kurkerewicz, who reported on the story, also came to it with a unique perspective on cooperative decision-making, a concept The Winnebago has been experimenting with. Kurkerewicz sat down with host and producer Shaun Soman to discuss the ups and downs of […]
A couple of weeks ago, we spoke with the City of Madison’s sustainability coordinator about the work city government has undertaken to clean up its act. However, the public sector makes up only a small percentage of the carbon emissions, waste, fossil fuel consumption produced in the Madison/Dane County area. Getting the private sector to […]
Sustain Dane’s Sustainable Business Network Quarterly Meeting Featuring Jasmine Banks, Perfect Imperfections Be inspired by the personal and professional story of Jasmine Banks, a Madison entrepreneur whose business has sustainability and community at its heart. By exploring creative strategies for messaging, promotion, stakeholder buy-in, and meaningful community connection, we will learn about the power of […]
Monday host Patty Peltekos speaks with Andy Gronik, one of the ten Democratic candidates running for Governor. Among the discussion points and listener questions are the candidate’s business experience, jobs concierge service and plan to combine the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation and the Department of Workforce Development, positions on Lyft and Uber, and thoughts on […]
Here in Madison, technological innovation comes from our entrepreneurs and small businesses. But how does someone with an idea get started? Perhaps at the largest technology fair in the Midwest – Forward Fest 2017, which will be held from Aug. 17 to 24 at various venues. So, the Perpetual Notion Machine has invited three guests […]
In this commentary, Mike McCabe of BluJean Nation explains why he believes the Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce is holding Wisconsin back with a backward way of thinking. The WMC’s philosophy, he says, of lowering the cost of business is a recipe that hasn’t worked for years.