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3M Completes Acquisition of Capital Safety
September 1, 2015

3M, St. Paul, Minn., announced that it has completed its acquisition of Capital Safety, Bloomington, Minn., from KKR and Co., for a total enterprise value of $2.5 billion, including the assumption of approximately $700 million of debt, net of cash acquired. 

Wisconsin Merchandise Royalties Climb 10 Percent
September 1, 2015

Propelled by the Badger men’s basketball team's second consecutive push to the NCAA Final Four last spring, the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s royalties from the sale of licensed merchandise rose 10 percent in 2014-15, exceeding $3.8 million.

UW ranked 14th among the nearly 200 universities and colleges licensed through the Collegiate Licensing Company (CLC), and third among CLC’s Big Ten clients. The university has generated nearly $52 million during its 28-year partnership with CLC.

5 Strategies to Eliminate Constant Interruptions
September 1, 2015

Did you know that the average manager gets interrupted approximately once every eight minutes? That’s about seven interruptions each hour. What’s worse, after every interruption, it takes an average of 25 minutes to fully regain cognitive focus. No wonder at the end of an eight-hour day you still feel like you haven’t accomplished anything.

Constant emails, phone calls and coworkers dropping by to ask "just a quick question" can eat up the majority of your working time, leaving your real work untouched at the end of the day.

Take advantage of the holidays.
"During early summer we have Mother's Day, Father's Day and the Fourth of July, and late summer is great for back-to-school promos that give parents an excuse to buy almost anything for their kids. It also gives moms and dads an excuse to buy some things for themselves to prepare for the school year."

Taking Care of Business
September 1, 2015

Do you remember the thrill of back-to-school shopping? From folders to lunchboxes, notebooks to highlighters, we loved every second of it—especially picking out our new backpacks. The choices were endless. Did we want a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles backpack that looked like a turtle shell, a backpack with wheels, a mini-backpack or a messenger bag?…

In Season: Holiday Gift Ideas
September 1, 2015

Each year holiday cards fill up our mailboxes and we worry about how many pounds we’re going to (or already have) gained as a result of eating too many goodies. But are we really complaining? Receiving a sweet note or a sweet treat from a business associate is a nice gesture and we still enjoy it no matter how often (or how many) we receive.