About Delora Newton

Delora Newton is the Vice President, Advocacy for the Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce. She has over 20 years of experience in state and local public policy advocacy and is passionate about building a business climate that supports economic growth and protects community assets. Follow her on Twitter: @Delora4Biz or G+
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Should you stay or should you go?

When is it time to walk away from a company? Blogger Delora Newton breaks down the seven questions you should ask yourself before calling it quits.
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Magical words that motivate your employees

They're two of the most important words in the English language. Blogger Delora Newton tells you how to harness their power and what impact it will have on your employees.
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Plan now to avoid disaster

Odds are you're not prepared for an emergency. Blogger Delora Newton tells you why you should take steps right now to prepare for a disaster and offers a few resources to get you started.
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The winter-storm-who-must-not-be-named and how business should plan for a repeat

This winter has been brutal. Now winter storm Pax is threatening to disrupt business in the South and along the East Coast. Blogger Delora Newton explains how you can stop bad weather from hurting your bottom line.
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Energy efficiency is smart business

Going green does a lot more than improve your company's image. Blogger Delora Newton explains how it can help your bottom line.
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Is equity crowdfunding right for your business?

Final approval of the Securities and Exchange Commissions crowdfuding rules are expected in 2014. Are you thinking about crowdfunding for your business? Blogger Delora Newton has some things you should consider before committing.
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Four tips for emailing elected officials

Have you ever sent an email to an elected official and never heard anything back? Here are four suggestions to increase the odds of getting a response.
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Three important business resolutions for 2014

Before you pop the cork on that bottle of champagne and ring in the new year, maybe you should set some business resolutions for 2014.
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7 steps to create your international business plan

Don't allow yourself to be forced on to the international business scene. Follow the steps listed inside and come up with a plan before jumping in.
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