About Mike Wanta

Mike works on the Corporate Communications team at TDS and is the manager of the TDS Business Blog. He has a passion for all things business, storytelling, and teaching. Mike attended Edgewood College and earned degrees in English Literature and Journalism, while competing on the Men’s tennis team. He recently completed his Masters in Sustainability and Business. With his newfound free time, he plays music, tennis, and reads (a lot).
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What makes you happier than money? New study says exercise

Researchers at Yale and Oxford collaborated to publish a study in “The Lancet” on the effects of exercising and money on human happiness. More than 1.2 million Americans participated to provide the data. As for the findings? Exercise makes more of a difference.
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Seven benefits of fast internet

Fast internet can mean the difference in employer satisfaction, cost-savings, and hours of avoided hair-pulling frustration that you can’t really put a price on. Take a look at the seven biggest benefits of having fast business internet.
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Top 5 podcasts: Small business edition

Podcasts are a fantastic way to turn a painstaking commute into morning coffee time with an expert. If you own or work at a small business, these are the podcasts you should be listening to.
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National Preparedness Month: Crisis Communications

Whether it’s a ravaging wildfire, tragic flooding, or even an untimely power outage, having a crisis communications plan is one of the smartest things you can do as a business owner or operator. Don’t wait until the last minute, because having the right safeguards in place can truly make or break you when disaster strikes.
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Pandemic tips: Outdoor accessories

While the COVID-19 pandemic has severely limited the number of activities we can do, enjoying the great outdoors is not one of them. Here are… more...
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Donating in difficult times

These days, there are just so many reasons why people want to do to something to help, to make a difference, to take action. In… more...
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What symmetrical speed means for your business internet

Small chunks of time waiting on your business internet connection significantly add up over the year. With a symmetrical connection, you will not see internet bottlenecks, will experience faster uploads, and enjoy better access to the cloud.
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7 Essential LinkedIn Tips

Networking can feel like a chore at times, but if you take a positive approach, you just might enjoy it. Check out these 7 essential tips for LinkedIn.
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What Makes Fiber A More Reliable Business Internet Connection?

Fiber outlasts copper cables because it doesn’t corrode, doesn’t conduct electricity, and has a more secure track record. Learn more about why fiber optics makes for a reliable business internet connection.
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