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Director and Lead Actor on Occupants, A Feature Film

Show Biz Weekly
October 6, 2015 11:30 AM

Taylor Kelsaw and Michael McCallum talk with Director, Russ Emanuel. He shares insights about his journey to bring his latest project to fruition, shooting his film in ten days. Russ grew up in Japan, and eventually San Francisco. He graduated from USC’s Cinema-Television program, as well as trained in International Relations and Japanese. He founded Russem Productions in 2002. Occupants will serve as Emanuel’s forth feature film direction. He has produced five productions to date.

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Timely Tips for Managing Your Small Business

Business Next
October 6, 2015 9:30 AM

Michael Rogers, vice president communications for the Small Business Association of Michigan, chats with trainer and business coach, Tom Borg, about how much employees value a clean and tidy work environment, how to motivate your employees to improve their skill sets, how to add “extreme value” to your customer service, making sure you have the “right driver for your bus” and three mistakes small business owners make when trying to create a culture of accountability.

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10-07-2015: Business Start-up - The Essentials

Michigan Business Network
October 6, 2015 8:57 AM

SCORE | Detroit
October 7, 2015, 8:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

This is Detroit SCORE's introductory workshop. We start by discussing your concept and a short self-evaluation. We'll cover legal entities - both For-Profit and Not-For-Profit.

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Divisive Legislation - Presumptive Parole

Michigan Business Beat
October 6, 2015 8:40 AM

John Reurink, MIRS Publisher, discusses "presumptive parole" with House Reporter, Craig Mauger. Learn how many current prison beds could be freed up by this new legislation over the coming ten years, and why is it so divisive among Republicans.

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NASCAR Recognizes MIS for its Contribution to Green Innovation

Michigan Business Network
October 5, 2015 5:30 PM

Junior Achievement of Northwest Michigan Puts Entrepreneurs in the Classroom during JA Entrepreneurship Week

BROOKLYN, Mich. (Oct. 2, 2015): Michigan International Speedway continues to be recognized for its sustainable efforts. NASCAR and Consumers Energy have recently acknowledged the racetrack for its contributions to green innovation.

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10-25-2015: Sustainably Lighting the World

Michigan Business Network
October 5, 2015 5:00 PM

Global Business Club of Mid-Michigan

Sustainably Lighting the World: A Conference on Light and Light-Based Technologies
October 25, 2015, 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. and
October 26, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

United Nations Day Gala Program and Dinner on October 25, 2015, 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m., at Abrams Planetarium; and on October 26, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., A conference on light and light-based technologies, at MSU Henry Center.

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10-06-2015: Managing - How to Motivate Millennials

Michigan Business Network
October 5, 2015 4:47 PM

Lansing Regional Chamber
October 6, 3015, from 8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Millennials, those born in the 1980's and 90's, are the best educated and most tech-savvy of any generation before them. They're also notorious job-hoppers who dislike bureaucracy and distrust traditional hierarchies - leaving many business leaders scratching their heads.

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What is Content Marketing and How Will it Help Your Business?

Marketing Moments
October 5, 2015 4:30 PM

King Kontent

I recently did a Google search for “definition of content marketing” which seems to be a growing part of our business vocabulary. I got more than 36 million hits. But it’s not that complicated when you think about it, because consumers will only hear, see, and interact with messages that have relevant and valuable content for them.

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Survivors and Thrivers: Career and Technology Education Part Three

Education’s Business: Taking Positive Actions
October 5, 2015 3:30 PM

Survivors and Thrivers: Career and Technology Education at “The William D” in Wayne-Westland!

There is much discussion these days about the importance of skilled trades and the role of the Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs in Michigan. In this three part series, Karl interviews three veteran and amazing teachers from the William D. Ford Career Tech Center in the Wayne-Westland Public Schools.

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Senator Stabenow Introduces Bill to Help Train Workers for New Jobs

Michigan Business Network
October 5, 2015 2:53 PM

MICHIGAN, October 1, 2015: In advance of Manufacturing Day on October 2, U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow today introduced a bill that will help train workers for new high-skilled jobs. Even with thousands of Michigan residents looking for work, businesses across the state are reporting difficulty finding workers for many skilled positions.

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