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Sports and Small Business Success

Business Next
July 1, 2015 11:00 AM

Excerpts of a keynote address by entrepreneur and small business owner Andre Hutson, who was a member of the 2000 National Championship basketball team at Michigan State University. Speaking before a group of high school and middle school students from mid-Michigan, he talks about his upbringing and basketball career, and how his sports experience helped propel his business success.

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Crisis Management and Reputation Protection Tips for Entrepreneurs

Business Next
July 1, 2015 10:00 AM

Michael Rogers, Vice President Communications for the Small Business Association of Michigan, talks with public relations and crisis management expert, Daniel Cherrin, owner of North Coast Strategies, about protecting your small business’ reputation, corporate social responsibility and why it’s important to be on Facebook.

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Summers Off from School? Think Again!

Education’s Business: Taking Positive Actions
July 1, 2015 9:17 AM

Ludington is home to one of the valuable instructional hubs in our State. Recorded at the Mason-Lake-Oceana Mathematics and Science Centers located within the West Shore Educational District, Karl interviews director, Kathy Surd, as she explains the very active and purposeful activities they provide to schools all around the region.

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How is the Michigan Economy Doing?

Michigan Business Beat
June 30, 2015 8:00 PM

Dr. Charles Ballard gives his grade of the Michigan economy. He is a Professor in the Department of Economics, Michigan State University, in East Lansing, MI. After his update on the Michigan economy, he looks abroad to see how the international economy is doing.

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Helping Small Innovative Companies in Detroit

Michigan Business Beat
June 30, 2015 7:00 PM

Ken Rogers, Executive Director of Automation Alley, is constantly trying to help small innovative companies get off the ground. In this segment he shares a story that is working to help bring back Detroit.

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Overall Health of the Restaurant Industry

Michigan Business Beat
June 30, 2015 6:00 PM

Brian DeBano is the President and CEO of Michigan Restaurant Association, based in Lansing, MI. He stopped by to talk about the overall health of the restaurant and entertainment industry. He also shares some insight on their new program designed to help cut waste.

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Consumers Energy Investing in Smaller Suppliers

Michigan Business Beat
June 30, 2015 5:00 PM

As large companies continue to support Michigan, Consumers Energy is investing in smaller suppliers. They are spending their money right here. Dan Malone, the Senior Vice President of Energy Resources at Consumer's Energy, stopped by to share their new plan to invest heavily over the next five years.

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Small Business and Government Contracts

Michigan Business Beat
June 30, 2015 4:00 PM

Chris is at the Small Business Association Luncheon, and takes time out to talk with Sue Schweim Tellier, the JetCo Solutions’ Vice President. In this segment we discuss how to acquire a government contract.

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Small Business Lending

Michigan Business Beat
June 30, 2015 3:00 PM

Let’s talk about small business lending. In this segment Jessica Starks and Scott Pastoor talk about this topic area. Scott is Business Banking Team Lead at Huntington Bank, and Jessica is Business Banker for Huntington as well.

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Small Business and Facility Management

Michigan Business Beat
June 30, 2015 2:00 PM

How do you make your company more efficient to impact your bottom line? Thomas Cook, President and CEO at Team Facilities Inc., shares a few of his secrets, and how his services can benefit your small business' facility management costs.

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