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Aways On Apple Siri, Psychological Therapy and Other Tech News

This Week in Small Business Technology
October 8, 2015 7:00 PM

Michael Rogers, vice president communications for the Small Business Association of Michigan, talks with Linda Daichendt, executive director of the Mobile Technology Association of Michigan, about the top 25 mobile apps, psychological therapy using virtual reality, Amazon expanding its office in Detroit, how always-on Apple Siri could boost use of voice recognition, Udacity as a new model for teaching tech skills, and the ways that EMV credit card systems may boost acceptance of mobile payments.

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2015 Michigan Inventors Expo

Michigan Business Beat
October 8, 2015 6:00 PM

Jeffrey Mosher shares excerpts from the 2015 Michigan Inventors Expo, which took place Thursday, September 10, at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center, of East Lansing. Michigan.

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Inventors Networks and Michigan Inventor's Coalition

Michigan Business Beat
October 8, 2015 5:00 PM

Jeffrey talks with Orville Crain, co-owner of Klever Innovations, and a founder of the Michigan Inventor's Coalition, about how he got started with the Muskegon Inventors Network. Ten years ago, he went to the Flint Inventors Network, and decided to start a group in Muskegon, where he lived.

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10-20-2015: Challenges to Upward Mobility Solutions Summit

Michigan Business Network
October 8, 2015 3:41 PM

The Center for Michigan
October 20, 2015, 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Michigan residents are very concerned about the many challenges facing unemployed and underemployed people.

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Slip Clip - a Michigan Success Story at the 2015 MI Inventors Expo

Michigan Business Beat
October 8, 2015 12:30 PM

Jeffrey speaks with Julie Wasco, Founder of Slip Clip, at the 2015 Michigan Inventors Expo, in East Lansing. They discussed how Slip Clip got its start, and how her product line is made exclusively in Michigan, but is being shipped around the world. The segment wraps up with excerpts of presentations delivered during the morning session, "Early Stage Creative Funding Sources - From Competitions to Crowdfunding to Bootstrapping.

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2015 Michigan Inventors Expo - Women Entrepreneurs

Michigan Business Beat
October 8, 2015 11:30 AM

Jeffrey talks with Rachele Downs, Vice President of Entrepreneurial Strategies at Inforum. They discuss entrepreneurial strategies of Inforum and its inGAGE™ initiative, which is designed to establish Michigan as the Midwest hub for high-growth women entrepreneurs.

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Michigan is Number One for Inventor Support

Michigan Business Beat
October 8, 2015 9:30 AM

The Kellogg Center of East Lansing hosted the 2015 Michigan Inventors Expo. Jeffrey speaks with John D. Hopkins, who is President and Chairmen of Medical Innovative Products, and who is also very involved with the Michigan Inventors Coalition-Jackson Inventors Network.

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Growing Leaders from Within - MI State Police Captain's Perspective

Leadership Low Down
October 8, 2015 8:36 AM

What is the Price, Cost and Worth of Leadership. The answer to these three questions may determine your opportunities, future and effectiveness as a leader. Captain Greg Michaud, of the Michigan State Police (MSP), leads an eclectic group of MSP troopers, support staff and scientists. Captain Michaud's team is solving crimes, and bringing closure to hurting families through their work.

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Accepting 2016 National Small Business Week Awards Nominations

Michigan Business Network
October 7, 2015 7:00 PM

SBA Now Accepting 2016 National Small Business Week Awards Nominations

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration is now accepting nominations for its 2016 National Small Business Week Awards, including the annual Small Business Person of the Year. Since 1963, National Small Business Week has recognized the outstanding achievements of America’s small businesses for their contributions to their local communities, and to our nation’s economy.

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This Email App May be a Game Changer

Bottom Line IT
October 7, 2015 6:00 PM

Crystal creates a unique profile for anyone with a LinkedIn account, explaining how to speak, email, work with or sell to them most effectively. With disconcerting specificity, it tells you the words, phrases, style and tone you should use to reach the recipient in the way that they like to communicate, rather than your own – even their tolerance for sarcasm and emoticons.

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