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Shirley Hyde Receives Leonard Peters Lifetime Achievement Award

Michigan Business Beat
January 15, 2018 1:00 PM

Shirley Hyde, Leonard Peters Lifetime Achievement Award recipient Joined by Capital Area Michigan Works! CEO Edythe Hatter-Williams talk to Chris Holman on this segment of Michigan Business Beat.

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Talent Gap Impacts Automotive Industry

Michigan Business Beat
January 15, 2018 12:00 PM

Chris Holman welcomes good friend of MBN Dr. David E. Cole. Dr. Cole is currently the Chairman Emeritus Center for Automotive Research and has some automotive stories of note from 2017, things to look forward to in 2018. They also cover the lack of talent and how it is affecting the automotive industry and job opportunities in manufacturing. 

Dr. Cole is also looking forward to the great things happening with this year's NAIAS, the North American International Auto Show, which gets underway in Detroit, MI, this week.

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U.P. Perspectives
January 15, 2018 9:00 AM

Since 2012 Michigan Business Network wraps up each year with an Economic Forecast Series. 2017 was no different. These stops cover a wide geography of Michigan from the Detroit region and Grand Rapids, to Lansing, the Bay Region, Traverse City and we don't forget about the Upper Peninsula.

The stops conducted usually in November and December promote participation in the twice a year Michigan Future Business Index, and later ones get to share the results of the newest survey. This is underwritten by Accident Fund Insurance Company of America, conducted by ROI Insight, and presented by Michigan Business Network. The video above is the encapsuled experience of that morning's event.

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New Lansing Mayor Andy Schor Takes Seat On Lansing EDC Board

Pure Lansing
January 12, 2018 7:00 PM

Mayor Schor Determined To Further Accelerate Growth Of Lansing

LANSING, MI January 12, 2018: Lansing Economic Development Corporation Board Meeting. 1000 S Washington Ave, Suite 201, (REO Town) Lansing, MI. This morning The Lansing Economic Development Corporation (LEDC) Board is set to welcome newly elected Lansing Mayor Andy Schor as he takes his seat on the EDC Board of Directors, during the first EDC Board meeting of 2018.

The LEDC manages economic development for the City of Lansing including the City’s Brownfield Redevelopment Authority (BRA), Tax Increment Finance Authority (TIFA), and Regional SmartZone.

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Gordon Advisors Partner With Michigan Celebrates Small Business

Michigan Business Beat
January 12, 2018 4:00 PM

Chris Holman jumps on the phone lines and ventures down to Troy, MI, to talk with Jeff Farrington, Chief Operating Officer, Gordon Advisors.

Jeff discusses his career, and shares scope of services for this Michigan-based CPA firm that focuses on small business and some non-profits.

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Update on Recent Jobs Report

Michigan Business Beat
January 12, 2018 3:00 PM

Kurt Rankin small_836514910-1.jpgIt's a new year and Chris Holman welcomes back Kurt Rankin, Economist of the PNC Financial Services Group, Pittsburgh, PA to reflect on the recent jobs report, and reflections on the economy from 2017.

Kurt reviews where interest rates and economy are headed in 2018, and implications of new tax plan.

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Navigating Time Management, Time Investment and Time Debt

Be Investable
January 12, 2018 2:00 PM


Michael Melfi is  joined by Elizabeth Grace Saunders, Founder and CEO of Real Life E Time Coaching and Speaking.

Real Life E is a time coaching and speaking company. In this podcast, Elizabeth talks about her three books,but focuses on 'Divine Time Management'.

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Meet MBN Program Host Cheryl Ronk

Michigan Business Network
January 11, 2018 12:00 PM

Cheryl Ronk is President of the Michigan Society of Association Executives where for 15 years she has lead professionals that operate association and advocacy groups, provide professional development, and member services to association professionals. She also represents the association sector on legislative initiative at the federal and state levels, having successfully lobbied for needed modifications in Michigan’s Nonprofit Corporation Act. Cheryl hosts the show   Association Impact   on Michigan Business Network.
Cheryl is the only Michigan Executive to be awarded the distinguished designation of ASAE Fellow, which is presented to innovative association leaders.
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MFEA Podcast Highlights of 2017

Party @ MI Place
January 9, 2018 11:00 AM

2017 was a busy and special year for the MFEA! For January 2018's stream and PodCasts Sue Bila takes a look back at some highlights from 2017.

Check out these fun interviews hosted by the president of the Michigan Festival & Events Association, Sue Bila! 


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What’s new for CAMW! In 2018?

Michigan Business Beat
January 9, 2018 9:00 AM

Edythe Hatter-Williams, CEO, Capital Area Michigan Works! Lansing, MI, stops by the new MBN Studio to talk with Jeffrey Mosher about the latest happenings at CAMW!

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