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This Week in Small Business
May 26, 2015 11:00 AM

Michael Rogers, Vice President Communications for the Small Business Association of Michigan, talks with small business advocate, Chris Holman, about the Creative Education Summit in Lansing, proposals to eliminate the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC), mistakes that can sink your small business, the worrisome trend of fewer women starting small businesses, and why the Aerotropolis in southeast Michigan has not taken off.

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Being Thoughtful and Polite Can Promote Better Business Success

Business Next
May 26, 2015 10:00 AM

Michael Rogers, Vice President Communications for the Small Business Association of Michigan, interviews Lydia Ramsey, author of Manners That Sell: Adding the Polish That Builds Profits. Ramsey is an international business etiquette expert and professional speaker on being thoughtful and polite, and how it can promote better business success.

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Sparrow Plaza and Cancer Center - Designed with the Future in Mind

Michigan Business Beat
May 25, 2015 2:00 PM

Sparrow Health System President and CEO, Dennis Swan, takes some time after the Ground Breaking ceremony to speak with Jeffrey Mosher about the upcoming Sparrow Plaza and Herbert-Herman Cancer Center, designed with the future in mind, designed to adapt to new technologies and be mindful of the latest in cancer patient care. The segment concludes with more excerpts from the May 15th celebration.

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Philanthropists Help Make Sparrow Plaza and Cancer Center Possible

Michigan Business Beat
May 25, 2015 1:00 PM

The campaign, which has raised $6.5 million to-date, for the upcoming Sparrow Plaza and Herbert-Herman Cancer Center would not be where it is without the efforts of James Herbert, CEO, of Neogen. James speaks with Jeffrey about his commitment to Sparrow Health System, along with how he and his wife Judith are both cancer survivors. Then more excerpts from that celebration May 15th in Lansing, MI.

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Groundbreaking Celebration for Sparrow Health System

Michigan Business Beat
May 25, 2015 12:00 PM

On Friday, May 15, a several year vision took the next step forward, as Sparrow Health System, in Lansing, Michigan, held the Groundbreaking Celebration for the upcoming Sparrow Plaza and Herbert-Herman Cancer Center. Jeffrey Mosher speaks with Dr. James Herman, an Oncologist with Sparrow, along with his wife Susan, of East Lansing. They played a part in making this new center possible through community philanthropy. We then hear some excerpts from the ceremony before the shovels hit the ground.

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Lobbyist of the Year Shares about the Importance of Being an Influencer

Leadership Low Down
May 25, 2015 11:00 AM

If leadership is defined as influence, then certainly Stephanie Johnson influences the Influencers and decision makers of our state. Discover how this farm girl grew up to become Lobbyist of the Year, and complete a fellowship at the American Institute for Foreign Studies in London. Today Ms. Johnson is the President and Managing Partner of Capitol Services, a multi-client, issue based, government consulting firm.

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It is Time for Golf - Are you Ready?

Michigan Business Beat
May 25, 2015 10:00 AM

How is the golf industry doing? How are the courses this year? Well, one of the guys who can bring a ton of insight is Nicholas Steward. Nick is the Head Golf Professional at Walnut Hills Golf Club, which is now offering corporate memberships.

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Business News Between Michigan and Israel

Michigan Business Beat
May 25, 2015 9:00 AM

In this segment, Chris speaks with Pam Lippitt, Executive Director, Michigan Israeli Business Bridge that is based in Bloomfield Hills, MI. They discuss The Michigan Israel Business Bridge’s 6th Israel Hi-Tech Automotive Delegation Reception. Hear all about that and the recent business news between Michigan and Israel.

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Cyber Security - Concerns and Innovation for the Small Business

Michigan Business Beat
May 24, 2015 1:00 PM

Cyber security is a huge issue for small business today. Michael Maddox is the President and CEO of ASK, and he knows this area very well. Hear about the recent concerns and innovations in the industry.

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Mackinac Policy Conference - Big Event for the MI Business Community

Michigan Business Beat
May 24, 2015 12:00 PM

The Detroit Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Mackinac Policy Conference may be one of the biggest events in the business community in Michigan. Tammy Carnrike puts together the event as COO of Detroit Regional Chamber. Listen in to find out what we should look forward to this year

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