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Corporate America now looks to include Veteran Owned Businesses

Michigan Business Network
October 6, 2015 3:43 PM

Regional Business, VETsCorporate America now looks to include Veteran Owned Businesses into the Supply Chain.

LANSING, MI (November 3, 2015): Registration is now open for the 10th Annual VET Conference and Meet and Greet, presented by VetBizCentral, Inc. The conference will take place from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m., November 3, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel.

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Entertainment News - Sex Scandals, Hollywood Divorces and A Tribute

Show Biz Weekly
October 6, 2015 1:30 PM

Taylor Kelsaw and Michael McCallum discuss entertainment news, including new rape claims against Bill Cosby, latest Hollywood divorces - Anthony Anderson, Katie Cuco and Gwen Stefan, and a Hollywood tribute by The Paley Center for Media to African-American achievements in television.

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Upcoming Holidays - How to Manage Your Health and Fitness

Show Biz Weekly
October 6, 2015 12:30 PM

Show Biz Weekly’s fitness guru, Justin Grinnell, State of Fitness, in East Lansing. Grinnell shares insight with Taylor Kelsaw and Michael McCallum, about the upcoming holidays, discussing over eating/indulging, and exercise. A new fitness center, run by Grinnell, will be coming to the Jackson National Life Building very soon, plus another State of Fitness location.

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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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