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Michigan Business Beat, hosted by Chris Holman, discusses economic development, new or unusual entrepreneurial initiatives, and successful business practices from different regions and industries around Michigan with a wide range of entrepreneurs and business leaders.

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Strategies for Dealing with Dissatisfied Customers

Michigan Business Beat
September 24, 2018 9:00 AM

Dave Heisey dropped back by the MBN studios recently to discuss the challenges of dissatisfied customers.

Isn’t it nice to tell a friend about a wonderful company that you had the opportunity to experience and pass along your story of a great product or excellent service? Did you know that if we have a bad experience with a company we’re likely to tell at least twice as many people about that experience?

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Dave Heisey: Emotional Intelligence

Michigan Business Beat
September 21, 2018 9:00 PM

Dave Heisey dropped by the MBN studios recently to discuss EQ the Emotional Quotient in Emotional Intelligence.

During the interview process it’s not uncommon for people to test your knowledge - looking at your IQ as a potential for future success. Once on the job, studies have shown that success depends less on IQ and more on EQ - your emotional intelligence.

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EOS Implementer Kevin Suboski | Lansing Chamber Economic Club

Michigan Business Beat
September 20, 2018 4:00 PM

MBN's Jeffrey Mosher hit the road to the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center of East Lansing for the kickoff of the fall season. It's another year of Lansing Regional Chamber's Economic Club Luncheons.

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CAMW! MVP | Dispelling Myths of CTE

Michigan Business Beat
September 20, 2018 2:00 PM

On this segment of Michigan Business Beat is Jamie Engel, Executive Director of Career and Technical Education. Career and Technical Education is the CAMW! Most Valuable Partner for the month of September. He shares some information on Career and Technical Education program and dispels some myths of CTE.

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Ele's Place Grand Rapids Announces New Director

Michigan Business Beat
September 20, 2018 11:00 AM

Jeffrey Mosher welcomes Jaime Counterman new Director for Ele's Place in Grand Rapids, MI. Recently, Ele's Place Grand Rapids, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing support for grieving children and their families, announced that it hired Jaime Counterman as the new Director of the organization's West Michigan office.

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Michigan’s Aerospace Industry Is Not Leaving On A Jet Plane

Michigan Business Beat
September 19, 2018 4:00 PM

Michigan’s aerospace industry is our state’s best kept secret. But that needs to change.

In a recent report by PwC, Michigan was ranked #2 in Aerospace Manufacturing Attractiveness. Although Michigan has been ranked #2 in two out of the last three years, it made a significant leap from its #8 ranking in the previous report. On top of manufacturing attractiveness, Michigan also ranked 2nd in labor productivity. According to PwC, Michigan’s high ratings are attributed to the “research and development in the aerospace industry supply chain.”

Michigan’s aerospace supply chain industry has greatly contributed to the growth and prosperity of relevant companies, both large and small. The aerospace industry faces a multitude of challenges on the supply chain front, but Michigan has been taking them head-on during its well-deserved rise to success.

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Tuesday September 18th | Sparrow, Footprints of Michigan Making An Impact on Local Lives with 24-Hour Shoe Drive

Michigan Business Beat
September 18, 2018 4:00 PM

Jeffrey Mosher interviews Claire Corr, Government Relations, Community Services Labor Liaison for Sparrow Health System. The drive runs through midnight tonight.

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CAMW! | USA Today Discussion On Bridging Michigan's Talent Gap

Michigan Business Beat
September 14, 2018 9:00 AM

Chris Holman talks with Edythe Hatter-Williams, Williams CEO, Capital Area Michigan Works! CAMW! Edee shares her insight from the recent panel she participated in with USA Today discussion on bridging Michigan's Talent Gap.

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Marshall Plan for Talent innovation grant application process begins Wednesday, includes $59 million for pioneering solutions to close state’s talent gap

Michigan Business Beat
September 13, 2018 2:00 PM

Marshall Plan for Talent innovation grant
application process begins Wednesday, includes $59 million for pioneering solutions to close state’s talent gap
 

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The New University Research Corridor’s 11th Economic Impact Report

Michigan Business Beat
September 13, 2018 1:00 PM

Chris Holman welcomes Britany Affolter-Caine, Executive Director, URC (University Research Corridor) to the Michigan Business Beat. They cover the new University Research Corridor’s 11th economic impact report.

The report was released Wednesday 9/5/18, which highlights the three universities contributions to the state – up from $16.5 billion in 2015. Britney also covers the business impact throughout the state, and specifics on how the universities are supporting all counties across Michigan. 

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