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Implications of Moving the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem

globalEDGE Business Beat
January 5, 2018 1:00 PM

Hosted by Tomas Hult, this segment of the globalEDGE Business Beat is an interview with Ayalla Ruvio, a faculty in the Broad College of Business at Michigan State University.

Tomas Hult is Professor and Byington Endowed Chair in the Eli Broad College of Business at Michigan State University. Dr. Ruvio is an applied consumer behavior researcher who focuses on issues such as identity and consumption, material vs. experiential consumption, consumer arrogance, and cross-cultural consumer behavior.

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LAFCU 2017 fundraising efforts net nearly $20,400 for United Way

Michigan Business Network
January 5, 2018 10:00 AM

January 5, 2018, LANSING, Mich. — In advancement of the credit union vision of “People helping People,” LAFCU presented a check for nearly $20,400 to the Capital Area United Way at year-end 2017. The funds included proceeds from multiple employee fundraising activities throughout the year, employee pledges and a corporate contribution.

Fundraising activities coordinated by an employee committee included dress down days, online and live auctions, raffles, 50/50 drawings and a trip to FireKeepers Casino.

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MBN's Statewide Business Calendar

Michigan Business Network
January 5, 2018 9:00 AM

2018 is here and there are some excellent statewide business events that offer great insights and networking opportunity. Check out our MBN calendar for an event near you! 

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CBRE’s 2018 U.S. Market Outlook

Michigan Business Network
January 4, 2018 5:00 PM

DECEMBER 2017 CBRE’s 2018 U.S. Market Outlook forecasts market performance in the year ahead for all major commercial real estate sectors.

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Printing Essentials is more than just Printing

Michigan Business Beat
January 4, 2018 4:00 PM

Chris Holman talks with Jason French, Managing Partner, Printing Essentials about the company's 2017 in review, then looks ahead to 2018.

Jason shares a bit about what the Michigan business community needs to know about Printing Essentials, and many of their lines of products.

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Who Can You Be in 2018?

Be Investable
January 4, 2018 3:00 PM

In this episode, Michael S. Melfi takes on New Year’s resolutions. What will your goals be in 2018? Where will your focus be? Who can you be in 2018 that is going to allow you to reach the greatest version of you? Michael gets down to the core of helping you identify where you want to go and then he offers tips and tools to reach the outcome. Start your year off in a great spot and tune into this podcast.

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Meet MBN Program Host Steve Purdy

Michigan Business Network
January 4, 2018 12:00 PM

Steve Purdy is an auto enthusiast and expert who hosts the show A Shunpiker’s Journal on Michigan Business Network.

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The Future of Digital Cash

Michigan Business Beat
January 3, 2018 3:00 PM

Jerry Norris, CEO of Grand Ledge Fledge and Investor, and entrepreneur David Smith visit MBN to talk about the currency which was all over the news in 2017: Bitcoin.

They cover what exactly is bitcoin, where you can buy it, and how someone can use it. Cryptocurrency could be the way of the future and David and Jerry explain some key insights about this new digital cash.


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Killer Robots, Workplace Surveillance & World's Largest Battery

Bottom Line IT
January 2, 2018 3:00 PM

The JustASK team filters through thousands of technology articles weekly, and shares the ones you really need to keep up with. For the business audience they bring the information down to the Bottom Line of I.T.

In this episode they explore DNA, Killer Robots, Google and Cisco, Employer tracking, Elon Musk, and Equifax.

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Capital Area Manufacturing Council Travels to Italy

Michigan Business Beat
January 2, 2018 2:00 PM

Jeffrey Mosher talks with Michelle Cordano, Executive Director of Capital Area Manufacturing Council at Capital Area Michigan Works! and gets the CAMW! Success Story of the Month.  

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