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What Book To Read?

The Trep Talk
March 21, 2017 4:00 PM

This week The Trep Talk is a little different – our host, Michael Melfi lists his top 50 reads, and why they are important to entrepreneurs and professionals. Faced with shelf after shelf of business books, an entrepreneur may want a recommendation before spending valuable time perusing the pages of a book. The books Michael lists were ones that carried him forward and offer valuable insight and advice. Grab one from each list and read them at the same time to get your brain firing and thinking.

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OU Inc has Four great events coming up soon!

Michigan Business Beat
March 17, 2017 4:30 PM

Amy Butler, Executive Director OU INC Smartzone Incubator & Innovation Center INBIA International Soft Landing Facility Clean Energy Research Center OAKLAND UNIVERSITY Rochester, MI, spoke with Jeffrey Mosher about four great upcoming events!

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Remote Control for startups

The Trep Talk
March 17, 2017 1:30 PM

Working remotely is a dream for many people – even employers. Well, now a startup up, Remote Year, is making that dream come true! They put together 75 professionals who all travel together to 12 cities – one per month – while still keeping their jobs – and still working. The concept is one whose time has come. As Jesse Gross, the company’s Head of Partnerships, asks in this week’s The Trep Talk, ‘why should anyone have to choose between work and travel?’ With Remote Year, they can finally have both. 

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Entrepreneur YOU Conferences Coming to Michigan

Around the State
March 8, 2017 3:00 PM

Recently Hanna Burmeister Marketing Manager Michigan SBDC spoke with Kris Ridings, Assistant Director of Entrepreneurial Initiatives at the Michigan Women's Foundation. The Michigan Women's Foundation is hosting three Entrepreneur YOU conferences around the state in March. Female entrepreneurs will spend the day learning how to launch or grow their business and making valuable connections with other attendees.

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Dog Trainer to #1 Best Selling Amazon Author

The Trep Talk
March 6, 2017 2:00 PM

Gila Kurtz turned her passion as a professional dog trainer, into an award winning, seven-figure lifestyle brand for dog lovers as well as becoming a #1 best selling Amazon author. But her definition for success doesn’t really include revenue. Find out how she shifted her definition for success and the lessons she would tell her ‘just starting out’ self that could save other entrepreneurs time and energy this week on The Trep Talk.

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Entrepreneur YOU Conferences This Month

Michigan Business Beat
March 1, 2017 11:00 AM

Jeffrey Mosher spoke with Kris Ridings, Assistant Director of Entrepreneurial Initiatives at the Michigan Women's Foundation. The Michigan Women's Foundation is hosting three Entrepreneur YOU conferences around the state in March. Female entrepreneurs will spend the day learning how to launch or grow their business and making valuable connections with other attendees.

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If You Build It They Will Come

The Trep Talk
February 27, 2017 3:00 PM

The first time Shayna Oliveria made money online she presold a course that didn’t exist! Eighteen people signed up for it and that set up a model that she has used in her business over and over again. Today she’s built up her site www.espressoenglish.net to 600,000 plus visits/month through content marketing and sells 13 online course and numerous eBooks focused on English as a Second Language. She built a relationship with her audience so they know, like and trust her enough to buy her products.

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Being FARsighted

The Trep Talk
February 17, 2017 4:30 PM

Starting a conversation with a potential employee by saying, ‘this is why I’m going to fire you,’ may seem harsh, but is also very clear on the expectations for the position and makes for a very memorable interview. It can also be used to tell someone the positive steps needed to reach the next level within your company, ‘to reach vice president, you will need to…’ Again clearly outlining what the expectations are to reach the goal.

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Valuable Actions

The Trep Talk
February 14, 2017 5:00 PM

As CEO of Seequs Digital Marketing, named the Fastest Growing Company in Colorado two years in a row, Stephen Christopher is serious when he says growing business is his passion. Focusing on what actions are the most valuable use of his time and still working the plan he created, is key to bouncing back from what others would see as a setback.

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Premier Security Solutions for Schools

Leadership Low Down
February 7, 2017 12:00 PM

David Forystek invested 24+ years of his life in protecting other people. He has served as a police officer, sergeant and chief with two different law enforcement agencies. Today he may have his most important assignment, protecting our children in their schools. Three and half years ago educational leaders ask David to help them with their security concerns at their school. They believe in him and today he owns Premier Security Solutions.

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