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Sports and Small Business Success

Business Next
July 1, 2015 11:00 AM

Excerpts of a keynote address by entrepreneur and small business owner Andre Hutson, who was a member of the 2000 National Championship basketball team at Michigan State University. Speaking before a group of high school and middle school students from mid-Michigan, he talks about his upbringing and basketball career, and how his sports experience helped propel his business success.

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Small Business and Facility Management

Michigan Business Beat
June 30, 2015 2:00 PM

How do you make your company more efficient to impact your bottom line? Thomas Cook, President and CEO at Team Facilities Inc., shares a few of his secrets, and how his services can benefit your small business' facility management costs.

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Women in Mobile Technology, Social Media, Weak Passwords and More

This Week in Small Business Technology
June 25, 2015 2:30 PM

Michael Rogers talks with Linda Daichendt, Executive Director of the Mobile Technology Association of Michigan, about the MTAM Women in Mobile Tech Advisory Council, mobile traffic to news websites, the boom in social media, the surge in mobile ad spending by small businesses, the hazards of weak passwords, and apps for the new Apple Watch.

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ORGPRO Conference Highlights

Association Impact
June 25, 2015 12:24 PM

Jeffrey Mosher and Cheryl Ronk review highlights for this year's three day ORGPRO Conference. Listeners then get to experience one of the great Keynotes from those sessions, and learn from Stuart Meyer on creating a Nitch Life. It is not just what you do, but also how you do it.

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Mackinac Policy Conference Stirring Keynote Address

Michigan Business Beat
June 24, 2015 6:30 PM

John Hope Bryant delivered one of the stirring keynote addresses of the 2015 Mackinac Policy Conference, put on by the Detroit Regional Chamber of Commerce. The founder and CEO of Operation Hope Inc., and founder of Bryant Group Ventures, discusses how big and small businesses currently are, and could be, involved with Detroit and other parts of Michigan.

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Festival of the Sun and Moon

Show Biz Weekly
June 19, 2015 3:00 PM

Steve Bohnet is discussing the Festival of the Sun and Moon, in Old Town Lansing, tickets in advance and at the door, plus VIP tables are available. Taylor and Michael also talk with Steve about volunteering and the benefits of being a part of the community through giving back.

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World's Largest Oldsmobile Homecoming Show

A Shunpiker's Journal
June 18, 2015 10:00 AM

We talk to Steve Zaban, of Williamston, about the Oldsmobile Homecoming Show, coming up June 20, on the west side of Lansing. The show will draw hundreds of cars of that storied brand - a brand that lasted more than a century, with most of those cars being built in Lansing.

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Entrepreneurship and How Big Cities Like Detroit Can Prosper

Michigan Business Beat
June 17, 2015 4:00 PM

Here are further excerpts from the keynote address delivered Wednesday afternoon May 27, at the 2015 Mackinac Policy Conference, by Founder and CEO of Operation Hope Inc., John Hope Bryant, who is also Founder of Bryant Group Ventures.

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Sparrow Ionia Grand Opening

Michigan Business Beat
June 16, 2015 9:00 PM

Thursday, June 4, 2015, Michigan Business Network's Erica Bills was on the road to Ionia, Michigan, at the Grand Opening, Open House for Sparrow Ionia. She speaks with Daniel A. Balice, Mayor of Ionia, and Board President for Sparrow Ionia Hospital. He shares a run-down on the event and this new $25 million facility, the newest for Sparrow Health System.

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Building a Sustainable Food Economy

Michigan Business Beat
June 16, 2015 7:00 PM

An afternoon panel discussion on Wednesday, May 27, during the Detroit Regional Chamber of Commerce's 2015 Mackinac Policy Conference, focused on Supply and Demand: Building a Sustainable Food Economy. Panelists discussing the topic included Craig Edsill, President, Clemens Food Group, of Pennsylvania; Walter Robb, Co-CEO, Whole Foods Market; Michigan U.S., Senator Debbie Stabenow; and out of Ferndale, Michigan, Garden Fresh Gourmet's Vice Chairman, Dave Zilko.

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