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Community Impact: How to Transform Communities with Scientific Thinking

The Leaning Edge
May 23, 2017 10:00 AM

Debra talks with Jason Schulist, VP of Continuous Improvement, Appvion, about how communities can be transformed with scientific thinking. Here is a little bit about Jason Schulist:

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The Implementation of Lean To Improve the Delivery of Legal Services

The Leaning Edge
May 19, 2017 4:00 PM

Debra Levantrosser discusses the implementation of Lean to improve the delivery of Legal service with Greg Avesian, Director, Business Process Solutions, The Orlans Group, Troy, MI.

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Why Your Manufacturing Company Needs Lean in Services

The Leaning Edge
May 19, 2017 3:00 PM

Debra Levantrosser speaks with Author, Keynote Speaker, Lean and Creativity Coach and Consultant, Karyn Ross who is the Principal, Karyn Ross Consulting, co-author, "The Toyota Way to Service Excellence". They discuss why your manufacturing company needs lean in services.

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Gary Kushner Discusses: IRS Announced 2018 HSA Limits and Plan Designs

Michigan Business Beat
May 18, 2017 10:00 AM

Chris Holman catches up with Gary Kushner SPHR, CBP is the President and CEO of Kushner & Company, Portage, MI. Internationally recognized as an expert in the field, he is one of the nation's most sought after speakers on HR strategy and employee benefits.

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Michigan’s Continual Improvement Effort at the Intersection of Government and Healthcare

The Leaning Edge
May 17, 2017 5:00 PM

Dennis Sergent, Chair – Michigan Len Consortium and President, Sergent Results Group, talks with Debra about “Bringing Clarity Out of Chaos" – Michigan’s Continual Improvement Effort at the Intersection of Government and Healthcare. Here is more on Dennis: 

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Lean Management Journal Articles

The Leaning Edge
May 17, 2017 3:00 PM

Debra talks with Bill Bellows who is the Deputy Director, The W. Edwards Deming Institute. They talk about lean management journal articles, and distinguishing deming’s work from other management systems. Here is a little bit about Dr. Bill Bellows: 

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This Month in Small Business - May 2017

This Month in Small Business
May 12, 2017 9:00 AM

Michael Rogers, communications officer for the Small Business Association of Michigan, talks with nationally known small business advocate Chris Holman about Michigan Business Network on-the-road. The first two segments cover Chris, Jeffrey Mosher and the MBN team's coverage out to over a dozen locations from Traverse City to Detroit during April 2017.

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The Importance of Psychologically and Financially Investing in Your Employees

Business Next
May 1, 2017 12:00 PM

Michael Rogers, communications officer for the Small Business Association of Michigan, talks with trainer and business coach Tom Borg about the importance of psychologically and financially investing in your employees, how to encourage innovation in your small business, and how to foster creativity in yourself as the business owner.

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PPA Workforce Development Experts Offer Insight on the Implementation of Workforce System Innovations

Michigan Business Network
April 21, 2017 3:00 PM

Vice president and director of education and workforce, Colleen E. Graber, and project manager, Michael J. Polzin, authored a paper to highlight lessons from PPA's evaluation of the Virginia Financial Success Network (VFSN)-a project funded by a U.S. Department of Labor Workforce Innovation Fund grant.

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Profile of a Southeast Michigan Consulting and Management Service

Business Next
April 20, 2017 12:00 PM

Michael Rogers, communications officer for the Small Business Association of Michigan, talks with Brandi Shelton, managing partner for Utilize Consulting Service and Management Group in Southfield.

 

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