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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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Latest Social Media Insights for Small Business Owners

Business Next
April 7, 2017 5:00 PM

Michael Rogers, communications officer for the Small Business Association of Michigan, interviews social media expert Kate Snyder, owner of Piper & Gold Public Relations in Lansing. They discuss social media insights from the annual South by Southwest (SXSW) tech and media conference, and the do’s and don’ts of using social media to connect with millennials.

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Why to attend the Michigan Works! EO Summit

Michigan Business Beat
April 6, 2017 10:00 AM

Jeffrey Mosher spoke with Edythe Hatter Williams, CEO, Capital Area Michigan Works! CAMW! Lansing, MI, about an upcoming EO Summit and EO Laws.

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A Simple Tip that Could Save your Business Millions

Bottom Line IT
March 30, 2017 5:30 PM

This one simple tip could save you and your business.   Learn what it is and how to implement it.

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Profile of a “seasoned” Small Business in Kalamazoo

Business Next
March 24, 2017 9:00 AM

Michael Rogers, communications officer for the Small Business Association of Michigan, talks with Alicia Clemens, founder of Season for a Reason seasoned salts. The company promotional materials say their product is a “tasty seasoning blends of sea salt, peppers, and more! Use it on pork chops, chicken, salmon, steak, hamburger, eggs, green beans, corn, potatoes, french fries, pizza, salad dressing, pasta sauce, popcorn, and more! Inspired by the late Gary Clemens. Handmade by the wife and children of Gary. Made in Michigan. No MSG. Ingredients come from a gluten-free facility.”

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