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Beyond The Mission | Leadership Culture & Characteristics

Beyond the Mission
November 10, 2020 11:00 AM

Vicki Hamilton-Allen talks with Chief Results Officer, Integrated Strategies Inc. Steve Trecha on the Michigan Business Network. They discuss Leadership characteristics and using Steve’s trademarked Leadership definitions: Acceleration and Depression, he discusses how these can be strengthened or weakened in different scenarios including a global pandemic.

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Beyond the Mission | CSR & Triple Bottom Line

Beyond the Mission
November 9, 2020 1:00 PM

Vicki Hamilton-Allen talks with Executive Vice President, Business Operations of Emergent BioSolutions, Adam Havey on the Michigan Business Network. They discuss the importance of Corporate Social Responsibility and how investing in the community cultivates long-term positive impact for community stakeholders, employees, and the financial bottom line.  

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Building Social Capital through Membership Associations

Beyond the Mission
October 28, 2020 8:00 AM

In business, networking is a critical skill. Memberships to associations or Business Chambers can help leverage networking opportunities for businesses both large and small. The term Social Capital refers to the relationships and interconnectedness that each of us have and use in our daily lives. Associations or Chambers often have commonality amongst the members.

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Luann Dunsford | October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Michigan Business Beat
October 14, 2020 3:00 PM

Chris Holman talks with the CEO of Michigan Works! Association, Luann Dunsford. Luann shares the importance of National Disability Employment Awareness month and how this year marks the 75th observance. The Michigan Works! Association does an excellent job of serving individuals with disabilities. Their members and the 16 Michigan Works! organizations across the state, serve over 600,000 job seekers each year. Among those job seekers, there are many individuals with disabilities. Michigan Works! partners with a variety of agencies both statewide and locally to provide training and assistance that helps them move seamlessly to the next level of employment.

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Jack Roberts "One More Call"

Leadership Low Down
September 29, 2020 8:00 AM

Jack Roberts retired from his position as executive director of theMichigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) in August of 2018. At the time, his 32-year tenure was the longest among the active CEOs in the 51 association membership of the National Federation of State High School Associations, for whom Mr. Roberts served as Assistant Director in charge of Public Legislative and Judicial Affairs from 1993 to 1980. He served in the national staff of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes from 1981 until 1986 including as FCA, Executive Vice President.

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Luann Dunsford | BSP Program Unlocks the Key to Talent Needs

Michigan Business Beat
August 27, 2020 8:00 AM

Chris Holman welcomes CEO for Michigan Works! Association Luann Dunsford to the Michigan Business Network. The Michigan Works! Association offers a variety of training opportunities which is part of the three pillars of service that the association offers to its members. Luann explains how the Business Solutions Professional (BSP) program is essential to finding and boosting local talent. The BSP program adds an elevated level of knowledge and expertise that assists certified professionals in discovering new approaches to addressing customer needs. The BSP program is open to anyone who is interested in enrolling in it. You can learn more about the BSP program by visiting the Michigan Works! website at https://www.michiganworks.org/bsp-training

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Tony Vernaci | AIAM Working Hard for the Airline Industry

Michigan Business Beat
July 15, 2020 2:00 PM

Watch Tony Vernaci, President/Founder of the Aerospace Industry Association of Michigan (AIAM) talk with Chris Holman on this portion of the Michigan Business Beat. Tony catches Chris up on how the airlines have been hit hard by COVID-19 and how the association is working hard to remain up-to-speed.

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Greater Lansing's Virtual Vacation

Michigan Business Network
April 20, 2020 3:00 PM

Dreaming of a summer weekend getaway? We are too! So while we all have some extra time on our hands, the Greater Lansing CVB compiled a list of Greater Lansing attractions offering virtual tours, activities, classes, videos, Facebook live events and more. All designed to inspire your virtual vacation dreams.

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Greater Lansing Celebrates April as Autism Awareness Month. Plan Your Trip to the Most Sensory-friendly City in Michigan!

Michigan Business Network
March 6, 2020 3:00 PM

LANSING, Mich.— The Greater Lansing region prides itself on being a welcoming community and it is our goal to provide the best experience to all guests that visit. According to the Centers for Disease Control, 1 in 59 children are diagnosed on the autism spectrum.

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Greater Lansing CVB Announces Strong Year for Regional Tourism, CTA Star of the Year and New CEO!

Michigan Business Network
February 25, 2020 2:00 PM

Occasion Marks 60th Year for this CVB

LANSING, Mich.
– The Greater Lansing Convention and Visitors Bureau (GLCVB) held its annual meeting on February 25 and announced good news for the regional hospitality industry and local economy.

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