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LEO | New Policy Resolutions Approved by the Michigan Workforce Development Board

Michigan Business Network
June 15, 2022 10:00 AM

State Workforce Board calls for more mental health resources and creation of local Sixty by 30 goals to close talent gaps

LANSING, MICH. – The Michigan Workforce Development Board is calling for more mental health supports in the workplace and the creation of local Sixty by 30 goals across the state to build lasting resiliency for employees and to accelerate the state’s economic growth and prosperity for all Michiganders.

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LEO | Poverty Task Force Releases Policy Recommendations to Improve Health Outcomes for Michiganders

Michigan Business Network
June 14, 2022 5:00 PM

Group releases 29 policy recommendations designed to lift struggling Michiganders out of poverty and improve their health outcomes, highlights the connection between wealth and health outcomes

CLIO, Mich. – The Michigan Poverty Task Force released its second set of policy recommendations to continue the State’s efforts to lift struggling Michiganders out of poverty and improve their health outcomes. Since the task force’s first 2021 report, significant investments for Michigan families have centered on gaps in Michigan’s social safety net and were included in Gov. Whitmer’s FY22 budget based on PTF 2021 recommendations.

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LAFCU Focuses on Financial Stewardship at Lansing Christian School

Michigan Business Network
June 13, 2022 5:00 PM

LANSING, Mich. — LAFCU employees were serving up financial reality at Lansing Christian School in May.

To help seniors better understand personal finance, the Michigan credit union presented a 1.5-hour Financial Reality Fair that tasked students to create real-life financial budgets for living independently.

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CAR | Discusses This Week's Hot Topics

Michigan Business Network
June 13, 2022 1:00 PM

This week, electric vehicle charging took the spotlight after an announcement from the Biden Administration and a troubling study on EV chargers out of California. There was also some significant news out of the EU regarding gasoline vehicles as we continue to see more ambitious emissions targets announced globally. Finally, we review some interesting developments in the self-driving technologies and ADAS spaces.

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CAR | Keeping the Driver in Driver Assistance Systems

Michigan Business Network
June 10, 2022 9:00 AM

In 2020, the advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) industry generated around 17.6 billion U.S. dollars globally.

Between 2015 and 2020, the global ADAS market doubled in size and is expected to continue to grow, reaching nearly 32 billion USD by 2023, according to Statista Research Department. Tesla’s Autopilot, Ford’s BlueCruise, and Cadillac’s Super Cruise are different names for similar driver assistance systems found on many models today. These systems include technology packages that promise a wide range of benefits, performing everything except full self-driving.

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LAFCU Appoints Three to Senior Staff Positions

Michigan Business Network
June 9, 2022 2:00 PM

LANSING, Mich. — LAFCU has named three individuals to leadership positions as senior staff members.

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CAR | Hotels in Traverse City Are Filling up Quickly

Michigan Business Network
June 9, 2022 7:00 AM

CAR Management Briefing Seminars

Time is running out to book your stay in Traverse City for CAR MBS. The Grand Traverse Resort, Traverse City, MI, is your next business opportunity waiting for you at CAR MBS.

August 2-4, 2022

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Leadership Lowdown | Arjun Moorthy - A Paper Boy's Journey

Leadership Lowdown
June 8, 2022 4:00 PM

This is the interesting journey of Arjun Moorthy, who started out earning money as a paperboy and went on to earn trust by curating unbiased information for the public. Born in India and raised in Nigeria and Canada, Arjun Moorthy has found his place in the world by helping people get all the facts on topics of importance.  

He's the latest guest for six segments with Vic Verchereau on Leadership LowDown.
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Last Days to Get Your Opinion in for MFBI Spring 2022

Michigan Business Network
June 7, 2022 9:00 AM

Michigan small businesses, let your voices be heard!

Chris Holman welcomes back Paul King, President of ROI Insight, Grosse Pointe, MI. Paul has conducted the Michigan Future Business index survey on behalf of Michigan Business Network twice a year since 2011, across three companies.
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LAFCU Awards $10K in College Scholarships, $2K to Charities

Michigan Business Network
June 7, 2022 7:00 AM

Winner essays: Struggles during pandemic led these high school students to self-reflection, new connections, focus on careers 

LANSING, Mich. — LAFCU has awarded $10,000 in college scholarships to winners of the credit union’s 14th annual Write to Educate Essay Contest and $2,000 to charities selected by the winners.

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