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U.P. Perspective | LSCP Perspective for Early August 2022

U.P. Perspectives
August 9, 2022 7:00 AM

Perspective delivered by

Christopher Germain

New CEO, LSCP.

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Media Business | Bill Mory Passion for Good Golf and Business

Media Business
August 8, 2022 3:00 PM

Tony Conley is a newer content contributor and show host for Michigan Business Network. To wrap up his twenty-fifth episode, Tony has a three-segment conversation about the career path of a Michigan golf course owner, especially the teaching that it has allowed him to provide.  

He welcomes Bill Mory who after spending 13 years as the Head Professional and Director of Golf at Walnut Hills Country Club in East Lansing, MI my wife Karen and I purchased Meridian Sun Golf Club in Haslett, MI (formerly Pine Lake Golf Course) in February 2000.

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Media Business | Cyndi Garza Strategic Recruiting Training and Coaching

Media Business
August 8, 2022 2:00 PM

Tony Conley is a newer content contributor and show host for Michigan Business Network. To kick off his twenty-fifth episode, Tony has a three-segment conversation about strategic recruiting, along with training and coaching talent in Michigan.  

He welcomes Cyndi Garza Vice President of National Business Development with Union Home Mortgage Corp.

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SBAM | Employee Mental Health Remains Low

Michigan Business Network
August 8, 2022 12:00 PM

By Jason Rowe, courtesy of SBAM Approved Partner ASE

New research from employee benefits provider Unum shows over half (56%) of U.S. workers, primarily Millennials and Gen Z, felt mentally unwell in the previous year. Additionally, 42% of employees said they needed to take time off from work to deal with their mental health.

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Michigan Business Beat | CAMW! VIP Employer Spotlight: Manitou Pontoons

Michigan Business Beat
August 5, 2022 3:00 PM

 Jeffrey Mosher welcomes, Shaun Cohen, Talent Acquisition Advisor at Manitou Pontoons/BRP Marine Group, Lansing, MI

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Michigan Business Beat | Brighton Teen Launches Mobile Detailing Business, How a Local Business is Recognizing and Rewarding the Young Entrepreneur

Michigan Business Beat
August 5, 2022 2:00 PM

Jeffrey Mosher welcomes Detail Garage Owner Garrett Kubiak, Sterling Heights, and Shorty's Auto Detailing Connor Nicholson of Brighton, MI.

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LEAP's One and All Inclusive Entrepreneurship Initiative Celebrates 19 Graduates from Program Six — May-July 2022

Pure Lansing
August 5, 2022 10:00 AM

Six One and All Graduating Class Continues to Accelerate Economic Mobility Across Clinton, Eaton,  Ingham and Shiawassee Counties   

LANSING, Mich. (Aug. 3, 2022) – Nineteen entrepreneurs from across the Lansing region celebrated the end of a two-month journey of business growth with the sixth program of One and All, an inclusive entrepreneurship initiative created in 2020 by the Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) and funded by the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) and the Consumers Energy Foundation. 

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Registration Closing for Michigan Broadband/Telecommunications Webinar: Suppliers Needed

Michigan Business Network
August 4, 2022 9:00 AM

Michigan Broadband/Telecommunications Webinar
 
August 10, 2022, 10:30 - 11:30 am
 
Pure Michigan Business Connect (PMBC) is partnering with Connected Nation Michigan, Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (PTAC’s), and the Michigan Economic Development Corporation’s Market Development team to help Michigan’s Internet Service Providers (ISPs) procure the necessary commodities (e.g., fiber-optic cable, splice closures, concrete vaults, handholes, etc.) needed to deploy new broadband networks in Michigan and ensure the once-in-a-generation opportunities of the new IIJA and other funds can be realized to connect all Michiganders.
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SBA | Hot Topic – New Maximum Fixed Rates for 7(a) Guaranteed Loans

Michigan Business Network
August 4, 2022 8:00 AM

Effective on the first day of August, SBA published a notice for a regulatory rule that announces the maximum allowable fixed interest rates for 7(a) guaranteed loans. The final rule “removed or revised various regulations governing the agency’s business loan programs that were considered obsolete, unnecessary, ineffective, or burdensome.”

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SBAM | Court Affirms Importance of Correct Employee Handbook Policies

Michigan Business Network
August 3, 2022 2:00 PM

By Michael Burns, courtesy of SBAM Approved Partner ASE

ASE conducts many employee handbook reviews throughout the year. The first component of that review is to look at important and necessary compliance policy statements that should be in every employee handbook. Last month the Michigan Court of Appeals ruled against an employer that did not follow its employee handbook policies properly.

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