Veterans increasingly considered ‘top hires’ by companies

When they served in the U.S. military, the men and women of the armed forces fought to defend their nation, its ideals and its people. Now, employers throughout the country are fighting over them, hoping to hire these skilled soldiers throughout their organizations. Michigan may be one of the most visible examples of a veteran-centric […]

In the News: Automotive Company Gets the Nod from Kiplinger’s Magazine

Every company would love for a financial magazine to call its stock “an attractive opportunity.” For one company, that description is a reality in the latest Kiplinger’s “Best Stocks to Buy Now” article. The magazine, which has a strong national readership for its personal-finance advice and stock information, recently highlighted the Michigan-based General Motors as […]

She Saw a Gap in the App Store, So She Created Her Own Solution: Coach Companion

Erika Alessandrini was working out on her treadmill when a great idea came to her – a career-coaching app she could use to help her clients. Alessandrini looked at her smartphone, and she was surprised to find there wasn’t an app that met her needs. So, like all resourceful entrepreneurs, she businesswoman decided to create […]

What Really Matters?

When I started writing EntreLeadership: 20 Years of Practical Business Wisdom from the Trenches, I asked myself the question, “What are the fundamental principles that caused my company to win?” In the process, I came up with six concepts that helped transform my business from a card table in the living room to a nationally […]

Steal This Idea: Get Help When You Make a Surprising Business Announcement

Media from radio to newspapers to blogs as well as social-media sites exploded with the news: Detroit’s beloved Henry the Hatter had lost its lease for its longtime storefront. People assumed the worst, and many longtime fans were afraid that Henry the Hatter was closing. The news, which came out in early July, has remained at the […]

‘Art is too important not to share’ says Brazilian born sculptor/painter

Romero Britto’s artwork – sculpture and paintings that are vivid, playful and instantly recognizable – is found in nearly every nation, has included internationally known celebrities and hangs in the homes of world-class collectors. Britto’s work can be seen throughout the U.S., including Florida (he lives in Miami), California, New York, Washington, D.C., and New Jersey. […]