Tips from an Improv Performer to Improve Your Public Speaking Skills
Many jobs come with instruction, whether it is a job description, an employee manual or the like. But for the performers who work throughout the summer and into fall at the Renaissance Festival in Holly, much of what they do is spontaneous and based on the basics of improv comedy. The 37th Annual Michigan Renaissance...
How to Solve Sales Woes Through Activity Management
A good activity management program is within the reach of any company, whether you have one salesperson or 1,000 – and it can be your best friend in developing sales results.
Six Tips to Prevent Poaching Intellectual Property Along with Employees
Free market economies work best when companies strive to improve their products and services—and employee-poaching can be an effective tactic in the fight to stay competitive. But be careful not to cross the line of fair competition when hiring new talent.
Wolverine Worldwide Builds a Footwear Powerhouse
With 15 brands in 200 countries and territories, globally nimble giant remains well positioned for even more growth.
Talk About a Scary Job: Be a Character at One of Michigan’s Largest Haunted Houses
Plenty of job postings likely pass by your eye either on social media, websites like LinkedIn or through search queries of your own. But some of them truly stand out – especially when they involve working for one of the scariest employers in all of Michigan or even the nation. If you’ve ever wondered what...
Have Bike, Will Travel: This Executive Always Takes His Wheels on the Road
It’s a word that few of us may be familiar with – but the term “merces” - (mur’sez) has deep meaning for Royal Oak business Merces Consulting Group Inc. “Merces” is Latin for pay, reward or recompense. And for company President Edmund B. Ura, working with companies to be their best and to serve others...