Entrepreneurs Say Culture Impacts Bottom Line, Needs Improvement
Entrepreneurs recognize the impact of culture on their bottom line but 70 percent say theirs needs improvement. A new turnstone study of entrepreneurs finds physical workspace, employee collaboration and well-being are areas for improvement.
Canvas Watch Co. Draws on Creativity, Kickstarter to Get Ticking
Canvas Watch Co., a Detroit venture, has come to life with the help of Kickstarter crowd funding, and the advice, experience and creativity of contributors regionally and nationally.
How a Successful Product Recall Can Strengthen Brand Loyalty
During a crisis, the easy way out is the wrong way. Shortcuts that compromise the safety of your customers aren’t just unethical; they’re bad for business. But when you do the right thing, everyone benefits.
‘Non-Competes’ Won’t Let Michigan Compete
Non-competes are hurting Michigan’s ability to compete in a new economy. Recent evidence clearly shows that states that allow and enforce non-compete agreements (even where limited to “reasonable” scope) show less mobility of talent, attract less venture capital, and have fewer startup ventures.
Innovation 101: Create, Control, Compete, Collaborate
Innovation has made our country what it is today – and the need for it is greater than ever as we compete in a global economy. The problem: What is innovation and how do we do it. Professor Jeff DeGraff, who runs innovation labs in Atlanta and Ann Arbor and teaches at the Steven M. Ross Business School at the University of Michigan, offers a seminar for Corp! readers. The bell is about to ring..
Top Michigan Business Women Win Honors
The Greater Detroit Chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) has named its Top 10 Michigan Business Women Award winners for 2014.