Ross Mortgage Corporation closed its offices on Thursday, August 3, and brought more than 60 employees together to help clean up a Detroit neighborhood by removing blight, picking weeds, mowing lawns, and picking up garbage.
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 […]
When the term infrastructure is brought up, several things come quickly to mind. Bridges, roads, pipelines, even the power grid that keeps the lights on are logical touchpoints and Corp! has featured these topics in a series of articles. But there’s another category that is getting the attention of communities in Michigan and elsewhere—the enabling […]
Internet connectivity key for job, community growth
Baker College Girls STEM Camp was a flying success for girls ages 12-14 from Warren and Mount Clemens. “When we introduce a young girl to STEM career opportunities, we open the door to something she might never have previously imagined,” said Patty Kaufman, president of Clinton Township campus.
As more Americans look to shape up, eat more healthy foods and look for meat alternatives, an innovative food producer is stepping up in markets across the county to provide a plant-based protein alternative – that also tastes good.
Michigan, like many Rust Belt states, has long suffered from what people describe as a talent gap or “brain drain.” One area of particular concern is whether women have enough opportunity within the math and science industries. One university is working to find ways to help female engineers and other careers within the STEM fields. […]
Incubators are leveraging resources to develop communities and talent.
Deep breathing. Finding a mantra. Sitting still and thinking quietly. These might not sound like things you and your co-workers might do at work – but one expert says they should be. “It’s not uncommon now for big corporations to encourage meditation during breaks and even hold meditation events during working hours,” says Dr. Barbara […]
Holly Cutler and her husband, Dr. Doug Cutler, are what one might describe as “rejuvenation experts,” focusing their business on helping people improve the quality of their skin, health and overall well-being through trendsetting procedures and wellness techniques. Together, they run FACE, an award-winning integrative skin and wellness clinic for more than 12 years. FACE […]
Having a dog in your office can provide a number of benefits, including boosting employee morale, relieving stress and creating a benefit that attracts top talent.
When it comes to places to work, people who have a choice often pay attention to what others are saying, which is one reason (need we have more?) that the National Best and Brightest Companies to Work For program is such a valuable tool in today’s quest for employees who will contribute to high levels […]
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 […]
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 […]
A future with electric and driverless cars may be nearer than once thought
Some may hold the misconception that today’s teenagers are too busy chatting with friends on their smartphones or hanging out online rather than focusing on building their skills or preparing for their future careers. But one group of teens recently showed that their love of technology, in fact, has enabled them to not only think […]
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 […]
Matriarch of Bavarian Inn continues serving up love, for family and community.
Said ITC team co-captain Gail Elliott, “Relay gives us the opportunity to remember those we’ve lost to cancer, honor those who have fought or are fighting back, praise the caregivers, and most importantly – fundraise to support cancer research and much-needed services for patients and caregivers.”
Something extraordinary is happening in neighborhoods all around the city of Detroit. Hundreds of lots formerly plagued by abandoned houses and crab grass are now home to chicken coops, flower and vegetable gardens, and large-scale drip irrigation fields blooming with crops of all kinds.
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. […]
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