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 […]
Cash flow issues are one of the big reasons businesses fail. And these types of problems are directly related to an owner not staying on top of the numbers and having poor accounting practices.
Football lovers are in a frenzy this time of year. The NFL and NCAA playoffs are in full swing, and the Big Game is just weeks away. While most fans focus on the players and their exploits on the field, a lot can be learned from the men on the sidelines who devise strategy and […]
For business owners, investing outside of their business can be challenging. Let’s face it, a successful business owner has much more understanding and control of their business than a diversified investment and insurance portfolio.
Understanding the important real estate trends and subtle economic undercurrents can have a big impact on real estate transactions. In this two-part series, real estate consultant Emery Matthews of Real Estate Interests explores when and how to manage substantial real estate change.
Rehmann Tax Principal Sam Hodges explains four vital issues that should be on every Michigan business’ radar and what they could mean for your company.
The Mission Investors Exchange and the Council of Michigan Foundations have collaborated to create Mission Investing Institute, designed to empower foundations about investing opportunities.
More than 9 million companies are in the hands of the baby boomer generation who founded them and in the next 15 years most of those businesses will need to transition to new ownership. Here’s how to do it right.
Fifth Third Bank Eastern Michigan will relocate its headquarters to One Woodward Avenue, a historically significant structure within the downtown Detroit corridor. The move brings 150 workers and major investment to the city’s core.
Improving the financial literacy of employees seems simple, but the outcome it generates—especially when paired with a competitive game-atmosphere—is outstanding. The forward-forecasting approach can engage employees and benefits the bottom line.
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.
Compass Commercial President and Founder Lynn Drake says being an entrepreneur is her “natural person.” She’s extremely successful at being herself, and is Corp! magazine’s overall winner as an Entrepreneur of Distinction in 2014.
A just released survey on response to the Michigan Invests Locally Exemption shows there is untapped capital potential ready to invest. Corp! partnered with Reconsider, an Ypsilanti based company with expertise in social impact economy research and business advisory services, for the survey,
Grand Rapids, Mich.-based metal stamping and metal forming manufacturer Proos announced March 12, 2014, it is adding 50 new jobs as part of a multi-million dollar expansion.
Angott Search Group surveyed bankers across the country, from Wall Street to Main Street, to provide insight into their views on the industry, their immediate plans and the future of their organizations.
Planning to make equipment purchases? Double-check your tax planning strategy two popular business tax incentives have drastically changed. CPA Claude Titche explains what’s at stake.
Pro sports tourism in Michigan can make an estimated economic impact of $70 million a year, experts say. But many also question the industry’s real economic benefit. As a new hockey stadium moves forward in Detroit, our story from December 2013 looks at the pros and cons of the sector
The venture capital Industry in Michigan last year saw its second-best quarter on record. Investors and entrepreneurs are speeding forward with big ideas and big collaborations, creating what some say is one of the most high-energy environments for business growth that the state has had in decades.
Across the globe, governments, multinational businesses and financial professionals are looking at the economics of climate change and coming to the same conclusion: In order to increase and sustain economic growth, businesses must become more environmentally sustainable.
$6.4 million in funding has been secured for street lights and other improvements on 2.3 miles of West Vernor in Southwest Detroit.
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