Rules for small business success

Rules for small business success

Rules for small business success By Kathleen L. Mechem, President Organizational Solutions LLC To grow your start-up or small business, and to grow as a person and professional, you will need to take all of the challenges that come your way and turn them into opportunities. The success of your business depends upon it. The […]

Pitch Competition

Three Opportunities for Entrepreneurs to Compete for Prizes  in Ypsilanti Pitch@WCC  Pitch@WCC is geared toward students and the community to strengthen entrepreneurial skills and advance business concepts, improving success at the event and beyond. The event takes place at Washtenaw Community College, located at 4800 E Huron River Drive, Ann Arbor, MI‎, on April 20, […]

Michigan eLibrary Business Gateway Has a New Look 

Michigan eLibrary Business Gateway Has a New Look Resources to Assist Entrepreneurs in Growing a Business Including a Video Series Small Business owners: Check out the newly-designed Michigan eLibrary (MeL) Business Gateway to access powerful online tools that can help you gather information to start and grow your business. The MeL team at the Library […]

ANNOUNCING ACE 2017 and MICHBIO 2016

Annual Collaboration for Entrepreneurship Westin Southfield Detroit Southfield, Michigan 48075 United States AND MichBio Conference & Expo Radisson Plaza Hotel & Suites 100 W Michigan Ave., Kalamazoo, MI  49007 Wednesday, September 28, 2016 7:30am – 5:30pm   ACE 2017 S A V E — T H E — D A T E – Thursday, January […]

SBA and AARP Offer Three Encore Entrepreneur Mentor Days in June

SBA and AARP Offer Three Encore Entrepreneur Mentor Days in June   Calling Encore Entrepreneurs! Today, the 50+ are working beyond traditional retirement age and choosing to stay active and engaged in the workforce.  With years of valuable work experience, maturity, and plenty of energy at their disposal, older workers are increasingly finding financial and personal […]

Calling Encore Entrepreneurs!

  SBA and AARP Offer Encore Entrepreneur Event April 29, 2015 in Lansing   Calling Encore Entrepreneurs! Today, the 50+ are working  beyond traditional retirement age and choosing to stay active and engaged   in the workforce.  With years of valuable work experience, maturity,  and plenty of energy at their disposal, older workers are increasingly finding financial and personal […]

Becoming Your Own Boss

Becoming your own boss has its challenges October 27, 2011 Reprinted with permission of Business Review In my 32 years’ experience at the Michigan Economic Development Corp. and the Battle Creek Area Chamber of Commerce, I worked with thousands of businesses and entrepreneurs including many start ups and potential business owners. Some were successful and […]

ACE 2015

Annual Collaboration for Entrepreneurship     – January 29, 2015 Michigan born entrepreneur and The Grommet CEO Jules Pieri will draw on her years of experience reshaping how customer products get discovered,   shared, and bought in her keynote address to ACE ’15, the 15th Annual  Collaboration for Entrepreneurship event.  ACE will be held Thursday, January 29, 2014 from […]

EY Entrepreneur of the Year

EY Entrepreneur of the Year.  The EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ program is awarded to those who seek to manifest their ideas, moving the economy forward and creating good in their communities.  They’re all around us — maybe you’re one of them. Entrepreneurs are nothing if not diligent, often relentless in pursuit of their dreams. But […]

Michigan Growth Capital Symposium 2014

Michigan Growth Capital Symposium Call for Presenting Companies – Application Deadline April 1 The 33rd Michigan Growth Capital Symposium will be held on June 17&18, 2014 at the Marriott Resort, Ypsilanti, Michigan. Presenting Company Applications for companies seeking Seed, A and B Rounds of funding are now being accepted online at www.MichiganGCS.com. More details can […]

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