Sales forces should utilize the gift of slow times

In an earlier article, I suggested some business strategies for effectively handling the changes wrought by the pandemic.

Relaxation of real estate evaluation and appraisal requirements

As a result of COVID-19 and the subsequent stay-at-home orders issued in many states requiring certain social distancing measures, a collection of federal agencies has issued guidance that provides flexibility for property evaluations and appraisals for certain real estate transactions.

Today’s new essential leadership relationship: executive coach

An executive coaching relationship should no longer be viewed as an optional relationship for senior leaders.

Telemedicine has potential to permanently change health care

COVID-19 changed our world almost overnight: our bustling schools and thriving businesses closed, our busy streets emptied and, for many of us, our laptops, tablets and cell phones became our primary method of connecting with coworkers and loved ones.

Expand the safety net once the pandemic passes

Every day, in every Michigan community, we see the vast number of low-wage workers who are struggling to make ends meet.

Next stimulus should include workforce development

Business, education and life as we know it has been disrupted due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Ten self-care practices to alleviate coronavirus-induced grief

The emotional response many of us are experiencing from social distancing and sheltering due to COVID-19 has been accurately compared to feelings of grief.

Keep illegal businesses closed after stay-home order lifts

We find ourselves navigating a world swirling with grief in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Tips to stay healthy while working from home

The COVID-19 pandemic has us all at home and if you’re working, it’s a huge change

Now is the time to maximize your estate plan

As families navigate through the difficult times created by COVID-19, it is important to focus on our families’ well-being and to think ahead.

How to guide your sales force through difficult times

We are in the middle of some difficult times.

Answering the call with rapid relief fund for small business

Certain phrases are quickly fatiguing as we continue to combat the “unprecedented” and “challenging” COVID-19 pandemic.

Now is the time to maximize your estate plan

As families navigate through the difficult times created by COVID-19, it is important to focus on our families’ well-being and to think ahead.

Getting back to work safely

While the debate goes on as to when things might get back to normal, one thing is for certain: the risk of COVID-19 is not likely going away anytime soon.

How a liquidity strategy can keep you steady during a volatile market

A good long-term investment strategy means staying the course when times get tough.

GRPS applauds Whitmer’s decision to prioritize health, safety

At Grand Rapids Public Schools, the health and safety of our students, families, teachers and support staff is our No. 1 priority, which is why I applaud Gov. Gretchen Whitmer for stepping up and making the difficult decision to end face-to-face learning for the remainder of the school year.

Families must succeed in order for state to succeed

ust prior to the pandemic slamming Michigan, I joined with economic and community development leaders from across the state to call on our state, regional and community leaders to make rising household income for all a pre-eminent priority of state and local economic policies and programs.

A salute to our essential workforce

Our team has been working around the clock to keep a pulse on the needs of our business community in these challenging times.

The IP power pause: Finding opportunities amid the chaos

International work disruptions are not the norm and, when they happen, they can feel paralyzing.

Double down now to prosper after the COVID-19 crisis

Consumers no longer buy goods and services. They buy relationships.