Every year in Michigan, thousands of lives are impacted by stroke.
As COVID-19 restrictions are lifted, the future health of Michigan residents will rely in large part on the percentage who are vaccinated against the virus. Unfortunately, that number remains low among African Americans.
One of the biggest tragedies of our lifetimes is the rampant growth of childhood poverty in this country.
“How do I get ’em to do what I want ’em to?”
In a time of great struggle for Michigan families, we have the opportunity to take a simple but powerful, popular and positive action.
Conventional wisdom has it that big cities are dead.
Intel recently announced it is going to invest an initial $20 billion in a new chip fabrication plant in metro Columbus, Ohio.
Diseases like cancer and Parkinson’s can only be defeated by big, bold thinking. Grand Rapids — today a thriving hub of medical and biomedical ingenuity and education — is up to the task.
There is a valuable axiom in business that guides many successful people — “read the room.” It means be aware of your surroundings and the people in the audience.
In December 2021, we began the fifth year of regulation of legalized marijuana in Michigan.
Twelve years ago, Senator Dick Durbin (D-Illinois) introduced a last-minute amendment to the historic Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform bill.
When I was responsible for the Instruments Division at Stryker, the West Michigan-based Fortune 500 company, I knew we had to continually invest in our sales representatives.
I recently experienced what has become a common event. A client said sales were flat for too long and knew something had to be done.
It’s the first question a small business owner thinks about when considering selling their business: “What is my company worth?”
Most business owners can easily relate to the emotional toll being short-staffed causes. Knowing exactly the cost of being short-staffed or hiring the wrong person for your company can be difficult to measure, however.
Since the onset of the pandemic, far too many of Michigan’s high school seniors — particularly non-affluent seniors — have had their dreams shattered.
Look up the definition for “influential” and you get “having influence.” Hmm, not particularly helpful.
In a New York Times op-ed in January, Paul Krugman commiserated with those blindsided by the jump in the U.S. inflation rate.
I’ve come to believe that most leaders are unintentionally playing a game of “You’re getting warmer, you’re getting colder” when it comes to creating clarity around their organization’s purpose, vision and values.
We like to think that high-profile ethics issues like CNN CEO Jeff Zucker’s resignation (for failing to follow CNN’s conflict of interest rules) and former Miami Dolphins head coach Brian Flores’ discrimination lawsuit against the NFL, are outliers.