Diverse, inclusive leadership: Michigan 40ish Under 40ish

30 Jun, 2021
The Michigan 40ish Under 40ish recently held its first professional development session, which focused on diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI)...

Ed Lowe’s progressive trinity: Instigate, develop and implement

11 May, 2021
Recently I’ve been watching several videos that Ed and Darlene Lowe recorded in the early 1990s to both refine and document their vision for the Edward Lowe Foundation...

Metacognition: Think about your thinking

5 May, 2021
The more leaders can increase their metacognitive skills, the better decisions they can make for themselves and their companies...

Back to the future: Reaffirming our mission

26 Apr, 2021
Reexamining our mission has become a front-burner issue for me since I became chairman of our board of trustees a few months ago...

Abracadabra: The magical impact of autonomy

6 Apr, 2021
I’ve been doing a lot of thinking about employee engagement and how to make our organization a better place to work...

Skinnytees: Stretching its marketing acumen

15 Mar, 2021
“On my wish list was marketing, marketing and more marketing,” says Linda Schlesinger-Wagner, Skinnytees founder. "The deliverables were beyond our wildest dreams."

SentinelC3: Getting unstuck from a marketing quagmire

10 Mar, 2021
“Businesses get stuck a lot, and when that happens, you’ve got to go somewhere," says Stephen Owen. "The SIG team brought tremendous value about specifics, action steps and follow-up.”                                          

Scratch and Peck: Seeding a stronger supply chain

10 Mar, 2021
“On the discovery call, I could tell right away that our team leader was fantastic,” says CEO Rich Fowles. “He knew how to drill down and identify exactly what we were ...

HandyPro: Upgrading recruitment practices

5 Mar, 2021
“I’ve never been part of something like this with such high-caliber experts,” says Paul. “As a result, I think we’ll reach our growth goals faster — and with less headaches."

AAE conference: Celebrating the entrepreneurial spirit

1 Mar, 2021
With the first three cohorts of AAE graduates, the foundation is planning its inaugural AAE conference...