High anxiety: Supporting your team’s mental health

11 Nov, 2020
Nearly 25% of Americans are experiencing symptoms of depression, which is three times higher than pre-pandemic numbers...

40ish Under 40ish: a framework for relationship management

12 Oct, 2020
Last fall the Edward Lowe Foundation launched the Michigan 40ish Under 40ish, a group of young leaders from a variety of disciplines...

Emotional intelligence: Robust leadership tools for tough times

24 Aug, 2020
A couple years ago I was introduced to the concept of emotional intelligence while attending a leadership workshop at the McChrystal Group...

Back to Big Rock Valley

10 Jun, 2020
Now that Governor Whitmer has rescinded her Safer at Home order, Edward Lowe Foundation employees are beginning to return to Big Rock Valley, our headquarters’ property in Southwest Michigan...

Leading through unprecedented change

9 Apr, 2020
Everyone wants to know when things will return to normal. Yet we shouldn’t preoccupy ourselves with trying to get back to the way things used to be. The issue now is ...

Prioritizing your priorities: When to say “no”

17 Feb, 2020
It’s easy for entrepreneurs to burn out during second stage. Not only are they running a growing business, but their leadership success pushes them into the limelight, and suddenly they’re flooded ...

Convening young leaders: Michigan 40ish Under 40ish

18 Oct, 2019
Last night we kicked off the inaugural meeting of the foundation’s “Michigan 40ish Under 40,” a group of young leaders from a variety of disciplines...

Let’s take it outside: 4 reasons why outdoor recreation matters

7 Aug, 2019
As we strive to expand outdoor recreation, it’s important to have a comprehensive strategy, one that allows us to prosper economically and also addresses conservation, health and social issues...

Leaving a lasting legacy

20 Jun, 2019
For any organization, there’s a great deal of value in knowing where you come from. Understanding your founders’ history and intent helps you build upon previous successes — and avoid repeating ...

Spotlight on second stage: An ELED initiative for Michigan

30 Apr, 2019
Programming that results from MCSB’s new entrepreneurship-led economic development proposal could significantly strengthen Michigan’s economic growth — and serve as a model for the rest of the country...