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Book Review: Poke the Box by Seth Godin

Reviewed by Chris Wendel, See the printed version of this review in the July edition of the Traverse City Business News Poke the Box by Seth Godin, When was the last time you did something for the first time? It was strange to … Continue reading

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What are your top mobile phone apps for 2010?

By Chris Wendel It’s that time of the year, time to reflect, recharge, and come up a list of favorite something from the past year. In this case, I was in the process of putting together a highlight list of our … Continue reading

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Registration is now open for TWO business plan competitions…

Two business plan competitions are heating up, the proven GLEQ and the new “Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition.”  The new program focuses heavily on prizes and exposure.  There are a total of $1 million in awards, and the awards will be … Continue reading

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Book Review: “Buying In”

by Chris Wendel The world of marketing seems to be constantly adjusting to changing mediums, ad leery consumers and technology that allows us to more easily ignore messages altogether. It is a well accepted notion that through the years we … Continue reading

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Who has Michigan’s best ice cream?

We’re doing some informal research for a food related client and could use your help. Not gelato. Not frozen custard. Not in your grocer’s freezer. We’re looking for your favorite home-made ice cream location in Michigan. Moomer’s here in Traverse … Continue reading

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The Flaws of Figuring Failure

By Chris Wendel A few days ago I was reading through a newsletter sent out by a local township to its taxpayers. One section of the newsletter highlighted the huge number of business failures in the township within the last … Continue reading

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Enchantment of 4-hour work week leaves time for more

by Chris Wendel Self-help books have always been a quandary for me. I seldom buy wholeheartedly into anything that someone is pushing. I’ll keep my distance and glean what I can, but other than college football and an occasional Bon … Continue reading

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