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Workshop: Creative Employer Staffing During Tough Times

Presenters: Larry LaSusa, Attorney; Michael McPherson, UI Expert Tuesday, October 27, 2009 8:00 am – 12 noon Traverse City Michigan WORKS! Service Center 1209 S. Garfield Avenue This workshop will benefit: Small Business Owners, CEOs, CFOs HR Managers / Office … Continue reading

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Successful Michigan Businesswomen to Share Strategies

Manistee, Michigan—Set aside October 16, 2009 on your calendar and attend the ninth annual National WEDO Tour; your only opportunity to connect with hundreds of women entrepreneurs and executives nationwide via live streaming video.  Women throughout Michigan are preparing for … 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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Keeping the Customers you Already Have

By Chris Wendel                                                                  The process of turning a one-time customer into a repeat long-term buyer is never an easy task. In this world of competitive pricing, web based competition, and multiple buying choices; one has to be savvy to keep … Continue reading

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Knowing When to Get Out

Chris Wendel Several years ago while visiting the Gulf Coast of Mississippi, I heard many stories from business owners who were weighing the costs of rebuilding their business versus simply selling the remaining rubble and land, and skipping town.  Extreme … Continue reading

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Customer Service from the Inside Out…

By Chris Wendel, Regional Director, MI-SBTDC Business people behaving badly, sounds bad doesn’t it? As customers, all of us run into situations where people don’t exceed our expectations or even worse, make us feel downright insignificant. Be it the disinterested … Continue reading

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