Dream Big, Start Small – Small Business Week 2016

Dream Big, Start Small – Small Business Week 2016

People who start small businesses bring to the equation an idea and the courage and confidence to do something with it. They learn what it’s like to work without a net and they develop a closer understanding than their corporate cousins of what success and...
West Michigan: No longer Michigan’s best kept secret

West Michigan: No longer Michigan’s best kept secret

Story in yesterday’s Detroit News showed that once again Ottawa and Kent Counties led the the State of Michigan in population growth in 2015. It’s no wonder. Growing up in Wayne County I had the typically parochial view that the Detroit area was where...
Millennials and Boomers

Millennials and Boomers

Driving to a meeting not too long ago I heard an old song by Country Joe MacDonald and the Fish, a 60s band that achieved some fame with a Woodstock (I) anti-war anthem. The song I heard was Tricky Dicky, a slap at disgraced president Richard Nixon. It would have been...