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Life of Purpose: Teacher Kiarra Ambrose Thrives by Humanizing Education

As a lifelong entrepreneur, nothing motivates me to be all I can be more than the stories of fellow Detroiters who exemplify what it means to live a life in which there’s a driving sense of purpose. Given the times in which we currently live, I can’t think of anything worthier than recognizing the amazingly...
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Life of Purpose: Madison Bachman Followed Her Passion to Research Baboons

Rather than follow a conventional path, Madison Bachman pursued a life of passion studying human-primate co- habitation in South Africa in order to find solutions to a growing problem: The battle for existence. By sharing her story, Bachman reminds us that the power of pursuing one’s passion in life and living a life of purpose...
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Life of Purpose: Detroit’s Monica Wheat Strengthens Startup Ecosystem with Equality and Inclusion

A strategist, educator and venture developer, Southfield native Monica Wheat has dedicated her career to venture capital, but what truly sets her apart is her dedication to improving Detroit’s startup community and making it more inclusive to women and girls. When in high school, Wheat attended camps to learn about career options. That’s where she first...
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Life of Purpose: Lindsey Walenga Elevates Businesses Through Storytelling

From a young age, Lindsey Walenga had an innate sense that her life’s work would involve connecting people. She was attracted to the idea that she could build a career on bringing people together, and her interest in learning about others by way of storytelling led Walenga to transform her passion into a career. Walenga...
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How to Grow Your Business Podcast: Episode 12

Join DBusiness editor, RJ King, each week as he explores the top Detroit business stories of the week, dives deep into business topics, and interviews influential newsmakers in the “How to Grow Your Business” podcast. Brainstorming with Josh Linkner and Health Care with David Farbman This week's guests are Josh Linkner, Detroit entrepreneur, and David Farbman, CEO...
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How to Grow Your Business Podcast: Episode 11

Join DBusiness editor, RJ King, each week as he explores the top Detroit business stories of the week, dives deep into business topics, and interviews influential newsmakers in the “How to Grow Your Business” podcast. Business Turnarounds and How to Prevent Hackers This week's guests are Jessica Dore, principal of Rehmann in Troy, and Pat O’Keefe, founder...
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How to Grow Your Business Podcast: Episode 9

Join DBusiness editor, RJ King, each week as he explores the top Detroit business stories of the week, dives deep into business topics, and interviews influential newsmakers in the “How to Grow Your Business” podcast. The Henry Ford Open for Business and Investment Strategy With MassMutual This week's guests are Manny Amezcua, president and CEO of MassMutual...
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How to Grow Your Business Podcast: Episode 8

Join DBusiness editor, RJ King, each week as he explores the top Detroit business stories of the week, dives deep into business topics, and interviews influential newsmakers in the “How to Grow Your Business” podcast. Finance Tips With Key Bank and Selling Capital Equipment With Dynamic Machines This week's guests are David Mannarino, president of the Michigan...
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How to Grow Your Business Podcast: Episode 7

Join DBusiness editor, RJ King, each week as he explores the top Detroit business stories of the week, dives deep into business topics, and interviews influential newsmakers in the “How to Grow Your Business” podcast. Restaurant Comeback with Andiamo’s Joe Vicari and 40-Year Entrepreneur Frank Venegas Jr. This week's guests are Joe Vicari, president of Andiamo Restaurant...
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How to Grow Your Business Podcast: Episode 6

Join DBusiness editor, RJ King, each week as he explores the top Detroit business stories of the week, dives deep into business topics, and interviews influential newsmakers in the “How to Grow Your Business” podcast. Construction and Winning RFPs with Ryan Maibach and Financial Business Outlook with Lou Melone This week's guests were Ryan Maibach, president and...
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How to Grow Your Business Podcast: Episode 5

Join DBusiness editor, RJ King, each week as he explores the top Detroit business stories of the week, dives deep into business topics, and interviews influential newsmakers in the “How to Grow Your Business” podcast. Government Contracts and the Future of Movie Theaters This week, guests include Avinash Rachmale, chairman and CEO of LGC Global in Detroit,...
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How to Grow Your Business Podcast: Episode 4

Join DBusiness editor, RJ King, each week as he explores the top Detroit business stories of the week, dives deep into business topics, and interviews influential newsmakers in the “How to Grow Your Business” podcast. 45 Years in Detroit with James Group International and Jeff Sloan of StartupNation This week, guests include John James, chairman of James...
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Bookshop.org Proves the Power of Independent Bookstores

On this episode of StartupNation Radio, Jeff features a company that has created an excellent solution for independent bookstores to compete with big behemoths like Amazon. Andy Hunter is founder of Bookshop.org, an online bookstore with a mission to financially support local, independent bookstores. Hunter has a background in the publishing industry, and is also a...
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How to Grow Your Business Podcast: Episode 3

Join DBusiness editor, RJ King, each week as he explores the top Detroit business stories of the week, dives deep into business topics, and interviews influential newsmakers in the “How to Grow Your Business” podcast. KPMG’s Betsy Meter Addresses Back to Work, Jack Aronson Grows Clean Planet Foods In this episode, guests include Betsy Meter and Kevin...
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How to Grow Your Business Podcast: Episode 2

Join DBusiness editor, RJ King, each week as he explores the top Detroit business stories of the week, dives deep into business topics, and interviews influential newsmakers in the “How to Grow Your Business” podcast. PPP with David Provost and Learnings from Peter Karmanos Jr. In this episode, RJ interviews David Provost, chairman of TCF Bank in...
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How to Grow Your Business Podcast: Episode 1

Join DBusiness editor, RJ King, each week as he explores the top Detroit business stories of the week, dives deep into business topics, and interviews influential newsmakers in the "How to Grow Your Business" podcast. On the inaugural episode, RJ King is joined by Cindy Pasky, president and CEO of Strategic Staffing Solutions, and David V. Johnson,...
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StartupNation Breakfast with Dell Small Business Partner Outreach Experts feat. Dell Canvas 27

StartupNation will host Dell Small Business Partner Outreach Experts at Platform, located at 34300 Woodward Ave., Ste. 200, Birmingham, MI, 48009, on Monday, Dec. 9 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. in partnership with Venture Catalysts. The live event, sponsored by Dell for Entrepreneurs, DBusiness and Huntington Technology, will provide hands-on technology demos and learning...