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Burt Powers remote work
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Remote Work and Tech: Presented by StartupNation, Dell Technologies and WJR

As startups and entrepreneurs across all industries continue to navigate this new business landscape, Dell Technologies is here to bring you the latest strategies, best practices and tools to drive success within your business. Join Burt Powers with Dell Technologies for an informative discussion on managing remote work, and then utilizing technology to your advantage...
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WJR Business Beat with Jeff Sloan: Motown Musician Accelerator (Episode 5)

Incubators and accelerators of various kinds are popping up all over the country, with the intent of supporting entrepreneurs and startups. These accelerators include programs themed specifically around music intended for emerging artists, and there's one of those happening right here in Detroit. On this episode of the WJR Business Beat, Jeff talks about the Motown...
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WJR Business Beat with Jeff Sloan: Subscription Box Economy (Episode 4)

The subscription box economy is blossoming right here in our region. Today, over half of online shoppers (approximately 54 percent) have signed up for a direct to consumer subscription box. Collectively, the direct-to-consumer subscription box market is estimated at over $10 billion in annual sales and growing. Why do customers love subscription boxes? And why...
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WJR Business Beat with Jeff Sloan: Detroit Flying Cars (Episode 3)

Coming soon to a city near you... flying cars?! Uber plans to launch Uber Air, its affordable shared flight experience, by 2023. Karl Brauer, executive publisher of Cox Automotive, agrees that flying cars could be a reality within the next three years. It's clear that flying cars are soon to be a reality, and Detroit is...
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WJR Business Beat with Jeff Sloan: Siren PR (Episode 2)

This morning, Jeff discusses the power of storytelling in business marketing. Once you get your company's story packaged, how do you share it with others? Lindsey Walenga, CEO of Siren PR, shares great storytelling advice: "Every business, every brand, whether it is a tech company, a nonprofit, a dermatology practice, every brand can activate their...
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WJR Business Beat with Jeff Sloan: OneStream (Episode 1)

Welcome to the inaugural episode of the WJR Business Beat! Jeff talks to Paul W. Smith about a true unicorn story, now at over $1 billion valuation. The company is not out of Silicon Valley, but right here in Rochester, Michigan. OneStream, founded by Tom Shae and partners, is an independent corporate performance management (CPM)...
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Southeast Michigan Master Connector Derek Dickow Talks the Power of Networking

We’ve got a special episode of StartupNation Radio ahead! For the inaugural show in StartupNation’s new podcast studio, your host and StartupNation co-founder and CEO, Jeff Sloan, sits down with entrepreneur and networking guru, Derek Dickow. As always, StartupNation Radio is brought to you by Pappas Financial. Derek Dickow is the founder of Steward Media,...
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Detroit-Based Clothing Retailer Outfits Customers with a Mature Look [Radio]

On this edition of StartupNation Radio, your host, Jeff Sloan, chats with Darryl and DeKoven Humes, co-founders of Mature. The Detroit-based men's clothing retailer launched on July 4, 2017, and offers an exclusive collection of contemporary, casual clothing and modern dress wear. Mature utilizes its e-commerce site and various pop-up locations throughout the Detroit area...