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Working with ADHD

Wednesday, 19 April 2017 11:00
When it comes to attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), jokes abound. Take, for instance, Dug, the talking dog in Disney Pixar's Up: My master made me this collar. He is a good and smart master, and he made me this collar so that I may ta—SQUIRREL! For humans, ADHD is most often associated with young, energetic boys bouncing off the walls at school. The disorder affects plenty of working adults, however. Employees with ADHD might seem lazy, sloppy and forgetful. Maybe they're the one always arriving late. The one whose desk looks like ruins after an earthquake. The one who… Read more...

Safeguard Your Business Today

Wednesday, 22 March 2017 06:16
In today's fast-paced business world, it can be easy to overlook the importance of operational controls in your small business. Now, however, it is more important than ever to safeguard your business and its assets. Did you know the typical organization loses 5 percent of revenues in a given year as a result of fraud? What would that add up to for your business? Read more...
I am an extrovert. I like meeting new people and often make a point to do so while traveling, while out to dinner or even in the elevator. Meeting and talking with new people is, honestly, a favorite thing of mine. So gearing up for my first formal networking event, I put on my new black pumps and suit dress, made up my hair and makeup, and felt ready. Read more...

Stay with Me

Wednesday, 08 March 2017 06:11
All too often, employers are asking questions that could help retain a valued employee after the employee is already out the door. Read more...

Is Your Company Good for Grand Rapids?

Wednesday, 01 February 2017 07:31
An engineering firm. A brewery. Restaurants. Design firms. A housing development company ... A diverse range of West Michigan businesses are already taking strides to make positive social and environmental impact in the community through Good for Grand Rapids, an initiative that brings together and celebrates companies using business as a force for good. Read more...

Jane of All Trades

Wednesday, 18 January 2017 05:09
Undergraduate degree: Check! Masters degree: Check! Experience in corporate America working with business owners: Check! That may sound like the foundation for success when it comes to launching a business, but there's much more to it than that. Read more...

Be a Leader People Trust

Wednesday, 11 January 2017 08:52
Leadership development is a lifelong quest; it's an art, a discipline, a balance of many traits. One challenge for leaders is how to be authentic in the difficult situations we face each day. Read more...

When a Staffing Tsunami Hits …

Wednesday, 14 December 2016 06:11
Do you have good employee retention? Up until this past year, I would have said we do. Read more...

Want to GROW Your Business?

Wednesday, 30 November 2016 08:42
Grand Rapids Opportunities for Women (GROW)—a nonprofit organization that empowers women entrepreneurs to launch, advance and sustain their business through various stages of ownership—is rolling up its sleeves and getting to work with new and redesigned training programs and business counseling. Read more...

How to Succeed as a Mompreneur

Monday, 21 November 2016 11:40
A couple weeks after my second baby arrived, I posted this picture on Instagram and quickly received likes and comments from many mom business owners who could relate. Read more...
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