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Why the Cloud is a Must

Monday, 21 December 2015 10:10
"Cloud" continues to be an ambiguous and often misused term. What is the cloud, anyway? PC Magazine put it best in a 2013 article: "In the simplest terms, cloud computing means storing and accessing data and programs over the Internet instead of your computer's hard drive. The cloud is just a metaphor for the Internet." While this may not be 100 percent accurate, it's close enough to the truth to work as a definition. The cloud allows you to store data, access services and run programs remotely using shared resources—instead of on the actual machine you are using or on… Read more...

When a Growth Opportunity Knocks ...

Monday, 21 December 2015 08:04
As a small business owner, managing growth can be the most challenging part of running a company. When do you add another person? Is one more client going to push us over the edge? How much more can my staff manage? Do we expand our service offerings? Read more...

MWF Leverages the Power of Peer Learning

Wednesday, 16 December 2015 11:01
Michigan Women's Foundation, an organization dedicated to social and economic equality for Michigan women and girls, is launching a new program for female business owners. The program, PeerSpectives® Roundtables for the Emerging Second Stager, or PRESS, is part of MWF's growing entrepreneur empowerment footprint in West Michigan. Read more...

Empowering People and Teams

Wednesday, 25 November 2015 00:00
"Empowerment can have a greater impact on your bottom line than any other strategy you implement," said leadership consultant Michelle Steffes, CPLC. Read more...

6 Ways to Sabotage Your Leaders and Your Team

Wednesday, 18 November 2015 00:00
What if your team supported your vision, your ideals, and the excellence you desire for your organization? What if they had an unstoppable sense of ownership, loyalty, and passion to expand your business? Read more...

Learn to Say “No.”

Wednesday, 11 November 2015 00:00
It's a fine balance between being involved in your industry or company, community, family, et cetera, and taking on so much that you enjoy little of it. Read more...

Wine Down. Scale Up.

Wednesday, 04 November 2015 00:00
Congratulations! You're a leader in a company that is poised for growth. Join the West Michigan Woman community for an inspirational night of wine paired with stimulating conversations about launching your company to the next level. Read more...

2015 Michigan Women’s Leadership Report

Wednesday, 04 November 2015 00:00
Inforum Center for Leadership has released its 2015 Michigan Women's Leadership Report, a snapshot of the leadership role of women in Michigan's top 100 public companies. The Mike Ilitch School of Business at Wayne State University conducted the research for a second consecutive installment of the biennial report. Read more...

Michigan Women's Foundation: Volunteer Network

Wednesday, 28 October 2015 00:00
Are you interested in putting your talents and experience to use for good? Whether you have an hour a month or a day a week, someone could benefit from your expertise! Read more...

Are You Ready to Grow?

Wednesday, 21 October 2015 00:00
Can you sustain your current rate of growth with your existing infrastructure, human capital, and such? Do you have access to additional capital to support the investments required to grow? What impact might growth have on your current corporate culture? Read more...