Category Archives: Corporate Social Responsibility

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A Magic Day at Powerlink

It’s not every day that we have the opportunity to do something truly special for our employees: to bring them inspiration they’ll never forget. We had that opportunity when Ervin “Magic” Johnson visited our Detroit headquarters—bringing with him the energy, … Continue reading

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A Memorable Island Getaway

With the 2013 Mackinac Policy Conference now in the books, I’m reminded of why this is such a can’t-miss event for so many Michigan politicians and business and community leaders. The value of the conference is in its ability to … Continue reading

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Your best hiring choices may be right next door

I have long been a vocal proponent and a strong advocate for hiring close to home. For companies based in or operating out of urban environments, hiring in the inner city should be an important piece of your overall staffing … Continue reading

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The value of values

There is a lot of talk in the business community about values, but I can’t help but notice that there is less talk about what those values should look like, and about whether or not they are the “right” values … Continue reading

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Corporate leadership

It wasn’t so long ago—just 10 years ago, in fact—that we were all trying to understand what happened with the high-profile failures of WorldCom and Enron. While both of those companies collapsed, and a great number of innocent people suffered … Continue reading

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