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WDET: Powerlink Part of Affordable Care Act Discussions

The Affordable Care Act has raised difficult questions for businesses across the country, and metro Detroit is no exception. As part of a panel on the impact of the AFA on local businesses, I shared Powerlink’s position: While we’re certainly … Continue reading

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Categories: Business Success, The Industry
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Powerlink Shares its Checklist Approach in Cleaning & Maintenance Management

I was thrilled to have the opportunity to share one of our driving principles at Powerlink—a checklist mentality—with other facilities management professionals through a recent column in Cleaning & Maintenance Management magazine. While some industries have already embraced checklists, even … 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

Categories: Business Success, Corporate Social Responsibility
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Staying Competitive: Growing a Vibrant Michigan (Part 3 of 3)

Last week’s blog post covered the importance of diversity within individual businesses, but it’s just as important for an economy like Michigan’s to support a breadth of industries. As a state, we must continue to promote a vibrant and competitive … Continue reading

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Staying competitive: A diverse business model (Part 2 of 3)

In my post last week I talked about the recent 2013 Detroit Auto Show, and how the recovery of the American auto industry provides a great lesson in the importance of not taking your position in the marketplace for granted. … Continue reading

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