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Markowitz employs the use of a steel mace, kettlebells and other unique equipment.
This Michigan Fitness Trainer Has Some Tips to Pump Up Your Business During Tough Times

West Bloomfield-based personal trainer Charlie Markowitz has had to adjust during COVID. He offers his tips for fitness entrepreneurs during tough times.

A small business in Detroit making masks for the coronavirus pandemic, supported by Michigan Women Forward. Photo courtesy of Michigan Women Forward.
This Program Helped More Than 300 Michigan Businesses Survive the Pandemic

From restaurants to child-care services, Michigan's small businesses are finding ways to thrive amidst the pandemic thanks, in part, to the Michigan Entrepreneur Resilience Fund.

Entrepreneur Michael Baker credits his continued success during the pandemic to adaptability.
Self-Employment Tips From a Michigan Financial Advisor

Lyon Township-based entrepreneur Michael Baker touts adaptability as a key asset in being your own boss, especially during the pandemic.

Networking opportunities can begin virtually and lead to real-world connections for Michiganders.
10 Networking Groups Ambitious Michiganders Should Know About

From local meet-ups to virtual gatherings, these groups will help you expand your personal or professional network.

Cornell Sample's food truck has seen better times but he's not done just yet.
‘Be Accommodating’: Michigan Food Truck Owner Speaks on How to Stay Afloat

Romulus resident Cornell Sample serves up a smile despite the hardships of COVID-19, has lessons along the way.

While Gov. Gretchen Whitmer can no longer require masks in Michigan's public spaces, many local businesses are choosing to keep the practice in place.
Michigan Business Owners Still Want Protections After Court Strikes Down Gov. Whitmer’s Orders

Michigan’s business community is vowing to keep safety “a top priority” for customers after the state of emergency ends. Here’s how.

Sha’Kvia Woods created Hue Handler during the pandemic and is hoping to inspire others that they can create, too.
A Splash of Color and a Dash of Faith: Michigan Business Owner Starts Painting Business During Quarantine

This Clinton Township businesswoman Sha’Kvia Woods is building momentum and growing her customer base with her colorful passion