Stories tagged: "entrepreneurship"

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Faced With Economic Uncertainty, Michiganders Started Their Own Businesses in Record Numbers.

With economic uncertainty high, more people started new businesses. If that ain’t Michigan. 

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.

Lavish Beauty Box caters to Black customers in Detroit, but CEO Leslie Williams hopes to grow beyond the city soon.
This Detroit Woman Quit Her Job Right Before the Pandemic. It’s Paying Off.

Leslie Williams says she’s always known that she was meant to be her own boss. COVID-19 wasn’t going to stop her from realizing her goals.

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.

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

Michigan mom home business pandemic
This Michigan Mom Never Imagined Her Business Would Soar During the Pandemic

Alecia Hoxie took advantage of quarantine by using the time to nurture her crafty side hustle. And the Michigan mom has advice to share.

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WATCH: This Teen’s Amazing Cake Pops Are Helping Out The Homeless

The only thing cooler than Layla’s Cool Pops could be Layla herself.