An Alternative Healthcare Delivery Model

After graduating from medical school, many graduates will complete their internship and residency programs by ultimately, starting or joining a practice affiliated with a healthcare service provider specializing in a specific field. And to healthcare consumers, the traditional model is seeing a physician while paying a fee-for-service coupled with medical insurance coverage.  Ultimately, the consumer’s…

Keeping a Mature Brand Relevant

Regarding owning a business, you can start one, buy into a business, leverage relationships and/or form a partnership. Franchising is another option.  There are many types of franchise opportunities available across many industries.  We mostly think of restaurants and other retails outlets–but, not necessarily ballroom dancing for franchise opportunities.  When one thinks of ballroom dancing,…

Annual Small Business Workshop Addresses Business Sustainability

  May is small business month and small businesses are a major economic generator in Detroit and beyond.  However, aspiring and current entrepreneurs grapple with how to build and grow their business.  With this in mind, The LEE Group, in conjunction with Fifth Third Bank and the Michigan Women’s Foundation, will hold its annual Small…

Leadership Trends for Privately-Held Companies Across Michigan

Small businesses continue to be a major economic force for the U.S. economy.  From the number of people employed to the fact that single family members contribute to the world’s GDP, entrepreneurs, times, grapple with longer-term stability, leadership and succession planning in challenging times. With the spotlight continuing to shine brightly on small businesses, a…

Celebrating 77 Years of Business in SW Detroit

There’s been much discussion regarding the city’s, and in some cases, fragile neighborhoods.  The focal point of Mayor Mike Duggan’s recent State of the City address centered around neighborhood investment, development and revitalization. Additionally, new businesses have been steadily opening across the city. Most notably, in the downtown and Midtown areas and having been garnering…

Mark S. Lee to Speak on Developing Effective Communications

Mark S. Lee, President & CEO, The LEE Group (TLG), and host, “Small Talk with Mark S. Lee”, has been invited to speak to the Kimberly-Clark corporation, in Wisconsin, on April 18th.  Lee will be speaking to employees and will focus on identifying keys for developing effective internal and external communications and how it can…

Mark S. Lee Named Comcast Newsmaker & Discusses 2017 Small Business Workshop

Mark S. Lee, President & CEO, The LEE Group, and host, “Small Talk with Mark S. Lee”, was recently named a Comcast Newsmaker and was invited to discuss the 2017 Small Business Workshop, which will be held on May 3, 2017, at TechTown, located at 440 Burroughs, in Detroit.  The event is presented by and…