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…

Small Talk with Mark S. Lee – February 26, 2017

February is American Heart month and we’ll be talking to a leading physician about taking care of yourself…and, your heart.  We’ll also be discussing evolving leadership trends for privately-held companies across Michigan and getting good information from entrepreneurs to help you as you grow your business. Sit back and enjoy the conversation with: Jim Lionas…

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…

Small Talk with Mark S. Lee – February 19, 2017

We hope you had a great week. As you prepare for this upcoming week, just sit back and enjoy the conversation with this week’s guests: Scott Hinshaw, Executive Vice President, Domino’s Tawnya Rose, Assistant Vice President, Fifth Third Bank Alisa Peskin-Shepherd, Transitions Legal Judy Davis, Ph D, Entrepreneur & Author

Thoughts on Mike llitch

On Friday, Detroit lost a piece of itself with the passing of native son, entrepreneur, businessman, philanthropist and legendary Tigers and Red Wings owner, Mike Ilitch.  However, heaven gained a Detroit booster.  After losing a record 119 games in 2003, the Tigers were in the dumps.  As the Chief Marketing Officer for a major Detroit-area…

Small Talk with Mark S. Lee – February 12, 2017

This week on “Small Talk”, sit back and enjoy this week’s conversation over a hot, cup of coffee with the following guests: Donovin Darius, ex-Jacksonville Jaguar turned entrepreneur, author and NFL & life coach Ann Delisi, Entrepreneur Mark Rieth, Partner & Owner, Atwater Brewery Lori McColl,, Founder & CEO, Whim Detroit

Small Talk with Mark S. Lee – February 5, 2017

It’s Super Bowl Sunday and as you’re preparing for the Big Game, sit back and enjoy this week’s conversation with the following guests: Alexandra Bahou, Digital Reporter & Web Producer, WXYZ-TV & wxyz.com, Detroit Teresa Meares, NAWBO Chair & Crystal Arredondo, NAWBO Institute Chair Dr. Lisa Wicker, Author, HR Executive, Career Strategist Karen Hudson Samuels…

Small Talk with Mark S. Lee – January 29, 2017

Please join us over a hot cup of coffee as we discuss the latest in entrepreneurship and small business development with: Blaire Miller, Co-Owner, The Hunter Group Jim Saber, Vice President, NextEnergy; Raphael Carty, CEO, Callida Energy & Travis Knepper, CEO, Ridehop Michelle Gilbert, Vice President, Comcast & Nuri Gorcay, Entrepreneurs Fredrick Molnar, Vice President,…