business leaders of michigan http://michiganradio.org en Michigan's innovative past could be key for its future http://michiganradio.org/post/michigans-innovative-past-could-be-key-its-future <p></p><p>As Michigan struggles back to economic health, there is plenty of talk about innovators, entrepreneurs and risk-takers being a big part of our recovery.&nbsp;</p><p>And that fits right in with Michigan's history.</p><p>Editor R.J. King recently wrote a piece for<a href="http://www.dbusiness.com/"> DBusiness</a> looking at Michigan's history of innovations and inventions. He joins us today.</p><p><em>Listen to the full interview above.</em></p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 20:56:35 +0000 Stateside Staff 17240 at http://michiganradio.org Michigan's innovative past could be key for its future With this week's announcements, is there a new future for Michigan's auto industry? http://michiganradio.org/post/weeks-announcements-there-new-future-michigans-auto-industry <p>It’s been a big week for Michigan’s auto industry.</p><p>A report from Business Leaders for Michigan revealed a plan to bring <a href="http://www.crainsdetroit.com/article/20131212/NEWS/131219951/business-leaders-for-michigan-unveils-strategy-to-grow-auto-industry">100,000 automotive jobs</a> to the sector. And General Motors announced the next CEO of the company will be Mary Barra. She’ll be the first female CEO in the car industry.</p><p>Daniel Howes, a business columnist from The Detroit News, talks with us about this week’s announcements.</p><p><em>Listen to the full interview above.</em></p><p> Thu, 12 Dec 2013 21:05:36 +0000 Stateside Staff 15661 at http://michiganradio.org With this week's announcements, is there a new future for Michigan's auto industry? What business leaders have to say about Michigan's economy http://michiganradio.org/post/what-business-leaders-have-say-about-michigans-economy <p>This week, the Business Leaders for Michigan, the state’s most prominent business roundtable, met in Detroit.</p><p>The group offered an in-depth “report card” of how Michigan is recovering from the implosion suffered during the recession. They also outline what it’ll take to boost Michigan’s presence as a money-generating state.</p><p>We talked with Daniel Howes, a business columnist with the Detroit News, about Michigan's current business climate — and where things go from here.</p><p> Thu, 31 Oct 2013 20:01:27 +0000 Stateside Staff 15073 at http://michiganradio.org What business leaders have to say about Michigan's economy