ARTICLES

Q&A: Mindy Ysasi

August 25, 2015
Mindy Ysasi went to GVSU for a degree in HR and ended up working in a variety of HR roles at some of the state’s leading organizations, Cascade Engineering, Herman Miller and Spectrum Health. Read More

Street Talk: Leadership and character

Archaic laws.

August 21, 2015
Community pillars do what they do, not for any recognition, but because they see something that needs to be done and get it done. Read More

Street Talk: Building better relationships

Safe sales.

August 14, 2015
It pays to work well with others because sometimes they hold your fate in their hands. Read More

Q&A: Tami VandenBerg

August 11, 2015
Tami VandenBerg is co-owner of the Meanwhile Bar and The Pyramid Scheme bar and music venue, and she also runs the Well House, a nonprofit that provides housing for people who are homeless. Read More

Street Talk: Local revolution

Sky show.

August 7, 2015
The words “buy local” mean many things to many people, but what it really boils down to is the choice to support your neighbor in his or her business venture. Read More

Street Talk: Reading the economic tea leaves

Target market.

July 31, 2015
Consumer confidence in Michigan is approaching record levels, begging the question: Has the state’s economy recovered? Read More

Q&A: Rachel Mraz

July 28, 2015
Rachel Mraz focuses on providing comprehensive wealth management and planning solutions for individuals and nonprofits at Merrill Lynch. Read More

Street Talk: Cyber security pros ready for action

Path to prosperity.

July 24, 2015
Cyber security professionals will be forced to perform under pressure during a West Michigan Cyber Security Consortium event on Wednesday at Grand Valley State University’s DeVos Campus in downtown Grand Rapids. Read More

Street Talk: A little bit of research

Web surfing.

July 17, 2015
Everybody is pretty excited about the end product, but the beginning has some pretty good numbers, too. Read More

Q&A: Sarah Rinsema-Sybenga

July 14, 2015
Sarah Rinsema-Sybenga serves as the executive director of Community enCompass, a community and neighborhood development nonprofit that is committed to transformation “from the inside out” in Muskegon’s core. Read More