Michigan’s Economy and Job Market Have Come a Long Way

An enlightening new report from the Michigan Bureau of Labor Market Information and Strategic Initiatives vividly shows the turnaround in the state’s economic outlook and job market since 2010. You can find the “Key Labor Market and Economic Metrics July Update” at http://tinyurl.com/BLMISIreport or read a nicely done summary by Rick Haglund on MLive.com.The charts […]

Mid-Michigan Small Business Owners Network for Leadership Success

The Small Business Association of Michigan has assembled an invitation-only group of successful small business owners, including many from mid-Michigan, who have the interest and ability to lead our state’s entrepreneurial community. Our Leadership Council is a dynamic body of more than 100 entrepreneurs who will have opportunities to participate in quarterly meetings to interact […]

SBAM Survey Points to Stronger Small Business Prospects This Fall

The Small Business Association of Michigan’s (SBAM) latest Small Business Barometer survey of more than 1,000 small business owners showed that entrepreneurs in June were decidedly more upbeat compared to the October 2012 survey. Hiring, sales and profits were all up compared to a year earlier. And small business owners reported more optimism when asked […]

SBAM’s 2013 Entrepreneurship Score Card Shows Michigan Making Progress!

Business incubators, and the small business owners they serve, thrive in an environment and culture that celebrates and rewards entrepreneurship. In order to gauge the health of that entrepreneurial environment, the Small Business Association of Michigan (SBAM) for the past nine years has produced the annual Michigan Entrepreneurship Score Card. This project collects and analyzes […]

How to Keep Mid-Michigan’s Entrepreneurial Momentum Moving Forward in 2013

In 2011 and 2012 we witnessed a vast array of accomplishments by the most pro-business, pro-growth and pro-employment governor and legislature that we’ve had in at least the past 50 years. From business tax reform to freedom-to-work to the phase-out of the Personal Property Tax, Gov. Snyder and legislative leaders have reshaped Michigan’s business climate […]

SBAM Launches Worksite Wellness Challenge

The Small Business Association of Michigan (SBAM), Public Sector Consultants (PSC) and the Michigan Fitness Foundation (MFF) are participating in the 16-week “Worksite Wellness Challenge.” The “Worksite Wellness Challenge” is designed to demonstrate a model that small businesses can adopt to help improve the health of their employees, thereby potentially reducing health care insurance costs […]

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