You’re fired! What is the best way to terminate an employee?
These are the words often used on TV shows to indicate a worker has been let go. But, in reality, most businesses use other language to let you know that “your services will no longer be needed”. No matter how many different ways it can be said, the reality is someone no longer has a position with your company.Read More
7 Reasons to Choose a Business Mentor
Today in the world of business, many small business owners are more interested in finding a co-founder to share responsibilities and bolster notoriety than a mentor. The other option that some small business owners explore is purchasing books, podcasts, and classes.Read More
4 Features Joist Uses To Promote Efficiency in Your Construction Management Business
Mobile technology changes daily. Everyday a software is created or made more efficient to make lives easier. As a business owner or start up business owner, you have to remain informed of new technology that will make your business run more efficiently, cutting cost, and saving time.Read More
The Advantages & Disadvantages of Coworking Spaces
In the late 90s, if you were a student or small business owner and you had work to complete, then you may have grabbed all of your things, bags, laptop, books, notebooks, and external hard drives and trudged down to your local Starbucks or coffee shop with wifi to get your work done. So many innovations have come into play that thankfully these sacred memories are a thing of the past.Read More
5 Practices of Group Economics to move your business forward
There is no formal definition, but Group Economics can be defined as one group of people who have a common economic interest. That group agrees with active intention to pursue that economic interest together to create a sustainable and secure economy for themselves.Read More
How Can You Promote an Anti-Racist Workplace?
In today’s social climate, each company has issued their solidarity statements supporting #BlackLivesMatter and sharing their resentment for racism. In America, we are currently living in a time where being anti-racist is a badge of honor.Read More
How to Get Your Business Ready to Open After COVID-19
The world is opening back up for business after the 2020 world-altering pandemic of COVID-19. Many business industries have had to re-evaluate their business practices to ensure their business will remain open and productive.Read More
SBI Detroit Team Member Spotlight: GoRealer Imaging Solutions
Most people who are artists excel in more than one area of art. They are usually artists in every sense of the word. Stéphane “Realer” Parker of GoRealer Imaging solutions would tell you that he grew up liking stories. As a child, he used to watch daytime soap operas with his grandmother. He had to just watch and listen. This led to him writing his own stories. By the third grade, he created the pseudonym “Romance Chris”. Realer understood that he had to have strong images to accompany his stories. This is when he discovered that when he wrote his stories that the images he needed did not exist. This pivotal moment is when he decided to go into film and photography.Read More
Hindsight 2020: Addressing Social Change in Business
In a time not long ago, families would wake up and enjoy breakfast together. You would drop your children off at school. You would continue with your day while feeling the wind on your skin and the sun in your eyes. You would run family errands by stopping by a few stores. You may even get a call that your child is sick. You would stop everything, pick up your child, and go into the doctor. This could be viewed as a “normal” routine.Read More
SBI Detroit Member Spotlight: S&S Property Preservation
For some people, things just come naturally. According to Shaun Jones, the owner of S&S Property Preservation and a member of SBI Detroit, this is how he felt about contracting. Jones shares, “It was something that came easy to me. I could see the vision before the vision was complete. I could see how the bathroom went together or what would be best for the kitchen.”Read More
Perspectives of Doing Business in Detroit
Perspective 1: Business Owner One of the greatest unseen opportunities is doing business in Detroit. Most people see vacant lots, dumping, and dilapidated buildings. But when you have a vision and can see the residents as the human resources that they are, then you can see the value of what is actually there.Read More
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