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9 05, 2017

Things go can viral at warp speed in today’s connected world

Recent events at Airlines remind us that Employees are your Front-Line Brand Ambassadors By Michael Layne, President, Marx Layne & Co. Take confined spaces; a high-maintenance customer or a solo parent with children; and an employee with an attitude problem, even if for just one day. Recent, highly publicized episodes in Delta Airlines and United Airlines passenger cabins demonstrate how volatile that combination can [...]

26 04, 2017

Video Work: Jim Thrower from McDonald’s

Video for the Detroit NAACP 62nd Annual Fight for Freedom Fund Dinner At the April 23, 2017 Detroit NAACP Fight for Freedom Fund Dinner, McDonald's owner, Jim Thrower was recognized as being a co-chair of America's largest sit-down dinner. With more than 5,000 guests in attendance, Thrower was asked to develop an introduction video of [...]

20 03, 2017

Detroit School Closings / Economic Development in Detroit

On the next American Black Journal, the threat of more school closings in Detroit continues to be a hot button issue for educators, parents and students. We'll get the young people's perspective from students in the Neighborhood Service Organization's Youth Initiatives Project.  Plus, a local organization focuses on empowering residents to become self-reliant problem solvers who build up their [...]

14 03, 2017

Alzheimer’s disease can take toll on employees, the workplace

By David M. Downey, of Alzheimer's Association While I have seen, throughout my personal life, what Alzheimer's disease and dementia can do to loved ones, I also have experienced how this disease can impact the workplace. Throughout my career in various executive positions with large corporations and my own businesses, I have witnessed a number [...]

28 02, 2017

Executive Chef from Pentastar shares tasty recipe for chocolate lovers

(WXYZ) - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lh6DY9C15r8 Coffee and Cocoa Rubbed Pork Hash with Chocolate Chipotle Drizzle, Fried Egg, and Orange Zest Garnish For the chocolate sauce: ½ stick butter 1 cup heavy cream ¼ cup semi-sweet chocolate chips 2 ¼ tsp minced chipotle peppers in adobo sauce ¾ tsp adobo sauce ¼ tsp cinnamon ½ cup orange [...]

28 02, 2017

Gorman’s designers help Shelby home channel Arts and Crafts style

Shelby home channels Arts and Crafts style Maureen Feighan , The Detroit News Paul and Kathy Lyons’ Shelby Township home may look like a nondescript quad level on the outside, but like most things, looks can be deceiving. The couple has spent years remaking their 3,000-square-foot home, project by project, room by room, bringing together [...]

24 02, 2017

Mich. groups to show support, talk help for refugees

Charles E. Ramirez , The Detroit News Published 12:03 a.m. ET Feb. 23, 2017 Officials from Michigan organizations that work with refugees vowed Thursday to collaborate more and meet regularly to better serve exiles. “There are many refugees — not just newcomers, but those who are already here — in need of our continued support,” [...]

23 02, 2017

Joe Louis Arena to play host to conference tourney with local flavor

By Mark Vest, C & G Sports For the second year in a row, metro Detroit college basketball fans have an opportunity to see teams from the Horizon League battle for a chance to earn an automatic bid into the NCAA Tournament. The Horizon League Little Caesars 2017 Basketball Championships, also known as “Motor City [...]

3 10, 2016

Weber’s Boutique Inn and Restaurant Keeps Its Founder’s Legacy Alive

By Pamela Sosnowski, Michigan Homes In 1937, a farm boy from Chelsea, Michigan had a vision: open a restaurant that would become known for its fine dining and hospitality. Herman Weber opened Weber's after gaining experience in the business by working as a cook and dishwasher for another restaurant. Three generations of family ownership later, [...]

21 09, 2016

Are you ready when the media comes knocking?

By Alan Upchurch, Marx Layne Senior Vice President Today everyone is carrying a smartphone with a sophisticated camera.  Each one of us is a potential “citizen” journalist.  We are connected 24/7 and that means a reporter’s next great news tip could come from his neighbor’s teenage daughter rather than his best news source. The question [...]