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Michiganian of the year inspired by Detroit

We recently had the pleasure to ask Mark Davidoff, Deloitte Michigan Managing Partner, a few questions about how Detroit inspires him and Deloitte. How does Detroit inspire you? Detroit inspires me every day given all of the tremendous growth in the past number of years. As a matter of reflection, in 1805, after the great[…]

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How Detroit inspires a major corporation’s innovation

Every day at Franco we’re working in this city and finding more stories of innovation, creativity and determination that inspire us. “Detroit Inspires Me” is our way to share what makes us proud to be Detroiters. We recently had the pleasure to talk with Matt Simoncini, President and Chief Executive Officer of Lear Corporation and[…]

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Why “Detroit Inspires Me”

After a rousing TEDxDetroit brainstorm, our team took TEDx’s basic question, “If you had the world’s attention for a few minutes, what would you share?” and answered it. We unanimously decided that we wanted to share our passion, the places and ideas that got us excited to come to work in the morning. What inspires[…]

Working with rather than for is key to success

OK everyone, pair up. It’s time for the three-legged potato sack race. Ready…Set…Go! I think we all know the key to running a successful potato sack race is to work together with your partner. Should one person decide not to participate, you are done, and stuck dragging dead weight as you fight to finish. It[…]