The Hardest Check To Write

The Hardest Check To Write

The Hardest Check To Write by Rob Stam Marketing is part of what I do for a living, so I obviously like to see a business that invests in its marketing. However, as a business owner I also understand how difficult an investment that is to make. In fact, I dare say...
Crossroads Prison Ministries

Crossroads Prison Ministries

In early 2016, Grand Rapids-based Crossroad Bible Institute (now Crossroads Prison Ministries) began a process of evaluating their organization, specifically focusing on how their supporters and participants perceived them. For nearly 30 years, Crossroads had great...
Legos & the Arduous Act of Process

Legos & the Arduous Act of Process

Legos & the Arduous Act of Process by Josh Cowen With the recent rise of Lego movies, the fun little brick has made a huge comeback in popularity. I would like to state, for the record, that I am not a “jump-on-the-bandwagon” fan but a diehard AFOL...
Innovation is Only the Beginning

Innovation is Only the Beginning

Innovation is Only the Beginning by Rob Stam For several years now there has been a rejuvenated level of energy around innovation, and rightfully so. Innovation comprises the backbone of our local economy. West Michigan can attribute much of its success to a...