Monday, November 6
JW Marriott International Ballroom
235 Louis St NW
Grand Rapids, MI
Price: $35 for Local First Members and Friends
The Economic Club of Grand Rapids is hosting Bo Burlingham, author of Mayor Bliss' book of the year, Small Giants. Local First members and partners have been extended Econ Club member pricing for this event. Doors open at 11:45am and the ballroom is open seating.
From the Econ Club It’s an axiom of business that great companies grow their revenues and profits year after year. Yet quietly, under the radar, a small number of companies have rejected the pressure of endless growth to focus on more satisfying business goals. Goals like being great at what they do, creating a great place to work, providing great customer service, making great contributions to their communities, and finding great ways to lead their lives. Burlingham’s book Small Giants: Companies That Choose to Be Great Instead of Big, shows how we can all benefit by questioning the usual definitions of business success. Read more
RSVP soon - seating is limited.
Bo Burlingham is a regular contributor to Forbes and the former executive editor of Inc. Magazine. He writes about the value of entrepreneurship and has authored and co-authored numerous books in addition to Small Giants including The Great Game of Business, A Stake in the Outcome, Finish Big: How Great Entrepreneurs Exit Their Companies On Top, and The Knack: How Street-Smart Entrepreneurs Learn to Handle Whatever Comes Up.