It is still that time of the year to list and revisit our New Year’s Resolutions. Hopefully, at the top of many Michiganders’ lists is launching out to start a new business and or to help grow and strengthen an existing organization. The 2016 Election Season is behind us. Regardless of the outcomes, perhaps we can stand united, in and by a shared desire to collectively, survive, and thrive as individuals, employees, and employers focused on strengthening and sustaining our local and state economy. Made in Michigan, Born & Raised in Michigan, Relocated to Michigan, and Imported from Michigan are a few battle-cries that serve as colloquially, patriotic mantras that can help to spur the entrepreneurial spirits of our citizenry and the business community.