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May Feature

Raising a glass to people over products, collaboration over competiton

In the private and nonprofit sectors, a more human approach is called for: finding identity in how an organization can be useful to customers above the products they sell or the categories in which they compete.

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Let's spring forward and interact with each other

While UIX GR is only designed to cover one innovator and related project a week, we’re relying on every other resource we have at our disposal to facilitate more conversation.

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Socially innovative businesses can grow organically at many levels, ages

This month, our stories are heavily tied to the idea of empowering others to make the most of themselves, in turn bettering communities of various size and need.

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Small business has room to grow in West Michigan

Growth from small beginnings is no strange life cycle for Grand Rapids entrepreneurs—even Amway was once just a conversation. There are many more small business owners in West Michigan than CEOs of international conglomerates, though.

Diversity breeds strength in the workplace, community, coverage

Diversity breeds strength in the workplace, community, social innovation coverage

Diversity: an almost ubiquitous term when it comes to so many aspects of business. Yet, when it comes to the topic of strengthening in any subject, diversity is key. Here’s to a happy new year in social innovation, and a promise to deliver stories that truly showcase the strength in diversity that West Michigan has to offer.

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Season's greetings ring true from December's social innovators

Tis the season that charity and business seem to be everywhere you look. But for those who truly understand the symbiotic relationship between the two, look no further than UIX Grand Rapids.

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Rapid Growth introduces new sister site, UIX Grand Rapids

The new Urban Innovation Exchange section will highlight the people and projects in West Michigan that truly spark social innovation with weekly features in addition to Rapid Growth Media's current coverage.
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