Midwest Stories

Community Showcase: Eva Neuhaus of Breakthrough Coaching

Community Showcase: Eva Neuhaus of Breakthrough Coaching

At Intermitten 2018, when our President was in the kitchen with the team, making sure beverages were ready to hydrate the people, repeat Intermitten attendee Eva Neuhaus stepped in and said, "Can I talk to you?" Eva and Heidi had an impromptu conversation about the...

Community Showcase: Cahoots

Community Showcase: Cahoots

At the very first Intermitten 3 years ago, Joe Malcoun and Guy Suter shared their vision for Cahoots. As if realizing their vision of an epic co-working space weren't enough, Joe Malcoun later purchased the Blind Pig, a legendary music venue in Ann Arbor that's hosted...

On the Pod: Talking Culture & Community with Beth Kirsch

On the Pod: Talking Culture & Community with Beth Kirsch

On this episode of Impact Michigan, our host Leann Abad sits down with Beth Kirsch. Based in Ann Arbor, Beth is an expert at navigating corporate cultures and has over a decade of experience maximizing organizational impact. Currently spearheading community engagement...

On the Pod: Lessons from Repeat Entrepreneur Jeff Epstein

On the Pod: Lessons from Repeat Entrepreneur Jeff Epstein

On this episode of Impact Michigan, our host Leann Abad sits down with Jeff Epstein, the founder of Ambassador. While he went to law school and passed the bar exam, Jeff has instead focused his career on entrepreneurship, having founded several companies throughout...

On the Pod: Amplifying Voices with Human Inclusive

On the Pod: Amplifying Voices with Human Inclusive

On this episode of Impact Michigan, our host Leann Abad sits down with the co-curators of Human Inclusive, Lia James and Christopher Guest. The Human Inclusive podcast amplifies voices and experiences of diverse communities. Beyond the podcast, they lead webinar...

On the Pod: Stepping Into Your Power with Laura Khalil

On the Pod: Stepping Into Your Power with Laura Khalil

On this episode of Impact Michigan, our host Leann Abad sits down with Laura Khalil. Based in Detroit, Laura is devoted to helping women embody the confidence and develop the clarity to speak up, get paid what they're worth, and lead mission-driven lives. She has...

These 10 Women are Driving Detroit’s Entrepreneurial Growth

These 10 Women are Driving Detroit’s Entrepreneurial Growth

Last week’s report about the state of women leadership in Chicago tech was a powerful reminder of where our successes are and where we can continue to improve. The data creates actionable opportunity for everyone — from individual contributors, to executives, to...

On the Pod: Finding Life’s Purpose with Rajiv Nathan

On the Pod: Finding Life’s Purpose with Rajiv Nathan

On this episode of Impact Michigan, our host Leann Abad sits down with Rajiv Nathan ("RajNATION"), Founder of Startup Hypeman. Based in Chicago, Startup Hypeman increases the success rate of startups by building messages that stand out to their audience and stand...

On the Pod: Why Competition is Good for a Brand

On the Pod: Why Competition is Good for a Brand

In this episode of the Impact Michigan podcast, our host Leann Abad sits down with Steven Mazur. Steven is the Co-Founder and CEO of Ash & Erie, a clothing brand for shorter guys. A metro-Detroit native, he's grown to love the city and its people — so much so that...

Sponsor Showcase: New Foundry

Sponsor Showcase: New Foundry

All of our sponsors are dear to us, but this next one is a little extra special. Like many of our sponsors, New Foundry, which is a product development firm that specializes in software solutions, has been a loyal Intermitten supporter from day one. But really, we...