Category: BUSINESS

On Running an Office Like a Factory by Cal Newport

On Running an Office Like a Factory I was recently browsing the archives of the MIT Sloan Management Review (as one does), when I came across a fascinating article from the Fall 2018 issue titled “Breaking Logjams in Knowledge Work.” The piece starts with a blunt observation: “If you work in an organization, you know ...

On Doing Less to Produce More: A Novelist Embraces a Minimalist Lockdown by Cal Newport

I recently received an email from a writer in New York City who sold her debut novel right before the coronavirus lockdown. She had until mid-April to finish her first round of revisions. In an effort to make the process more “fun and fluid and intuitive,” and feature less of the stressful long hours she ...

Entrepreneur, Artist, Activist: Noura Ballout

Noura Ballout is an artist, curator, and entrepreneur. They work in a wide range of creative mediums, maintaining a primary practice in photography. Their work is about constructing and finding home while navigating an intersectional identity in diaspora, which often manifests in the meeting of art and community. Noura is the founder of Habibi House, ...

Remote Work Wins But Here Are Our Tips!

86% said that working alone allows them to hit maximum productivity, and 65% said that remote work would give their productivity a boost in a recent survey. Focus is the new currency, and with remote work, that can be optimum.  Also, the reduction to carbon print, and so much unnecessary wasted resources, from the gas ...

Sponsors Needed for Dearborn Blog 2.0

Welcome to Dearborn Blog. Dearborn Blog was launched in 2013 to be a platform for the authentic voices of the Dearborn/Dearborn Heights community. We talk about Dearborn’s citizens, culture, and community. We talk about Dearborn history. We talk about Dearborn business. We talk about Dearborn’s food, culture, events, tradition, and society. Let’s talk about the ...

Black Friday Deals Excel Sheet

Category Price Store Notes Electronics DVD PLAYERS BLU-RAY PLAYERS LG BP175 Streaming Audio Blu-Ray Player $49.99 Best Buy Doors open 5pm Thursday LG Smart Blu-Ray Player $49.00 Walmart $10 Vudu Credit with Purchase; Black Friday Begins Online Wed at 10pm ET and In Stores Thurs at 6pm LG UBK90 Streaing 4K UHD Hi-Res Audio Wi-Fi ...

Dearborn Job Postings

The following positions at both Gardner Elementary and Dixon Educational Learning Academy: Open positions: Teacher: Teacher Certification & Bachelor’s Degree - $25/Hr / 4 hours per day Instructor II: Bachelor’s Degree - $20/Hr / 4 hours per day Instructor I: 60 Credit Hrs. (Minimum 3.0 GPA in English & Math classes) - $15/Hr / 4 ...

​“Holes in the Wall” – Celebrates Area’s Iconic Diners and Restaurants

The work of 5 distinguished photographers is interpreted by 7 talented visual artists in an exhibition at Dearborn’s Padzieski Art Gallery July 12 through August 10. FREE Opening Party & Reception Thursday, July 12 from 6pm to 8pm, plus a special FREE “Art & Appetizers” Gallery Talk Thursday, August 2 (6-8pm). Dearborn, MI – Over ...

XO Detroit

​A​ few weeks ago the Downtown Detroit Markets opened for the summer season in Capitol Park, Cadillac Square and 1441 Woodward Collective. These markets are filled with a uniquely curated and high-quality collection of local retailers and will include a variety of event programming throughout the summer that you won’t want to miss including the ...

5 of the Newest Restaurants in Dearborn

Did you know that over thirty new businesses have opened up in the downtown Dearborn areas over the past three years? Although we've seen closures of long time staples like Lynch's, the Double Olive, Kiernan's and Howell's, there has been a lot of promising development, and more to look forward to. We're here to showcase ...