Current State #136 | August 5, 2013

Aug 5, 2013

Today on Current State: a preview of Lansing's mayoral primary election; an update on the MSU FRIB project; the Michigan Wine Competition; and a book on how to become a great leader.

Lansing mayoral primary election check-in

Aug 5, 2013
WKAR file photo

Voters in Lansing will go to the polls tomorrow for a primary election that will narrow the field of candidates for mayor and the city council.

Courtesy of MSU FRIB project

Late last week, MSU’s Facility for Rare Isotope Beams received several critical approvals from U. S. Department of Energy.


On Tuesday, the 36th annual Michigan Wine Competition will take place at the Kellogg Center in East Lansing. Some of Michigan’s top wineries will present their best creations to a panel of wine experts from across the state and nation.

How to lead employees? Don't overmanage

Aug 5, 2013
Courtesy of J. Keith Murnighan

How to become a great leader? The trick may not be in how much work you do, but in trusting your staff.