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The 2016 Family Business Achievement Awards

Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C) and Smart Business present the 2016 Smart Business Family Business Conference, honoring achievement as a family business.

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How Jim Ruhlin has The Ruhlin Co. poised for another 100 years of construction...

Jim Ruhlin Sr. didn’t grow up with a plan to one day become the president and CEO at The Ruhlin Co., a business started by his grandfather, John G. Ruhlin, back in 1915.

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Northeast Ohio 2016 Entrepreneur Of The Year®

EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® salutes the visionaries who launch and reimagine businesses. Here are the 2016 winners for Northeast Ohio.

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Northeast Ohio’s 2016 Smart 50 Awards celebrate area’s top executives

For the third year, Corporate College and Cuyahoga Community College announces its Smart 50 Awards, presented by Smart Business. This year's field is exceptional.

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Small investments that spur business growth

Roger Zona, president and founder of TPI Efficiency Consulting, talks about small changes that can make a big difference for businesses.

Why having the right classifications is so critical

CompManagement's Jarred Post, explains how manual classifications are assigned in Ohio and what an employer should be reporting regarding its payroll.

Cloud accounting is stirring up the business world; don’t get left behind

BDO USA's Deborah Defer outlines what business owners need to know about cloud-based accounting.

Business owners have an opportunity to boost their retirement savings

Consumers National Bank's Daniel Eshler discusses available options when it comes to refinancing your mortgage to boost your retirement savings.

Employee engagement: The best kept secret that all top companies know

What do powerful brands and successful companies have in common? They are investing in employee engagement as one of their top strategic initiatives. Sequent's Beth Thomas discusses the importance of employee engagement.