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Biery CheeseBen Biery leads Biery Cheese to many firsts in pursuit of growth

Leading a company spread across two states, completing a merger and launching the 90-year-old company's first branded products are just some of the challenges facing Ben Biery, CEO of Biery Cheese.

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The Belden Brick Co.Steady leadership helps The Belden Brick Co. to 133 years in business

Since its inception 133 years ago, the Belden Brick Co. has survived massive fluctuations in market conditions that have reshaped the competitive landscape.

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Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2017 Northeast Ohio

An entrepreneur is someone who bounds into the unknown, creating the future. They are visionaries who launch and reimagine businesses, employ millions and endow their communities, leaving legacies of accomplishment and enrichment.

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Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2017 Northeast Ohio

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Northeast Ohio’s 2017 Smart 50 Awards celebrate area’s top executives

This year’s honorees have made a difference in their organizations and in the region. Their positive impact on employment has reinvented the Northeast Ohio landscape into one of the most up-and-coming business regions in the country.

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Planning an exit when a succession plan isn’t an option

The one certainty any business owner has is that they cannot work forever. Home Savings Banks's Matt Leuenberger talks about exit planning when succession isn’t an option.

How to build a client experience orientation

Michael J. Toth, Executive Vice President and Chief Experience Officer at Westfield Bank, explains how companies can build a client experience orientation.

What ASC 606 means for the restaurant industry

Though ASC 606: Revenue from Contracts with Customers touches nearly every U.S. company, Angela Newell, a national assurance partner at BDO Dallas, breaks down the effect the new revenue recognition standards will have on restaurants.

Evaluate your technology to add more efficiency in 2018

All companies look for ways to make their teams and processes more efficient, while increasing revenue and profitability. What’s your plan to do so in 2018? Here's how to use technology to reach your goals in the coming year, from Bill Nelson of Blue Technologies.

Tips on how to prevent, respond to and recover from workplace violence

CompManagement's Cassy Taylor talks about how employers can prevent, respond to and recover from workplace violence incidents.

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