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Distance Over TimeJohn Crum’s Seaman Corp. is built for speed and longevity

John Crum’s appointment to president and COO of Seaman Corp. in January brought a philosophical and physical change to the […]

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EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2014 Northeast Ohio Awards

Since 1986, EY has celebrated the entrepreneurial spirit of men and women who have followed and achieved their dreams. These […]

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Sandridge Food CorpPeas in a Pod: Bill Frantz’s exit from Sandridge Food Corp. leaves friend Mark...

Bill Frantz was a tax guy. He had no idea that he was about to become a potato salad guy.

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The Will to Win … Northeast Ohio’s Smart 50

Introducing the leaders of the region’s Smart 50 companies presented by Corporate College Cuyahoga Community College, a member of the […]

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Insights

The company holiday party — what could go wrong?

Deck the halls with boughs of holly and don your ugly sweater because ’tis the season to be jolly — at the company holiday party.

Planning is critical to a sale you can feel good about well beyond closing

While business owners strategically plan for growth and other key initiatives, when it comes to selling a business, preparation is often lacking among those who are nearing the next phase of life.

There’s still time to make a lasting impact with your charitable donation

While many charities can benefit from a one-time gift, donating through a community foundation can extend the impact of a donation and meet year-end tax deadlines.

What’s on the horizon in 2015 for Ohio’s workers’ compensation system?

As 2014 comes to a close, we look ahead to the continued changes to be made in the Ohio workers’ compensation system that will bring a few benefits to the employers in the state.

How game-playing techniques motivate employee productivity

One of the newer methods companies use to motivate employees capitalizes on game-playing techniques — bringing out the competitive nature in employees. Called gamification, the program applies game-design philosophies to non-game applications so workers have fun while meeting performance goals. “Maybe some employees thought they couldn’t achieve a certain performance level, but if it’s fun […]