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Spitzer ManagementSpitzer Management is ready for whatever awaits

As the auto industry continues to change, forcing car dealers to continue to adapt and transform their strategies, Alison Spitzer is confident she has the right team in place.

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

This year’s Smart 50 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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TalentLaunchM&A will play key role in Aaron Grossman’s drive to $1B at TalentLaunch

Aaron Grossman is on an ambitious quest at TalentLaunch. He's using his considerable entrepreneurial and dealmaking skills to use to help his company achieve its full potential.

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Petitti Garden CentersAJ Petitti has Petitti Garden Centers poised for another big year

Spring has sprung and AJ Petitti can't wait to get going on another growing season in Northeast Ohio. Petitti Garden Centers is an iconic company built on the bonds of family and great customer service.

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Insights

How to recognize, value and reduce your total cost of risk

Most small and mid-sized companies don’t have a dedicated person with expertise in risk management, says Zito Insurance Agency's Nate Bell.

Opportunity Zones leverage capital gains to offer investors, cities benefits

There is often misunderstanding regarding what qualifies as an investment and what has to happen to the investment property for it to be considered improved, says McCarthy Lebit's Michael D. Makofsky.

Tips for first-time commercial property investors

Many real estate practitioners watch lease expiration dates and will poach tenants when owners aren’t paying attention, says Cushman & Wakefield/CRESCO Real Estate's George J. Pofok.

Leases take a spot on the balance sheet with new accounting standards

Changes to the financial reporting of leases by the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) is a decision that is more than 10 years in the making, says Clark Schaefer Hackett's Eric J. Schnieber.

Developing a strong corporate culture through your attitudes and actions

Even when leaders achieve a comprehensive, objective view of their company’s culture, it’s far from simple to effect change when needed, says Dale Carnegie's Marilee MacAskill.