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ProformaIt was the real deal that counted as Greg Muzzillo set out to franchise Proforma

Greg Muzzillo had put an unbelievable amount of time and energy in launching franchises for his promotional items and business […]

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Third Federal Savings & LoanMarc Stefanski’s message of culture and values at Third Federal never grows old

Marc Stefanski's biggest challenge at Third Federal Savings & Loan? It’s making sure employees absorb the corporate culture and values.

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Vitamix Corp.Guiding principles / Jodi Berg blends passion, inspiration and the desire to make a...

Judging by the growth achieved by the manufacturer of the iconic Vitamix blender, it seems evident that President and CEO Jodi Berg makes sure that happens.

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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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Insights

How to analyze your print spend to cut costs and waste

Business print spend might not seem like something that needs to be managed. It’s just paper and toner cartridges, right? Wrong. Most companies could reduce their print-related costs by 20 to 30 percent by eliminating inefficiencies, according to Gartner research.

Prospective billing implementation impacts key dates for Ohio employers

Prospective billing could impact an employer’s coverage status or alternative rating program eligibility, costing them potential savings.

Innovative ways to manage permanent or temporary legal needs

It is not difficult to find attorneys within law firms to serve as outside counsel to small businesses. But eventually, companies grow to the point where it is more cost efficient to utilize an in-house counsel legal team to address their immediate compliance, contracts, employment law and other legal service needs. “The challenge for the […]

The strategic marketing plan: Key elements for success

Companies that view marketing as an expense as opposed to an investment run the risk of missing out on the opportunity to grow their business, build customer loyalty and strengthen key business relationships in favor of saving some cash. “Depending upon how you look at it, marketing defines your commitment to business growth,” says Jonathan […]

How new lease accounting rules will impact businesses, lending industry

New lease accounting rules will require all leases to be on corporate balance sheets. Here's who will be impacted and how operating leases will function when the new rules take effect.