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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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2014 EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 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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Howard Hanna Real Estate ServicesCustomer-centric / ‘Hoby’ Hanna looks for core values when Howard Hanna Real...

When Howard Hanna Real Estate Services acquired Realty One in 2008 it was a deal that made Howard Hanna the fourth largest real estate company in the nation — and it also presented some daunting tasks.

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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

Rebranding makes a statement, whether a tweak or total makeover 

A logo, a brand, differentiates a company from its competition. If that logo starts to show some age, it’s time to rebrand.

Assembling a team of consultants makes property investing less risky 

If you’re willing to take the risks associated with owning commercial property and want a higher yield than banks are offering, it might be time to become a landlord and accumulate some property.

Talent search techniques are changing as technology proliferates

Social media sites, namely Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook, enable employers to identify specific types of people through their online profiles. Simultaneously, companies can brand themselves as a top place to work when looking for job candidates.

Outsourced accounting service can help smooth your operations

Many businesses fail to realize that when they reach $150,000 in revenue from taxable sales or services, they are subject to a commercial activity tax. And that’s not all they may miss, says Dawn M. Gainer, Managing Director of Small Business Services at Skoda Minotti. “For instance, taxable sales for sales tax purposes and taxable […]

Why the right IT partner can keep your network healthy and deliver a valuable ROI

Trust is a hurdle that leaders must often overcome before they are willing to hand off management of their company’s IT system. But the reality is that most companies are not experts on IT and thus are not in a position to develop and maintain the best platform for their employees.   “In a lot […]