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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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Panelists at Perspectives ’14: Women Who Excel Conference Thursday, April 10,...

Laura Bennett took on an uphill battle and co-founded Embrace Pet Insurance Thursday, April 10, 2014 Laura Bennett was trying […]

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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 […]

How to leverage your IP attorney for the analysis of intellectual property

As businesses invest in new products or services, the importance of identifying and protecting their intellectual property (IP) may not be at the forefront of their thinking. However, if you want to recoup your investment you have to be able to protect it, and IP is one way to do that.

What you need to know when you enter into a borrowing agreement

Lender liability is a general term that encompasses a number of claims that can be asserted by a borrower against its lender. Each party is required to sign a contract to act in such a way that would not deprive any other party of the benefits of the contract. Although this is the standard for commercial loan agreements, the reality is not always so straightforward.

Don’t wait to plan for coming health care reform changes

Businesses have been playing the health care reform waiting game, complying when necessary but otherwise holding off on planning for future regulations with the hope that there will be another postponement. In the interim, insurance companies are allowing employers that like their current benefits program to extend it. But that will not last.

How to protect your business from internal, external and data security fraud

Fraud is a crime that hides in the shadows. The adversaries often go to great lengths to cover their tracks, and businesses may not realize what they are up against, making it difficult for them to fight it and protect their assets.