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Marc 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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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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Insights

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.

How VoIP streamlines communication across multiple office locations

VoIP can bring a remote location online and give it multiple local calling areas and integration to existing phone systems.

How to increase the odds of successful relocation through timely planning 

With a plethora of real estate signs posted around town, it may seem like a simple task to go out and find a new location for your business. But it’s not that easy. And businesses that do not start planning 12 to 18 months out may find themselves forced into an unsuitable space or paying […]

With an upbeat, positive culture, employees will promote your brand 

When it comes to the front line, where the person-to-person interaction is so critical, employees are the ambassadors of the brand. “It is one thing at the office to have employees say, ‘I love this company,’ but what are they saying to their friends and family at the cocktail party,” says Steve Brubaker, Chief of […]