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The 2016 Family Business Achievement Awards

Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C) and Smart Business present the 2016 Smart Business Family Business Conference, honoring achievement as a family business.

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The 2016 Business Longevity Awards

Reaching a milestone event, such as celebrating 50 years in operation, signifies you’ve accomplished something few others have. Hitting 75, 100 or even 150 years? That’s even more impressive. That’s why Smart Business has launched the inaugural Business Longevity Awards

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Northeast Ohio 2016 Entrepreneur Of The Year®

EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® salutes the visionaries who launch and reimagine businesses. Here are the 2016 winners for Northeast Ohio.

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Northeast Ohio’s 2016 Smart 50 Awards celebrate area’s top executives

For the third year, Corporate College and Cuyahoga Community College announces its Smart 50 Awards, presented by Smart Business. This year's field is exceptional.

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Insights

Both parties need to be upfront when it comes to financial strategies

Brad Dickman of Stonebridge Wealth Strategies offers keys to building a better relationship with your financial professional.

HR departments can play a key role in building a strong culture

Nesco Resource's Meredith J. Guyot explains how to build trust between management and employees in your company.

How to conduct a year-end review of your business technology performance

As you plan for 2017, and your upcoming technology needs, you should conduct an end-of-year review of your current business technology performance, says Paul Sems of Blue Technologies. This provides context, so you won’t feel so unsure when developing your future technology road map.

How to create a dialogue about your company using brand ambassadors

Brand ambassadors are a company’s frontline. They are the face of the brand, and they’re one of the most important components of an experiential marketing campaign. Drew McCartt of Event Marketing Strategies explains how brand ambassadors enhance activations.

Leave nothing to chance as you plan your next construction project

Construction projects, and by extension, construction disputes can be high-stakes endeavor. Wesley Lambert, a partner in the Litigation Practice Group at Brouse McDowell, explains what project owners and contractors can do to increase their odds of winning a dispute or negotiation.