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Ganley Auto GroupKenneth Ganley loves selling cars and shares his passion with the team at Ganley...

Kenneth Ganley has taken Ganley Auto Group, a company started by his father, and turned into one of the top dealerships in the U.S.

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Kenneth Ganley loves selling cars and shares his...

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2017 Family Business Achievement Awards

Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C) is pleased to return as the Presenting Sponsor for the 2017 Smart Business Family Business Conference. Check out what these great family businesses across Northeast Ohio have been able to achieve.

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2017 Family Business Achievement Awards

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Lubrizol Corp.Lubrizol uses chemistry to change the world. Eric R. Schnur wants to take that to...

Lubrizol had taken a big step forward in addressing its need to be more diverse. The next step would be to improve execution and accountability.

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Lubrizol uses chemistry to change the world. Eric R....

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2017 Business Longevity Awards

This year’s Business Longevity Award honorees are proof that hard work and a commitment to excellence can pay off. These 44 companies were built on timeless values and principles that set the stage for generations of economic achievement.

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2017 Business Longevity Awards

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Ohio’s budget brings changes to businesses in and out of the state

With Ohio’s new budget come pro-business changes that aim to simplify tax filing and draw in revenue from out-of-state sellers that have in many ways eluded sales tax collection, says Skoda Minotti's Mary Jo Dolson.

How the design of your space can impact the bottom line

Companies like Google, Pandora and Apple sport colorful, hip headquarters that capture who they are and what they do. Now more than ever, business owners of companies of all sizes and sectors are grappling with the changing workplace, says Bialosky Cleveland's Tracy Sciano Vajskop.

Companies must hone their interview process to land the best candidates

Some employers have a very effective interviewing process and are adept at identifying the best candidates for open positions. Others, however, struggle. The problem most organizations have is a lack of structure and coordination in their interview process, says Paul Brown, a branch manager at Nesco Resource.

Common areas of commercial leases that cost tenants money

There is no such thing as a standard commercial lease. Still, many tenants are content to sign one without much consideration for its provisions and what it means in terms of their responsibilities, says McCarthy Lebit's Andrew Perry, Esq.

Evaluate your technology to add more efficiency in 2018

All companies look for ways to make their teams and processes more efficient, while increasing revenue and profitability. What’s your plan to do so in 2018? Here's how to use technology to reach your goals in the coming year, from Bill Nelson of Blue Technologies.