Cover Story

Class of 2017Central Ohio’s Smart 50 Awards celebrate area’s top executives

This year’s Smart 50 class is a diverse group of executives leading a wide range of organizations, but they all share one common trait: passion. Meet the 2017 Smart 50 honorees.

Read Full Article
Central Ohio’s Smart 50 Awards celebrate area’s...

Cover Story

Smart Women: Women leaders employ diversity and inclusion to build teams

Presenting the 2017 Central Ohio Smart Women Award winners and panelists who will be featured at this year's Smart Women Breakfast on Aug. 15.

Read Full Article
Smart Women: Women leaders employ diversity and...

Cover Story

DLZ Corp. focuses in the right direction under consistent leadership

Chairman and CEO Vikram “Raj” Rajadhyaksha’s attitude toward risk has changed since he cashed in his retirement to buy the company, but he’s ensured DLZ Corp. remains unwavering in its approach to the work, the employees and more.

Read Full Article
DLZ Corp. focuses in the right direction under...

Cover Story

The chief ingredientsWhite Castle balances seasoned success with fresh ideas

Beef consumption is declining. So, what does that mean for White Castle System Inc., the king of the slider? Find out from new CEO Lisa Ingram.

Read Full Article
White Castle balances seasoned success with fresh...

Insights

Marketing strategies to improve your bottom line

Businesses have to step away from what they have and focus on why they do it. Richwood Bank's Heather Wirtz talks about how marketing and financial health connect.

How to effectively wrap up your business’ financial year

Some businesses don’t prioritize closing or thinking ahead, while others have procedures that take place throughout the year. Nancy E. Supowit of Clarus Partners shares strategies that help businesses and owners stay on top of their financial health.

Revenue doesn’t always equal success in the eyes of investors

Investors look for specific metrics to determine a valuation, but most entrepreneurs rely too heavily on revenue projections. Michael Stevenson, managing partner at Clarus Partners, discusses the importance of an accurate business valuation, especially in early-stage companies.

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.

How to maintain a culture of mutual respect

Company leaders must try to balance what may be competing forces: our innate biases and doing the right thing for the organization. Sequent's William F. Hutter discusses how to understand and manage cultural dynamics in the workplace.

Top CEO Interviews

Les Wexner

Limited Brands Inc.