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RPM Inc.RPM’s Frank Sullivan builds on his father’s legacy with more than 100...

The most important dealmaking lessons Frank C. Sullivan has learned in his career have come from his father, Thomas, who was involved in more than 100 transactions during his career at RPM International Inc. Through all the years, dealmaking has been an integral part of the company’s growth strategy.

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RPM’s Frank Sullivan builds on his father’s legacy...

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2018 Smart Culture Awards

Culture is the essence and lifeblood of an organization. Culture establishes the energy within an organization and heavily influences the happiness, success and connection employees experience.

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2018 Smart Culture Awards

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JumpStart Inc.JumpStart drives Cleveland’s innovation economy to new heights

It was 2000, and Ray Leach had built an impressive resume — starting two companies, which he sold, then creating two more companies, all in the technology space. He was 34 years old and he was at a crossroads. Things were about to change in a big way.

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2018 Smart Business Evolution of Manufacturing

This year’s Evolution of Manufacturing winners have made their mark on manufacturing and have specifically chosen Northeast Ohio as their place to make the magic happen. Check out this year's honorees.

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2018 Smart Business Evolution of Manufacturing

Insights

Avoid the pitfalls of group life insurance. Offer personally-owned policies.

When employers offer group life insurance, they don’t realize it’s not something of value to the overwhelming majority, says Zito Insurance Agency Inc.'s Greg Zito.

Ohio has many assets that are critical to the automotive industry

JobsOhio’s Kristi Tanner breaks down Ohio’s position as a place for new investment in the automotive industry.

Declutter and organize your information with a content management solution

Blue Technologies' Nano Zegarra explores content management solutions that manage information in a customer relationship management system, and how best to employ them.

Know the importance of dialogue and strategies

CompManagement's Todd Keserich talks about strategies to assist injured workers back to work.

Growth through acquisitions: What strategic buyers need to know

For companies that want to grow their topline, and hopefully their bottom line, acquisition can be the easiest path, says John Troyer of Ciuni & Panichi. However, strategic buyers need to make the right moves to ensure a ROI.