Growing a business takes time, dedication and preparation. Every penny must be meticulously managed while working to solidify your bottom line. Marketing is often stigmatized as a costly and time-consuming ingredient in growing a business—especially for those without relevant...
Finding qualified people for your open positions is hard – especially without a recruiting staff. An important distinction we need to realize: posting a position online is not recruiting, it’s posting a position online and hoping the right person...
Once your business begins to thrive, it’s not uncommon to set your sights beyond the horizon and start thinking about growth. A common stumbling block for small businesses is they only think about going from “small” to “large” and...
Small businesses have been elevating their local economy by encouraging consumers to shop in their neighborhoods. Of course shopping local benefits the shop owner, but there is a bigger impact than just that. Shopping local helps impact our community,...
Communicating effectively is imperative to both professional and personal success. A close-knit working environment that emphasizes the importance of communication can positively impact not only teams, but the individuals within those teams, leading to a stronger workplace and greater...
The months at the end of the year have a tendency to run together. Amidst the changing seasons and year-end deadlines, October seems to run into November and before you know it, December and the new year are right...
Columbus is home to retail giants like L Brands, Abercrombie & Fitch and DSW Inc.; shopping centers that are dominating the corporate retail sector like Easton Town Center and Polaris Fashion Place; and small business empires like Hot Chicken...
A city is only as strong as its workforce. Columbus, thanks to its relatively low cost of living, thriving entrepreneurial scene and ability to not only attract but retain top talent, has become an environment rich with opportunity for...