Business ownership is never a linear path. Especially when starting a family company, balancing early business tasks with full-time jobs, kids, and all the other aspects of life can be a long step on the way to stability and...
When a child picks up an instrument, it isn’t just musical talent that develops. Confidence, creativity, work ethic and self-discipline will also become ingrained, in the success of struggling through and nailing a difficult piece of music, or through the...
Opening a franchise of a well-established business can make for an easier startup, but for ongoing growth, owners tend to be on their own. Otto Beatty, owner of the Columbus Intelligent Office, is two years into franchise ownership, and...
As with most entrepreneurs, Beth Lybrook saw an industry that needed a solution and set about to find the best answer. The challenge? Hospitals incurred high costs purchasing employee uniforms in bulk. Employees found the offerings limited. Hospitals found...
“It was never in my mind that I would be a business owner,” said Darlena Kelley, co-owner of technical writing and editing company ProWrite. Last year, Kelley bought ProWrite from the couple who started it more than 30 years ago....
Launching a business provides a level of control. Control of the direction of the business, how hard you work and the income you can make. Giving up or shifting control is something most business owners cannot even imagine. Yet,...
As Susan Lear found out, saying ‘yes’ can be empowering. In business or in life, we have become accustomed to initially saying ‘no’ to new opportunities. The ‘no’ can cause us to miss out on life’s rewards, whether it’s...
Many of us have admired the paintings and artwork of others, but have you ever considered yourself the canvas? At Canvas Salon and Skin Bar located at 3893 Powell Rd. in Powell, you are the canvas and they are...