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...
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...
When it comes to shaping your brand’s personality, every new hire should be an integral part that reflects the values and culture of the business. Michele Cuthbert, president of Baker Creative, an advertising firm that goes “beyond the brand,” understands the...
“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....
For the owner of a fast-growing business, learning to delegate responsibilities is a must. Misty Gieczys, owner and self-professed workaholic at the award-winning Designer Paws Salon in Westerville, said she’s realized the importance of stepping back from everyday operations...
Have you ever thought about the culture of your small business? Was it created with purpose or did it just grow organically? Melanie Guzzo, owner of Virtue Salon, chose to take a very purposeful approach to creating and maintaining the...
In recent years the explosion of gourmet mobile food trucks has greatly complemented the diverse and high-quality food scene in Columbus. One such mobile addition is Dos Hermanos Taco Truck. The eatery has been serving authentic Mexican food with...