Is your business ready for the 4th quarter?


Whether you are in retail, manufacturing or a service industry, there are steps you can take to finish your year out strong. We have put together a series of workshops to help you as we move into the 4th quarter and we have consultants waiting to work with you one-on-one.

The Importance of Diversity


Now more than ever we realize the importance of diversity for our businesses. Diversity and real inclusion can bring more ideas, drive up competition and increase the bottom line for a business. As we struggle through the economic issues brought on by the pandemic, it is clear that as individuals and as businesses, we need … Continue reading The Importance of Diversity

Current Ohio Guidelines for Opening Businesses


While the Governor has extended the Stay Safe order until May 29th, incremental openings of businesses are beginning. The goal for Ohioans is to stay safe by continuing to maintain social distancing and heightened hygiene practices but still finding a way forward to restart our economy. TIMELINE FOR OPENINGS: May 1 – All health procedures … Continue reading Current Ohio Guidelines for Opening Businesses

Paycheck Protection Loans


Nav.Com had this great article about the Paycheck Protection Program. Paycheck Protection Loans are Intended to Keep Employees on the Payroll: What Does that Mean? April 3, 2020 by Ty Kiisel PPP loans are intended to keep employees on the payroll, but many people have questions about what that means. Here’s what you need to … Continue reading Paycheck Protection Loans

Creativity and Change


Don’t forget that we have two unusual workshops next week. The first is Creative Thinking for Small Business on Monday December 3rd and the second is Managing Organizational Change on Wednesday December 5th.  Both will be taught by Jeff Cole, business guru and process improvement specialist. Please join us as we explore both creativity and … Continue reading Creativity and Change

Help Your Small Business: Hire a Veteran


There are many good reasons to hire veterans. Their discipline, work ethic, and focus on getting things done can be an asset to many small businesses. But there’s another incentive that often gets overlooked: a tax break. The Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) can provide a substantial tax incentive for your small business when you … Continue reading Help Your Small Business: Hire a Veteran