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Shawn Turner |

You probably have a laundry list of things you want your small business to accomplish as we enter 2017. Sales growth, the hiring of employees, and successful marketing of your business and products, to name just a few. Well, we here at COSE have a few goals of our own to accomplish in 2017 and—lucky for you—they happen to intersect rather nicely with the topics listed above (funny how that works out!)

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Workplace Wellness: Diversity, Employee Engagement And Business Growth

Shawn Turner |

Every employer wants a staff that’s innovative, productive and creative. One way to achieve those goals is to make diversity a priority both in how you build your staff and operate your business. Tameka Taylor of Compass Consulting advises small business owners to take a long, hard look at their employee base before they make a hire. Is the staff in danger of falling victim to what Taylor describes as the “Mini Me Syndrome”? That is, do the employees look and sound a lot like the owner?

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Energy Resource Guide

Four times a year, Mind Your Business publishes a Resource Guide focused on putting you in touch with the experts who will help you improve your business. This month’s Resource Guide is focused on energy.

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Building Cleveland: A Rundown of Key Development Projects

Kristen Hampshire |

We proved it to the world. Cleveland can handle one of the largest events with rustbelt revival style, grace and seamless execution. Preparing to host the Republican National Convention meant revamping infrastructure, building accommodations from the ground up and wiping the grit off of “old downtown” to reveal a character-filled, amenities-rich city center that could serve as a successful venue. Actually holding the event honed our expertise as the ultimate concierge for thousands of travelers. 

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Diversity, Inclusion And Business Growth

Diversity initiatives aren’t just for large businesses that have a dedicated diversity and inclusion officer. Small businesses can benefit from diversity efforts as well. COSE Executive Director Steve Millard sat down with Tameka Taylor of Compass Consulting Services who discussed how a small business can implement diversity and the benefits (both financial- and HR-related) it can yield.

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View from the Top: What I Want Next

Terri Kevany |

Northeast Ohio has been enjoying a wave of positive local, national, and, yes, even international media attention of late. Between the spotlight on Cleveland’s hosting of the Republican National Convention, the Cavaliers’ NBA Championship win, the opening of the beautifully renovated Cleveland Public Square, and Ohio’s crucial role in the upcoming presidential election, there has been no shortage of media stories about our people, our community, and our economy.

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Most Anticipated Northeast Ohio Projects

Terri Kevany |

In light of all of the development happening in Northeast Ohio, Mind Your Business recently sat down with several COSE members and asked them to discuss what projects they have on their own personal wish lists and what development gaps might still exist.

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Content Marketing Resource Guide

Four times a year, Mind Your Business publishes a Resource Guide focused on putting you in touch with the experts who will help you improve your business. This month’s Resource Guide is focused on content marketing.