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Opinion: Ohio’s Well To Do – Time to Get Off The Bench – Seriously, Stop Being a Bunch of Wimps and Invest

Opinion: Ohio’s Well To Do – Time to Get Off The Bench – Seriously, Stop Being a Bunch of Wimps and Invest
You fell for the click-bait in the title…excellent. I have your attention for the next five seconds. I’m going to throw out a number: $700 million. Still have your attention? Good. $700 million is my estimate of the cash Ohio-based startups are looking to find, but can’t find because there...
September 25th, 2015 | Expert Perspective | Read More

8 Leadership Challenges You Can Solve With the Leadership Matrix

8 Leadership Challenges You Can Solve With the Leadership Matrix
The phrase “think outside the box” makes me physically ill. It’s trite and isn’t at all practical. But inside the box? That’s where great leaders go to get more out of their teams. Mike Figliuolo My friend and fellow thoughtLEADERS instructor Victor Prince hoodwinked me into co-authoring a...
July 7th, 2015 | Expert Perspective | Read More

The Small Business Owner’s Guide to Divorce

The Small Business Owner’s Guide to Divorce
For small business owners, a divorce can affect the entire course of the company. Growth might be stalled, day-to-day matters can often be put on hold, and the entire operation could be compromised. What’s more, divorce can not only affect the pair separating, but also any business partners and employees...
February 24th, 2015 | Expert Perspective | Read More

Women’s Fund Study Examines Economic Security for Women in Central Ohio

Women’s Fund Study Examines Economic Security for Women in Central Ohio
Columbus was ranked the seventh-best city for female entrepreneurs in 2013 by a Forbes study. While Columbus provides a strong platform for female business creators, a recent Women’s Fund of Central Ohio study paints a bigger picture of the economic status of women in Columbus. Below, the organization’s...
April 14th, 2014 | Expert Perspective | Read More

Local investment fuels startup culture abroad

Local investment fuels startup culture abroad
In early March, “The Washington Post” reported Secretary of State John Kerry’s release of immediate aid to Egypt in an effort to boost economic development and inspire additional reform. Columbus-based inmobly, whose PAUL app The Metropreneur recently spotlighted, was born out of...
April 12th, 2013 | Expert Perspective | Read More

Business Owner to Business Owner: Grace Bosworth

Business Owner to Business Owner: Grace Bosworth
When The Metropreneur interviewed Grace Bosworth about Global to Local Language Solutions, the translation and interpretation services company she founded in 2009, we were impressed with her thoughtful answers to our questions. However, we were forced to leave some of those questions and answers out...
March 11th, 2013 | Expert Perspective | Read More

Why Your Fans Aren’t Liking Your Facebook Updates

Why Your Fans Aren’t Liking Your Facebook Updates
Your engagement is down on your Facebook page, so what do you do? Blame Facebook, of course! “They want us to pay to promote our posts! That’s why we don’t have as many likes.” Valid argument. You’re using someone else’s network, so you’re at the mercy of how...
March 6th, 2013 | Expert Perspective | Read More

Cameron Mitchell on what he’s learned after 20 years in the restaurant biz

Cameron Mitchell on what he’s learned after 20 years in the restaurant biz
In the last 20 years, Cameron Mitchell has opened nearly 70 restaurants in eight states. The Upper Arlington native has more than a dozen restaurants in Central Ohio alone, including Marcella’s Ristorante, M, and Martini Modern Italian. Next month, he will unveil his first new concept in five years:...
January 22nd, 2013 | Expert Perspective | Read More