Archive for the ‘Expert Perspective’ Category

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

Connecting Talent: Is Technology a Problem?

Connecting Talent: Is Technology a Problem?
We’re a Chamber of Commerce with about 2,000 members. We meet one-on-one with about 700 individual business owners/managers each year. From small businesses to Fortune 500 enterprise, the number one need they express to us is frustration over trying (and failing) to find qualified workers. The...
December 28th, 2012 | Expert Perspective | Read More

Compliance Management

Compliance Management
This article is part twelve in a twelve-part series on information security fundamentals for small and medium-sized businesses. First things first: compliance is not security. If you want to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of your information systems and your organization’s...
December 21st, 2012 | Expert Perspective | Read More