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Women’s Business Center Spotlight: Vernita Johnson, Owner Shy-Stones

Women’s Business Center Spotlight: Vernita Johnson, Owner Shy-Stones
Shi-Ly-Ku, which translates into “women of virtue, queenly anointed” is the inspiration behind Shy-Stones, a jewelry business owned and operated by Vernita Johnson. Flawed, semi-precious stones, metals and crystals are mixed together to create one-of-a-kind pieces of “wearable art” designed...
August 27th, 2015 | ECDI Spotlight | Read More

ScaleUp Success: Mary Sharrett of Stone Environmental Engineering & Science, Inc.

ScaleUp Success: Mary Sharrett of Stone Environmental Engineering & Science, Inc.
Breakfast is a great start to your day, but has it ever started your journey as a business owner? Not everyone can say ‘Yes.’ However, Mary Sharrett can. Breakfast with a potential business-teaming partner became a defining moment in owning a small business. “One moment I was having breakfast...
August 26th, 2015 | ScaleUp Success | Read More

Pssssst, Can You Keep a Secret?

Pssssst, Can You Keep a Secret?
Most successful businesses have secrets. After all, absolute transparency plays right into the hands of copycats who want to ride upon your success without putting in the hard work. From client lists to secret formulas to simple marketing plans, your business relies upon trade secrets to succeed and...
August 20th, 2015 | Metropreneurial Legal Insights | Read More

ScaleUp Success: Stefanie Fox of Canvas Salon and Skin Bar

ScaleUp Success: Stefanie Fox of Canvas Salon and Skin Bar
Many of us have admired the paintings and artwork of others, but have you ever considered yourself the canvas? At Canvas Salon and Skin Bar located at 3893 Powell Rd. in Powell, you are the canvas and they are your image artists. Stefanie Fox Stefanie Fox, owner of Canvas Salon and Skin Bar, opened her...
August 12th, 2015 | ScaleUp Success | Read More

cbuzz Episode 03: Ryan Vesler of Homage

cbuzz Episode 03: Ryan Vesler of Homage
Chances are if you don’t already own the script Ohio shirt from Homage yourself, you know somebody that does. The shirt has become a beacon for fellow Ohioans, showing off state pride to school loyalty – and that’s just the way Founder Ryan Vesler intended. Vesler’s life has largely...
August 10th, 2015 | cbuzz Podcast | Read More

Tackle Your Finances this Fall

Tackle Your Finances this Fall
As a small business owner, keeping your finances organized may just be another item on your already-packed to-do list. But by taking a few extra steps this fall, you can stay on top of your financial tasks without all the stress. Take a cue from the game this football season to have your finances organized...
August 6th, 2015 | $traight Talk | Read More

The Food Fort, Powered by ECDI, Gears Up for its 2nd Annual QFM96 Food Truck Festival

The Food Fort, Powered by ECDI, Gears Up for its 2nd Annual QFM96 Food Truck Festival
On Saturday, August 1, The Food Fort will partner with Columbus classic rock radio station QFM96 to host their second annual food truck festival in Westerville. Last year’s festival featured over 20 of Columbus’ most popular food trucks and carts, attracting over 2,500 curious rock n’ roll food...
July 23rd, 2015 | ECDI Spotlight | Read More

10 Tips When Being Deposed And What to Expect

10 Tips When Being Deposed And What to Expect
A deposition is pre-trial testimony used in the discovery phase of litigation. At this stage, the attorneys are gathering information and facts as they prepare their cases for trial. It is similar to giving testimony in court because it is given under oath, and an attorney or attorneys will ask you questions....
July 16th, 2015 | Metropreneurial Legal Insights | Read More