Posts Tagged ‘Columbus Chamber of Commerce’

cbuzz Episode 01: Joe Deloss, Head Fryer of Hot Chicken Takeover

cbuzz Episode 01: Joe Deloss, Head Fryer of Hot Chicken Takeover
Which came first, the chicken or the egg? In the case of Hot Chicken Takeover, the chicken didn’t come first, the business model did. “I’m new to the chicken game, but I’ve been involved in this idea of integrating workforce development into a job environment, into a for-profit...
June 15th, 2015 | cbuzz Podcast | Read More

Networking Do’s and Don’ts

Networking Do’s and Don’ts
You know the saying – “It’s not what you know, but who you know.” Building a strong network is vital to your success. And, I’d like to note that a strong network of 800 friends on Facebook doesn’t count when it comes to business. A firm handshake and an in-person conversation still dominate...
June 11th, 2015 | Chamber Connection | Read More

Columbus Chamber & CD102.5 Partner for cbuzz Podcast

Columbus Chamber & CD102.5 Partner for cbuzz Podcast
Business-themed podcast cbuzz is set to debut on CD102.5’s airways this Sunday, June 14. The Columbus Chamber and the radio station partnered on the first business-centric podcast in the area. The podcasts will highlight the success stories of local business owners and entrepreneurs and the love...
June 10th, 2015 | Announcements | Read More

Idea to Implementation: Launching Your Small Business Idea

Idea to Implementation: Launching Your Small Business Idea
Somers L. Martin I meet with entrepreneurs and aspiring small business owners on a regular basis and one of the questions I receive from time to time is, “I have this great idea. How do I get started?” My quick answer to that is to tell the individual to first determine if the idea is a sustainable...
March 13th, 2015 | Chamber Connection | Read More

3 Tips to Poise Your Small Business for Growth

3 Tips to Poise Your Small Business for Growth
John Vandersall Once your business begins to thrive, it’s not uncommon to set your sights beyond the horizon and start thinking about growth. A common stumbling block for small businesses is they only think about going from “small” to “large” and while that is a quick and easy upgrade at the...
January 9th, 2015 | Chamber Connection | Read More

Timely Tips: Chamber Provides Resources So Entrepreneurs Can Be In the Know on Election Day

Timely Tips: Chamber Provides Resources So Entrepreneurs Can Be In the Know on Election Day
As an entrepreneur, you’re focused on your business, but public policy can drastically affect your ability to grow. Don’t have time to keep tabs on what’s happening in the halls of government? That’s OK…we do. The Columbus Chamber wants to make sure you are well informed when you go to the...
October 28th, 2014 | Chamber Connection, News | Read More

When Finding Qualified People Seems Hard, It’s Because It Is

When Finding Qualified People Seems Hard, It’s Because It Is
Finding qualified people for your open positions is hard – especially without a recruiting staff. An important distinction we need to realize: posting a position online is not recruiting, it’s posting a position online and hoping the right person sees it. Recruiting is a proactive stance to go out...
September 12th, 2014 | Chamber Connection | Read More

Columbus Chamber Accepting Nominations for 2015 Small Business Leader Awards

Columbus Chamber Accepting Nominations for 2015 Small Business Leader Awards
The Columbus Chamber is now accepting nominations for the 2015 Small Business Leader Awards. The award recognizes the best of the best leading local small businesses with fewer than 500 employees. Small businesses that have substantiated success, increased sales, number of employees and contributions...
September 9th, 2014 | Announcements | Read More