Posts Tagged ‘Columbus Chamber of Commerce’

Federal Labor Standards and Your Small Business

Federal Labor Standards and Your Small Business
Last year, the Department of Labor released a proposed rule change to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) regarding overtime wages for salaried employees which could affect the wages of up to five million Americans. The Columbus Chamber understands that these changes can have a dramatic effect on the...
February 11th, 2016 | Chamber Connection | Read More

cbuzz Episode 09: Phil & Andy George of MentorcliQ

cbuzz Episode 09: Phil & Andy George of MentorcliQ
A good mentor can be life-changing for an individual’s career, and a Columbus-based software startup has developed the “E-Harmony” for mentor-mentee matching. “MentorcliQ is a software system that helps companies launch and manage their mentoring programs, and really employee...
February 8th, 2016 | cbuzz Podcast | Read More

How Can You Become More Creative?

How Can You Become More Creative?
Most people assume creativity is something you are born with—that it is an innate talent that is computed into your DNA, just like the fact you have hazel eyes, or that you are right-handed. But what if I told you that everybody is born creative, and creativity is a skill that you develop over time...
January 14th, 2016 | Chamber Connection | Read More

cbuzz Episode 08: Jason Ross of JackThreads

cbuzz Episode 08: Jason Ross of JackThreads
It has been a whirlwind of nearly a decade for men’s lifestyle and apparel brand and e-commerce site JackThreads. The retailer has grown from three sales on the day they launched to $80 million in annual sales. And it all started with Columbus entrepreneur Jason Ross. The fashion and the entrepreneurship...
January 11th, 2016 | cbuzz Podcast | Read More

Columbus Chamber to Hold Annual Meeting February 11

Columbus Chamber to Hold Annual Meeting February 11
The Columbus Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual meeting from 7:00 – 9:15 a.m. on Thursday, February 11, 2016 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. The meeting will feature a keynote address by local venture capitalist Mark Kvamme, co-founder and partner at Drive Capital. “Our members...
December 21st, 2015 | Upcoming Events | Read More

cbuzz Episode 07: Mark Pasternack of Jump Goat Media

cbuzz Episode 07: Mark Pasternack of Jump Goat Media
If you’ve listened to a cbuzz podcast, you’ve heard Jump Goat Media’s work. The small video production company is an in-kind partner of the podcast, mastering the audio engineering for the show. In a city with many talented video producers, Jump Goat Owner Mark Pasternack knows what...
December 21st, 2015 | cbuzz Podcast | Read More

Michael Dalby Stepping Down as President & CEO of Columbus Chamber

Michael Dalby Stepping Down as President & CEO of Columbus Chamber
After the Columbus Chamber of Commerce’s annual meeting on February 11, 2016, current Chamber CEO and President Michael Dalby will resign. “I could not be more proud of my time at the Chamber, and of the staff and volunteers I’ve worked with,” Dalby said. “Together we’ve built a service...
December 10th, 2015 | Announcements | Read More

Is it Time to Pivot?

Is it Time to Pivot?
William Wrigley, Jr. was a soap and baking powder salesman. In the 1890s he decided to offer free chewing gum with his purchases. He quickly realized that the gum was more popular than his actual product. Wrigley went on to manufacture his own chewing gum brands, and today the company grosses billions...
December 10th, 2015 | Chamber Connection | Read More