Member News & Interesting Reading – January

Member News

Lori Kaiser of Kaiser Consulting Named Small Business Award Finalist
The Columbus Chamber and First Merchants Bank will honor finalists and announce the recipient of the Small Business Leader Award at the Chamber’s 2019 Annual Meeting…

Safex named Small Business of the Year at Westerville Chamber

2018SMALL BUSINESS OF THE YEARSafeX, Inc. 2018 LARGE BUSINESS OF THE YEAR Central Ohio Primary Care Physicians. The Award recipients will be…

White Castle, the Oldest Hamburger Chain in the US, Embraces New Technology
Cheddar
“Delivery is really reshaping the whole landscape, and those that are early adapters are really going to benefit,” said White Castle VP Jamie…

OPOC.us Discovers the Three Predictors of Employee Tenure
PRNewswire
After an exhaustive study of the employee life cycle, OPOC.us has discovered the three predictors of employee tenure: Attitude, Gratitude, and…

Scott McComb shepherds Heartland Bank to new heights
The Columbus Dispatch
Scott McComb is closing a watershed year for Heartland Bank. In March, the community bank opened a new 60,000-square-foot headquarters in…

Comfort Food Cruise returns to Ohio’s Hocking Hills
Sunbury News
Complete information on the Cruise, as well as visitor and lodgingInn & Spa at Cedar Falls: Brioche bread pudding with a local maple and…

Hofmans picked to head Conway Center
The Columbus Dispatch
The Conway Center is a resource for educational programs, resources and networking opportunities to support familyowned businesses

Interesting Reading

Family feud: How to stop family business disputes from following you home
SmartCompany.com.au
Working closely with your nearest and dearest is part of the appeal of a family business, but it also makes it very easy to get into the habit of ‘talking…

Exit Planning: Family matters have to be ironed out before business succession
Truro Daily News
Increasingly, the daughters and sons of owners are not interested in taking over the family business. Some will choose to follow their own passions…

Tips to keep work and family separate in a family-owned business
grbj.com
Often, a family business can be a 24-7 undertaking. However, in order to maintain a professional business environment, as well as family harmony,…