Day: April 22, 2019

FBE Business Profile:  State-Wide Delivery Service

FBE Business Profile:  State-Wide Delivery Service State-Wide Delivery Service was founded in 1987, when Tim and Lori Yoho recognized the need to support the commercial airlines, by delivering misrouted passenger luggage. During those early days, the bulk of State-Wide’s business was delivering misrouted and misplaced luggage to travelers arriving and departing from John Glenn Columbus…

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How to Create a Great Podcast for Your Small Business

How to Create a Great Podcast for Your Small Business If you listen to podcasts, you’re in good company: More than half of the U.S. population tuned in to podcasts last year. The popularity of podcasts creates a huge marketing opportunity. Rolling out your own audio broadcast can help you communicate your expertise, raise your visibility and…

Publisher’s Note: Advocacy has its costs

Advocacy has its costs By Ronda Watson Barber OhioMBE Publisher Advocacy has its costs. Advocacy is hard work and it is not for the weak. There is a price to pay for speaking out against injustices. I was saddened to hear the Columbus NAACP is redirecting its efforts in the nation’s 15th largest city. One…

OhioMBE Guest Column: It’s not personal it’s Business

It’s not personal it’s Business By Nana Watson Columbus NAACP President It’s not personal it’s Business.  This is a common saying of those who are in business.  For the past three years the NAACP has worked tirelessly to help those in business to get a foothold into many governmental and private entities, businesses who normally…

D&I Chair Beatty Calls on Bank Executives to Make Diversity and Inclusion Efforts More Intentional

D&I Chair Beatty Calls on Bank Executives to Make Diversity and Inclusion Efforts More Intentional Recently, the House Committee on Financial Services held a hearing to examine the business practices of our nation’s largest financial institutions. During the hearing, U.S. Congresswoman Joyce Beatty (OH-03), Chair of the Financial Services Diversity and Inclusion Subcommittee, focused her…

Mayor Ginther and Building-Construction Unions Sign Community Benefits Agreement

Mayor Ginther and Building-Construction Unions Sign Community Benefits Agreement Mayor Andrew J. Ginther, other city officials, labor leaders and stakeholders signed a Community Benefits Agreement on April 11  for the construction of the new Linden Community Center and Park. The agreement, similar to the one being used for the construction of Fire Station #35 on…