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AGP Podcast: Sliced

Ep10: Controlling the Chaos with Traction

A how-to guide to becoming a Culture Warrior and gaining control in your business. Chuck and Brittany welcome Dale Vernon, principal at Bernstein and president of ACG Cleveland. Dale talks today about traction from the popular book Traction: Get a Grip on Your Business by Gino Wickman. Dale spells out manageable actions for leaders to …

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Ep9: What Exactly are Opportunity Zones?

Have you heard of the new incentive in the most recent tax reform changes known as Opportunity Zones? Opportunity Zones create tax benefits to investors, business owners, and real estate professionals while positively impacting our communities. But this “opportunity” won’t last long – only applicable in the 2019 calendar year, people looking to benefit from …

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Ep7: Coaching for Intentional Development

The value of career coaches is undeniable as proven by today’s guest, Erica Ishida. Erica is the CEO and President of Coconino Partners, a professional development firm offering coaching, alignment, team building, and planning for companies. Chuck and Brittany talk to Erica about how to find a qualified career coach, how professionals can benefit from …

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Ep4: Non-Profits, Take Note

Chris Benko is an accountant by trade, but rather than file tax returns, he provides auditing and assurance services for a variety of businesses, including not-for-profits. Chris’s experience has provided him insights for business owners outside of annual tax filings. Chris stops by to chat about why auditors with an accounting background benefit business owners …

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Ep2: Growing Your Restaurant

Restaurants are soaring in popularity, especially in Northeastern Ohio where recent projections show a strong year ahead for owners. As meal delivery services continue to expand and consumers stay busy, restaurants are slammed with demand. A good problem to have – but if you’re a restaurant owner, are you capitalizing on the recent tax changes? …

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