April 2016

Rhinegeist Event Showcased Top Tri-State Intrapreneurs

Jacob Fortner, Marketing Coordinator, The Goering Center

Intrapreneurs are self-motivated, creative thinkers who pursue innovation, and Cincinnati is home to many of them.
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Planning for a Century?

Larry Grypp, President of The Goering Center

Imagine you are considering updating the kitchen in your home. Are your decisions impacted if you plan to sell the home in the next couple of years or keep it for the rest of your life?
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Four Tips From the Surviving Spouse of a Business Owner

Laura Schmidt, Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP

Jane and her husband, Bill, started a little company the first year of their marriage. The company grew right alongside their four children and was a multi-million dollar company when Bill died at age 62. Bill was always too busy or felt that they were too young to be bothered to do any estate planning. Bill died after having a stroke that left him physically and mentally incapacitated for a year. Two of their children worked in the business. An old college buddy of Bill’s had started out in the business with Bill and owned an interest in the company. College Buddy left the company years ago, but Bill never got around to buying his interest.
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Ten Actions You Can Take to Strengthen Your Business

Tony Schweier, Clark Shaefer Hackett Company

Run through this checklist to position yourself and your company for success. Every business owner should complete these items today, and repeat them annually.
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Maximizing Business Value Through Key Employee Incentive Plans

Crystal Faulkner & Tom Cooney, Partners, MCM CPAs & Advisors

For most business owners, their company is their most valuable asset.  Therefore, understanding the current value of a business is one of the first steps we take when we work with our clients in developing a business exit or transition plan. We then help business owners develop strategies to maximize the value of their organizations to achieve their financial objectives.
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