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Here’s how Mustard Seed's Golden Standards have made them one of the most trusted brands in Northeast Ohio

Long before Whole Foods and Earth Fare arrived in Northeast Ohio, the Mustard Seed Market & Café was setting the standards for healthy eating and living. And even now that national health food chains have crept into our region, Mustard Seed is still at the forefront of the farm-to-fork movement. “As the only health food store in Akron...

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How The Gutter Boys sells gutters...without actually "selling"

When Ken Wilson, co-founder of The Gutter Boys, hires a new salesperson, he tells them, “It’s a great product. Don’t get in the way of it.” That’s because the company’s Valor Gutter Guards is the number one-ranked gutter cover system in America—and that makes it easy to sell. In fact, the firm doesn’t even have...

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Here’s why Pristine Clean won’t take your credit card info until after you’ve inspected the job

If you explore the online reviews for power washing companies, you may notice a new trend: homeowners are being asked to give their credit card information upfront. This means the contractor can charge your card when the job is complete, but before you’ve had a chance to inspect it. ‘That’s just wrong,” says Pristine Clean co-owner...

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Precision Orthopaedic Specialties is a team of talented physicians working together to keep Northeast Ohioans healthy and active

The human body is an amazing machine, a vastly complex electromechanical system that delivers nutrients to an intricate cellular network, generating everything from locomotion to consciousness. And all of it is supported by a skeletal structure of bones, cartilage, tendons, ligaments, etc. that literally keeps us from collapsing to the ground in...

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A Final Thought: Your grandchildren are listening

My wife traveled to Georgia for a long Mother’s Day weekend to visit her parents and attend an annual family reunion, so last Friday night I had dinner alone at one of my favorite Akron restaurants. Seated next to me at the bar were three young men. By “young,” I mean early forties. They talked about what young men talk about—wine,...

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