Utilizing Small Business Resources

Betty Clark, owner of CPMedia & Marketing Services, talks about her entrepreneurial journey through the last 25 years – including firsts, mistakes and resources that have helped along the way. Learn the importance of reaching out as a small business and seeking assistance and expertise when you need it.

The Importance of Mentorship

JJ Rodeheffer is one of the entrepreneurs behind Zipline Logistics, a third party logistics firm headquartered in Columbus, Ohio and a 2016 BBB Torch Award for Ethics recipient. JJ explains the importance of mentorship and continuing to learn throughout your business journey.

Social Responsibility

Alex Traxler owns Griffen Hollow Studio, a woodworking company founded in 2012 with the mission of offering professional quality craftsmanship at industry disrupting pricing while pushing eco-friendly sustainable practices. Hear his thoughts on the importance of businesses becoming more socially responsible – and how you can start making changes today.

Creating a Strong Company Culture

Bobbi Custer, a 2017 recipient of BBB’s Spark Award, owns The Spotted Cow, a coffee shop with the mission to grow the skills of individuals both typical and with disabilities in quality, service and opportunity. Learn what it takes to create a positive and strong company culture in the workplace.

Diversity in Business

Lubna Najjar, founder of Columbus-based IL Moda and Lubna Designs Inc., is an accomplished Jordanian American fashion designer. She has been featured on Good Morning America, in The Huffington Post and more. Hear her thoughts on the importance of diversity in business and what it’s like to be an entrepreneur. 

BBB Sparkcast: Episode 00

Learn more about BBB Serving Central Ohio’s new podcast, BBB Sparkcast, where you can hear from local entrepreneurs firsthand. In our first episode, BBB’s President and CEO Kip Morse explains how this podcast will help connect, and be a resource for, our community of businesses and nonprofit organizations.