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Cleveland 101: Lesson 1, A Primer

Having just finished writing, “10 Things You Need to Learn About Cleveland Before the 2016 Republican National Convention,” about where to start an education when it comes to Cleveland, and then realizing in follow up emails to my editors a couple of things I forgot, I’m going to decline identifying my collection of directions as…

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Cleveland RNC 2016 Needs a Few Good Women

Just sayin’. Because based on the videos and the photos related to the Republican National Committee selecting Cleveland for its 2016 convention, I’m not seeing any, as in, none. Now, I’m not a big believer in the whole, “all the Republican party has to do is change its image” camp. I believe the GOP actually…

Which came first - the business or the woman?

Behind the Boost in Bucks for Women Entrepreneurs

Thanks to one of my mentors, Morra Aarons-Mele, I’m playing against type today: What’s with all the money going to women entrepreneurs? This question originated with me reading her Harvard Business Review column, “More Women Starting Businesses Isn’t Necessarily Good News,” a column published, ironically, within hours of the announcement that $800,000 of Cleveland Foundation…