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Mindset switchTeleTracking, Michael Gallup employ a long view to shape building blocks of change

The long view affects everything TeleTracking and its more than 350 employees do, including building new products as it migrates from a point solution provider to a provider focused on driving customer outcomes.

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Brown and CaldwellCraig Goehring has helped Brown and Caldwell find success in the virtual realm

Craig Goehring is a professional engineer and a student of leadership. Both skills have been put to the test in recent years as he has steadily changed the organizational structure of Brown and Caldwell.

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Always about the peopleJohn Stanik uses experience to help changes go down at Ampco-Pittsburgh

New chapter, similar story: that’s how you might describe CEO John Stanik’s first year leading Ampco-Pittsburgh Corp. Here’s how Stanik has helped better position Ampco for today and tomorrow.

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The best of bothPost-sale, WP Glimcher and Michael Glimcher put the pieces together

But once the deal between Glimcher Realty Trust and Washington Prime Group Inc. went through, the hard work began — the integration of these two companies.

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Insights

With contracts, know what you’re agreeing to before you sign

Typically there’s a conflict between obtaining business (sales) and managing risk. Sales may be pressured to get new business, at unreasonable risk. Instead, of having your sales force promising anything and everything to get a deal, Arthur J. Gallagher's Alan Pepoy shares how to minimize the contract risk that can significantly affect your bottom line.

Friend or foe? Employers struggle to find the FMLA answer

The Family and Medical Leave Act took effect to help balance workplace demands with the medical needs of employees and their families. Under it, an employee is entitled to take up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave during a 12-month period for a serious health condition, or to care for an immediate family member who has a serious health condition. Douglas Fleisner of JRG Advisors discusses solutions for the concerns employers have about the FMLA.

Weighing the potential of wearable fitness technology

Devices that measure physical activity, heart rate, caloric expenditure and other biometric measures, often referred to as ‘wearable fitness technology,’ hold the promise of dramatically changing the face of the health care industry,” says Stephen T. Doyle of UPMC Health Plan. But this innovation is not without some risks.

Research, specialized financing needed before doing business overseas

Middle-market companies that can capture a segment of business in a foreign market have a tremendous opportunity. Exporting products overseas, however, requires fastidious research upfront. Huntington Bank's Jim Altman shares what it takes to export into foreign markets.

Implementing your security plan to protect your data and network

By beginning the implementation phase of a newly established security plan, your team can take an important step forward in preventing data breaches. All Covered Pittsburgh's Stephan J. Cico talks about his second IT security step: implementing a security plan.