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Anthem Blue Cross Blue ShieldSmart Women 2016: Redefining success every step of the way

Success doesn’t just show up at the door. That’s why one of our strongest commitments is giving women the tools they need to go get it.

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Step2 Co.Christopher Quinn restored trust and unleashed creativity to drive Step2 Co. to...

When Christopher Quinn arrived as president and CEO at Step2 Co. in January 2015, he could feel the tension. This proud company had seen near constant turnover in recent years and Quinn sensed that employees didn't believe he would last any longer than the previous CEOs. So he set out to earn their trust.

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The 2016 Evolution of Manufacturing Awards

These 2016 honorees exemplify the energy and focus it takes to conquer all fronts in the war for talent. They never stop working for their business or their employees and recognize that there’s room for everyone to evolve together.

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The 2016 Evolution of Manufacturing Awards

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PizzafireFirst Romeo’s Pizza, now Pizzafire. Sean Brauser and Ryan Rose share their passion...

The pride Sean Brauser and Ryan Rose have for Romeo's PIzza and the brand-new Pizzafire comes through in every pie that comes out of the oven. These guys love pizza and they want their customers to enjoy it just as much.

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Inkjet vs. laser: Are you using the right printers to reduce business inefficiencies?

Do you know how many printers your company owns? Do you know if they are inkjets or laser printers? Do you know the difference between the two? If you can’t answer yes or don’t know, it’s time to take action, says Matt White of Blue Technologies.

What foreign companies should consider before setting up in the US

There are many foreign companies that would like to establish a presence in the U.S. But before doing so, there’s a lot to consider. That's why it’s important to think through your decisions and processes early, in order to function well in the marketplace, says Sequent's William F. Hutter.

How remote deposit capture technology can help your business

The benefits of remote deposit capture technology and how it can help your business. Tips from Consumers National Bank's Debbie Miller.

A look at best practices for managing your company’s 401(k) plan

Companies that offer employees a 401(k) plan must recognize their responsibility to act in the best interests of those employees, says David C. Barth, AIF, a financial consultant at AXA Advisors, LLC. He discusses best practices when it comes to managing your company’s 401(k) plan.

Steps for positioning your company for growth or succession

Turning your company into a $25 million business in the next three to five years requires a plan. Ross Vozar, of BDO USA, LLP, offers advice on positioning your company for growth or succession.