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2014 Pillar Awards: Honoring greatness in the name of outstanding community service

2014 Pillar Awards: Honoring greatness in the name of outstanding community service

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Davey Tree Expert Co.Pat Covey and Davey Tree learn and grow through strategic acquisitions

Much of Davey Tree's tremendous growth can be attributed to acquisitions, a trend many in the company would not have believed possible just five years ago.

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Recognizing the companies that fortify our regional economyCascade Capital Corp.’s 20th Annual Business Growth Awards

Our coverage of the 43 Cascade Capital Corp. Business Growth Award winners for 2014.

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Performance HealthMarshall Dahneke turns problems into profits at Performance Health

He's converted the gray market for the company's products into a successful retail business.

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Insights

Peril awaits companies that forego change management

Companies spend millions of dollars on new ERP systems designed to improve productivity and increase efficiency. They allocate just pennies, however, for organizational change management — the difference between success and failure when installing new systems.

How to use data capture technology to eliminate bottlenecks

When you’re sharing information across the organization, an ECM system keeps data from going missing and minimizes duplication. But data capture technologies can help with the largest bottleneck — data entry.

How to determine whether to buy extra insurance for a rental car, or not

What you need to know before you make your decision of whether to buy rental car coverage or not.

How to ensure you aren’t unhappy with your decision to exit your company

Common mistakes business owners make when they transition out of their companies and what to do about them.

Recognizing the signs that it’s time for a new bank

When is the last time you heard from your banker? Can’t remember? That’s a strong indicator you’re not getting the most out of your banking relationship.

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Thomas L. “Tim” Stover

What businesses can learn from football

Damon Hacker

The insider threat