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A look inside the world of M&A from leaders who have seen it all

Every entrepreneur has a different approach and a unique way of viewing the world. But at the end of the day, they all understand the power of relationships when it comes to making things happen.

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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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Ridge Tool Co. (RIDGID®)How RIDGID® stays relevant: Fred Pond adapts and adjusts Ridge Tool Co. to evolve...

Here’s a look into a three-point strategy that drives the nearly 2,000 Ridge Tool employees around the world in assuring RIDGID® remains the industry leader in pipe-working tools.

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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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Insights

What to consider before you throw a catered event to attract customers

How to use catered events as a way to attract customers to a business on special occasions. Tips from Todd Schafer, president of Crooked River BBQ + Beer.

Mobile devices and search: What your business needs to know

Searches on mobile devices has surpassed those performed on desktops. Companies that rely on the Web for lead generation must adapt or drop out off first page results, says SyncShow's Alan Suchan.

Give your employees the right tools for remote technology access

If your company doesn’t have a mobility solution, your employees — who now have mobile devices on them at all times — will be less productive. And if it’s a hassle for staff to remotely access documents and processes, delays can transfer to waiting customers. Blue Technologies' Heather Stump talks about business mobility needs and how employers can find the best-fit technology

Maximize an M&A transaction’s value by scrutinizing operating expense

Understanding operating costs and the underlying agreements can often make or break a deal. TPI Efficiency's Roger Zona offers tips on negotiating operating expenses as part of an M&A event.

Why sellers should know the value of their company before an M&A event

There is a broad spectrum of concerns first-time sellers have as they approach an M&A event, but it’s the sale price that can be tough to accept. Skoda Minotti's Sean R. Saari talks about the importance of an accurate valuation in the M&A process.