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Central Ohio’s Smart 50 make success happen by being on target

Smart Business presents the Oswald Cos. Smart 50 Awards to celebrate and recognize central Ohio’s top executives for their ability to effectively build and lead innovative and “smart” organizations. All the honorees make a difference in their organizations and the region in many ways, including innovation, impact on employment and business sustainability.

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Jordan Hansell makes connections, sets a common vision at NetJets

Jordan Hansell knew nothing about aviation when starting at NetJets Inc. in 2009. Evidently, he’s a quick learner. As the Berkshire Hathaway company celebrates 50 years this month, the business is growing faster than ever.

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Nationwide InsuranceNationwide Insurance and Mark Pizzi unleash new ideas for customers of today and...

At Nationwide Insurance, Mark Pizzi, president and COO, is helping push insurance into the 21st century and adjust it for millennials and today’s consumers by being open to new ideas and innovation.

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Information Control Co.Steven Glaser guides ICC through transformation to stretch beyond the state of Ohio

Steven Glaser, CEO of Information Control Co., and his executive team are taking ICC into its next stage of growth to become a larger player in the information technology consulting market.

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Insights

Timely reconciliations aid businesses to prepare for smooth year-end audit

Businesses that reconcile their financial books at the end of each month make it substantially easier for them to have a well-prepared, problem-free year-end audit.

How to analyze your print spend to cut costs and waste

Business print spend might not seem like something that needs to be managed. It’s just paper and toner cartridges, right? Wrong. Most companies could reduce their print-related costs by 20 to 30 percent by eliminating inefficiencies, according to Gartner research.

Training on HR systems helps staffers better utilize the timesaving software

Human Resource systems are software programs designed to help HR staffers better execute their job functions. However, there are often barriers to implementation with even the best systems. Find out more about solutions to help.

When employers help shape HR policy, it can make a big difference

The Ohio General Assembly recently sent 33 bills to Gov. John Kasich, some of which are expected to positively impact issues affecting the HR profession in areas of workforce development and unemployment insurance.

Governments miss out on timesaving solutions by not opening up to banks

Federal, state and local governments have unique needs. Banks, in response, have dedicated a portion of their business to address them.