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Dr. Eric Schertel helps develop the MedVet experience at new locations

As MedVet Medical & Cancer Centers builds a network of emergency and specialty veterinary hospitals, the biggest challenge is ensuring the company’s unique culture develops in each new practice.

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Paradigm shiftVargo moves away from the traditional to hit a new stride

Vargo acquired a small boutique software group in 2006, and today is revolutionizing the direct-to-consumer and retail fulfillment process. Michael Vargo reflects on the rapid growth.

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Epcon Communities ramps up for the housing recovery

The home building market is finally turning around. In the midst of their most vigorous ramp-up, Epcon Communities Franchising Founders Ed Bacome and Phil Fankhauser draw on over 30 years of experience to plan for the future.

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The power of recognition

Before an honoree steps on stage to accept an award, someone has to take time to either nominate or select them for the honor. Do you know a progressive individual or organization that has achieved professional success or made great strides in advancing women?

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How to determine if your exposures stretch beyond your current insurance

Tim Able, director of sales & marketing at SeibertKeck Insurance Agency, talks about how high net worth individuals need to proactively approach their property and casualty insurance.

How to determine when a settlement makes sense

Jill Havens, a settlement coordinator at CompManagement, discusses the settlement process and when to initialize a settlement with an injured worker.

Investment strategies for navigating today’s highly valued market

Investors often struggle with how to respond to a highly valued market. Regardless of one’s personal portfolio strategy and allocation, investors may need to take less risk today than they were 12 and 24 months ago.

How to set up internal controls on limited resources

Setting up internal controls is challenging for small and midsized companies. Generally, you don’t have that many employees, and the internal control aspect often takes a backseat. Find out about some key controls that even organizations with limited resources can implement.

How to increase participation in health screenings, encourage preventive visits

Employees understand the benefits of preventive care and want to know their risk factors. But they also might need a push, which is why it’s still a challenge to get employees engaged. Learn how to incentivize employees to focus more on prevention.