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Fashion setterThirty-One Gifts and Cindy Monroe ride a wave of rapid growth to come out on top

It was like drinking out of a fire hose. That’s how Cindy Monroe describes a decade of high-octane growth at Thirty-One Gifts. She shares some lessons learned, while looking forward to getting back to basics.

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VIDEO, PHOTOS: Medical Mutual 2015 Pillar Awards for Community Service

On Jan. 29, more than 300 guests attended the Medical Mutual Pillar Award for Community Service event at The Ohio Statehouse. Check out our video and photo gallery recap.

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Jim Merkel pushes Rockbridge upward from a strong foundation

Rockbridge's success stems from balancing an ability to look forward while keeping the skills sharp that allowed the firm to grow. CEO Jim Merkel shares insights into the firm’s method of looking at a lot, doing a little.

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Steady at the helmDr. Steven Gabbe provided calm leadership at Wexner Medical Center

Dr. Steven Gabbe provided calm leadership at Wexner, while ushering in major cultural shifts. He reflects back on his time as CEO and on how they managed so much change so successfully.

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How to compete for talent in today’s knowledge economy

In today’s knowledge economy, the value of employees has increased exponentially. Talent has become a key differentiator in a market in which products or services can be easily replicated. Midsize companies, however, often lack the resources to effectively manage the talent acquisition and retention process.

How Ohio’s new residency provision affects financial planning decisions

As of March, Ohio became more favorable to those who spend most of the year here but winter elsewhere. People, such as retirees, who have ties to Ohio but wish to be residents of Florida, can now extend their stay in Ohio without concern for the tax implications.

How cash flow forecasting brings greater business success

When pressed to single out the most important touchstones for any business, many entrepreneurs cite customer experience, profitability and competitive pricing. Cash flow, however, should be at the top of that list.

SHOP, drop, roll or self-insure: It’s not too late to examine all health insurance options and switch

The 2015 tax season will soon be in the rearview mirror. But that doesn’t mean businesses should stop evaluating health insurance options. Since the dawn of the Affordable Care Act, businesses have been trying to figure out what’s the best route to take when it comes to health care coverage. There are a handful of options — all with unique pros and cons.

Revisions to receivership statute in Ohio brings clarity to the process

Changes to Ohio’s receivership statute will expand the circumstances under which a receiver may be appointed, as well as authorize “free and clear” sales, which is perhaps the most anticipated aspect of the revision.