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No time to relaxRenier Construction stays vigilant to ensure customers become friends

Knowing how to treat people and cultivating long-term relationships are the keys to Renier Construction Co.’s evolution as a company — and a reflection of Bill Heifner as a business leader.

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The spirit withinCharley Shin develops the people at Charleys Philly Steaks, Bibibop

Charley Shin and his leadership team have stayed true to their beliefs for nearly 560 Charleys and nine Bibibop restaurants, over the test of time.

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The best of bothPost-sale, WP Glimcher and Michael Glimcher put the pieces together

But once the deal between Glimcher Realty Trust and Washington Prime Group Inc. went through, the hard work began — the integration of these two companies.

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A case for commercializationThe Ohio State University builds bridges from research to industry

The Ohio State University is a tremendous resource in terms of research and thought leaders that help businesses grow and thrive. The challenge, however, can be getting that research into the hands of companies.

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New option now available for employers operating in other states

The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) is now authorized to offer workers’ compensation coverage in other states to eligible Ohio businesses. CompManagement's Kelly Lowry explains how it works for businesses with exposure outside of Ohio.

How organizations can benefit from self-funding employee health plans

Self-funding was only considered for large organizations due to the potential risk involved, but that’s changing. Medical Mutual's Amber Hulme shares the basics of self-funded health plans, how organizations might benefit and what to consider before making a switch.

Inkjet vs. laser: Are you using the right printers to reduce business inefficiencies?

Do you know how many printers your company owns? Do you know if they are inkjets or laser printers? Do you know the difference between the two? If you can’t answer yes or don’t know, it’s time to take action, says Matt White of Blue Technologies.

What foreign companies should consider before setting up in the US

There are many foreign companies that would like to establish a presence in the U.S. But before doing so, there’s a lot to consider. That's why it’s important to think through your decisions and processes early, in order to function well in the marketplace, says Sequent's William F. Hutter.

Clearing up misconceptions surrounding the WOTC

The Work Opportunity Tax Credit incentivizes employers to hire people from target groups who face barriers to employment. Still, companies balk because they’re concerned about being accused of discrimination, the administrative requirements or the credit's renewal. Terracina Maxwell of Clarus Solutions discusses why employers should give it a second look.