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O-H-I-ODr. Michael V. Drake drives future success at The Ohio State University

Ohio State's shared governance might seem foreign to those used to the command control of for-profit business. But Dr. Drake is building consensus to get OSU ready for what's next.

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John Ammendola disrupts the status quo to transform Grange Insurance

When John Ammendola became president and CEO of Grange Insurance in the beginning of 2015, he knew it was time for disruption. He had to set the tone and show the way forward.

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Mike Townsley talks future growth at Bob Evans Farms after split

Now that the restaurant and food businesses have been separated, it’s easier to tell the long-term growth story of Bob Evans Farms Inc.

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Class of 2017Central Ohio’s Smart 50 Awards celebrate area’s top executives

This year’s Smart 50 class is a diverse group of executives leading a wide range of organizations, but they all share one common trait: passion. Meet the 2017 Smart 50 honorees.

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How to increase engagement in your health care benefit programs

Engagement is connecting with employees throughout their health care journey and meeting them wherever they are with the expertise and ability to deliver exactly what they need in the moment they need it. Engage your employees with this advice from Kara Trott of Quantum Health.

Marketing strategies to improve your bottom line

Businesses have to step away from what they have and focus on why they do it. Richwood Bank's Heather Wirtz talks about how marketing and financial health connect.

How to effectively wrap up your business’ financial year

Some businesses don’t prioritize closing or thinking ahead, while others have procedures that take place throughout the year. Nancy E. Supowit of Clarus Partners shares strategies that help businesses and owners stay on top of their financial health.

Revenue doesn’t always equal success in the eyes of investors

Investors look for specific metrics to determine a valuation, but most entrepreneurs rely too heavily on revenue projections. Michael Stevenson, managing partner at Clarus Partners, discusses the importance of an accurate business valuation, especially in early-stage companies.

Evaluate your technology to add more efficiency in 2018

All companies look for ways to make their teams and processes more efficient, while increasing revenue and profitability. What’s your plan to do so in 2018? Here's how to use technology to reach your goals in the coming year, from Bill Nelson of Blue Technologies.