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Fresh eyesOtterbein University realizes its potential by reaffirming core values

Kathy A. Krendl hasn’t been afraid to step in and lead Otterbein University in new directions, to help it stay relevant for higher education and recommit to its core values.

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The Columbus Metropolitan Library turns the page to better serve customers

The Columbus Metropolitan Library and Patrick Losinski shifted focus to create more value and better serve the community.

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The Medical Mutual 2016 Pillar Award for Community Service

The Pillar Award for Community Service was developed to honor businesses and individuals dedicated to making Central Ohio a better place to live. Meet the 2016 honorees.

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Reframing the perceptionThe Strait & Lamp Group educates to find the right personnel

Strait & Lamp Group President Steven Arnold says it’s not hard to fill positions at the building materials company, but it is hard to find people who want to stick around.

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A look at best practices for managing your company’s 401(k) plan

Companies that offer employees a 401(k) plan must recognize their responsibility to act in the best interests of those employees, says David C. Barth, AIF, a financial consultant at AXA Advisors, LLC. He discusses best practices when it comes to managing your company’s 401(k) plan.

Contests, sweepstakes provide fun opportunities for customer engagement

Contests and sweepstakes can boost customer engagement, but there are important details to consider before the games begin. Kegler Brown's Christy A. Prince shares how to engage customers and build momentum with contests, sweepstakes and social media promotions that are in compliance with laws and regulations.

How to keep your business on track with annual financial checkups

The market and the businesses operating in it are in a state of constant flux. Keeping up with these changes requires forecasts and budgets. Clarus Partners' Michael Stevenson discusses the role of annual financial checkups and how to conduct them to stay on top of market realities and company goals.

How fitness trackers can motivate employees to be more active

Incorporating fitness trackers into a wellness program is a good way to create a long-term culture of health within an organization. Veronica Hawkins of Medical Mutual discusses the benefits, how to encourage participation and why many workers have already embraced devices as part of their daily physical activity.

Using historical data, benchmarking to develop a financial forecast

Michael Stevenson, managing partner at Clarus Partners, shares tips for creating financial forecasts, including what information to include and what not to do.

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