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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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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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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.

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.

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