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2014 Business Hall of FameJunior Achievement teaches tomorrow’s entrepreneurs, honors the leaders of today

This year’s inductees for Junior Achievement's Central Ohio Business Hall of Fame are Doug Kridler of The Columbus Foundation, and Yvette McGee Brown of Jones Day.

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Central Ohio’s Smart 50 make success happen by being on target

Smart Business presents the Oswald Cos. Smart 50 Awards to celebrate and recognize central Ohio’s top executives for their ability to effectively build and lead innovative and “smart” organizations.

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Jordan Hansell makes connections, sets a common vision at NetJets

Jordan Hansell knew nothing about aviation when starting at NetJets Inc. in 2009. Evidently, he’s a quick learner. As the Berkshire Hathaway company celebrates 50 years this month, the business is growing faster than ever.

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Nationwide InsuranceNationwide Insurance and Mark Pizzi unleash new ideas for customers of today and...

At Nationwide Insurance, Mark Pizzi, president and COO, is helping push insurance into the 21st century and adjust it for millennials and today’s consumers by being open to new ideas and innovation.

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How a defined contribution strategy could optimize health care spending

To better manage the rising cost of health care, more employers are moving away from employer-sponsored group health coverage in favor of a defined contribution strategy.

Important steps to take when investigating a claim

What to look for, red flag indicators and recommended strategies for documenting a workers’ compensation incident.

New relations with Cuba could mean opportunity for American businesses

The recent White House announcement of a new course in Cuba relations sparked much discussion and it would be wise for American business owners to pay attention to what happens next,

ACA compliance is made easier with HR information systems

As part of ACA compliance, employers this year will be required to report each employee’s monthly health insurance coverage status and hours as well as the cost of coverage and a benefits summary. One way to cope with the heavy compliance burden is with a human resource information system.

Hidden fees mean financial advisers don’t have your best interest at heart

Investors working with a wealth manager or financial adviser may be satisfied with their returns. But that doesn’t mean they’re getting all they should. Find out about the fees some advisers may be hiding in your investment portfolio.