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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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As tax presence expands, nexus studies become more important

Not all companies are aware of the states and cities in which they have nexus, especially as those entities look to impose digital or “cookie” nexus to capture as much tax revenue from those doing business in their jurisdictions. Clarus Partners' Jeff Stonerock talks tax nexus and nexus studies.

How to use document management to streamline onboarding for HR

When companies hire new employees, it usually involves a lot of paperwork and checklists. By digitizing this process, HR can put more of the onus on the employee and electronically track all pieces, says Nano Zegarra, chief technology officer at Blue Technologies.

Strong customer relationships lead to healthier businesses

Business growth is dependent upon adding new clients, while keeping and expanding relationships with existing customers. Heather Wirtz, chief development officer at Richwood Bank, shares how to leverage your relationships into financial success.

Careful due diligence is needed when seeking incentives

Financial incentives provide a competitive advantage to businesses, both new and existing. Graham Allison, president of Graham A. Allison & Associates LLC , an affiliate of Clarus Partners, discusses available incentives, when they can be used and what to consider before pursuing them.

Accountants can help family business owners protect assets after a divorce

When the assets of one or both spouses include a family business, divorce proceedings get complicated. Robert Evans, a senior manager at Clarus Partners, shares his thoughts on divorce, business valuations and how accountants can help.

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