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Cardinal HealthGeorge Barrett and Cardinal Health stay ahead of health care’s pace of change

CEO George Barrett and the Cardinal Health employees are positioning the $91 billion company to remain a solution provider to the health system.

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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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How to be prepared for the new health insurance tax in 2018

In 2018, the federal government will start a new tax on high-cost employer-sponsored health plans. It’s informally known as the Cadillac tax. According to a recent survey from Towers Watson, many companies are already concerned about the impact the tax could have on their businesses.

Five tips for building a stronger, more sustainable franchise business

Franchising can be a lucrative opportunity for your business, providing the means to expand both your brand awareness and geographic footprint while also earning additional profit through royalty payments. But many franchise systems fail because they fail to build an infrastructure that can support the new business model.

Paying employees to go to heath care exchanges doesn’t add up to savings

There is growing sentiment among companies that they can save money by not offering health care coverage to employees and instead give them money to go to a health care exchange. Considering all the tax implications, however, this is not a cost-effective alternative.

Income tax is the new focus when drafting wills, trusts

Income taxes, some 20 years ago, had not been much of a consideration when devising a will or trust for estate planning purposes. Today, the focus has changed.

How bankers can help manage unseen corporate financial risks

Prudent business leaders seek to minimize the impact of risk from all sorts of macroeconomic events. Here's how your banker can help.