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Success Redefined: Smart Women breakfast and awards

The first Smart Women breakfast and awards will be Oct. 2. Check out the dynamic panelists who will discuss redefining success, as well as the 20 finalists being honored for their achievements.

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A dose of disciplineKara Trott and Quantum Health juggle high growth with a strategic approach

Big business step-ups in a compressed period of time aren’t unusual at Quantum Health. In fact, it’s more usual than not.

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Dr. Eric Schertel helps develop the MedVet experience at new locations

As MedVet Medical & Cancer Centers builds a network of emergency and specialty veterinary hospitals, the biggest challenge is ensuring the company’s unique culture develops in each new practice.

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Paradigm shiftVargo moves away from the traditional to hit a new stride

Vargo acquired a small boutique software group in 2006, and today is revolutionizing the direct-to-consumer and retail fulfillment process. Michael Vargo reflects on the rapid growth.

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Insights

Manage your tax obligations when conducting out-of-state business

There are tens of millions of dollars in unpaid tax that all states are working to collect, says Clarus Partners' Jeff Stonerock. Discover ways companies can track their out-of-state tax obligations to avoid getting surprised by a large bill for missed payments.

How to package your SBA loan application

As company balance sheets improve, banks are beginning to look more favorably at providing loans to businesses. But in some industries and for certain types of financing, however, it still can be difficult to obtain a traditional loan. That’s where U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) loans can help fill the void.

Five things not to overlook with workers’ compensation

CompManagement Health Systems' Lance Watkins covers five areas in which a Managed Care Organization’s (MCO) assistance can help position employers to achieve and maintain lower workers’ compensation premium costs.

What to do when a crisis hits and you need to respond

The time spent preparing for the worst-case scenario in your company could ultimately be what saves the business, says James P. Sammon, director at Kegler Brown.

Follow this plan for a more secure retirement

Considering the recent market volatility, those approaching or who are in retirement may be concerned that they’ll be withdrawing money from a portfolio that has experienced flat to negative returns. What can one do to make sure the amount withdrawn today won’t jeopardize one’s future financial independence? Daniel L. Due of Budros, Ruhlin and Roe, Inc. has some answers.