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Central Ohio’s Smart 50 Awards celebrate area’s top executives

The men and women who comprise this year’s Smart 50 class may be different, but they all share one common trait: passion. Meet them here.

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In good handsThe Whitestone Group seizes opportunities with a can-do attitude

With a simple idea 16 years ago, John D. Clark Sr. has turned The Whitestone Group Inc. into a multi-million dollar business with 1,400 employees, thanks to hard work, word of mouth and a strong reputation.

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Smart Women: Driving internal change through innovation

The Smart Women breakfast and awards will be Sept. 1. Check out the dynamic panelists who will discuss intrapreneurship, as well as the 19 award winners being honored for their achievements.

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No time to relaxRenier Construction stays vigilant to ensure customers become friends

Knowing how to treat people and cultivating long-term relationships are the keys to Renier Construction Co.’s evolution as a company — and a reflection of Bill Heifner as a business leader.

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How to help employees reduce the risk of health care fraud and identity theft

Health care fraud costs everyone money — providers, health insurers, employers and consumers, says Veronica Hawkins, Medical Mutual vice president of Statewide Accounts. Here's how employers can play a role in helping decrease this risk.

What Ohio employers need to know now that medical marijuana is legal

Stephanie McCloud, government/industry relations counsel at CompManagement, talks about Ohio's medical marijuana laws and what employers should do now.

How EOBs help employees understand their health care costs

For many people, explanation of benefits statements can be somewhat confusing and difficult to navigate. But Amber Hulme of Medical Mutual, says by helping employees understand what’s in their EOBs, organizations can avoid overspending on health care.

Close the leadership gap with a knowledge transfer strategy

The rapid pace of baby boomers retiring has threatened the transfer of organizational knowledge from one generation to the next. That’s forcing many companies to address the growing gap in their leadership pipeline. Sequent's Midge Streeter discusses organizational leadership trends and how companies can prepare and retain its next generation of leaders.

Your data is worth a king’s ransom. Back it up on the cloud.

On top of physical and technical risks, the rise of ransomware makes cloud backup more important than ever. Blue Technologies General Manager Paul Sems talks about who would want your data, and what you need to know about ransomware and disaster recovery.