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25 Central Ohio organizations demonstrate the keys to longevity

25 Central Ohio organizations share how to adapt changing times and how culture factors into their business longevity.

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Central Ohio Transit AuthorityCOTA and W. Curtis Stitt power on by creating efficiencies, working smarter

At COTA, W. Curtis Stitt and his staff are never done trying to improve. Because if COTA can operate more efficiently, it will be able to push more service out onto the street.

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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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Avoid these pitfalls to get the full tax benefit of your charitable contributions

U.S. businesses and individuals tend to be generous with their time, talents and treasures. Turning that generosity into an allowable tax deduction against taxable income, reducing annual income tax bills, can be trickier. Check out these tips from Maggie Gilmore, director of tax services at Clarus Partners.

Address safety in your workplace with a safety committee

Doug Newman, senior risk services consultant at CompManagement, explains some of the key components of a safety committee.

How to survive sales and use tax audits

Any growing company can expect to hit the department of revenue’s radar at some point. Since it may be inevitable, it’s important to be prepared for sales and use tax audits. Cheryl A. Fields, sales and use tax manager at Clarus Partners, gives tips for surviving a sales and use tax audit.

Spreadsheets, departmental databases make way for a new technology trend

Case management might not sound like a technology buzzword, but the all-inclusive system brings together bundles of information relating to a single case — a client, project, etc. — rather than working with individual documents or files in silos. Blue Technologies' Heather Stump shares how to ensure business scalability through case management solutions.

How to identify the indicators in your industry that signal change

Looking back before the onset of the Great Recession, Sequent CEO William F. Hutter says there were signs that problems were coming. He explains how companies can use their HR departments to get ahead of trends affecting their business.