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Nationwide InsuranceNationwide Insurance and Mark Pizzi unleash new ideas for customers of today and...

At Nationwide Insurance, Mark Pizzi, president and COO, is helping push insurance into the 21st century and adjust it for millennials and today’s consumers by being open to new ideas and innovation.

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Sheetz Inc.Joe Sheetz steps in to lead Sheetz, where the line between family and employees...

Since he took over as president and CEO last year from his cousin, Joe Sheetz is doing his best to follow in the footsteps of the company’s three former CEOs who are all still part of the family ownership group.

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Guiding principles / Jodi Berg blends passion, inspiration and the desire to make a...

Judging by the growth achieved by the manufacturer of the iconic Vitamix blender, it seems evident that President and CEO Jodi Berg makes sure that happens.

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84 Lumber84 Lumber, Nemacolin founder Joe Hardy stays curious, engaged and always puts people...

Joseph “Joe” Hardy, founder of 84 Lumber and Nemacolin Woodlands Resort, isn’t a fan of slowing down at age 91, although his daughter holds the reins now.

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Insights

Run call centers effectively, efficiently and affordably with VoIP

VoIP phone systems help to organize call centers in such a way that a company can have the features it needs without purchasing an all-encompassing system at a high price.

A global revenue recognition standard for customer contracts, at last

After a dozen years of collaboration and controversy, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) finally have agreed on how and when companies should recognize revenue.

How setting up a telemedicine program for plan members benefits everyone

The next time your child is sick, what if you or your employees had the opportunity to speak with a physician without leaving the office or home? Telemedicine programs that allow you to do this are becoming more popular.

How to leverage your IP attorney for the analysis of intellectual property

As businesses invest in new products or services, the importance of identifying and protecting their intellectual property (IP) may not be at the forefront of their thinking. However, if you want to recoup your investment you have to be able to protect it, and IP is one way to do that.

How to overcome the barriers to a European presence for your business

Once your company grows to the extent that a global presence is being considered, crossing that threshold often takes some level-headed thinking. And if it is going to be successful, the first step is a strategic one.