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San Francisco GiantsHow a baseball team led a renaissance in downtown San Francisco

The San Francisco Giants were in trouble when Larry Baer and his group bought the team back in 1993. More than 20 years later, as the Giants embark on what they hope will be a fourth World Series title in seven years, a remarkable transformation has taken place.

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Fresh eyesOtterbein University realizes its potential by reaffirming core values

Kathy A. Krendl hasn’t been afraid to step in and lead Otterbein University in new directions, to help it stay relevant for higher education and recommit to its core values.

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Step2 Co.Christopher Quinn restored trust and unleashed creativity to drive Step2 Co. to...

When Christopher Quinn arrived as president and CEO at Step2 Co. in January 2015, he could feel the tension. This proud company had seen near constant turnover in recent years and Quinn sensed that employees didn't believe he would last any longer than the previous CEOs. So he set out to earn their trust.

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Ridge Tool Co. (RIDGID®)How RIDGID® stays relevant: Fred Pond adapts and adjusts Ridge Tool Co. to evolve...

Here’s a look into a three-point strategy that drives the nearly 2,000 Ridge Tool employees around the world in assuring RIDGID® remains the industry leader in pipe-working tools.

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What will this year’s election outcomes mean for both you and your business?

This is a presidential election year and as the debate continues over who will lead our nation for the next four years, there is a great deal of conversation about how the outcome will impact both the nation’s economy and individual businesses. Kegler Brown's Lloyd Pierre-Louis shares his thoughts on this year's election.

Are you ready for DOL health and welfare plan audits?

Health and welfare plan audits are on the upswing, with the Department of Labor expressing its goal to audit all employee benefit plans. So, like it or not, they’re coming, says Frances Horn of JRG Advisors. Here's what you need to know about audits today, including how to prepare.

Understand, commit to a portfolio strategy to avoid the noise

Too many investors focus on the day-to-day noise coming from the markets, scrutinizing the minute-to-minute data points and economic news, often to their detriment. Daniel Roe of Budros, Ruhlin & Roe, Inc. talks overactive investors and implementing strategies that make more sense in the long run.

Size isn’t an excuse for not budgeting and forecasting

Skoda Minotti's Dawn M. Gainer discusses the uses of budgeting and forecasting for businesses of all sizes and the reasons not to skip them.

How to make faster decisions using unified communications

Modern business communication demands a host of tools for both employees and customers. When these tools are integrated into a system that allows an easy flow among devices, it’s called unified communications and collaboration. Find out how UCC can increase your productivity and revenues from Warwick's Doug Mason.