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Hard WorkingThe DeArment family keeps Channellock competitive with continuous improvement

With more than 130 years in business, Channellock knows a thing or two about staying competitive. Bill and Jon DeArment talk about what it takes.

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Hoddy Hanna’s rules for acquisitions has Howard Hanna making bold moves

Howard Hanna wins the hearts and minds of an acquired company before making changes. This is just one of the M&A lessons the company — and Hoddy Hanna — has learned.

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American Textile Co. develops new products, grows to new heights

In its 92 years, American Textile Co. hasn’t made a single acquisition. The third generation of this family business, Lance and Blake Ruttenberg, explain how this organic growth has come through product development and innovation.

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Leroy M. Ball steers Koppers in a new direction with transparency

Over three years of Leroy M. Ball’s leadership, Koppers went from questions about whether the company would survive to its most profitable year yet. Learn what it took to engineer this turnaround.

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Technology tools drive efficient cash flow management

Payments modernization is underway, thanks to emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence, real-time payments and data mining. Huntington Bank's Jim Altman warns how falling behind the financial technology curve can affect cash flow management.

Diet and nutrition have a hand in chronic health conditions

What and how much you eat and drink can ease or exacerbate your chronic health conditions. UPMC Health Plan's Karen DePasquale explains how diet connects to chronic health conditions, and why employers should use health coaches.

Could self-funding be the strategy for you?

Self-funding is not a new strategy, but while historically utilized for large employer groups, its availability for medium and small employers is new. Learn about the benefits of a self-funded plan from JRG Advisors' Domenic Pascucci.

Five mistakes nonprofits should avoid in their next RFP

Many nonprofits follow the request for proposals process when choosing their service providers, but missteps along the way can derail the system. Beware of these common errors in the RFP process, says Gallagher’s Ryan Brandt.

The Bermuda Triangle of HR law: What employers need to know

Some employee absence events may trigger not just one law, but the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and state workers’ compensation laws. Linda Croushore and Jeffrey Swaney of WorkPartners share what employers can do about this overlap.