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Mindset switchTeleTracking, Michael Gallup employ a long view to shape building blocks of change

The long view affects everything TeleTracking and its more than 350 employees do, including building new products as it migrates from a point solution provider to a provider focused on driving customer outcomes.

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Always about the peopleJohn Stanik uses experience to help changes go down at Ampco-Pittsburgh

New chapter, similar story: that’s how you might describe CEO John Stanik’s first year leading Ampco-Pittsburgh Corp. Here’s how Stanik has helped better position Ampco for today and tomorrow.

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A new dayThe Allegheny County Airport Authority ignites under Cassotis’ leadership

CEO Christina Cassotis' enthusiasm and drive has pumped new life into the Allegheny County Airport Authority. Here’s how she has shed new light on the future.

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The field of viewA hidden variable sparks RJ Lee Group to strengthen customer relationships

An ability to detect patterns helped RJ Lee Group identify a flaw in the operations several years ago that CEO Rich Lee sees as critical to their growth.

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Businesses will see nearly half a penny per kilowatt-hour increase this month

Most electricity users that entered into contracts before September 2015 will see an increase up to half a penny per kilowatt-hour (kWh) on their July bill. That can mean tens of thousands of dollars in additional charges to large users and have significant impact on any operating budget. “Every million kilowatt hours will cost around […]

With contracts, know what you’re agreeing to before you sign

Typically there’s conflict between obtaining business (sales) and managing risk. Instead, of having your sales force promising anything and everything to get a deal, Arthur J. Gallagher's Alan Pepoy shares how to minimize contract risk before it significantly affects your bottom line.

Friend or foe? Employers struggle to find the FMLA answer

The Family and Medical Leave Act took effect to help balance workplace demands with the medical needs of employees and their families, but many employers feel powerless to stop FMLA abuse. Douglas Fleisner of JRG Advisors discusses solutions for the concerns employers have about the FMLA.

Weighing the potential of wearable fitness technology

Devices that measure physical activity, heart rate, caloric expenditure and other biometric measures — wearable fitness technology — hold the promise of dramatically changing the face of the health care industry, says Stephen T. Doyle of UPMC Health Plan. But this innovation is not without risks.

How to secure your retirement plan in a volatile market

When the market is volatile, it makes investors nervous. This is especially true with those close to retirement, who face pressures to pay for their children's college or take care of elderly parents. Michael Fertig of Fragasso Financial Advisors discusses retirement security during volatile markets.

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