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John J. Engel doubled down on WESCO’s customers in a market slowdown

During a downturn, WESCO looks to super-serve its customers — take a larger share even if they spend less. John J. Engel also used the slowdown to right size and drive productivity.

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A look at M&A from leaders who have seen it all

The passion to broker a deal and create a new opportunity for business growth is what drives dealmakers. Pittsburgh's M&A community shares what makes a deal successful before the ASPIRE 2018 event on March 8.

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A look at M&A from leaders who have seen it all

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In safe handsPam Petrow and Vector Security adapt to new technology

Technology has created a new dynamic in many businesses, and Vector Security is no exception. Pam Petrow shares how the company has adapted.

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Pam Petrow and Vector Security adapt to new technology

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R&D DrivenRich Lunak and Innovation Works continue to change the startup world

Innovation Works' Rich Lunak shares how AlphaLab Gear got started and what's happening in product development today.

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Insights

The advantages of taking work breaks to boost productivity

We’re all guilty of not taking enough breaks at work — or any at all — which drains our mental capacity and lowers productivity. Doug Fleisner of JRG Advisors discusses the benefits of stepping away from your computer.

Planning and consideration for executives near retirement

An executive's peak earning years can be sweet, but they can also be short. Robert Klug, regional executive at The Huntington Private Bank, discusses the retirement challenges facing the C-level.

How to successfully set yourself up to grow globally

The internet has made going global easier, but an abundance of information isn't a stand-in for situational due diligence. Jim Altman of Huntington Bank shares how to build a network of advisers who can help assemble your foreign market strategy.

What your employees really want in their benefits package

When salaries fall short, many employers to get creative to recruit and retain top-notch talent. JRG Advisors’ Rob Higginbotham discusses key areas to pay attention to in your employee benefits.

How to keep sickness away from your vacation

It’s important to take time off work, but it’s no fun spending your vacation sick. Melinda L. Schriver, of Telehealth Strategic Solutions at UPMC Health Plan, gives tips for staying healthy.