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Who to Watch: Pittsburgh

A look at the men and women poised to shape the Pittsburgh region in 2017 and beyond.

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Who to Watch: Pittsburgh

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21 organizations demonstrate the keys to longevity

21 organizations in the Pittsburgh region share how they adapt to changing times and explain how culture factors into their business longevity.

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21 organizations demonstrate the keys to longevity

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Accountability for allParis Cos. exceeds expectations by finding a better way

Over the past 38 years, Paris Cos. has increased its revenue every year with only organic growth by focusing on the future and creating a culture of accountability.

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Paris Cos. exceeds expectations by finding a better...

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Smart 50Celebrating the area’s top executives

Congratulations to Pittsburgh’s Smart 50, as the top executives in the class of 2016 strengthen the region and contribute to its economic success.

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Celebrating the area’s top executives

Insights

Take your trade show booth from bland to bold

While some might enjoy trade shows, chances are you dread them and may even avoid them altogether. Maggie Ellison, of Event Marketing Strategies, shares how experiential marketing can improve a company’s effectiveness at B2B trade shows.

Why business owners should consider ESOPs when exiting their business

An ESOP is a flexible tool for owners to sell all or part of a privately held business. The business owner controls the timing and extent of his or her exit, but may still maintain company control or use the tax advantages to help fund its sale. Learn about the viable options and potential benefits the structure provides, from Huntington Bank's Jim Altman.

How to use web-based tools to improve collaboration

The cloud- and web-based software applications and platforms you choose depend on your organization’s unique needs, but perhaps the most important tool to improve collaboration is a shared workspace that ties all collaborative tools together on a single platform. All Covered Pittsburgh's Stephan J. Cico explains how.

In big oil and gas, who is protecting the little guy?

Many health, safety, environment and regulatory managers know that with the limited resources their oil and gas companies have, especially with personnel, they need to lean on their insurance consultants. Arthur J. Gallagher's Taylor Troiano gives an update on the oil and gas industry with regards to compliance.

How alternate funding and tools can help control small group health plans

Today's health care is riddled with complex plan designs and rigorous government regulations, but a new concept is helping identify current and future risk, influence behavior and control costs. Aaron Ochs of JRG Advisors shares how strategic analysis and risk management are being used in the small group health insurance market.