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84 Lumber84 Lumber, Nemacolin founder Joe Hardy stays curious, engaged and always puts people...

Joseph “Joe” Hardy, founder of 84 Lumber and Nemacolin Woodlands Resort, isn’t a fan of slowing down at age 91, although his daughter holds the reins now.

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ExOneS. Kent Rockwell positions ExOne for growth by focusing on the greatest...

As S. Kent Rockwell has invested, he's learned what makes businesses grow — and fail. And in a few cases, Rockwell believed enough to become involved in the operations — like with ExOne.

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Aesynt Inc.In pursuit of growth, Kraig McEwen leads Aesynt back to its roots

In 2011, the McKesson Corp. hired CEO Kraig McEwen to jumpstart McKesson Automation’s growth. And just over a year into his tenure running the company, he and his team came up with a solution — sell the business.

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Charles Sanders seizes opportunities to develop Urban Lending Solutions into a...

Charles “Chuck” Sanders, CEO and founder of Urban Lending Solutions, isn’t afraid to take chances when he sees an opportunity.

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Insights

How to help your aging employees navigate through the various options

In the past decade, 52 percent of Americans were working past the Medicare-eligibility age of 65, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Instead of transitioning from a employer’s health plan to a retiree health plan, more individuals are faced with trying to navigate through dozens of different Medicare plan options on their own.

How to keep your retirement package competitive with benchmarking

Benchmarking a retirement package should include a number of different metrics — not just fees — and that’s where many employers fall short.

How to make working capital a priority for your business

The financial landscape has changed enormously since the latest economic recession. As easy access to large amounts of affordable credit vanished, businesses quickly realized that they needed to focus their attention on building and maintaining an optimal level of working capital if they were to survive and thrive in the evolving world.

How to make time for wellness, no matter the obstacles

The goal of wellness is considered desirable for many. Wellness — pursuing the goal of emotional and physical health — however, is often elusive, including for business leaders.

Self-funded insurance: As the benefits become evident, more companies choose local control

Today’s business climate calls for unique and cutting-edge employee benefits solutions. Pre-packaged medical plans do not always offer the greatest value. Employers of all sizes are looking to customize their plans around the requirements of their business, which has led to an increased interest in self-funding.