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Authentic leadershipAccion Labs demystifies its culture with transparency

Accion Labs has grown quickly, but in a service-based business, the ability to maintain quality is critical. It all comes down to maintaining the right work culture.

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NEP Group expands across the globe, building a worldwide network

Over three years, NEP Group Inc. has more than doubled in size, with greater than 50 percent of its business now outside the U.S. It hasn’t always been easy, but NEP stuck to an aggressive growth path to become a global business.

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Targeted TransformationDDI keeps the best of what it is, while focusing on the future

With a DDI leadership shift, there has come a recognition that the company needs to invest in the right areas for the future, while keeping its core values.

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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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As oil and gas picks up, insurance increases should be scrutinized

Drillers, suppliers and others connected to Marcellus Shale are hiring again, says Taylor Troiano, area vice president at Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. But as revenues go up, workers are hired and equipment is running again, insurance premiums will increase as well.

Do you qualify for free LED lighting upgrades?

Reducing your total energy budget and usage through high-impact energy conservation measures. Tim Regan, president of the fiscal consulting firm TPI Efficiency, offers tips.

SBA loans can be a smart alternative for a new, growing business

When you’re a small business owner looking for a loan, you may have questions about where to start. If this is the first time trying to secure a loan for your business, you may want to consider going after a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) loan for your business, says Northwest Bank's William Dickson Jr.

Energizing employees about their health benefits

Getting your employees more involved in open enrollment and other benefits administration activities can pay big dividends in reducing the negative experience of health benefits selection. Jo Hartoyo of eBenefits Solutions, an affiliate of the UPMC Insurance Services Division, explains how.

What to consider before selling, exiting your company

Exiting a business requires seeking advice from those with different points of view on the best strategy, rather than relying on emotions to guide the decision — a fault of many in the position. Huntington Bank's Jim Altman discusses options available to owners once a liquidity event occurs and is complete.