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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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Jelly Belly Candy Co.Bob Simpson ensures Jelly Belly always does right by its product line

The Jelly Belly Candy Co.’s roots go back to Gustav Goelitz opening a candy business in 1869 in Belleville, Illinois — but the introduction of the company’s namesake candy in 1976 was what really put the business on the map. Today the beans represent 85 percent of sales, according to President and COO Bob Simpson.

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Howard Hanna Real Estate ServicesCustomer-centric / ‘Hoby’ Hanna looks for core values when Howard Hanna Real...

When Howard Hanna Real Estate Services acquired Realty One in 2008 it was a deal that made Howard Hanna the fourth largest real estate company in the nation — and it also presented some daunting tasks.

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Gogo Inc.Michael Small is focused on making Gogo the name you know for in-flight connectivity

The first day as a publicly owned company was a rough one for Michael Small and Gogo Inc. See how Small kept his cool and positioned Gogo for success.

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Insights

Why knowledge is power in the search for the right benefits plan

The cost of health care has frustrated people from all sides, whether you’re trying to raise a family or lead a business. The good news is that there is a way for companies to track where the money is being spent and use that information to control costs.

Why you should be superficial in the way you build your e-commerce site

Security and substance are two words that need to define the look and feel of your e-commerce website. If the site isn’t safe and focuses more on glitz than functionality, you’ll have a hard time building a successful business on the Web.

When to sacrifice the benefits of arbitration in favor of litigation

There are many reasons why a company may prefer to litigate in court as opposed to resolving its dispute via arbitration. Here are a few.

How a more engaged approach to wellness provides multiple benefits

What you can do to make being healthy a priority in your workforce.

The who, when, why and how of machinery and equipment appraisals

Executives often wonder why they need to have machinery and equipment appraised, but these appraisals are important components of business today.