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Epcon Communities ramps up for the housing recovery

The home building market is finally turning around. In the midst of their most vigorous ramp-up, Epcon Communities Franchising Founders Ed Bacome and Phil Fankhauser draw on over 30 years of experience to plan for the future.

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Centerra Group LLCPaul Donahue of Centerra Group wants clients to know that security is working best...

Paul Donahue of Centerra Group wants clients to know that security is working best when they don’t see it

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The power of recognition

Before an honoree steps on stage to accept an award, someone has to take time to either nominate or select them for the honor. Do you know a progressive individual or organization that has achieved professional success or made great strides in advancing women?

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Sink or SwimAggressive, empowered employees are driving growth at Sprint Waste Services

When Will Swinbank joined his father’s business, it injected a youthful energy that would accelerate its growth through an aggressive philosophy.

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Insights

Understanding physical and online retail convergence

How technology has changed the way retailers function

How to help your employees and managers better manage stress

Successfully managing stress has numerous benefits — fewer health problems, increased productivity and greater job satisfaction. Find out how mindfulness can be taught to help employees and managers better manage stress.

How ESOPs align shareholder and employee interest

As baby boomer business owners age, there is a pressing need to select their business exit strategy. One option is an employee stock ownership plan (ESOP), where the business owner sells the company — up to 100 percent of the stock — to the employees.

How to make sure your employees’ health information stays private

Insurance carriers assume much of the responsibility for personal health information, but many organizations are just as responsible. The financial penalties for revealing personal health information might be surprising, so it’s important to know where you stand.

The legal risks that come with using social media as a hiring tool

When you turn to Facebook and Twitter to learn more about an individual you are considering for a job, you open yourself up to substantial legal risk.