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RPM Inc.RPM’s Frank Sullivan builds on his father’s legacy with more than 100...

The most important dealmaking lessons Frank C. Sullivan has learned in his career have come from his father, Thomas, who was involved in more than 100 transactions during his career at RPM International Inc. Through all the years, dealmaking has been an integral part of the company’s growth strategy.

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Solid footingRocky Brands focuses on core business under Jason Brooks’ leadership

As the dust settles on the Rocky Brands corporate management shake-up, the company has renewed focus and a fourth-generation Brooks at the helm.

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Leroy M. Ball steers Koppers in a new direction with transparency

Over three years of Leroy M. Ball’s leadership, Koppers went from questions about whether the company would survive to its most profitable year yet. Learn what it took to engineer this turnaround.

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2018 Smart Culture Awards

Culture is the essence and lifeblood of an organization. Culture establishes the energy within an organization and heavily influences the happiness, success and connection employees experience.

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Be aware of changes to meal and entertainment tax deductions

The new tax law will change the way meals and entertainment are deducted for tax purposes. Maggie Gilmore of Clarus Partners explains the differences in the rules, so you won't be caught off guard.

Target your customers where it counts with variable data printing

Customized marketing cuts through the noise and creates one-on-one conversations. Lauren Hanna of Blue Technologies explains how variable data printing and its related software can help your company achieve this.

Five mistakes nonprofits should avoid in their next RFP

Many nonprofits follow the request for proposals process when choosing their service providers, but missteps along the way can derail the system. Beware of these common errors in the RFP process, says Gallagher’s Ryan Brandt.

The Bermuda Triangle of HR law: What employers need to know

Some employee absence events may trigger not just one law, but the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and state workers’ compensation laws. Linda Croushore and Jeffrey Swaney of WorkPartners share what employers can do about this overlap.

The advantages of taking work breaks to boost productivity

We’re all guilty of not taking enough breaks at work — or any at all — which drains our mental capacity and lowers productivity. Doug Fleisner of JRG Advisors discusses the benefits of stepping away from your computer.