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The Ohio State University is a tremendous resource in terms of research and thought leaders that help businesses grow and thrive. The challenge, however, can be getting that research into the hands of companies.

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How to restore your business with business interruption coverage

Chris Zito, president of Zito Insurance Agency, explores what employers need to know about business interruption coverage.

Steps for positioning your company for growth or succession

Turning your company into a $25 million business in the next three to five years requires a plan. Ross Vozar, of BDO USA, LLP, offers advice on positioning your company for growth or succession.

Attention to detail is critical for candidates exploring executive roles

The hiring market for executives is robust in select industries. There seems to be more opportunities than there are candidates to fill them, which has led many candidates to make rudimentary mistakes that eliminate them from consideration.

Why your search for an investor has to be about more than just money

With such great effort needed to get your product out the door, you want partners you’ll be comfortable working with for extended periods of time. When you face challenges, as most growing businesses do at some point, the relationship you have with your financial partner can go a long way toward determining your future.

A look at what you need to think about when considering an ESOP

Work with a professional that possesses the expertise to lead a company through the ESOP adoption process, as well as the share sale process.