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Central Ohio’s Smart 50 Awards celebrate area’s top executives

The men and women who comprise this year’s Smart 50 class may be different, but they all share one common trait: passion. Meet them here.

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Lorain County Community CollegeHow Roy Church transformed LCCC for generations to come

It was music to his ears when Roy A. Church, Ed.D., heard that a community college in Ohio wanted a president — particularly one who could help make the institution more dynamic and more embedded in the fiber of the community.

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Change the boxEat’n Park catches guests’ attention with a shinier, more convenient package

Eat’n Park noticed some dips in its sales numbers about five years ago. It wasn’t dramatic, but it was noticeable, says President and CEO Jeff Broadhurst. Learn how the 67-year-old brand stays relevant.

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In good handsThe Whitestone Group seizes opportunities with a can-do attitude

With a simple idea 16 years ago, John D. Clark Sr. has turned The Whitestone Group Inc. into a multi-million dollar business with 1,400 employees, thanks to hard work, word of mouth and a strong reputation.

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The pros and cons of using debt to support your business

Leverage in business is normal. The pros and cons directly correlate to the amounts and types of obligations that you are willing to incur, says Kreischer Miller's Robert S. Olszewski.

How to use customer service to reduce your costs

Most people call customer service when they have a problem or a complaint. But proactively using customer service to get information or ask questions could help employers, and their employees, save on their health care costs. HealthLink's Karen Gotsch provides best practices for the customer service in your health plan.

Protecting your reputation without using non-disparagement clauses

Semanoff Ormsby Greenberg & Torchia, LLC attorney Julia Richie Sammin discusses non-disparagement clauses, the newly enacted Consumer Review Fairness Act of 2016 (CRFA), and the consequences of violations of the new law.

New OSHA rules reshape drug testing and filing requirements

New rules, under the Occupational Safety and Health Act, will have widespread ripples in the business world this year, with regards to drug-testing policies and the way injuries and illnesses are reported. Learn what these OSHA changes mean for employers from Arthur J. Gallagher's Josh Daly.

What does a new president mean for employee benefits?

With the inauguration of President-Elect Donald Trump imminent, it is still not certain what his administration will ultimately mean for health care. Here's what we do know about the state of employee benefits and Trump's promises, via JRG Advisors' Frances Horn.