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ASPIRE 2017 – Entrepreneurial pathways

Every entrepreneur takes a different path to achieve success, but they all share some common traits: confidence, a willingness to take risks and the ability to see a need that other people didn’t even realize existed.

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ASPIRE 2017 – Entrepreneurial pathways

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ASPIRE 2017 – Steven J. Demetriou

Over the years, Steven J. Demetriou has spent time in a wide range of industries, but he’s always approached leadership with the same philosophy.

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ASPIRE 2017 – Steven J. Demetriou

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ASPIRE 2017 – Edward F. Crawford

Edward F. Crawford was a young man working his way through school in the early 1960s when he first put his entrepreneurial skills to the test.

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ASPIRE 2017 – Edward F. Crawford

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ASPIRE 2017 – William E. Conway

Relationships are a key component in any line of work, but perhaps even more so when you’re the head of a business, says William E. Conway.

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ASPIRE 2017 – William E. Conway

Insights

Staffing firms have the tools to minimize risk in the workplace

Quality staffing companies do more than just provide clients with qualified workers who can fill an acute operational need, says Tom Quail, Vice President of Risk Management and Corporate Counsel at Nesco Resource. They seek to build productive relationships that foster a safer work environment for everyone.

Open dialogue, respect are key to working well with municipalities

Municipal leaders must evaluate a number of factors when faced with a company pursuing a development project within their borders, says Charles A. Nemer, a Principal at McCarthy, Lebit, Crystal & Liffman. Business leaders who are willing to work with the community to address these details in a constructive fashion demonstrate a level of respect that can often help it move forward more quickly.

The cost of employment lawsuits and how to avoid them

It is essential that employers have good HR policies in place that protect the company against lawsuits, says Kellee Perez, an Account Executive at Benefit Innovations Group.

How to talk to your employees about their health

Employers continue to look for new ways to curb spending and regain control of their health plan investment. For some employers, this means going directly to the source of the spending: their employees. HealthLink's Bridgette Bock gives strategies for talking to your employees about their health.

Rethink the need for D&O

Spending a little more premium to package directors and officers liability insurance onto your employment practices liability coverage could turn out to be one the most important assets for your organization. Arthur J. Gallagher's Dereck M. Malzi discusses the importance of D&O.