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Commit to growthParagon Foods invests in its people for the well-being of all

Paragon Food's Elaine Bellin has invested in her people. It was her greatest challenge and also her greatest opportunity to encourage Paragon’s growth.

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It all adds upHuntington Bank grows stronger with FirstMerit folded into its operations

Steve Steinour has been involved in more than 30 mergers and acquisitions over the course of his career. But Huntington Bank’s acquisition of FirstMerit Corp. last year for $3.4 billion was the largest in the bank’s history.

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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 – 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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Insights

How EOBs help employees understand their health care costs

For many people, explanation of benefits states can be somewhat confusing and difficult to navigate. But Amber Hulme of Medical Mutual, says helping employees understand what’s in their EOBs, organizations can avoid overspending on health care.

Close the leadership gap with a knowledge transfer strategy

The rapid pace of baby boomers retiring has threatened the transfer of organizational knowledge from one generation to the next. That’s forcing many companies to address the growing gap in their leadership pipeline. Sequent's Midge Streeter discusses organizational leadership trends and how companies can prepare and retain its next generation of leaders.

Your data is worth a king’s ransom. Back it up on the cloud.

On top of physical and technical risks, the rise of ransomware makes cloud backup more important than ever. Blue Technologies General Manager Paul Sems talks about who would want your data, and what you need to know about ransomware and disaster recovery.

Take two laps and call me in the morning

Physicians are now sending employees to coaching programs and online tools for stress management, maternity support, weight loss, high blood pressure and chronic back pain. Dr. Michael Parkinson, senior medical director of UPMC Health Plan and UPMC WorkPartners, discusses how doctors aren’t just prescribing medications anymore.

Who you get to audit your retirement plan matters

Department of Labor is paying closer attention to the quality of audits and will reject plan filings and assess penalties if filings don't meet professional standards. Don't let this be your organization. Sean Pierce of Clarus Partners talks retirement plan auditing requirements and what to look for in an auditor.