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A STORIED YEAR
COMING TOGETHER 500 STRONG
MY GREATEST HIRE
IS IT TIME TO DITCH THE OFFICE? • The pandemic has shown that remote work is possible on a grand scale. But that doesn’t mean everyone can—or should—ditch the office. Inc. asked two Inc. 500 founders and a remote-work expert to talk about a new kind of office.
A SERIAL THRILLER
DO YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES TO BE A FOUNDER?
HOW I MAKE IT HAPPEN • Honorees from the Inc. 5000 list share some of the daily rituals, productivity hacks, and go-to stress relievers that help them get across the finish line each day.
Next Level Networking, Next Level Culture
INC. 5000: BY THE NUMBERS
DON’T CALL IT AN EXIT • Selling your company doesn’t always mean cashing out and moving on. For these founders—whose companies have all been Inc. 5000 honorees—transferring ownership to employees, public investors, or a strategic buyer was more about securing a brighter future for the business than handing over the keys.
Building a Dream Team Starts at the Top
2020 CEO SURVEY
The X-Factor: Empowered Employees and a Competitive Spirit
THE GIFT OF CATASTROPHE • As horrible as this pandemic is, there are companies that will turn it into a growth opportunity. Yours can be one of them.
Providing Affordable, Comprehensive Health Care • This industry-leading administrator and general agency contributes its success to innovation, quality carrier relationships, hard work, and an aptitude for change
THE INVISIBLE WOMAN • She is there—a customer and a colleague—and so amazing asset once you choose to see her.
WE’VE SEEN THE FUTURE • Working from home has accelerated innovative team-building trends. We need to make traits like agility, collaboration, and candor a permanent part of our management process.
PEOs: The Bounce-Back Partner Small Businesses Need • Adaptability has been the key to surviving the pandemic and preparing for what comes next, and it’s strengthening the relationship between PEOs and SMBs.
COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGES OF USING A PEO • NAPEO has commissioned a series of white papers documenting the ways working with a PEO can help businesses grow and thrive in all kinds of economic conditions:
DEMOCRATIZE INNOVATION • We think of it, incorrectly, as the work of the few. Great leaders harness the brainpower of the many, and get better results.
WHEN SERENDIPITY STRIKES
THE ELITE • The vision that led Inc. 5000 founders to rapid growth is helping them thrive during this extraordinary crisis.
HOW THE 2020 INC. 5000 COMPANIES WERE SELECTED
Inc. 5000 AMERICA’S FASTEST - GROWING PRIVATE COMPANIES
Powering Digital Transformation • Customer relationship management systems fuel resilience and revenue, especially during uncertain times.
Supporting Critical Supply Chains in the Developing World • To reach places other companies can’t, this logistics company runs its business like a global intelligence operation
Diversity Fuels Results for this Wealth Management Team
Unconquered in the Face of Cyber Threats • This business powers exponential growth by providing cyber technology solutions to protect U.S. global defenses and critical infrastructure
Big Bet Pays Off For Science-Based Beauty Company • After investing everything into R&D, one company has used science to become the leader in professional at-home beauty treatments
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