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Oswald Accepts 2017 Harvest for Hunger Bag of Hope Award, Greater Cleveland Food Bank

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CLEVELAND – June 15, 2017 – Led by OswaldCARES, Oswald’s internal charitable committee, Oswald Companies grew its 2017 Harvest for Hunger Campaign more than 100 percent through a new, engaging, and multi-week program to bolster donations and participation from employee-owners. For these efforts, including the campaign culmination of a companywide…

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Fear Not Ladies – Take that Risk!

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Do you see people around you moving up the ladder while you stand still? Are you wondering what they have that you don’t? Could it be that they take chances? Step outside of their comfort zone to pursue their dreams or goals? Throughout our career paths, there are those few…

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Cause and Effect: A Strong Start to Community Programs in 2017

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New Year’s resolutions often fade as the pace of the year picks up. However, the resolve to serve others is a year-round commitment. From discovering new and creative ways to get involved, or acting quickly in response to critical needs, we hope the following recent programs inspire you and your…

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Career Sponsorship: Empowering Others and Paying it Forward

Deena Rini

For most career-oriented individuals, career pathing and progression is constantly on the forefront of the mind. Perhaps you’re doing what you need to do, but you’re still being halted in your progression. Let’s face it: you can’t be fully present in 100 projects at once, while expertly maneuvering through your…

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Women’s Leadership 2017: 10 Paths Toward Empowerment in Your Work and Life

Kim Ferenchak

The Oswald Women’s Leadership Council has defined 2017 as The Year of Empowerment. Empowerment for women is distinct from empowerment for men; considering both paid and unpaid work, women are less likely to be able to carve out time for education/professional development, strategic networking, community involvement, leisure activities and self-care.…

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What’s in a Name? A Rarefied Skill to Maximize Professional Presence

Michelle Mindell

It is beyond a reasonable dispute that an organization’s lifeblood begins and ends with the relationships which we forge with each individual client. Without these solid relationships built upon a foundation of mutual trust, respect and professional presence, there would be little reason for any of us to show up for work. In…

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Serving Those Who Serve Us All: Days of Caring Fall 2016 Recap

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According to Talbert House, a Cincinnati-based nonprofit network, only 50 percent of returning veterans who need veteran health treatment receive these services. It’s stats like this that continue to drive the mission of nonprofits like Talbert House to serve those most in need. Generating awareness is the first step, and the reason that…

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Presence In Your Community: Three Steps to a Successful Service Day

Stephanie Kovacs

Want to advance into a leadership role but keep hearing you don’t have the experience? Why not try a unique approach to demonstrate those leadership skills you know you possess. Plan and execute the ultimate community service day! Holding a community service day will not only give you the opportunity…

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Strategy, Governance and Influence: Views From The Oswald Women’s Leadership Forum 2016

Christina Schmitz

CLEVELAND – Oct. 5, 2016 – In its third year, the Oswald Women’s Leadership Council welcomed an esteemed group of speakers, clients, and partners to join its 2016 Leadership Forum, Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016, at Oswald Centre in downtown Cleveland. The objective: take on the challenge to view business strategy…

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Presentations With Presence: How to Prepare Yourself and Inspire Your Audiences

Kim Ferenchak

As with most ventures in life, planning and preparation are the keys to effective outcomes. This is certainly true when it comes to presentations and speaking opportunities. There are no shortcuts to be had when preparing for an effective, informative and memorable speech. With the right prep, practice, and positive attitude, you…

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