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Do What You Love, and You'll Never Work a Day in Your Life

As a longtime resident of Cincinnati and a 36-year veteran of the real estate industry, giving back to and strengthening our local communities has always been a high priority for Janet Davis.
Thu, Mar 05, 2015

Paycor's New HQ Prioritizes Collaboration

Having grown from a traditional payroll company into a broad, technology-centered provider of cloud-based human resources solutions, Paycor was on the move in 2014 – in more ways than one.
Tue, Mar 03, 2015

The Great Pumpkin Proposal

Rebecca Richmond loves Halloween. She loves the costumes, the festivities and, of course, the pumpkin! Well, after this year, she has reason to love it even more.
Mon, Mar 02, 2015

Finding a Ring She'll Love

With so many choices, buying an engagement ring or wedding band can seem challenging. But Eddie Lane has a simple secret to help you in your search.
Mon, Mar 02, 2015

Timing Your Wedding Treatments Right

Planning salon treatments to both pamper and prepare a wedding party is a delicate thing – schedule too early and a manicure could be ruined, but visit too late and an eyebrow wax could cause puffy skin for wedding photos.
Mon, Mar 02, 2015

The Quest for the Perfect Dress

Shopping for the perfect dress can be as exhausting and time-consuming as it is fun. For women who have never shipped for a dress, it's best to go to a place that has years of experience, like European Bridal.
Mon, Mar 02, 2015

Cincinnati Design and Construction Firm Has a Formula for Success

HiFive Development Services has weathered the recession. Now with a design and construction backlog approaching $100 million and a feature project in West Chester nearing completion, the firm has come back swinging.
Mon, Mar 02, 2015

Photography That's Perfect

According to Ron Shuller, the wedding photography industry is constantly changing. There are always new trends. Hire a professional like him and you'll guarantee that your wedding photos are done by an expert.
Mon, Mar 02, 2015

EVENT PICS: The Bridal Event at Memorial Hall

On March 1, we took over Memorial Hall for an incredible wedding showcase, featuring more than 50 premier wedding vendors! Check out photos from the event here!
Mon, Mar 02, 2015

Allen Zaring on Why to Start a Foundation

The Zaring family believes the small amount of time and expense of operating a private foundation is worthwhile. It's an effective way to meet philanthropic goals and encourages family unity and civic responsibility.
Mon, Mar 02, 2015

From Perspiration to Information

The future is all about wearable technology that can transmit information in real time. At Eccrine Systems, which just received $1.5 million in seed funding from CincyTech and others, the future is now.
Fri, Feb 27, 2015

Cultivating Leadership at West Point

Secretary of Veterans Affairs Bob McDonald's Cadet Leadership Conference is a chance for young leaders to come together and learn from influential figures who have had a measurably positive impact on the world – including McDonald himself.
Fri, Feb 27, 2015

Notes from the Haitian Islands

At one point in his life, Mark Curnette was a successful journalist for the Cincinnati Enquirer. Yet his profound commitment to justice led him to work for aid groups in Haiti. Ten years of notes form the basis of his book on the lives the Haitian people.
Fri, Feb 27, 2015

Children's Home Changes Led by a Family of Leaders and Listeners

Founded in 1864, The Children’s Home was first a shelter for the abandoned youth of Cincinnati. We trace its history from this initial mission to its present efforts to adapt to a new healthcare landscape, and get an inside look at how the board works. Check it out!
Thu, Feb 26, 2015

Arnold's Beerweek Posters

File this under: "really cool things we can't believe we almost missed." Arnold's and six breweries partnered with poster artists to create some incredible art. Check them out!
Thu, Feb 26, 2015

Over-The-Rhine's Craft Brew Haven

What if all those hard-working entrepreneurs in Over-The-Rhine should get a little thirsty after putting in their 9-5? They go to HalfCut. It's like Starbucks. But for craft beer. So... it's like Starbucks, but infinitely better.
Thu, Feb 26, 2015

OPENING: The Total Look

The Total Look will be at The Cincinnati Art Museum starting February 28. This is a case where the clothes, the model and the photographer create something that's greater than the sum of its parts. Truly stunning.
Thu, Feb 26, 2015

Finding Her Perfect Soldier

Chelsey Pater had always dreamt of marrying a military man. She got her wish. Though her husband is now deployed, Chelsey knows they're never truly apart.
Wed, Feb 25, 2015

The New (Old) Culture at ScrogginsGrear

Clayton Scroggins Associates and Grear & Co., two of Cincinnati’s most trusted businesses, combined in 2014 into Cincinnati’s seventh largest accounting firm. How did they navigate the merger? And what is it like there now?
Fri, Feb 20, 2015

Polished Pearl Aids the Victims of Human Trafficking

Making a purchase at Polished Pearl not only gets you a beautiful accessory, it also helps change the lives of girls – some as young as 10 years old – suffering in squalor and abandonment two continents away.
Fri, Feb 20, 2015

Lytle Park and Beyond

Western & Southern Financial Group's efforts to revitalize Lytle Park are just one aspect of a larger plan to make Cincinnati the finest city in the country. If you've been out downtown lately, you know its efforts are paying off in a big way.
Fri, Feb 20, 2015

UC Health’s West Chester Hospital

Why is West Chester Hospital one of the fastest growing hospitals in America? According to its CEO, it's all about creating that proverbial "continuum of care." But what exactly is a "continuum of care"? We found out.
Fri, Feb 20, 2015

A New Holistic Approach to Child Health

Adaptation is nothing new for The Children's Home. Now, it's looking to offer integrated, holistic services in an effort to adjust to a value-based, not volume-based, model of healthcare.
Thu, Feb 19, 2015

The Past and Future of Christ Hospital

Last year, The Christ Hospital Health Network turned 125. As it looks to a healthcare industry in transition, the premiere institution hopes to continue its record of excellence.
Thu, Feb 19, 2015

Students Exemplify Strengths of CPS Initiatives

The price of a college degree is incredibly high and high schoolers often graduate unprepared. There's both a preparation and an expectations gap. Now, Cincinnati Public Schools is doing something about it.
Thu, Feb 19, 2015

From Push to Pull to Profit

How do business owners get their employees to think about improving the business by themselves? How do they develop long-term goals? Most importantly, how do they avoid self-doubt?
Thu, Feb 19, 2015

Burgers and Business: The Recipe behind Flipdaddy’s’ Success

Flipdaddy’s Brilliant Burgers and Craft Beer Bar is on a roll. It's focusing on freshness and using community resources while growing its brand around the region. Watch out, this delicious hole-in-the-wall burger joint could soon be a national sensation.
Wed, Feb 18, 2015

Hair and Makeup Tips for Your Wedding Day

Check out tips from the experts at Mitchell's Salon to ensure you look your best on the big day!
Wed, Feb 18, 2015

Jewelry Personalized for a Lifetime

Let's not kid ourselves, fellas. From wedding gifts to wedding bands to the engagement ring itself, jewelry is the most important part of a wedding. So save yourself the worry and head to Paolo.
Wed, Feb 18, 2015

Q&A with Clayton Connor

We sat down with Clayton Connor, senior telecom consultant for ATC and 2015 Great Leaders Under 40 honoree to talk about what makes a successful leader and more. Check it out!
Wed, Feb 18, 2015

When the Rules Change

Are you getting the most out of your retirement plan? How would you know if you weren't? With so many changes in tax policy and asset values in the last five years, perhaps it could be time for a fresh perspective.
Wed, Feb 18, 2015

She's the Most Important Person You'll Hire

Annette Troescher wears many shoes. Wedding planner, friend, therapist, counselor: she's the go-to person for couples from engagement to "I do"
Tue, Feb 17, 2015

Clay Mathile: Want to Grow Your Business? Grow Your People

Collaboration, freedom and accountability can empower employees to become leaders within a business organization.
Tue, Feb 17, 2015

Empowering Leaders to Run Cincinnati Businesses

Every businessperson knows what it's like to get caught up in daily to-do list and be unable to focus on improving the business. Definity Partners knows what that's like too. And they want to help.
Tue, Feb 17, 2015

Dragonfly Foundation Announces $15 Million Campaign for New Facility

The Dragonfly Foundation has partnered with private firms to create a unique plan for its future facility, which will provide subsidized short-term housing for patients and families of patients enduring cancer and bone marrow transplants.
Mon, Feb 16, 2015

Elephants Unchained: Redefining Leadership Performance

Roza Rojdev, PsyD of Xecutive Metrix sat down with LEAD Cincinnati to discuss what it means to be a masterful leader.
Mon, Feb 16, 2015

US Bank Support Allows Ballet to Flourish

Cincinnati Ballet just concluded its production of ALICE (in Wonderland). A production of its size wouldn't be possible without the support of one of Cincinnati's finest organizations.
Mon, Feb 16, 2015

Afidence: Thinking in the Long Term

Bryan Hogan launched Afidence with his wife in 2010 with the goal to create a trusted leader in business and technology. Aileron helped get them there.
Mon, Feb 16, 2015

Bawe and Ashley's New York Proposal

Both Bawe and Ashley had a special place in their hearts for New York City. When Bawe penned a letter to her, he knew that's where he had to give it to her.
Fri, Feb 13, 2015

Helping Entrepreneurs Build the Future

Get an exclusive look at what's going on inside CincyTech, where Cincinnati's powerful startup accelerator is helping entrepreneurs succeed, building wealth in the region and cultivating an atmosphere of opportunity.
Fri, Feb 13, 2015

5 Practical Tips for Newly Weds When Buying Your First Home

For newlyweds, buying a home can be stressful. Yet, that stress can be dramatically reduced if the new couple understands a few things about the process.
Fri, Feb 13, 2015

Q&A with Dave Phillips

LEAD Cincinnati sat down with Dave Phillips, co-founder of Cincinnati Works and former CEO of Downtown Cincinnati Inc., for a discussion about his prolific accomplishments in Cincinnati and beyond.
Fri, Feb 13, 2015

Anderson Foundation Makes Major Donation for Memorial Hall Renovation

Memorial Hall received received a keystone gift from the Annie W. & Elizabeth M. Anderson Foundation. The gift will significantly benefit the building's renovation project, which is a collaboration between Hamilton County, 3CDC and CMHS.
Thu, Feb 12, 2015

A Brave New World (of Insurance)

Jonathan Theders sees beyond the commoditized world of one-size-fits-all insurance. Welcome to a world where each industry, each company and each department is treated like the unique entity it is. Welcome to the world of risk management.
Thu, Feb 12, 2015

Fast Pitch: Millennials Giving Back to the Community

On February 11, 2015 at Memorial Hall, eight nonprofits took the stage to compete for $30,000 in unrestircted grants and scholarships at Fast Pitch. The event offered millennials a fast and fun opportunity to connect with philanthropies that help the community.
Thu, Feb 12, 2015

When Parents Play a Crucial Role

After 30 years in the wedding-planning industry, Sharon Forton has noticed that the core of most weddings remains traditional. The planning process, however, has changed. Now both sets of parents are involved.
Thu, Feb 12, 2015

ALICE is the Hottest Ticket in Town for Valentine's Day

Cincinnati Ballet's production of ALICE (in wonderland) is a colorful, exciting and refreshingly original take on the classic tale.
Thu, Feb 12, 2015

Building Cincinnati's Reputation

Jake Warm, CEO of JDL Warm Construction, talks the 2014 redevelopment of Mabley Place and puts it in the context of an increasingly revitalized local economy.
Thu, Feb 12, 2015

The Importance of Learning and Adaptation

What does it take to be an accountant? More than you would think. According to Don Fritz, CPA and shareholder with VonLehman, accountants must understand technology, international finance and global politics to be able to serve their clients.
Wed, Feb 11, 2015

25 Years of Exceptional Dining at Trio

For 25 years Trio Bistro has consistently offered the very best food and service in a comfortable environment.
Wed, Feb 11, 2015

GALLERY: CSO's New Year's Eve Ball

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra rang in 2015 at Taken By Storm, a special event featuring Pops Conductor John Morris Russell and vocal sensation Storm Large!
Tue, Feb 10, 2015

Red212: Focusing on Solutions, Not Ads

Anne Chambers founded Red212 in 2001 with one mission in mind: to help brands grow by inspiring consumer engagement.
Tue, Feb 10, 2015

Touchdown for HOPE Raises $203,000

The sixth annual Touchdown for HOPE Super Bowl Sunday event took place February 1, 2015 at the Great American Ballpark Champions Club and succeeded in raising $203,000 to enhance Bipolar and Mood Disorders Research.
Tue, Feb 10, 2015

Bulldogs and Bombers Forever

Megan Jones and her fiancé Sam met in high school, dated throughout college and got engaged one night over chocolate cake and champagne. They seem like soulmates.
Mon, Feb 09, 2015

Q&A with Tracy Nichols of PM/PC Direct

Tracy Nichols, founder of PM/PC Direct, sat down with LEAD Cincinnati to discuss leadership, the importance of core values and what it means to "build your credentials."
Mon, Feb 09, 2015

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