Ohio REALTORS 2017 Legislative Conference: An insider look at the Democratic and Republican parties

David Pepper, chair of the Ohio Democratic Party, and Jane Timken, chair of the Ohio Republican Party, served as the keynote speakers at the Ohio Association of REALTORS Spring Legislative Conference, April 24-26, in Columbus. The leaders discussed the state of electoral politics — offering their takes on what happened during the 2016 election cycle and what lies ahead for each party.

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Scenes from the OAR Winter Conference & Inaugural Banquet

Scenes from the Ohio Association of REALTORS Winter Conference and Inaugural Banquet for 2017 President Pete Kopf. OAR’s Winter Conference was held, Jan. 15-17, 2017 in Columbus. (Photographer: Brian Shindle)

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‘6 Leadership Lessons From 8 Bald Men’

Two prominent REALTORS at the national level shared insights on how to make a positive difference — both personally and professionally — with the recently graduated OAR Leadership Academy class during the organization’s Winter Conference in mid-January. Kenny Parcell, from Utah who is serving as NAR’s RPAC Fundraising Liaison, and Brian Copeland, who serves as President of the Tennessee REALTORS, spoke about “6 Leadership Lessons from 8 Bald Men” and how each can be easily incorporated into day-to-day activities to help you stand out and shine.

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We Are Ohio REALTORS: An Introduction

Your Ohio Association of REALTORS is pleased to launch a ground-breaking, year-long video series in 2017, spotlighting the many attributes of a real estate professional. This is the introductory video of the series that is designed to give voice the very ideals that Ohio’s REALTORS aspire to in their day-to-day practice, as well as reinforce the importance of treating each other with respect and professionalism.

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OAR Leadership Academy offers an opportunity to learn, grow and pay forward!

Whether you’re interested in leading people or affecting organizational change, the Ohio Association of REALTORS Leadership Academy offers you an opportunity to grow both personally and professionally. Graduates will be equipped with the knowledge, skills and confidence to excel as a leader. And we want you to be a part of the program in 2017!

In this video, Chris Pedon, of Columbus, reflects on his experience as a member of the inaugural Leadership Academy class and encourages fellow Ohio REALTORS to participate!

OAR Leadership Academy participants work through a comprehensive training program that combines individual study, group retreats and unique initiatives to enhance leadership skills. The select members of OAR’s Leadership Academy class will embark on a groundbreaking, six-month program focused on goal-setting, communication, business relationships and more. Nationally recognized speakers will help you tap into skills that will position you as a leader within the organization, the industry and your community.

Good news…the deadline to apply for inclusion in the upcoming Leadership Academy class has been extended until Jan. 25! Click here for more details on the program…as well as access the application.

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