Dismas ❤️’s the Girl Scouts of Ohio’s Heartland

The Dismas team has been partnering with the Girl Scouts of Ohio’s Heartland for nearly a decade. We believe firmly in their mission to build girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world the better place. As in recent years, we have supported GSOH in their mission to serve our nation’s troops through … Read more


Hey guys, it’s Bob again! After several years working with clients in retail and consumer goods, I get it…it’s 4th quarter. Everyone, and I mean everyone, is beyond busy. Your workdays have stretched to 10 or 12 hours. You are constantly thinking about work. “Did we hit our numbers for the day?” “How is production?” … Read more

Work Culture

Hello Friends! Earlier in the year, when I announced that I was joining the blogging world, “Work Culture” was one of the topics that you wanted me to discuss.  First, let me stress that I believe that my #1 job is to create the ultimate work culture.  What is work culture?  Google defines work culture … Read more

Bob the Blogger

Hey guys, Bob Parsons here! Here at Dismas, we have grown rapidly – and we’re proud to call some of the world’s leading retail and apparel brands our clients. Our focus is on retail, consumer products, sewing, and corrugated displays. I recap a little bit about myself and the company because I am here to … Read more

Girl Scouts Take over the Dismas Warehouse

In late 2018, the Girl Scouts of Ohio’s Heartland reached out to us with a question about the 2019 cookie season. They were seeking warehouse space on the east side of Columbus that could be used to store excess cookies, so that area Girl Scout troops would have a convenient location to replenish their supplies … Read more

Adapt your business to changing times

This article was initially published in Smart Business. The only thing that is constant is change. Over the years, I’ve learned, in times of change, a company can thrive if the team remains true to its strengths and values, while staying open to new ideas and adapting as needed. Because we embrace this philosophy at … Read more

Dismas CEO Bob Parsons: How We Find & Keep Great Employees

The article was initially published in Smart Business. My work has always aligned in some way with my passion for people. In both my personal and professional life, I find fulfillment in caring for people, connecting people to one another and, ultimately, helping them succeed. So, employee recruitment and retention have been priorities from the … Read more

Bob Parsons: Client relationships are key to business growth

The article was initially published in Smart Business. Building and deepening client relationships are essential parts of growing and improving your business. It’s one of the best things I get to do every day at Dismas. While relationship building is deeply personal and has no exact formula, I wanted to share a few strategies that … Read more

Dismas CEO Bob Parsons Discusses Strategic Planning in Smart Business Column

The article was initially published in Smart Business. Not all growth is smart. While everyone likes to see revenue swell, long-term growth isn’t achieved flying by the seat of your pants. Strategic business planning has transformed my business. I sat down with my board and other key leaders in our company to ask tough questions, … Read more

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