Tuesday, February 19, 2013
You’ve just hired a rockstar employee—now you’re wondering how long you’ll be able to keep her.
Competitive wages and benefits are not enough to ensure that your best and brightest rockstars will remain engaged. In fact, I bet you will find that when you interview your employees about what they value most at work, very few — if any — will say salary.
Rather, employees are most likely to say...
Friday, October 19, 2012
The senior demographic offers great potential to housing providers and recognizing the unique features of this customer base can help us to market effectively and provide an environment that meets their needs.
The baby boomer generation—76 million strong—is entering retirement and responding to changing life needs. Some will choose to remodel their homes for greater accessibility, but with the...
Monday, May 21, 2012
I recently had the tremendous pleasure of hearing real estate industry expert and visionary Christopher Lee speak at a conference about his new publication, “Transformational Leadership in the New Age of Real Estate”. Lee has a “Tell-it-Like-it-is” attitude that’s mirrored in his writing, and his document sets out the likely future of the real estate industry.
During this talk, Lee made several...
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
As property management professionals, it can be easy to forget that our leaseholders come from a variety of backgrounds and nationalities. Our typical demographic has changed greatly over the course of the last generation. In North Carolina the state population has increased by 18.5% since 2000, far greater than the equivalent national rise of 9.7%. According to the 2010 census, it now stands...