Thursday, February 19, 2015
I have a confession to make – I am horrible with street names. I am a visually oriented person who knows landmarks better than street names. Seriously, don’t ask me how to get to my apartment or you’ll hear, “it’s across from Costco.” That’s why I love Washington D.C. It’s hard to miss landmarks like the White House, the Washington Monument and the U.S. Capitol Building. Thank goodness for maps...
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
You’re all liars.
That was my big take-away from the first day of the 2015 NAA Student Housing Conference & Exposition in Las Vegas, after panelist Melanie Ling asked everyone who’s ever tried online dating to raise their hands.
Approximately five people did so—half of them mumbling things like “I mean, just once,” or “I’m so, so lonely.” OK, maybe not their exact words. Another 20 people—...
Thursday, February 12, 2015
I was sitting in a morning meeting a few weeks ago, a mere half-hour after dropping a very large spoonful of oatmeal on my pants, thinking, “How did they let me into adulthood?”
But that’s really one of life’s big secrets, isn’t it? That all of us—at some point or another—feel like we’re just faking our way through it all. Especially with a lap full of soggy breakfast food.
Fortunately, we’re not...
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
From the Army to accounting to success in residential property management — my journey into an RPM career has been rewarding!
After serving my country as a U.S. Army finance officer, a friend of mine urged me to apply for a career in residential property management. Today, I’m a financial controller for WinnResidential Military Housing Services — and an ambassador for RPMcareers.org, the...