Thursday, November 13, 2014
I don’t like making small talk. I mean, I think I pull it off fairly well, but as I’m outwardly saying, “Yes, it was crazy cold last Tuesday,” inside I’m all, “WHEN WILL THIS END? MAKE THIS MADNESS END!”
Unfortunately (for me), it’s all about who you know—and who they know. And if you must know, I know someone who guest starred on The Good Wife. So really, no need to network any further!
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
It appears that after eight years of missteps and missed opportunities, the Republican Party has finally figured out its campaign strategy, tactics and infrastructure. That starts with candidate selection and oversight, brings in better polling and message testing and finishes with strong and accurate get-out-the-vote operations. Add in the muscle and money of third-party groups like Americans...
Thursday, November 6, 2014
I got out of a real jam last month.
After five years in the same apartment, my roommate and I were moving out. She was recently engaged and moving in with her fiancé. I was 90 percent happy for her, 10 percent being all, ‘WHAT IS HAPPENING?!’ Fine, 80/20.
Point is, I was more happy for her than I wasn’t. But her exciting news meant not only looking for a new apartment of my own, but reconciling...
Friday, October 31, 2014
Apartment managers are pulled in many different directions for many different reasons throughout the day. One minute, there is the need to assess a resident’s apartment and walk vacant units; the next, quarterly inspections. Then there’s managing people, managing the numbers, and managing yourself. Finally, but not least, there’s attempting to prioritize the work in each department from specific...