Thursday, March 19, 2015
Full disclosure: The majority of my political knowledge stems from watching “Scandal.” Which is to say, I know a lot.
Fortunately, the 2015 NAA Capitol Conference was a valuable experience for government affairs directors and Shonda Rhimes bingers alike.
Tuesday kicked off with world-renowned photographer Platon, who has captured the essence of everyone from Prince to Putin. The charismatic...
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
There are countless books and in existence promising the secret to success, but to me, it all comes down to a simple philosophy about people.
As someone who spends a lot of time relationship building, I see time and time again what happens when you forget that people are people. People have free will, and they can choose to buy-in or they can opt-out. If they opt-out, you lose.
Let me explain.I'...
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
In today’s society, we are more “connected” now than we have ever been — but that’s not true. Even with all the print and online messages being exchanged every day, no technological advance can render in-person communication unnecessary. You can make life at your property more rewarding for your residents by creating memorable face-to-face interactions.
Tactics to Engage Current Residents
Thursday, March 12, 2015
Public apology: I’m sorry for the things that I said. It was winter.
See, I don’t deal well with the cold. And I’m not even talking Minnesota cold. I mean Virginia cold. But hey, it’s still cold.
This winter felt like a particularly rough one, my only consolation to the below-zero wind-chill presenting itself in the form of a couch and a family-size package of Oreos. Much like a bear, I choose to...