Friday, February 27, 2015
This is the second part of a two-part blog on building social connections among your residents within your community. If you missed the first part, you can read about the importance of a community and why you need a community catalyst in your corner.
We've already talked about the importance of community buy-in to start building a greater sense of community. Here are some additional tips to find...
Thursday, February 26, 2015
I once had a job interview at an aquarium in Ireland.
Admittedly, this seemed bizarre even at the time. Then again, when the job you’re applying for involves selling sandwiches you’re carrying around town in a red basket, there’s no…home office.
To add to the absurdity that was this moment in my life, my best friend also came along for the interview. The head of The Tasty Sandwich Guy only had...
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
If you do a search on community building you’ll find cities across the country that are looking for people, ideas and programs to build social connections among residents in local communities. Wouldn’t it make sense those cities would come to the apartment industry for information about how to build strong communities on the local level? After all, ours is an industry built on providing homes for...
Thursday, February 19, 2015
It’s hard to believe the 2015 NAA Student Housing Conference & Exposition is already over. Yesterday was even more jam-packed than the first day of the conference, with amazing speakers, sessions and tradeshow buzz from top to bottom.
As such, I write to you from the hospital, where I’m currently receiving an IV drip of coffee.
But while I’m wired, let’s get to it—a round-up of day two...