Thursday, July 23, 2015
Breaking up, as they say, is hard to do. No one ever says the right thing. Someone is always crying. And the dumper, despite the very best of intentions, is automatically the bad guy.
Now imagine if you took the subjective element out of it. Instead of spouting out lines that are meant to comfort but that always feel like crap to hear (“It’s not you, it’s me,” “You deserve so much better”, “I...
Thursday, May 28, 2015
It’s a miracle I wasn’t hit by a car in England.
When I studied there spring semester of my junior year in college, I spent the first three weeks looking the wrong way before crossing the street. I’m sorry, but the right side is the right side.
I couldn’t tell just how much weight I was gaining, because British scales are in stones, not pounds. (Spoiler alert: 13 pounds.) I learned it’s...
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Recently I’ve been noticing a larger than normal amount of questions in class regarding teamwork. Specifically about how the two main teams, the office and maintenance teams, on our properties function together. These questions are originating from maintenance technicians frustrated with the office staff, as well as leasing professionals frustrated with the maintenance staff.
The solution I have...
Thursday, May 7, 2015
Apartment Industry Colleagues,In less than 20 months the next President of the United States will be sworn into office on the steps of the U.S. Capitol. Within the last month a number of aspirants for the highest office in the land have officially thrown their hats into the ring. A host of others are making strong signals that they will do the same. Currently, the GOP has a much wider field of...