Tuesday, August 4, 2015
How did I get into residential property management? I was looking for an apartment — and found my new career.
When the property manager who was showing me a residential community asked if I wanted to be a leasing consultant, I didn’t know much about the industry. The more I learned, the more I realized that RPM was a great fit for me. The benefits were amazing: a flexible schedule that...
Monday, July 27, 2015
Six years in the hospitality industry gave me a foundation. Residential property management (RPM) gave me a future.
After spending the better part of a decade managing restaurants and hotels, I was well-versed in overseeing operations and delegating work to my team. I also excelled in (and loved) managing the budget. A colleague told me that a career in RPM would combine my management experience...
Thursday, July 16, 2015
I consider myself an ambassador for the following:
1. Ross Dress for Less. I can’t describe the joy I feel when I leave the store with 22 pieces of clothing for $200. Sure, some of the items have a shorter shelf life than a carton of milk, but it’s that initial pleasure that appeals to me. A large majority of the clothes are also comprised of synthetic materials not of this world, but who am I to...
Thursday, July 9, 2015
We’ve all been volun-told to do things in life. You know—when it’s “strongly suggested” that you volunteer for something. It’s presented like a choice, but it’s really not.
I’m volun-told to help my Mom get ready for our annual Christmas party every December, just like my best friend is volun-told to dress up with me for Halloween. Why she needs any convincing is beyond me.
We all have busy...