What are the first images that come to your mind with this opening title? Hold that thought. The drum is one of the most ancient of instruments and still has the ability to make us tap our feet, tap our desk, make us run faster, work out harder, and pretend to dance better. The drum [...]
A landmark decision was handed out by the Justice Department yesterday. This is something that everyone in the multifamily industry needs to pay attention to. Here is the link to the article and also the full article from the Justice Department.
A couple of key excerpts are as follows: “Tuesday, the Department of Justice announced that a [...]
A couple of weeks ago I wrote a post on how corporate can really do a number on those who are just trying to be creative and innovative. This is kind of a follow up and a brief reminder that corporate decisions should really come as no surprise. In other words, remember to never get too [...]
If any of you missed out on The Daily Show with John Stewart the other day, the interview with Captain Chesley Sullenberger is below. First of all, our hats go off to this amazing person who showed such poise and saved so many lives. There were two particular points from his interview that struck home [...]
The above title can be a common expression when dealing with our fellow team members. Our ability to communicate and to be communicated to is a major determining factor in our leadership skills. The complete slowdown and or failure in the business process are usually attributed to a complete breakdown of communication between various departments. [...]
This was an absolutely hilarious training video in my opinion, but then again I am often told my sense of humor is quite dry. From a business point of view, this video has such a great analogy. Keeping this all in good humor of course, but can you honestly imagine this poor guy making it [...]
Last Friday September 25th, I had the opportunity to attend “New Media Atlanta” at the Georgia Tech Research Institute. Chris Brogan was the keynote speaker and was surrounded by other speakers who had their own take, message, and experience to share with this audience.
The scene was quite intriguing. The room where the conference was held [...]
Those three words have inspired thousands of individuals for centuries now. It’s interesting to reflect on the definition. Wikipedia makes these statements.
“Stay the course” is a phrase used in the context of a war or battle meaning to pursue a goal regardless of any obstacles or criticism.
Similar to “cut and run“, a pejorative phrase [...]
It’s current events like we have been witnessing recently that give us a whole new appreciation for being Secret Shopped! I was hired at one time to do secret phone shops, and I never felt more uncomfortable in my whole life. I felt so sad for the people I was talking to on the phone [...]