Boutique Firm or National? Often times in the marketplace of commercial real estate many ponder the question, “Should I choose a national firm or a boutique firm?” This might come across as self-serving, but I do believe the facts are credible and they represent the 21st century marketplace. How should you decide and what… Read More Boutique Firm or National?
I recently spent time with the CEO of a well-known REIT for whom I represent a few assets in their portfolio. The title, “CEO” might have led you down the road of thinking “wow he must be a success”. As we walked along one of the centers, he stopped to bend down and pick up… Read More Success: How to Achieve it, and know you are on the right track
The culture of our day can be incredibly noisy. At times the thought pollution in my mind becomes so much that it is hard to stay focused and have clarity. As I was considering what I did even today, it occurred to me that so many things clamor for my attention and it can constrain… Read More Finding Focus at Work: Helpful Hints to Evade the Noise
In my tenure in commercial real estate, our firm has tried many data management systems for all the right reasons. Throughout this time we have: upgraded existing ones, bought new ones, imported data from other sources, and shopped for the ideal one countless times. This journey seems to be never ending and frustrating as we… Read More Client Contact Management: Why, How, and What
This is my first of recommended readings and news stories to be published weekly that are relevant to CRE, Retail, Business, and the Economy. I hope that you find these resources useful and if you ever have any articles to suggest please do so on my contact page! Now for the stories.
We admire the success of others immensely. “How do they do that? What is so different about them? They are just lucky.” It matters not who it is: Michael Jordan, Tiger Woods, Warren Buffet, Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, Henry Ford… stand outs are the envy of all. What is the energy behind their success? How… Read More Ready, Shoot, Aim? Goal setting: Why and How
If you are a baseball player you have heard these words ad nauseam. To play on the excitement of the 2013 Baseball World Series I decided to write a post that relates to the words every baseball player has heard and over and over. When up to bat, a player must direct all of their focus… Read More Focus…Concentrate…Keep your eye on the ball!