I typically write about business and the senior living industry, but I decided to tackle a new subject with this blog post: net neutrality. It might seem off-topic, but it could actually have a very real impact on the senior living industry. And it definitely has the potential to affect all of us in our personal lives. I want to be upfront about the fact that I likely don’t have all the details and my knowledge might be limited in … Continue reading “Net Neutrality: What it is and Why it’s so Important”
Never Give Up! Pursue Prospects Like You Mean It In senior living sales and marketing it’s easy to get beat down with no’s, maybes, I’m just not ready, or I found another community. The reasons seem endless and can be very discouraging. But what makes the difference between a mediocre and an outstanding sales professional assuming both have the basics like a friendly, outgoing personality, knowledge of the industry, and communication skills is persistence. For senior housing professionals; never give … Continue reading “Never Give Up in Sales”
The other day I saw this question posed to others in a forum, “what do you do to show your employees they are involved?” The obvious answer to me was, don’t just try to show them, actually get them involved. I’m sure the intent of the question was supposed to be “how do you involve your employees,” but it didn’t really come across that way. This does bring up the question of do you only do things to try to … Continue reading “Was That Really The Question? Ways to Encourage Employee Engagement”
I am a self-confessed gadget junky. I enjoy trying out all kinds of new gadgets, computer programs, and applications. As we ease into 2018, I wanted to share a few of my favorites with you. Deviating from listing obvious choices such as Microsoft Office, Google Chrome, or other well-known software applications I listed a little more off beat ones. Most of which I use on a daily basis.