Tag: Student Housing
Good, Fast, Cheap – Pick Two
You only get two out of three of these things. You could get one, or none, but at best, you’ll only get two.
Where Winners Spend their 2%
I don’t know if you remember but for close to a decade, starting around the mid-2000s, people couldn’t shut up about Steve Jobs. This seemed to coincide with the release of the iPhone, YouTube, and social media, which makes sense. All of the content seemed to herald Jobs as Tech-Jesus. The iPod was the second…
Defend the Brand
Seth Godin’s blog post today “Defender of the brand” was a salient reminder of what we’re aiming to do. In the piece, he reminds his readers that a Marketing Officer’s first duty is to ensure the brand experience is one of quality. All the ads in the world are meaningless if the execution of the…
“A leader solves problems even if they’re not on their agenda.”
Ask yourself two questions: Who’s it for? What’s it for?
Push Decision Making Down
There’s precious little upside to saying yes, especially if you’re not completely versed in the scenario or stakes. And who has time to get versed in the scenario? So, the response is silence; static at the other end of the line. “No” wins the game by default.
“Clear Eyes, Full Hearts, Can’t Lose” or Coach Taylor meets Sun Tzu
Everyone loves a good motivational speech and there are few better than the ones from our favorite movies. The one where Rocky says that’s how winning is done. The one where Al Pacino talks about the game being one of inches and the inches are all around us. The one in Independence Day where President…
“I Intend To”
Bureaucracy is a bitch
Show Up. Or, Why Omelets Don’t Matter.
Note: this is a classic post from July 2012, hope you enjoy. We’re all presented with a thousand decisions in a day – even the ones we don’t make are technically decisions – and I observed a few today and I thought I would share as I feel they are: 1. Completely random – so…
Apartment Video Maintenance Tips, Made Easy
I hate when things break around the house. Having bought my first one three years ago, I’ve often found myself in the position of trying to figure out how to repair various issues on the fly. With YouTube as the Time Life books of our generation, there haven’t been many things I’ve needed to call…