72% of America says they’ll be celebrating the holidays virtually this year.
It’s nearly time to kick 2020 to the curb and welcome in a brand New Year. Now that calls for a celebration!
As the clock strikes midnight on New Year’s Eve, voices all over the world will resurrect the centuries-old tradition of singing “Auld Lang Syne” to say goodbye to the passing year.
If your New Year’s Eve normally involves large crowds cheering and embracing each other at midnight, it’s probably safe to say that you’ll have a different experience this year.
Many of us are tired of…
This month marks the start a new phase in my career. I am excited to join Asurion, and the Asurion Home+ leadership team, which supports my passion to enable amazing home technology experiences.
It is a great team, culture and business with tremendous opportunity and runway.
Asurion is an industry leader in mobile insurance, technology and support, and the Asurion Home+ banner covers all home technology with protection and support.
We are on a critical path to create better experiences for places where people live, work and play…and help balance the interdependence between life and technology.
I’m excited to share the stage with tech industry veterans, Anya Chrisanthon, John Galante and Joe Lautner, to deliver the Closing Keynote ‘Future Tech Visions’ at TecHome Builder Online Summit coming up September 29–30.
Honored to be among so many great speakers, idea generators, and professionals many of whom I call friends in our industry — CR Hero, Steve Chazin, Craig Vosburgh, Jacob Atalla, Mike Grubb, and Michael Don Ham, just to name a few!
The Multifamily Housing Council recently shared resources to support apartment residents that have suffered job and income loss during the pandemic and may struggle to pay rent.
Talk to your housing provider! Don’t wait until you miss your rent payment to reach out.They may be able to create a payment plan for you, defer some of your rent until you can access federal or charitable financial support or offer some other kind of accommodation.
Full disclosure: I have Premiere 1K Status, and over a million miles flown, on United Airlines. I am not affiliated in any way with American Airlines, or Southwest Airlines. I do not know any of the folks mentioned here, but I’m so glad it appeared in my social media feed today.
This is a great example of authentic leadership.
Building industry professionals will remember who treated them well, and who didn’t. For proof, rewind back to the last recession.
It is safe to say these past few weeks have been among some of the most tumultuous and emotional that any of us can remember in our lifetimes. The response of this pandemic has been extraordinary; as much for what it has required for the construction and built environment as for what it has revealed of suppliers.
The COVID-19 crisis is an opportunity for a Supplier to show how much it cares about the building industry, their enterprise customers.
Sharon Lessard, a Retail Design Institute leader, recently discusses the importance of visual merchandising, and how it becomes one of the prime vehicles for creating a retail experience that’s memorable for consumers and profitable for brands. Because of this integrated experience, and always focusing on the customer experience, she brings a unique perspective and understanding of business-driven design...including slow shifting trade channels.
Can Trade Distributors Learn from Retailers?
Visual merchandising creates a journey through a physical space and engages the customer in a variety of experiences and storytelling to maximize sales. It builds upon the design of a store, reinforcing…
Leadership throughout my career has been centered on embracing a growth mindset, inspiring excellence, and encouraging teams to bring their best to work each day…but I could not have predicted the journey thus far.
Working for a conservative Fortune 100 company (Circa 1990’s), men were required to wear suits (blue was considered ‘fashion forward’), paired with a muted necktie.
Women were required to wear skirt suit, but strictly paired with ‘nude’ pantyhose. These dress codes would loosen up over the years to include pantsuits for women (still with pantyhose), and suits sans necktie for men.
At the corporate Christmas Party…