Bringing Games into the workplace can create positive, competitive fun that will invigorate team members of all ages. Take a quick poll of your community site teams and find out how many have played a video game of some sort in the past 30 days. Whether it is Words with Friends, Angry Birds, Call of Duty, or online arcade games, chances are that nearly all of your team members have engaged in gaming of some type recently. Why is that? Because it is fun!
Ok, so it isn’t actually miraculous. It takes 365 days and 6 hours for our planet to rotate around the sun. The leap year was created to keep our calendar in sync with the planet’s rotation. Despite the scientific explanation, it’s understandable that an event that occurs only once every four years will feel special, even magical. After all, even someone who lives 100 years will only see 25 leap days!
Prior to calendars like the Gregorian or Julian, the seasons and equinoxes marked time. Time was more of a rolling event, without clear boundaries from one year to the next. Thanks to the structure of our calendar, we have an obvious beginning of each year on January 1st and an obvious end on December 31st.
We did a post a while back entitled the Top Five Tips for Regional Managers (http://blog.gracehill.com/ghexchange/2010/11/top-five-tips-for-regional-managers.html). It went over well, and it is time to follow up with another five helpful ideas for the road warriors of our industry, those Regional and District Managers.
Summer is in full swing and unfortunately so is the rise of food and gas prices. Your residents are going to be feeling the pinch like everyone else in the country. One of the ways you can help them, is to provide some money saving opportunities they may have capitalized on if they were a homeowner.
This episode of Grace Hill OnAir features Kara Rice speaking with Doug Miller, founder of Satisfacts, about a fascinating study he is spearheading called Inside the Head of Today's Online Renter -- Behaviors, Preferences and Implications.