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One Mouth & Two Ears

One Mouth & Two Ears

As a child, my mom taught me to always ask questions, because people love to talk about themselves! I witnessed her inquiring with servers, hair stylists and delivery people my whole life, and I loved how people just opened up to her simply because she took the time to ask.
A Better Way Forward: The Future of Construction

A Better Way Forward: The Future of Construction

Last month I had the opportunity to speak with fellow industry professionals on a panel hosted by CBI Worplace Solutions at their beautiful showroom in downtown Fort Lauderdale.  Jorge Miralles, Market Leader at CBI, facilitated the panel with support from another team member, Yandy Viera. The event kicked off with
Playful Picnic

Playful Picnic

When we inquire with members of our team about what their favorite part of their job is as well as what they’d like to do more of, the answer many times is, JTI Outings! Last month we left the office, and although we didn’t go far, we were treated with
Check Your Ego at the Door

Check Your Ego at the Door

I realize it’s a stereotype but both Interior Designers and Architects can be known to have inflated egos, demanding their way or the highway. It can get in the way of the overall goal of a project and often that way of thinking has a negative impact on a client’s
Cash in the Trash

Cash in the Trash

Have you bought or renovated a commercial property in the last 25 years? If so, you may be missing out on income tax savings from cost segregation. This became tax law in 1997 and despite being around for 25 years, these reductions are completely underused by the average building owner!
2022 Economic Forecast

2022 Economic Forecast

Each year since 1961 the Executive’s Association of Fort Lauderdale hosts an Economic Forecast Breakfast. This year we had over 540 people in attendance and heard from two dynamic speakers.For the third consecutive year, Walter Duke of Walter Duke + Partners & Associates provided both an eloquent and witty account