The ability to say ‘No!’, as well as the willingness to look inward are prerequisites for unlocking the Power of 120.
We started down this path of doing on-demand recruiting really at the end of 2019, beginning at 2020. And then in June of 2020, really at the height of the pandemic, I became the CEO, really recognizing that the company – that the world – was really in a tizzy with the pandemic and, when it was over, the job market would really be in complete disarray.
When it comes to a hurricane, no matter how well you prepare, you can never be fully ready. This story is a tiny glimpse into my family and our first-hand experience with Hurricane Ian in Southwest Florida.
So why is inflation increasing? Business leaders in Pittsburgh and throughout the country are asking me this question. The list of reasons is extremely extensive but starts with the pandemic, rising consumer demand, tight supply, labor shortages, the Russian invasion of Ukraine, shipping delays, and rising transportation prices.
The Pittsburgh office market is alive and thriving. Here is our Viewpoint Pittsburgh Market Q2 2021. Tech, healthcare, and life sciences companies are thriving. Many of them are doubling and tripling in size and looking for office spaces that can not only allow them growth but significant amenities to recruit and retain top talent. The
I love to read a good book. Reading and listening to books is how I install new software in my brain. I’m addicted. Have you heard the quote, “What you read says a lot about who you are?” I’m hoping this isn’t 100% accurate because when I’m not reading/listening to leadership and wellness books I
Most companies don’t realize that out of all operating expenses, real estate is the second-highest cost. Real estate tends to fall right behind human capital and is always a significant item on the balance sheet. Typically, companies don’t spend a lot of time evaluating their real estate. Nor do they necessarily understand the impact real
Forbes Business Council Is an Invitation-Only Community for Successful Business Owners and Leaders Pittsburgh, May 27, 2021 — Kim Ford, CEO of Rise Pittsburgh, a commercial real estate firm that only represents businesses, never landlords, has been accepted into the Forbes Business Council, the foremost growth and networking organization for successful business owners and leaders
Jack Be Nimble, Jane Be Quick: Three Techniques to Help Small Businesses Grow During a Pandemic—and Beyond
In early 2020, no one had any idea that the world as we knew it was about to shut down. Entrepreneurs still dreamed of starting new businesses, or expanding existing ones. Each had a plan, a vision, maybe funding. In many cases, the plan was working. And then the coronavirus hit. As brick-and-mortar storefronts were
Kim Ford, Success as a Woman, In a Man’s Industry. My story in Commercial Real Estate.
How my time is “book”ed. Reading and listening to books is how I install new software in my brain. I’m addicted. Have you heard the quote, “What you read says a lot about who you are?” I’m hoping this isn’t 100% accurate because when I’m not reading/listening to leadership and wellness books I truly enjoy