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How Mentors Contribute to Your Success

Having a mentor, or mentors is one of the most important things you can do to facilitate your success. All of the things I’ve talked about previously, the practicing, the constantly improving, and

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The Evolution of the Mall as We Know It

The American mall isn’t dead. And reports of its imminent death are greatly exaggerated. Yes, big box closures are hurting malls and mall traffic. Or maybe the other way around. Either way, the...

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Empowering the Next Generation

There’s no better experience than real world experience. As a company, we strongly believe that the most valuable education students can receive doesn’t come from a textbook alone. That’s why...

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What's Causing the Infill Development Slowdown?

Since the Great Recession, infill development has been hot in Phoenix. Real estate prices were low and developers and businesses were snatching up land and vacant properties left and right....

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How Much Can You Really Improve?

People often ask me how I’m able to do so much and how I’m able to continually improve. They ask me how much more I can really learn. Or how much more I can really do. Once we reach a certain...

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Are Grocers No Longer Immune to E-commerce?

Through the retail turmoil, grocery stores have been viewed as a sector considerably unaffected by the threat of e-commerce. Consumers want to visually see the products they are buying. People...

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Physical vs Online: Which is right for retailers?

Retail just isn’t what it used to be. But no one ever said that was a bad thing. Its evolution has certainly created more competition than ever before, and we’re seeing a digital vs physical...

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A SimonCRE RECap of ICSC RECon

With another ICSC RECon in the books, there was a lot of talk about the changing retail landscape. Much of the focus was on the use of technology and omni-channel approaches, the winners and...

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How Athletes Get it Right

He was introduced to golf before he was two years old; he shot a 48 on nine holes at the age of three; appeared in Golf Digest at the age of five; and he eventually won his first major...

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Why Some Retailers are Flourishing and Others are Floundering

It’s not difficult to find headlines today reading “Brick-and-Mortar Stores Are Shuttering at a Record Pace” or “Sears, J.C. Penney, Kmart, Macy's: These retailers are closing stores in 2017”. A...

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