Keeping Our Heads

If you can keep your head when all about you are losing theirs and blaming it on you…
~From the poem “If” by Rudyard Kipling

Hot Tempers

I’m at O’Hare Airport, headed home to Arizona after getting caught by this season’s travel chaos. I like to fly Southwest Airlines. Two days ago, the airline cancelled over 75% of its flights due to inclement weather and a glitch in their scheduling system. The lines were long and some tempers got hot.

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Artificial Intelligence and Commercial Real Estate

Introducting ChatGPT

OpenAI and ChatGPT - Commercial Real Estate

Artificial Intelligence wrote this blog post. Everything except this brief introduction.

An AI tool called ChatGPT (Generative Pre-trained Transformer) composed the post in response to this request from me:

Write a blog post on multifamily investments and bonus depreciation.

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Solving the Upper Limit Problem

What is stopping you from operating in your Zone of Genius? In his book The Big Leap, author Gay Hendricks identifies “The Upper Limit Problem” as the one obstacle blocking a person from achieving greatness. Hendricks divides human performance into four zones: Genius, Excellence, Competence, and Incompetence. His book inspired me to create this graphic:

The Big Leap by Gay Hendricks - Upper Limit Problem Chart - RayHightower

The Upper Limit Problem can keep a person stuck in one of the comfort zones, never to achieve genius.

Now that we’ve outlined the problem, how can high achievers break through and achieve their potential?

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Job Growth Drives Multifamily Value

My partners and I are buyers of multifamily apartment properties.

How do we decide where to buy? We look at three key factors: Job growth, income growth, and population growth.

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Improving Our Assets

It feels good to make improvements that contribute to the safety of our residents. In the above 90-second video, we talk about the improved electrical panels that we installed at one of our properties.

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