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February 10, 2011


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It is hard to believe, but we are now in the second decade of the 21st century. The author Jim Collins has observed that getting the right people in the right seats is key to organizations making the leap from good to great. The key seats in residential builders and developers will be different over the next decade and the skill sets needed to fill them will have to change also. More>>>


September 19, 2010


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In my recent articles, I have focused on the changes that I believe are impacting our industry in highly significant and fundamental ways. They have mostly been about systemic kinds of things: government involvement, mortgage finance policy, demographic changes, and adjustments to the expectations of people. A recurring theme is that it is going to take a new and creative form of leader to capitalize on these changes and to profitably interpret them into the future. The drive and imagination of leaders is the defining difference in making lemons into lemonade, no matter what the endeavor. More>>>


August 21, 2010


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In my last article, (My 10 Lessons Learned in the Downturn), one of those lessons was Find Reality and Deal with It Fast. After a summer of reading, observing, and thinking about where we are in the residential real estate business now and where we might be headed, I am convinced that we are in the middle of even more significant structural changes than I had projected last spring. The upheavals we are witnessing will challenge us to rethink the business models that have worked and evolved over the past six decades. More>>>


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Peer Advisory Boards for CEOs and Business Owners

George Casey, Vistage Chair for Southern Maine, mentors business leaders to help them reach their personal and business goals. More>>>

Housing Innovation Alliance

Under George Casey’s guidance, the  Housing Innovation Alliance has become the collaboration hub for large residential builders and developers. More>>>