Aug 19, 2014

Restoring Homes to Restore a Community

Restoring Homes to Restore a Community (Kimberly)
When other companies might be inclined to tear down an old house, the Renner Project chooses to restore it.Read more +
Aug 18, 2014

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Aug 17, 2014

Outrageous Hospitality: Dare to Ask

When I was a kid, we often traveled from our home in Georgia to Upstate South Carolina. We loaded up our yellow 1972 Dodge Dart and spent weekends, holidays, and vacations visiting aunts, uncles, and cousins. I suppose even if there had been a hotel or motel in the town...Read more +
Aug 17, 2014

Outrageous Hospitality: Love on a Plane

It began as a normal plane ride. We’d been airborne twenty minutes, and my thoughts were already shifting to domestic tasks, things happily forgotten for three days during a busy academic conference: an electrical problem with an upstairs hall light, a daughter’s dental appointment. Our flight departed Boston at day’s...Read more +
Aug 17, 2014

Outrageous Hospitality: Making Room

The summer I turned nine, I survived leaving home for the first time. As a homebody, the thought of two weeks away at summer camp made my stomach queasy. Despite incessant pleas to skip summer entirely, I became a very homesick camper at Laity Lodge’s Singing Hills. I can’t remember...Read more +
Aug 17, 2014

Outrageous Hospitality: Make Yourself at Home

“Make yourself at home.” You know the expression, even said it yourself to guests. It rolls off the tongue in a moment of warmth so generous you believe you actually mean it. We can’t mean it, though, can we? I live in my own home in ways you wouldn’t in...Read more +
Aug 15, 2014

Submit Your Story (Linkup): A Letter to My Younger Self

I come from a long line of thriftiness. Perhaps it was the fact that my father’s kin were Norwegian peasant farmers who staked a claim in the hard North Dakota soil, planting beets and potatoes, hoping to make a living. They endured the ups and downs of dusty, dry summers...Read more +
Aug 14, 2014

"As a Manager, How Do You Interact With Your Employees?" — J. B. Wood

"As a Manager, How do You Interact With Your Employees?" - JB Wood
It's very easy to forget that our team and the people reporting to us and working for us are just that . . . they're people. And people—I don't care who you are—deep down they want to be acknowledged, they want to be appreciated.Read more +

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