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Lisa Picard | Creating a Vision for the Modern Workplace

Lisa Picard is the CEO of EQ Office, the company formerly known as Equity Office, one of the largest owners of office property in the United States. She offers a timely perspective on the fast-evolving office workplace, the importance of creating spaces with a vision, and what these changes mean for the future of real estate.

Ron Terwilliger (Part 1) | Risk, Intensity, and His Journey Leading Trammell Crow Residential

In today’s episode, Ron Terwilliger, a great influencer in the apartment sector and dedicated philanthropist, shares part one of his story: his leadership at Trammell Crow Residential and how he literally spawned the next generation of the apartment business.

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Chip Conley (Rebroadcast)

Chip Conley started one of the country’s first boutique hotel chains, Joie de Vivre, when he was just 26 years old. After selling the company, he joined the startup Airbnb at age 52, despite the fact that the young founders were primed to disrupt his industry

Clara Brenner | Venture Capitalist Making City-Living Easier

Clara Brenner is the Co-founder and Managing Partner of the Urban Innovation Fund, a venture capital firm that provides seed capital and regulatory support to the tech startups addressing the challenges facing urban dwellers. Clara and I had a wide-ranging discussion about her career, business, and the startups and technologies in which her firm has invested.

Karl Polen | From a Music Career to Managing a $40 Billion Fund

As a successful musician, playing with Johnny Cash and others in Nashville, Karl Pollen could not have predicted the future of his career path. Today he is the Chief Investment Officer for the Arizona State Retirement System (AZASRS), where he manages investments for a $40 billion state pension fund.

Matt Slepin | Discovering True Leaders

In this episode, you will actually hear me being interviewed, rather than me doing the interview. Jeff Large is the editor of Season 2 of Leading Voices. He interviewed me on his podcast, The Jeff Large Podcast, where he talks about tech, podcasting, and running a business. I get to discuss how this relates to real estate from both a recruiting and leadership standpoint. Enjoy!

Lyric | The Innovative Newcomer in the Rental Space

Andrew Kitchell and Joe Fraiman saw an opportunity in new developments that had vacant apartments or unsold condominium units. By master-leasing a portion of these units and subletting them to users on a short-term basis, they could fill a need for both the resident and the developer. Their company Lyric has thus transformed the future of rentals with their innovative vision, technology, and start-up culture.

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