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Rachel_Yoka 2013

You Never Know

Recently the International Parking Institute (IPI) was invited to participate in a forum for the Smart Card Alliance (SCA) titled, “Convergence of Payment Technology.” Could be rather dry, right?  Well, I was in for a surprise. Like many meetings with a great diversity of viewpoints and a … [Read More...]

Bill Smith

You Really Can Teach An Old Dog New Tricks

I’m 51 years old. I don’t know how old that is in dog years, but I do know that I’m not too old to learn. This was reinforced for me during the past six months as I worked with a brilliant team of branding professionals to put together a new website. Now, right up front, I need to be … [Read More...]

MichelleJonesHS

The Power of Mentoring

The late, great Whitney Houston sang to us, “I believe the children are our future. Teach them well and let them lead the way.” This week, I had the privilege of attending the 59th annual conference of the Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA). It was my 16th consecutive … [Read More...]

Casey Jones 4x5 (2)

Part IV: It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time: University Parking Practices Worth Reconsidering

In the second “Saturday Night Live” mock Bush/Gore presidential debates of 2000, Governor Bush, played by Will Ferrell, was asked to sum up in one word the best argument for his candidacy. Ferrell replied, “strategery,” to satirize Bush’s penchant for mispronouncing words. President Bush … [Read More...]