Commercial Real Estate Capital Trends in Retail: Oct. 2016

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As a commercial real estate (CRE) broker and retail specialist, it is my commitment to my customers to follow the CRE market and have the knowledge of the current conditions. Real Capital Analytics (RCA) is an online big data analytics company, specializing in aggregating big data and generating capital market reports to influence areas of CRE investment markets. RCA has recorded over $16 trillion CRE transactions linked to over 155,000 investor and lender profiles (http://www.rcanalytics.com, 2016). RCA is the industry leader in providing reliable data for the CRE industry with right market valuations, cash flows, and equity investment trends.

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Audit, Investigate, and Control – HHS OIG – 2015 Work Plan

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In 2015 the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) reported 925 criminal actions against people or entities engaged in crimes against HHS programs and 682 civil actions (i.e., false claims, unjust-enrichment lawsuits filed in Federal district court, CPM settlements, and administrative recoveries related to provider self-disclosure matter). Companies in the healthcare industry should have top of the mind awareness of the OIG’s initiatives each year as they develop, change, and keep up their compliance programs for the year. Continue reading

On the Money…Modernized Infrastructure and Healthcare Revenue Cycle

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With the ever-growing decline of the American healthcare economy, monitoring patient centered revenue cycles is a growing concern for healthcare organizations. Healthcare revenue cycles over the years have primarily rested on the shoulders of the billing department and the Compliance Committee to make sure precautionary steps implemented to mitigate areas of non-compliance. Even when an organization feels they have the necessary infrastructure set in place to addressing  areas of non-compliance, there is always that chance of human error resulting in stiff financial penalties.
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“Damned if You Do, Damned if You Don’t – the FinTech Revolution”

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On January 23 , 1996, the first released version of the Java programming language with probably no notion how it was going to revolutionize the Financial Industry nearly 20 years later. Now financial companies have a platform to create technology while using big data to drive decision-making. Imagine Clark Kent from Superman for the first time ripping his shirt open exposing his large “S” symbol on his chest to expose the world to the truth while providing a solution. The Finance Industry today could be considered Clark Kent. Clark’s transformation into Superman is closely related to the Financial Technology (FinTech) Industry about reinventing lending options for stakeholders.

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A Tool to Create Motivational Change in Entrepreneurs

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Changing our habits is difficult and at times a daunting task. In some instances the idea may even seem nearly impossible. Unhealthy habits negatively affect you personally and professionally, disrupting relationships, your reputation, and cause unwanted stress. Sometimes our unhealthy habits cross our threshold, transcending from our personal life into our professional life.

My question for you is if you have any unhealthy habits you are willing to acknowledge? Are you doing anything to alleviate those habits? Do you have a plan of action set in place to help alleviate the situation?

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5 Skills for Entrepreneurs to be Successful

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Success for any business person comes in many different shapes and sizes. Success can also be measured differently from business person to business person. For example, I might think that sales of a million dollars as a successful thing. However, if you talk to Tim Cook who is the CEO of apple would think that was a bad year. Being successful means you will have a mindset that fosters growth and innovation personally and for your business.

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Constructing a Successful Entrepreneurial Culture

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Sometimes culture in entrepreneurship environments falls to the waist side to productivity, growth, and profit to meet your organizations goals. Culture is an immeasurable thing that holds all the pieces of your organization together. If you talk to almost any Silicone Valley executive, they will all have different opinions about how to evolve a company’s culture, but one thing they will all agree on is that a solid culture cultivates an organizations success.

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