FirstService Committees Resurrected!

  As the Internal Communications & Culture Manager at FirstService Residential, one of my goals was to create an inclusive environment where our 1,400 associates across California could get involved in different areas of the organization that they were interested in. I saw a great desire for our California associates to volunteer their time to […]

FirstService Residential Honors 2020 Annual Meeting Nominees

This year, FirstService Residential received 400+ nominations for their 2020 Annual Meeting Awards which honor exemplary associates that live their Core Values each and every day. Associates had the opportunity to be nominated by both their colleagues and Boards for the following awards: Associate of the Year Award Service Excellence Award STAR Award Social Purpose […]

Helping Working Wardrobes Rebuild

On Sunday , February 2, local non-profit Working Wardrobes, experienced a devastating fire at their headquarters in Irvine. The four-alarm fire destroyed its building and donation inventory. For the past 30 years, Working Wardrobes has provided professional work attire and training to over 105,000 job seekers in Orange County. Through its Power of a Paycheck […]

How Many Side Hustles Are Too Many Side Hustles?

How many sides hustles are too many side hustles? Trick question! I actually don’t know how many side hustles are too many side hustles. Currently, I have a few side hustles: I serve as a Marketing Consultant and Trainer for 9Round Irvine, a local kickboxing gym. I also am a Marketing Consultant for GUTS OC, […]

Introducing … Swimming with Mich!

I am proud to share I have officially launched Swimming with Mich, my new private swim lesson business! Technically this business is not really new, I have over a decade of experience in teaching private and small group swim lessons. I’ve been on a hiatus for quite a bit, but I felt it was time […]

Become A Better Leader By Becoming a Better Listener

One of the best skills you can learn as a leader how to listen. Strong listening skills allows you to build trust, solve problems and build relationships. Here are 5 tried and true techniques for becoming a better listener: Validate instead of providing solutions. Many people listen to provide a solution instead of listening for empathy […]

9Round Irvine Compilation Videos

As part of my role as a Social Media Consultant for 9Round Irvine, I contribute content to the gym’s social media sites. The kickboxing gym has accounts on Instagram and Facebook. I’ve been a member at 9Round Irvine since its opening in August of 2017. The 9Round fitness program includes 30 minute workouts that include […]