It was during my time at The Walt Disney company that I began to understand the value of education in business. The thorough training provided by The Walt Disney company is something that I will forever carry along with me to future employers.
If you have ever listened to two people having a conversation in a language that you don’t understand, you know how frustrating it can be to not fully comprehend something. It wasn’t until I hung up the phone with a colleague one day while at home, that I realized that the “lingo” I was using wasn’t something that might be heard with everyday ears. My husband, sitting in the room, sat in awe as I used terms that he couldn’t quite comprehend. He’ll tell me that my phone conversations are like listening to a foreign language; he catches the context, but he’s not quite sure what any of it really means.
According to the National Center for Assisted Living, there are over 30,000 assisted living and other residential care communities in the United States today! If you are one of those 30,000 communities, then you probably already know that your competition is fierce…and it is only going to continue to rise.