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Promises, Promises

Promises, Promises Happy New Year to you and your building. Here are a few resolutions board members can make to better serve their flock. Read more »
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The Tuna Fish Sandwich

The Tuna Fish Sandwich And you thought a tuna fish sandwich was just something to eat. Obviously you haven’t lived in a co-op. Catering your building’s Christmas (excuse me, holiday) party would challenge even Martha Stewart because you must appeal not only to residents’ palates, but also their politics. I’m glad the planning ordeal is over and I can eat and greet at our party next week. Read more »
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Happy New Year

Happy New Year What’s a new year without a few resolutions? Forget about making another promise to lose ten pounds or find inner peace. Those impose too much pressure and they’re impossible to keep. No, if you want immediate results that impact not only you but also your fellow tribesmen, here are a few resolutions worth considering: Read more »
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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas    Merry Christmas!  Hope all you tribesmen and non-tribesmen alike have a magical day.  All’s quiet on the home front.  Not a creature is stirring, not even a delivery man in sight.  If you hope to eat, you might actually have to cook – or better yet be invited to share the festivities with someone who does — preferably on a regular basis. Enjoy the calm while it lasts because the new year will ring in new perils – and pleasures.  There’s never a dull moment in High Rise Society, which is why so many people love to hate living there. Read more »
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The Christmas Party

The Christmas Party Christmas parties in most buildings are sprinkled cookies and sparkling cider toasts. Not that many people come. I guess they figure if they don’t have enough to say to each other in the time it takes to come down in the elevator, how will they make it through a few hours with fellow tribesmen. But it doesn’t have to be that way. If you build it they will come – in droves. So what’s the secret? Read more »