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Welcome to Bridge the Gap with hosts Lucas McCurdy and Joshua Crisp. A podcast dedicated to informing, educating and influencing the future of housing and services for seniors.

Lucas McCurdy and Joshua Crisp


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    2023 Senior Housing Market Update Challenges and Opportunities with Alex Loo of Hudson Realty Capital

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 6, 2023 17:25 Transcription Available


    Interest rates, repositioning assets, impacts on M&A markets and more on this market update from Alex Loo, VP of Originations with Hudson Realty Capital.This episode was recorded at the 2023 ASHA Annual Meeting.Become a BTG Network sponsor.Listen to more BTG episodes here.Sponsored by Accushield, Enquire, Connected Living, Hamilton CapTel, Referah, Service Master, Peak Senior Living, Solinity, and The Bridge Group Construction.Become a sponsor of the Bridge the Gap Network.Connect with BTG on social media:YouTubeInstagramFacebookTwitterLinkedInTikTokMeet the Hosts:Lucas McCurdy, @SeniorLivingFan Owner, The Bridge Group Construction; Senior Living Construction Renovation, CapEx, and Reposition.   Joshua Crisp, Founder and CEO, Solinity; Senior Living Development, Management, Marketing and Consulting.Produced by Solinity Marketing.

    Increasing Human Connection Through Improved Hearing with Dave Blanchard, Hamilton CapTel

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 30, 2023 20:00 Transcription Available


    Changing the perception of hearing aids to create connection for happier, healthier older adults is the mission of Dave Blanchard, Strategic Business Development at Hamilton CapTel. Resources by HealthyHearing.Sponsored by Accushield, Connected Living, Hamilton CapTel, Referah, Peak Senior Living, Solinity, and The Bridge Group Construction.Become a sponsor of the Bridge the Gap Network.Connect with BTG on social media:YouTubeInstagramFacebookTwitterLinkedInMeet the Hosts:Lucas McCurdy, @SeniorLivingFan Owner, The Bridge Group Construction; Senior Living Construction Renovation, CapEx, and Reposition.   Joshua Crisp, Founder and CEO, Solinity; Senior Living Development, Management, Marketing and Consulting.Produced by Solinity Marketing.

    Increase Occupancy by Addressing the Emotional Process of Relocation

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 23, 2023 17:19 Transcription Available


    The move to a senior living community for any senior adult is an emotional process. Maureen Longoria, Co-founder and CEO of LivNow Relocation, explains the journey of relocating and how addressing important factors will impact occupancy. Maureen was featured in the Summer 2022 Issue of the BTG Magazine.Sponsored by Accushield, Connected Living, Hamilton CapTel, Referah, Peak Senior Living, Solinity, and The Bridge Group Construction.Become a sponsor of the Bridge the Gap Network.Connect with BTG on social media:YouTubeInstagramFacebookTwitterLinkedInMeet the Hosts:Lucas McCurdy, @SeniorLivingFan Owner, The Bridge Group Construction; Senior Living Construction Renovation, CapEx, and Reposition.   Joshua Crisp, Founder and CEO, Solinity; Senior Living Development, Management, Marketing and Consulting.Produced by Solinity Marketing.

    Using Technology to Personalize Resident Apartments with Blue Fingerprint

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 16, 2023 22:40 Transcription Available


    Personalization and customization for resident's apartments impacts residents plus sales and marketing efforts by leveraging technology to design a senior's home. Suzanne Allen, Managing Partner of Blue Fingerprint, shares how the power to personalize benefits community teams through unit flips and new move-ins.Read the BTG Magazine here.Sponsored by Accushield, Connected Living, Hamilton CapTel, Referah, Peak Senior Living, Solinity, and The Bridge Group Construction.Become a sponsor of the Bridge the Gap Network.Connect with BTG on social media:YouTubeInstagramFacebookTwitterLinkedInMeet the Hosts:Lucas McCurdy, @SeniorLivingFan Owner, The Bridge Group Construction; Senior Living Construction Renovation, CapEx, and Reposition.   Joshua Crisp, Founder and CEO, Solinity; Senior Living Development, Management, Marketing and Consulting.Produced by Solinity Marketing.

    ASHA Annual Meeting Preview with David Schless

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 9, 2023 18:12 Transcription Available


    Listen to a preview of the ASHA Annual Meeting with David Schless, President of ASHA Living. We discuss the Where You Live Matters initiative which aims to empower consumers of senior living with information and knowledge, and learn about ASHA's focus on improving the workforce crisis for the industry. BTG is a proud media sponsor of ASHA.Become a BTG Network Sponsor.Sponsored by Accushield, Connected Living, Hamilton CapTel, Referah, Solinity, and The Bridge Group Construction.Learn how to become a sponsor of the Bridge the Gap Network.Connect with BTG on social media:YouTubeInstagramFacebookTwitterLinkedInMeet the Hosts:Lucas McCurdy, @SeniorLivingFan Owner, The Bridge Group Construction; Senior Living Construction Renovation, CapEx, and Reposition.   Joshua Crisp, Founder and CEO, Solinity; Senior Living Development, Management, Marketing and Consulting.Produced by Solinity Marketing.

    CW 136: Recruitment, Teams and Mindset with Chris Heinz

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 28, 2022 17:28 Transcription Available


    In this episode from recruiting expert Chris Heinz, learn how to make next year the best year ever!Join Bridge the Gap in thanking Chris for his outstanding contributions this year as a Contributor Wednesday host.Meet the BTG Contributors.Powered by Peak Senior Living by Functional Pathways.Connect with us on social media:YouTube InstagramFacebookTwitterLinkedInTune in each Wednesday for a new episode of the Contributor Wednesday series! Visit our website for more episodes and information at BTGvoice.com.Produced by Solinity Marketing.

    BTG Christmas + Season 5 Recap

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 26, 2022 21:01 Transcription Available


    Cheers to a great year! What better way to round out Season 5 than with Bridge the Gap founders and hosts Josh Crisp and Lucas McCurdy sharing a recap of incredible moments in 2022.They feature Contributor Hosts Anthony Ormsbee-Hale, Julie Podewitz, Christy Van Der Westheizen, and Chris Heinz. This Series is sponsored by Peak Senior Living.Also catch features on podcast guests Greg Puklicz + Marcus Van Ameringen, David Schless, Charles Mann, Brian McWade, Tim Craig, Jodi Guffee, Matt Thornhill, Michael Bush, Larry Cohen, Pat Mulloy, Chris Brickler, Marc Middleton, and our friend Jay Allen.BTG Magazine: Read, Advertise and Contribute.Become a sponsor of the BTG Network. See you in Season 6!Connect with BTG on social media:YouTubeInstagramFacebookTwitterLinkedInMeet the Hosts:Lucas McCurdy, @SeniorLivingFan Owner, The Bridge Group Construction; Senior Living Construction Renovation - CapEx - Reposition   Joshua Crisp, Founder and CEO, Solinity; Senior Living Development - Management - Consulting - MarketingProduced by Solinity Marketing.

    CW 135: Sales & Marketing with Christy Van Der Westhuizen

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 21, 2022 23:07 Transcription Available


    Creating “Magic” First ImpressionsHost Christy Van Der Westheuizen shares how first impressions play a HUGE role in the sales outcomes of senior living.   “It will be someone's first time to Disneyland every single day.” - Walt DisneyHow does this inspire your commitment to creating positive first impressions in your own community? Here's what Disney does to create magical first impressions and an immeasurable customer experience:1.  Create immersive and magical experiences2.  Details, details, details (even the trash can is important!)3.  Involve every team member4.  Personalization (“where's the WOW factor?”) is key5.  Leverage technologyFor more information, read the entire inspiration article here.Become a BTG Network Sponsor. Meet the BTG Contributors.Powered by Peak Senior Living by Functional Pathways.Connect with us on social media:YouTube InstagramFacebookTwitterLinkedInTune in each Wednesday for a new episode of the Contributor Wednesday series! Visit our website for more episodes and information at BTGvoice.com.Produced by Solinity Marketing.

    2023 NIC Spring Conference Preview from Program Committee Chair Colleen Blumenthal

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 19, 2022 13:52 Transcription Available


    The 2023 NIC Spring Conference is quickly approaching! Tune in to hear from Chair of the Program Committee, COO of HealthTrust Colleen Blumenthal, as she shares what executives can expect in San Diego, March 1 - 3, 2023. Register for the 2023 NIC Spring Conference.Bridge the Gap is a proud media sponsor of NIC Spring Conference.Become a BTG Sponsor. Sponsored by Accushield, Connected Living, Hamilton CapTel, Solinity, and The Bridge Group Construction.Learn how to become a sponsor of the Bridge the Gap Network.Connect with BTG on social media:YouTubeInstagramFacebookTwitterLinkedInMeet the Hosts:Lucas McCurdy, @SeniorLivingFan Owner, The Bridge Group Construction; Senior Living Construction Renovation, CapEx, and Reposition.   Joshua Crisp, Founder and CEO, Solinity; Senior Living Development, Management, Marketing and Consulting.Produced by Solinity Marketing. 

    A CEO's Journey to Close the Gap in Senior Care with Jeff Salter

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 15, 2022 17:06 Transcription Available


    Hear how one bike journey is changing the future of in-home care. Jeff Salter, CEO of Caring Senior Service, providers of in-home care, began his career in senior care in 1991. From April to August 2021, Jeff rode an electric bike more than 9,000 miles through 20 states to visit 45 Caring Senior Service franchise locations in a bid to launch the company's “Close the Gap” program, a movement designed to spotlight the overlooked and underserved aspects of senior care.Read about the “Close the Gap” program story.Sponsored by Accushield, Connected Living, Hamilton CapTel, Solinity, and The Bridge Group Construction.Connect with BTG on social media:YouTubeInstagramFacebookTwitterLinkedInMeet the Hosts:Lucas McCurdy, @SeniorLivingFan Owner, The Bridge Group Construction; Senior Living Construction Renovation - CapEx - Reposition   Joshua Crisp, Founder and CEO, Solinity; Senior Living Development - Management - Consulting - MarketingProduced by Solinity Marketing.

    CW 134: Executive Coaching: Solving the Occupancy Puzzle with Julie Podewitz

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 14, 2022 14:38 Transcription Available


    Solving the Office Puzzle  In this episode, Julie Podewitz takes us from The Office to Las Vegas! During this series, Julie takes a deep dive into how to solve the occupancy puzzle by identifying the problem, determining strategy, what actions to take, and how to get there.These episodes narrow in on a key area of the occupancy puzzle, what contributes to the outcome, what action to put in place, and how to coach others.  For this episode on making calls, Julie visits her Uncle Georgie's house and travels to Las Vegas. Meet the BTG Contributors.Powered by Peak Senior Living by Functional Pathways.Connect with us on social media:YouTube InstagramFacebookTwitterLinkedInTune in each Wednesday for a new episode of the Contributor Wednesday series! Visit our website for more episodes and information at BTGvoice.com.Produced by Solinity Marketing.

    The Evolution of Tech for Seniors with Atria Senior Living CTO

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 12, 2022 22:15 Transcription Available


    The evolution of technology for seniors is also impacting labor efficiencies. Join Chris Nall, Chief Technology Officer at Atria Senior Living, as he breaks down the impacts plus discusses voice technology.Learn more about sponsorship opportunities with Bridge the Gap. View the BTG Magazine Fall Issue here. Learn how to become a sponsor of the Bridge the Gap Network.Connect with BTG on social media:YouTubeInstagramFacebookTwitterLinkedInMeet the Hosts:Lucas McCurdy, @SeniorLivingFan Owner, The Bridge Group Construction; Senior Living Construction Renovation, CapEx, and Reposition.   Joshua Crisp, Founder and CEO, Solinity; Senior Living Development, Management, Marketing and Consulting.Produced by Solinity Marketing.

    Developing Emerging Leaders: How Organizations Can Set New Leaders Up for Success

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 7, 2022 11:28 Transcription Available


    Mentorship program organizers only need a handful of tools to get metrics in place that measure success. In this episode, Anthony discusses the impact the Kirkpatrick Model has on mentorship programs and how leaders can use this as a tool to measure the program's ROI.Learn more at Kirkpatrick Partners and Magnet Culture.Listen to more Contributor Wednesday episodes here.Meet the BTG Contributors.Powered by Peak Senior Living by Functional Pathways.Connect with us on social media:YouTube InstagramFacebookTwitterLinkedInTune in each Wednesday for a new episode of the Contributor Wednesday series! Visit our website for more episodes and information at BTGvoice.com.Produced by Solinity Marketing.

    Government Enforcement and Healthcare Investigations Discussed with Waller

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 5, 2022 32:00 Transcription Available


    A discussion on recent developments in government investigations and enforcement actions for senior housing and skilled nursing, and what to do if a facility finds itself the subject of an investigation. Join Abbey Ruby, Co-Head of Finance & Restructuring Group, and Jennifer Weaver, Co-chair of Healthcare Industry Team of Waller, Lansden, Dortch & Davis.Waller is a sponsor of the VIP Ignite Experience. Learn how to sponsor the BTG Network here. Read the BTG Magazine Fall Issue here. Sponsored by Accushield, Connected Living, Hamilton CapTel, Solinity, and The Bridge Group Construction.Connect with BTG on social media:YouTubeInstagramFacebookTwitterLinkedInMeet the Hosts:Lucas McCurdy, @SeniorLivingFan Owner, The Bridge Group Construction; Senior Living Construction Renovation - CapEx - Reposition   Joshua Crisp, Founder and CEO, Solinity; Senior Living Development - Management - Consulting - MarketingProduced by Solinity Marketing.

    CW 132: Kathryn Wyatt of Peak Senior Living

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 30, 2022 16:18 Transcription Available


    Improving health and longevity in aging adults is key, and there is great importance in providing occupational, speech, and physical therapy for seniors. Kathryn Wyatt, Division VP of Senior Living at Peak Senior Living by Functional Pathways, discusses the focus on wellness and the impact it produces.Meet the BTG Contributors.Powered by Peak Senior Living by Functional Pathways.Connect with us on social media:YouTube InstagramFacebookTwitterLinkedInTune in each Wednesday for a new episode of the Contributor Wednesday series! Visit our website for more episodes and information at BTGvoice.com.Produced by Solinity Marketing.

    Bonus Episode: Guest Hosts Featured

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2022 9:36 Transcription Available


    Jefferey Bucanin, Matt Reiners, Michael Moye, Damon Thomas and Aaron Fish take over the BTG podcast. Enjoy these live recordings from the VIP Ignite Experience: Dream Again 2022 in Nashville, Tennessee.  Sponsored by Accushield, Connected Living, Hamilton CapTel, Enquire, LTC REIT, OneDay, Meridian Capital, iN2L, Solinity, and The Bridge Group Construction.Connect with BTG on social media:YouTubeInstagramFacebookTwitterLinkedInMeet the Hosts:Lucas McCurdy, @SeniorLivingFan Owner, The Bridge Group Construction; Senior Living Construction Renovation - CapEx - Reposition   Joshua Crisp, Founder and CEO, Solinity; Senior Living Development - Management - Consulting - MarketingProduced by Solinity Marketing.

    Breaking: Industry Referral Company Referah Launches in Senior Living

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 28, 2022 27:56 Transcription Available


    Creating relationships, not just leads is the mission of Referah, a fully-funded industry venture by the senior living industry. Lesley Durkan, President and CEO of Referah, launches the company and announces on the Bridge the Gap Network. Listen in to the pain points Referah addresses and how it can save communities time and resources by increasing the quality of senior living leads through proper matching and lead qualification.Learn more about sponsorship opportunities with Bridge the Gap. View the BTG Magazine Fall Issue here. Sponsored by Accushield, Connected Living, Hamilton CapTel, Solinity, and The Bridge Group Construction.Connect with BTG on social media:YouTubeInstagramFacebookTwitterLinkedInMeet the Hosts:Lucas McCurdy, @SeniorLivingFan Owner, The Bridge Group Construction; Senior Living Construction Renovation - CapEx - Reposition   Joshua Crisp, Founder and CEO, Solinity; Senior Living Development - Management - Consulting - MarketingProduced by Solinity Marketing.

    CW 131: Recruitment, Teams and Mindset with Chris Heinz

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2022 18:26 Transcription Available


    In this episode from recruiting expert Chris Heinz, learn about 10 tips that will help get the candidate you want to hire!During our Mindset Moment, BTG Contributor Chris Heinz, Managing Partner of Westport One, discusses the concept of the journey vs the destination.  Make sure to stay to the end!Meet the BTG Contributors.Powered by Peak Senior Living by Functional Pathways.Connect with us on social media:YouTube InstagramFacebookTwitterLinkedInTune in each Wednesday for a new episode of the Contributor Wednesday series! Visit our website for more episodes and information at BTGvoice.com.Produced by Solinity Marketing.

    Why Culture Matters During a Labor Shortage with Brandywine Living Chief of Staff

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 21, 2022 12:51 Transcription Available


    Becoming the employer of choice and maintaining a positive culture during a labor crisis is one focus point for Holly Ballarotto, Chief of Staff at Brandywine Living. Recorded at the NIC Fall Conference where BTG is a proud Media Sponsor.Learn about sponsorship opportunities with BTG here.Sponsored by Accushield, Connected Living, Hamilton CapTel, Solinity, and The Bridge Group Construction.Connect with BTG on social media:YouTubeInstagramFacebookTwitterLinkedInMeet the Hosts:Lucas McCurdy, @SeniorLivingFan Owner, The Bridge Group Construction; Senior Living Construction Renovation - CapEx - Reposition   Joshua Crisp, Founder and CEO, Solinity; Senior Living Development - Management - Consulting - MarketingProduced by Solinity Marketing.

    CW 130: Sales & Marketing with Christy Van Der Westhuizen

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2022 20:44 Transcription Available


    The Importance of Showing Gratitude to Your Sales Teams with host Christy Van Der Westhuizen. In this season of thanksgiving, it is vitally important to show gratitude, especially with your sales teams. Now, you may be thinking…well isn't a commission check “gratitude enough?” Nope!Gratitude and appreciation are so important to the success of any team and especially important to the success of your sales team. Podcast is utilizing ideas from this article.Meet the BTG Contributors.Powered by Peak Senior Living by Functional Pathways.Catch the Fall Issue of the BTG Magazine here.Learn how you can become a sponsor of the BTG Network here.Connect with us on social media:YouTube InstagramFacebookTwitterLinkedInTune in each Wednesday for a new episode of the Contributor Wednesday series! Visit our website for more episodes and information at BTGvoice.com.Produced by Solinity Marketing.

    How Culture Helps Residents Live Their Dreams, Trilogy Health Services CEO Leigh Ann Barney

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 14, 2022 17:44 Transcription Available


    Recruiting for culture and training for skill. Leigh Ann Barney, President and CEO of Trilogy Health Services, discusses her organization's approach to attracting culture-fit employees. Plus, learn how the Trilogy Foundation is making dreams come true for residents.Live a Dream Program details.Watch Michael's video recap here.Recorded at the NIC Fall Conference where BTG is a proud Media Sponsor.BTG Magazine Fall Issue is available!Sponsored by Accushield, Connected Living, Hamilton CapTel, Solinity, and The Bridge Group Construction.Connect with BTG on social media:YouTubeInstagramFacebookTwitterLinkedInMeet the Hosts:Lucas McCurdy, @SeniorLivingFan Owner, The Bridge Group Construction; Senior Living Construction Renovation - CapEx - Reposition   Joshua Crisp, Founder and CEO, Solinity; Senior Living Development - Management - Consulting - MarketingProduced by Solinity Marketing.

    CW 129: Executive Coaching: Solving the Occupancy Puzzle with Julie Podewitz

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2022 21:27 Transcription Available


    Solving the Office Puzzle: What watching The Office can teach us about senior living sales. During this series Julie Podewitz takes a deep dive into how to solve the occupancy puzzle by identifying the problem, determining strategy, what actions to take, and how to get there.These episodes narrow in on a key area of the occupancy puzzle, what contributes to the outcome, what action to put in place, and how to coach others. In today's episode on empathy, Julie Podewitz dives into the fictitious office of Dundar Mifflin from television's, "The Office."Catch the Fall Issue of the BTG Magazine here.Meet the BTG Contributors.Powered by Peak Senior Living by Functional Pathways.Connect with us on social media:YouTube InstagramFacebookTwitterLinkedInTune in each Wednesday for a new episode of the Contributor Wednesday series! Visit our website for more episodes and information at BTGvoice.com.Produced by Solinity Marketing.

    Breaking News Merger and Benchmark Study with Data Expert Erin Hayes

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 7, 2022 20:14 Transcription Available


    Hear the first interview with Erin Hayes, Chief Revenue Officer of Enquire, discuss the recent news of Enquire, Glennis Solutions, and Sherpa CRM merger to create the market-leading senior living software platform uniquely positioned to improve the lives of older adults and those who care about them.Plus, Erin breaks down the Market Insights with 2022 year-to-date trends.Learn more about sponsorship opportunities with Bridge the Gap. View the BTG Magazine Fall Issue here. Sponsored by Accushield, Connected Living, Hamilton CapTel, Solinity, and The Bridge Group Construction.Connect with BTG on social media:YouTubeInstagramFacebookTwitterLinkedInMeet the Hosts:Lucas McCurdy, @SeniorLivingFan Owner, The Bridge Group Construction; Senior Living Construction Renovation - CapEx - Reposition   Joshua Crisp, Founder and CEO, Solinity; Senior Living Development - Management - Consulting - MarketingProduced by Solinity Marketing.

    CW 128: Developing Emerging Leaders with Anthony Ormsbee-Hale

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2022 15:15 Transcription Available


    You and your mentee have met, started to get acquainted, and talked in general terms about what you'll both accomplish during your mentoring partnership. Now what? Where do you go from here and how will you accomplish your goals with the mentee? Anthony Ormsbee-Hale shares activities that are designed to help establish goals, build trust and develop skills. These best practices are a great way to maximize your mentorship program through an effective learning and development approach. Free Resources from Anthony: Predictive Index Behavior Assessment: https://assessment.predictiveindex.com/bo/6qk/BTGPODCAST Professional Development Plan Template:https://bit.ly/3dr0Cyu In the next episode, Anthony shares tips for individuals who are exiting a mentorship program and taking the next steps in their careers. Connect with Anthony on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/aoh/ Meet the BTG Contributors.Powered by Peak Senior Living by Functional Pathways.Connect with us on social media:YouTube InstagramFacebookTwitterLinkedInTune in each Wednesday for a new episode of the Contributor Wednesday series! Visit our website for more episodes and information at BTGvoice.com.Produced by Solinity Marketing.

    Market Identification and Operations with MedCore Partners' Tiffany Cobern

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 31, 2022 15:18 Transcription Available


    Tiffany Cobern, Director of Senior Living Operations at MedCore Partners shares how a young start in the senior living industry has led to 25+ years of experience of success in a number of market segments. Tiffany discusses upcoming projects, use of agencies, and what makes senior living fun. Recorded at the NIC Fall Conference where BTG is a proud Media Sponsor.Contact BTG to learn about sponsoring the Network.Sponsored by Accushield, Connected Living, Hamilton CapTel, Solinity, and The Bridge Group Construction.Connect with BTG on social media:YouTubeInstagramFacebookTwitterLinkedInMeet the Hosts:Lucas McCurdy, @SeniorLivingFan Owner, The Bridge Group Construction; Senior Living Construction Renovation - CapEx - Reposition   Joshua Crisp, Founder and CEO, Solinity; Senior Living Development - Management - Consulting - MarketingProduced by Solinity Marketing.

    CW 127: Recruitment, Teams and Mindset with Chris Heinz

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2022 19:07 Transcription Available


    Time if your most precious resource, right? What if you could make it exponentially more valuable? In this episode from recruiting expert Chris Heinz, learn about utilizing the time of others to help you reach your goals in hiring and retaining talent.During our Mindset Moment, BTG Contributor Chris Heinz, Managing Partner of Westport One, discusses not burning bridges and the impact it can have on your and your company.Meet the BTG Contributors.Powered by Peak Senior Living by Functional Pathways.Connect with us on social media:YouTube InstagramFacebookTwitterLinkedInTune in each Wednesday for a new episode of the Contributor Wednesday series! Visit our website for more episodes and information at BTGvoice.com.Produced by Solinity Marketing.

    Breast Cancer Survivor Discusses Leadership Principles in the Face of Trauma

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 24, 2022 20:55 Transcription Available


    Breast cancer and sepsis survivor, Natalie Zeleznikar, shares leadership principles for executives in the face of trauma. With over 30 years as a LNHA, entrepreneur for assisted living models and CEO for various sized settings, Natalie is now the Executive Advisor at Procare HR - a PEO for HR and workforce solutions to senior living and disability providers.Author of The Scars You Can't See.October is breast cancer awareness and sepsis awareness month.Sponsored by Accushield, Connected Living, Hamilton CapTel, Enquire, LTC REIT, OneDay, Meridian Capital, iN2L, Solinity, and The Bridge Group Construction.Connect with BTG on social media:YouTubeInstagramFacebookTwitterLinkedInMeet the Hosts:Lucas McCurdy, @SeniorLivingFan Owner, The Bridge Group Construction; Senior Living Construction Renovation - CapEx - Reposition   Joshua Crisp, Founder and CEO, Solinity; Senior Living Development - Management - Consulting - MarketingProduced by Solinity Marketing. 

    CW 126: Sales & Marketing with Christy Van Der Westhuizen

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2022 17:49 Transcription Available


    LinkedIn - Just Do It!BTG Contributor, Christy Van Der Westhuizen, shares how to build your personal brand, as well as your company's brand, on LinkedIn.What is LinkedIn?  At its core, LinkedIn is a professional networking platform - so want to build your business?  Use LinkedIn! Learn about BTG Network sponsorship opportunities HERE.Meet the BTG Contributors.Powered by Peak Senior Living by Functional Pathways.Connect with us on social media:YouTube InstagramFacebookTwitterLinkedInTune in each Wednesday for a new episode of the Contributor Wednesday series! Visit our website for more episodes and information at BTGvoice.com.Produced by Solinity Marketing.

    Why Serving A Culturally Diverse Group of Seniors is Driving CEO Arun Paul

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 17, 2022 20:56 Transcription Available


    Arun Paul, Founder and CEO of Priya Senior Living, shares how his parent's need for aging care shaped his future. With a background in hospitality, Arun leads the organization in development and acquisition to provide seniors housing for a culturally diverse group of seniors.Recorded at the NIC Fall Conference where BTG is a proud Media Sponsor.Priya Senior Living was the Fun Run sponsor at VIP Ignite Experience 2022.Sponsored by Accushield, Connected Living, Hamilton CapTel, Enquire, LTC REIT, OneDay, Meridian Capital, iN2L, Solinity, and The Bridge Group Construction.Connect with BTG on social media:YouTubeInstagramFacebookTwitterLinkedInMeet the Hosts:Lucas McCurdy, @SeniorLivingFan Owner, The Bridge Group Construction; Senior Living Construction Renovation - CapEx - Reposition   Joshua Crisp, Founder and CEO, Solinity; Senior Living Development - Management - Consulting - MarketingProduced by Solinity Marketing.

    CW 125: Executive Coaching: Solving the Occupancy Puzzle with Julie Podewitz

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2022 20:18 Transcription Available


    During this series, Julie Podewitz will take a deeper dive into how to solve the occupancy puzzle by identifying the problem, determining strategy, what actions to take, and how to get there. This series focuses on specific pieces of the occupancy puzzle, what contributes to the outcome, what action to put in place, and how to coach others.  For this episode on coaching others, Julie Podewitz goes into the interrogation room of her favorite detective series, NYPD Blue.Meet the BTG Contributors.Powered by Peak Senior Living by Functional Pathways.Connect with us on social media:YouTube InstagramFacebookTwitterLinkedInTune in each Wednesday for a new episode of the Contributor Wednesday series! Visit our website for more episodes and information at BTGvoice.com.Produced by Solinity Marketing.

    Growth and Changes in Today's Operations with Regional Provider and Industry Veteran Marcus Van Ameringen

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 10, 2022 20:00 Transcription Available


    Industry veteran Marcus Van Ameringen, Vice President of Business Development at 12 Oaks Senior Living, shares his thoughts on regional operations and the power of culture for recruiting, retention and occupancy. Marcus discusses culture-focused management, high touch model of operations, the future of the industry, as well as shares highlights of the conference. Recorded at the NIC Fall Conference where BTG is a proud Media Sponsor.Sponsored by Accushield, Connected Living, Hamilton CapTel, Enquire, LTC REIT, OneDay, Meridian Capital, iN2L, Solinity, and The Bridge Group Construction.Connect with BTG on social media:YouTubeInstagramFacebookTwitterLinkedInMeet the Hosts:Lucas McCurdy, @SeniorLivingFan Owner, The Bridge Group Construction; Senior Living Construction Renovation - CapEx - Reposition   Joshua Crisp, Founder and CEO, Solinity; Senior Living Development - Management - Consulting - MarketingProduced by Solinity Marketing.

    CW 124: Developing Emerging Leaders: How Organizations Can Set New Leaders Up for Success With Anthony Ormsbee-Hale

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2022 18:54 Transcription Available


    Starting or participating in a mentorship program can be daunting for individuals and organizations alike. Anthony Ormsbee-Hale answers questions submitted by Bridge the Gap listeners about mentorship programs and includes additional resources that anyone can use to maximize their mentorship experience. Free Resources from Anthony: Predictive Index Behavior Assessment: https://assessment.predictiveindex.com/bo/6qk/BTGPODCAST Professional Development Plan Template: https://bit.ly/3dr0Cyu In the next episode, Anthony shares tips for individuals who are exiting a mentorship program and taking the next steps in their careers. Connect with Anthony on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/aoh/ Meet the BTG Contributors.Sponsored by PEAK Senior Living by Functional Pathways.Connect with us on social media:YouTube InstagramFacebookTwitterLinkedInTune in each Wednesday for a new episode of the Contributor Wednesday series! Visit our website for more episodes and information at BTGvoice.com.Produced by Solinity Marketing.

    Local Family Operator Proves Success Through Specialty Focus with Founder Susie Finley

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 3, 2022 15:24 Transcription Available


    Colorado operator, Susie Finley, Founder and Principal of Ascent Living Communities, shares how the family owned and operated portfolio sees success through a speciality focus.Recorded at the NIC Fall Conference where BTG is a proud Media Sponsor.Sponsored by Accushield, Connected Living, Hamilton CapTel, Enquire, LTC REIT, OneDay, Meridian Capital, iN2L, Solinity, and The Bridge Group Construction.Connect with BTG on social media:YouTubeInstagramFacebookTwitterLinkedInMeet the Hosts:Lucas McCurdy, @SeniorLivingFan Owner, The Bridge Group Construction; Senior Living Construction Renovation - CapEx - Reposition   Joshua Crisp, Founder and CEO, Solinity; Senior Living Development - Management - Consulting - MarketingProduced by Solinity Marketing.

    CW 123: Recruitment, Teams and Mindset with Chris Heinz

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2022 17:36 Transcription Available


    Identifying, attracting, and retaining talent is not an either/or process. In this month's episode from recruiting expert Chris Heinz, learn about the “AND” method to not only find the right people you need for critical roles but to retain them as well.During our Mindset Moment, BTG Contributor Chris Heinz, Managing Partner of Westport One, discusses creating a dual-track mindset that will set you up for current success and future success.Meet the BTG Contributors.Powered by Peak Senior Living by Functional Pathways.Connect with us on social media:YouTube InstagramFacebookTwitterLinkedInTune in each Wednesday for a new episode of the Contributor Wednesday series! Visit our website for more episodes and information at BTGvoice.com.Produced by Solinity Marketing.

    Why Thinking Outside of the Box is Not Enough with Change Maker William Swearingen

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 26, 2022 15:07 Transcription Available


    Digging into the data is the goal for William Swearingen, SVP of Sales & Marketing at Spectrum Retirement Communities. Plus we dive into the importance of creating a community culture where team member's voices are heard is crucial. Recorded at the NIC Fall Conference where BTG is a proud Media Sponsor.Sponsored by Accushield, Connected Living, Hamilton CapTel, Enquire, LTC REIT, OneDay, Meridian Capital, iN2L, Solinity, and The Bridge Group Construction.Connect with BTG on social media:YouTubeInstagramFacebookTwitterLinkedInMeet the Hosts:Lucas McCurdy, @SeniorLivingFan Owner, The Bridge Group Construction; Senior Living Construction Renovation - CapEx - Reposition   Joshua Crisp, Founder and CEO, Solinity; Senior Living Development - Management - Consulting - MarketingProduced by Solinity Marketing.

    CW 122: Sales & Marketing with Christy Van Der Westhuizen

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2022 18:50 Transcription Available


    Focus on the behaviors and the results will come! Host Christy Van Der Westhuizen discusses how keeping it simple takes discipline. It takes focusing on small details. Small details are specific and precise. They're measurable and attainable.Meet the BTG Contributors.Powered by Peak Senior Living by Functional Pathways.Connect with us on social media:YouTube InstagramFacebookTwitterLinkedInTune in each Wednesday for a new episode of the Contributor Wednesday series! Visit our website for more episodes and information at BTGvoice.com.Produced by Solinity Marketing.

    Sales and Marketing Messaging with Jeff Gronemeyer of Conversion Logix

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 19, 2022 25:59 Transcription Available


    Creating vibrancy and passion through a brand's story is what Jeff Gronemeyer, VP of New Business Development at Conversion Logix, continues to strive to push in the senior living industry. Conversion Logix was a Gold Sponsor at the VIP Ignite Experience: View HereSponsored by Accushield, Connected Living, Hamilton CapTel, Enquire, LTC REIT, OneDay, Meridian Capital, iN2L, Solinity, and The Bridge Group Construction.Produced by Solinity Marketing.Connect with BTG on social media:YouTubeInstagramFacebookTwitterLinkedInMeet the Hosts:Lucas McCurdy, @SeniorLivingFan Owner, The Bridge Group Construction; Senior Living Construction Renovation - CapEx - Reposition   Joshua Crisp, Founder and CEO, Solinity; Senior Living Development - Management - Consulting - Marketing

    CW 121: Executive Coaching: Solving the Occupancy Puzzle with Julie Podewitz

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2022 26:13 Transcription Available


    During this series Julie will take a deeper dive into how to solve the occupancy puzzle by first identifying the problem, determining strategy, what actions to take, and how to get there.   These six podcasts narrow in on a key area of the occupancy puzzle, what contributes to the outcome, what to do, and how to coach others to achieve goal.  Speaking of goal (posts), in the third episode of the series, Julie explains how senior living sales is like an episode of Friday Night Lights.Meet the BTG Contributors.Powered by Peak Senior Living by Functional Pathways.Connect with us on social media:YouTube InstagramFacebookTwitterLinkedInTune in each Wednesday for a new episode of the Contributor Wednesday series! Visit our website for more episodes and information at BTGvoice.com.Produced by Solinity Marketing.

    Motivational Speaker Inky Johnson: VIP Ignite Experience Keynote Podcast

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 12, 2022 17:55 Transcription Available


    From life-altering tragedy to dreaming again, VIP Ignite Experience keynote speaker Inky Johnson shares his story of faith and perseverance to inspire senior living executives and thought leaders to never lose sight of your dreams.Follow Inky on Instagram: @inkyjohnsonmotivateFollow Inky on Twitter: @inkyjohnsonThis VIP Ignite Experience Keynote Episode is brought to you by Gold Sponsors Meridian Capital and Conversion Logix.Sponsored by Accushield, Connected Living, Hamilton CapTel, Enquire, LTC REIT, OneDay, Meridian Capital, iN2L, Solinity, and The Bridge Group Construction.Connect with BTG on social media:YouTubeInstagramFacebookTwitterLinkedInMeet the Hosts:Lucas McCurdy, @SeniorLivingFan Owner, The Bridge Group Construction; Senior Living Construction Renovation - CapEx - Reposition   Joshua Crisp, Founder and CEO, Solinity; Senior Living Development - Management - Consulting - MarketingProduced by Solinity Marketing.

    CW 120: Developing Emerging Leaders: How Organizations Can Set New Leaders Up for Success With Anthony Ormsbee-Hale

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 7, 2022 24:07


    Anthony Ormsbee-Hale shares about all things mentorshipIn this episode, Anthony discusses what emerging leaders can do to identify mentors and initiate mentorship relationships and ends the episode by sharing examples of programs that organizations can implement to cultivate a culture of development within your business. For the next episode, Anthony has a special request. The October episode will consist of Q&A about developing emerging leaders, professional development plans or mentorship programs. Anthony will answer your questions during the episode and you can submit questions by emailing them to me at aoh@csrliving.com by September 10.  Email submissions can be anonymous. Meet the BTG Contributors.Powered by Peak Senior Living by Functional Pathways.Connect with us on social media:YouTube InstagramFacebookTwitterLinkedInTune in each Wednesday for a new episode of the Contributor Wednesday series! Visit our website for more episodes and information at BTGvoice.com.Produced by Solinity Marketing.

    Aging with Dignity: How Five Wishes Can Change Your Life with Joanne Eason

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 5, 2022 14:01 Transcription Available


    It's not too early to begin advanced care planning. Joanne Eason, President of Five Wishes, discusses the importance for adults to consider the choice of comfort care, family relationships, and spiritual and emotional impact. Download the Five Wishes program.Sponsored by Accushield, Connected Living, Hamilton CapTel, Enquire, LTC REIT, OneDay, Meridian Capital, iN2L, Solinity, and The Bridge Group Construction.Connect with BTG on social media:YouTubeInstagramFacebookTwitterLinkedInMeet the Hosts:Lucas McCurdy, @SeniorLivingFan Owner, The Bridge Group Construction; Senior Living Construction Renovation - CapEx - Reposition   Joshua Crisp, Founder and CEO, Solinity; Senior Living Development - Management - Consulting - MarketingProduced by Solinity Marketing.

    CW 119: Takeover with Peak Senior Living's Kathryn Wyatt

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2022 8:19 Transcription Available


    Kathryn Wyatt, Division VP of Senior Living at Peak Senior Living by Functional Pathways, joins Josh and Lucas for a Contributor Wednesday takeover. Tune in to learn about the partnership and services provided by Peak Senior Living.Sponsored by Peak Senior Living by Functional Pathways.Connect with us on social media:YouTube InstagramFacebookTwitterLinkedInTune in each Wednesday for a new episode of the Contributor Wednesday series! Visit our website for more episodes and information at BTGvoice.com.Produced by Solinity Marketing.

    Tips for Navigating Owner-Operator Relationships from Industry Veteran Damon Thomas

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 29, 2022 18:52 Transcription Available


    Damon Thomas, BTG Ambassador and FSLA Board Member, discusses tips for navigating owner-operator relationships and the approach to take. Recorded at Florida Senior Living Association (FSLA) Conference.Sponsored by Accushield, Connected Living, Hamilton CapTel, Enquire, LTC REIT, OneDay, Meridian Capital, iN2L, Solinity, and The Bridge Group Construction.Connect with BTG on social media:YouTubeInstagramFacebookTwitterLinkedInMeet the Hosts:Lucas McCurdy, @SeniorLivingFan Owner, The Bridge Group Construction; Senior Living Construction Renovation - CapEx - Reposition   Joshua Crisp, Founder and CEO, Solinity; Senior Living Development - Management - Consulting - MarketingProduced by Solinity Marketing.

    CW 118: Recruitment, Teams and Mindset with Chris Heinz

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 24, 2022 19:16 Transcription Available


    Far too many organizations outsource reference checks to technology or a third party. In this month's episode from recruiting expert Chris Heinz, learn about the value of conducting reference checks and the multiple gains that can be made.During our Mindset Moment, BTG Contributor Chris Heinz, Managing Partner of Westport One, discusses several ways to get out of the rut. By changing things up, learning new skills, choosing an accountability partner, and creating new consistencies, you can create new excitement. Sponsored by Peak Senior Living by Functional Pathways.Connect with us on social media:YouTube InstagramFacebookTwitterLinkedInTune in each Wednesday for a new episode of the Contributor Wednesday series! Visit our website for more episodes and information at BTGvoice.com.Produced by Solinity Marketing.

    It's Time to Dream Again Nashville

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 22, 2022 8:35 Transcription Available


    Dream Again preview. BTG Network hosts Josh Crisp and Lucas McCurdy answer questions about the upcoming VIP Ignite Experience. Request your invite here. Join the BTG newsletter here.Sponsored by Accushield, Connected Living, Hamilton CapTel, Enquire, LTC REIT, OneDay, Meridian Capital, iN2L, Solinity, and The Bridge Group Construction.Connect with BTG on social media:YouTubeInstagramFacebookTwitterLinkedInMeet the Hosts:Lucas McCurdy, @SeniorLivingFan Owner, The Bridge Group Construction; Senior Living Construction Renovation - CapEx - Reposition   Joshua Crisp, Founder and CEO, Solinity; Senior Living Development - Management - Consulting - MarketingProduced by Solinity Marketing.