On Business - Exercise Great Leadership Through Downturns 

By: Ron Derven, contributing editor, Development Winter 2010

As the dust settles at the end of this downturn, what may well separate the winners from the also-rans is great leadership, plain and simple. At the opening session of NAIOP’s Development ’10 conference in Orlando, top CEOs discussed the effects of the downturn on their businesses over the past two years and what they were doing to weather the storm.

First Look: Navigating the Seas of Social Media 

By: Elizabeth Sherrod, managing editor and research director, NAIOP Winter 2010

Want to use more of the social media tools out there and don’t know where to start? In a September Solution Series program entitled “Implementing a Social Media Policy and Plan in the Real World,” Dana Galvin, Barton Malow Company, outlined the program’s evolution and what strategies were used to reach their social media goals.

On Business - Tips for Working With the GSA 

By: Ron Derven, contributing editor, Development Winter 2010

Thomas H. Walker, PE, managing principal, Thomas H. Walker Consultants LLC, offers tips and insights for working with the General Services Administration.