Bouncing Forward

Celerity CEO Ken Quaglio joined the Pittsburgh Tech Council’s TechVibe podcast recently to discuss today’s three key business drivers and why “bouncing back” from challenges is no longer enough. Celerity believes you have to bounce forward with agility and responsiveness to succeed in this era of uncertainty. Ken also gives his take on which industry …


Effective leadership

When written in Chinese, the word ‘crisis’ is composed of two characters. One represents danger and the other represents opportunity. —John F. Kennedy, 35th U.S. president There I was, excited about starting a new contract, being out in the field, learning how my client’s company works, traveling to partner sites, meeting new people, and envisioning …


The impact of coronavirus on the real estate ecosystem

The coronavirus pandemic has created a new definition for unprecedented times. This has been a forced change for all of us. If you are part of the real estate ecosystem—renter, buyer, seller or service provider— you are probably wondering, “What does this mean for me?” Like the 2008 financial crisis, this pandemic is creating issues …


Let your company values drive your WFH approach

These are certainly trying times for all of us. In the last few weeks you’ve heard from everyone from Dr. Phil to Dr. Dre on how to improve your mindset in these times and how to accomplish feng shui in your home office. Everyone approached Week 1 of a work-from-home labor force with great optimism …


Who will shape the next big disruption in the mortgage lending arena?

Remember the days when, if you needed a new coffee maker and a cookbook, you’d drive to a department store, then to a bookstore? Then Amazon came along and, with a few clicks, it provided the convenience of buying both items from your sofa and offered options for the best price. Amazon became the one-stop …