Notes on Being a New Employee at the My Place Company Picnic

Company picnics could be stressful for new employees – all those long-time folks know each other well and can easily chat about most anything. Meanwhile, the new people are busy observing the landscape of conversation topics, balancing food plates, and are probably avoiding any causes for embarrassment, like spilling on your boss and other likely…

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Taking a look back on 2018

My Place Hotels closed out 2018 with another record year of growth in franchise development and operational bandwidth. Having achieved 925% operational growth at HQ and 880% growth in locations since the franchise launch in 2014, My Place enters year five with its largest pipeline yet. While the company is positioned for another year of…

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The State of Great

Never having spent much time in Pierre, South Dakota’s capital city, I was a tourist myself during the Jan. 15-17 Governor’s Conference on Tourism.  It’s usually just a quick drive-through on the way to and from the Black Hills. But spending a few days there made me appreciate those attractive rolling hills surrounding the town…

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