Michael Beckerman Archives - CRETECH

marianne3 December 21, 2020
What a year.  The most challenging for me personally in my 30+ year career.  At CREtech, we ended 2019 on a high note... setting company sales records and accomplishing many professional growth objectives I ha...
lauren2 October 16, 2020
What seemed novel and interesting in late Spring/early Summer with our pivot into an all virtual events platform, now seems like a lifetime ago. Seemingly overnight, EVERYONE discovered virtual tools and platforms (there are literally hundreds out there) and decided to share ideas, promote their products/services, network and connect using these virtual mediums. And...
lauren2 September 11, 2020
As with everything in my life, I am a slow learner (just ask my wife:). And yet, I do consider myself an infinite learner in that I am constantly trying to push my own boundaries as it relates to knowledge, discovery...
lauren2 August 06, 2020
Exhausted… But inspired! That's how I felt last Thursday night after our first four day virtual event concluded. Two full days focused on Europe and two days focused on U.S. content. But it was a different type of exhaustion. Not physical, but mental. Let me start by saying program...
lauren2 July 16, 2020
That’s how I would best describe my own internal wiring. I am constantly curious.  Always trying to improve.  Continuing to seek out what is new, interesting and leading-edge. I am obsessed with change and transformation. Does it lead to a lot of failures?  Sure. Is it risky?  Absolutely.  But it is also what drives t...
lauren2 June 16, 2020
As a serial entrepreneur, I have been around for many extraordinarily challenging market cycles as well as every imaginable crisis, many of my own making. And yet, the pandemic was the toughest period I have ever personally lived through. And while we as a society are clearly making progress, we are still fighting through it and have a long way to go. 
lauren2 May 22, 2020
 “57 channels and nothing on.” - Bruce Springsteen I am losing my f-in mind!!! What I used to hear in my head was “Bruuuuuuuuuce” and it has officially been replaced by “Zooooooom”. Just because someone can
lauren2 May 15, 2020
Big tech! One of the most extraordinary outcomes we are witnessing (or shall I say being bombarded with) on a daily basis is how “work” as we know it is now being challenged during the pandemic. Not a day goes by where I am not inundated with content from companies doing surveys, studies, making suggestions and plans on ...
lauren2 April 27, 2020
The most important advice I can give a startup today... Drop the terms “Proptech Startup” from your vocabulary! Of course, given the state of the economy, dry funding climate and the
lauren2 April 10, 2020
Don't worry, CREtech isn’t going anywhere nor is our industry :) In fact, I have no doubt that my company and our industry as a whole will emerge from this pandemic stronger, wiser and positioned for an entirely new era of innovation in the real estate industry. Thanks to everyone who commented and gave me feedback on
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