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2017 HM Mini Goals – Are You In?

By Briana Waris

New year, fresh and fun start!

Entering into a new year always brings about a sense of renewal, and a recommitment to resolutions to be our best selves. At Hughes Marino, we constantly strive to bring out the best in each other and our team as a whole. A few years ago Senior Vice President (and resident life coach) John Jarvis set out on a mission to help our team practice being impeccable with our word. He wanted to create something fun, yet meaningful, where our entire team could achieve one goal a month together, and our inspiring mini goals program was born.

John’s idea has evolved in the past few years, and has come to be an amazing addition to our award-winning company culture. We discuss our mini goals regularly, and tag photos of our accomplishments on social media. My personal favorites from last year? ‘Create a piece of art’ and ‘pay for the person behind you.’ It has certainly been a treat to see all of the creative ways our team has accomplished our goals in 2016!

Our Invitation to You

As we enter into a bright new year, we want to liven things up a bit and spread the positive vibes to our extended family – you! We would love for you to join in on the fun, and what better time to be a part of something new than at the beginning of a brand new year?

This year’s goals were decided as a team at our Country Nights event in September. We came up with many fun ideas as a group. After a lot of conversation, whittling down, and even vetoing, we finally came up with 12 that we all are proud to call our 2017 Mini Goals. In no particular order (as they will be selected at random at the beginning of each month), we are excited to unveil our goals to accomplish together this year!

2017 HM Mini Goals

Write an article
Work on a puzzle with friends or family
Watch the sunset in a special place with a special person
Plant a tree or flowers
Play a board game with friends or family
Go on a bike ride
Take a long walk
Bring home a beautiful bouquet of flowers
Take a road trip
Visit a museum
Go to a live music show
Record some family history


Ready to Play?

As you can see, all 12 are light-hearted, fun and family oriented – making this an easy and fun way to practice being impeccable with our word! Are you ready to join in on the fun? Follow these easy steps:

1. Email “I’m In!” to minigoals@hughesmarino.com.

We will email you at the beginning of each month with the new goal. (Be on the lookout for some goodies for participating!)

2. Follow us on social media.

At the beginning of each month we will announce our monthly goal, and share photos of our HM family as well as yours.

3. Tag your photos.

Tag your fun photos accomplishing the monthly goal with #hmminigoals and #hughesmarino for us to share on our social media channels!

4. No social media?

No problem! You can also email your photos to minigoals@hughesmarino.com to participate.


From the bottom of our hearts, we thank you for playing along with us in our quest to be impeccable with our word, and in supporting our mission to make a positive impact on our community. Together we will make 2017 our best year yet. Happy New Year everyone!

Briana Iverson is marketing director at Hughes Marino, a global corporate real estate advisory firm that exclusively represents tenants and buyers. Contact Briana at 1-844-662-6635 or briana@hughesmarino.com to learn more.

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