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Scion Student Housing Teams with Life XT to Drive Employee Performance

Student housing giant The Scion Group has teamed up with Life Cross Training to provide the LIFE XT human performance program to more than 200 Scion employees. The goal, said Scion COO Mitchell Smith, is employees who are “productive, engaged and resilient” while working in “one of the most demanding sectors in all of real estate.” Both Scion and Life Cross Training are headquartered in Chicago.

Scion decided to partner with LIFE XT, said Smith, “because of their scientifically-based and novel approach to delivering highly personalized coaching, engaging digital content and a comprehensive suite of courses that will support our employees’ development.”

The LIFE XT program includes a wide array of delivery approaches, including one-on-one web-enabled coaching, onsite group training delivered by Scion employee leaders who will be certified in the program, and 24/7 continuous support of employee participants through the LIFE XT mobile app.

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Paul Bubny serves as Senior Content Director for Connect Commercial Real Estate, a role to which he brings 13-plus years’ experience covering the commercial real estate industry and 30-plus years in business-to-business journalism. In this capacity, he oversees daily operations while also reporting on both local/regional markets and national trends, covering individual transactions across all property types, as well as delving into broader subject matter. He produces 15-20 daily news stories per day and works with the Connect team and clients to develop longer-form content, ranging from Q&As to thought-leadership pieces. Prior to joining Connect, Paul was Managing Editor for both Real Estate Forum and at American Lawyer Media, where he oversaw operations at both publications while also producing daily news and feature-length articles. His tenure in B2B publishing stretches back into the print era, and he has served as Editor in Chief on four national trade publications. Since 1999, Paul has volunteered as the newsletter editor of passenger rail advocacy groups (one national, one local).

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