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5 Ways to Tell You’re True Property Management Leadership Material

Are executive leaders born or are they made? While it’s true that training, nurturing and experience can mold someone into a leader, in many cases, it’s an innate ability that is unique to each individual. Simply put, some people were just meant to be at the head of the pack and truly thrive in leadership positions. Wondering where you (or some of your property management team members) may fall on this spectrum? Let’s take a look at a handful of ways that you can tell the true signs of a strong, effective leader.

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5 Major Property Management Employee Engagement Mistakes You Could Be Making

Without question, employees who are happy and engaged are much more productive, which means a better bottom line for your business. But what happens when it seems your team just isn’t plugged in? In many cases, qualified and highly valuable talent ends up disengaged, which can lead to higher turnover and an overall drop in morale. If you’ve noticed the mood around your office hasn’t exactly been uplifting, here are five things that might be at the root of the problem.

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5 Ways That Time Sheets Can Boost Property Maintenance Staff Morale

You might think that you misread the title of this blog post OR that we must be completely off our rockers. Because it’s pretty much a universal truth that no one in any industry enjoys filling out time sheets. However, we believe that the majority of workers loathe documenting their time spent on various jobs because historically it has been a tremendously daunting paper-based task. Imagine at the end of a busy day (or week) trying to accurately recall where you spent your time, what you did there, how long it took and what items were used from inventory.

Web-ready INFO-Tracker™ TimesheetLink™ makes it easy for your property maintenance staff to document time spent, materials used and any issues encountered as they complete each work order. Not only is it a lot less painful for them, but it gives you a more accurate view of the real-time status of each work order, how much resources are required for various jobs and the performance of individual maintenance employees.

It’s important to note that INFO-Tracker™ TimesheetLink™ is more than just a tool for your staff to submit their time sheets remotely. It’s a complete Work Order management system that organizes the scheduling and completion of jobs, provides relevant job details, sends alerts for urgent tasks and keeps property managers up to date on the current status of all work orders. 

Related Post: How to Persuade Your Property Maintenance Staff to Embrace Time Sheets

Here are 5 specific ways that this time sheet completion and work order management system can help boost the morale of your property maintenance staff.

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5 Ways to Get Your Property Management Prospects to Book Faster

If you’ve spent any time in the business world, you already know that it can take several “touches” to convert a lead from prospect to paying customer, but what if there were a way that you could somehow speed up the process? What if you could implement certain steps that could push them through the funnel faster and help them make concise, confident sales decisions in your favor? The good news is there is! Here are five things you can start doing today to increase the speed and likelihood of someone booking your property management services.

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6 Tips for Mentoring Younger Property Management Employees

With Millennials currently holding strong as the largest portion of today’s workforce and Generation Z hot on their trail, the concept of mentoring younger workers has never been more important. Not only is it good for your property management organization in the present, but it’s also a critical part of business continuity planning. If you want your company to thrive many years into the future, you have to arm your younger employees with the tools they need to succeed. That being said, here are 6 tips for nurturing and preparing the younger workforce.

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The Four C’s of C-Suite Property Management Leadership Development

What makes a strong leader? There’s really no magical answer, but when it comes to the C-suite, the one thing that is universally important, regardless of actual title, is that ongoing development is absolutely critical to the overall success of the organization. Of course, there are lots of ways top management can pursue improvement of their own skills and performance, but what it really all boils down to are the following four C’s.

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5 PR Tips for the Modern Property Manager

Getting your property management company not just noticed, but noticed by the right people, can really bring your business to the next level. In the past, PR consisted primarily of writing and distributing press releases, but that has changed. Nowadays, it’s about figuring out who the “influencers” are, reaching out to them and making a strong and positive impression. For instance, connecting with a popular blogger that is established in the industry can be incredibly effective in getting your brand in front of more qualified leads. If PR isn’t your forte, or you’re just not quite sure how to approach this area of marketing, here are 5 tips to get you pointed in the right direction.

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5 Ways Your Property Management Business Can Benefit from the Right Software

Property Management at its core is about people and relationships. On the surface it may appear to be about managing buildings and dealing with things like by-laws, maintenance and financial transactions, but at the end the day the over-arching purpose is to serve the needs of people — and hopefully make their lives a little more enjoyable.

While some may argue that technology has made the world more detached from human relationships, we believe that technology can be an indispensible tool for enhancing the lives of humans and offers the opportunity to support more positive and mutually beneficial relationships.

Fully integrated end-to-end property management software can help your organization to achieve the following:

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4 Ways to Effectively Manage Virtual Property Management Teams

Thanks to many technological breakthroughs, including introduction and widespread adoption of the cloud, today’s workplace is no longer confined to brick-and-mortar offices. Now, business leaders are able to tap into a global talent pool that can help drive their property management companies forward at an incredibly affordable rate.

Yet along with these great benefits come some significant challenges, particularly when it comes to effectively managing employees that are spread out across the state, country and sometimes even the world. To follow are 4 guidelines that will help streamline the entire process.

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Property Management Leadership Tips: Delivering Negative Feedback in a Positive Way

As anyone in a leadership role knows, there are inevitably going to be times when an employee must be addressed for something he or she is doing incorrectly. Whether it’s a logistical mistake or a problem with attitude and overall work ethic, delivering this type of feedback is a necessary part of correcting the situation. That doesn’t mean it’s easy.

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