Staying productive throughout your workday isn’t something that most property managers can do. Some are really good at being busy – but not at being productive. … READ MORE
Success and Personal Development
Four Tips for Dealing with Procrastination
We can all fall victim to procrastination. It’s simply the deliberate delaying of something that we don’t want to do. Sometimes it is fear of someone’s negative reaction or perhaps fear of failing at a task and sometimes it is simply that we just do not enjoy that task one little bit! No matter what the reason, we still have to do it! … READ MORE
[Our Recommendation List] Great Books and Audio Learning Resources
I believe in using audio instead of reading because all we do is simply listen to audio teaching in the car between appointments- it's a good duplication of time, and time we can afford to give! … READ MORE
Ten Things Property Investors Want PMs to Know
Having been a property investor now for a while with two properties, it's very interesting to be on 'the other side of the fence'. With over 15 years experience 'on the front-line', and over 8 years as a trainer and consultant to the property management industry, it was time to get involved in property investment as well. … READ MORE
[THIRTEEN Worst] Property Manager Habits
Sometimes property managers can be their own worst enemies! Many property managers are professional and effective in what they do but some are just plain bad and have many detrimental habits that make it hard, not just for them but also for their tenants, landlords, and others they work with. … READ MORE
Embrace the Power of Change!
Sometimes I am asked- what is the most difficult issue that most property managers struggle with? … READ MORE
Failure – The Pathway to Success!
Nobody likes to fail! In fact, just about everyone fears failure. Fearing failure has a major stronghold over many professional minds today- with property managers no exception. It is this fearing failure that stalls progress and growth in property managers and keeps them locked up from their potential. Most people want success, however, fear holds them back. … READ MORE
Resolving Problem Solving
As property managers, we wear many hats. Inspector, debt collector, counsellor and salesperson are just a few. However, one of the essential skills we must acquire is problem-solving. … READ MORE
Training is a Complete Waste of Time!
What? Have I lost my sanity? ‘Training is important!’, I hear you say. And yes- training is very important! What I mean is that training is a complete waste of time, if you attend and then walk away and do nothing about what you have learned! … READ MORE