Leadership

Have you cut operating costs lately?

Have you cut operating costs lately?

On a forum recently, a Facility Manager was looking for ways to save costs at his facility due to the current economic pressures. He identified a few things he was doing, mostly the common low hanging fruit items, and asked for ideas. Having  been in that situation as an FM and responded to it as […]

By July 28, 2008 0 Comments Read More →
Leading Practices

Leading Practices

Some recent discussions with senior facility managers at an IFMA networking event really hit home. In my latest article, which appears in the September issue of Canadian Facility Management and Design, I talk about implementing leading practices used by the largest and most successful professional FM companies.

By July 2, 2008 0 Comments Read More →
Serving Up Quality

Serving Up Quality

My recent magazine article on getting the right service level from your outsourced (or subcontracted) service provider has been published and already I’ve received positive feedback. This article came from a startling statistic from a recent IFMA research report that said getting the right service was an issue with 78% of the facility executives surveyed.

By June 21, 2008 0 Comments Read More →
Can You Make A Decision?

Can You Make A Decision?

If you are like most Property and Facility Managers, you are inundated with data and information on a daily basis yet not much of it helps you make decisions.

By March 10, 2008 0 Comments Read More →
Focus on Management

Focus on Management

The reality of the Facility and Property Management industry is that most managers and staff have strong technical skills but less experience and training in the management and business skills they need to fully benefit from their technical knowledge, improve their careers and benefit their employers. The need to focus on non-technical aspects of Facility […]

By January 22, 2008 0 Comments Read More →

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