Many of us have closed our offices and are managing our entire staff from our homes for the first time. One thing that has helped our remote teams stay focused on the day’s tasks is having a daily huddle. Huddles are 5-minute meetings every day at the same time. In the bullet points below I put a few of the topics, and examples we discuss on our daily huddles at our property management company. These kinds of short meetings can help keep everyone on the same page when we are not working at the same office.
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Gwenn Aspen is the co-founder and CEO of Anequim LLC. Anequim helps property management companies be more efficient and successful through a variety of service offerings. From sourcing and managing professional remote labor from Mexico, to Rent Manager Call Center and Anequim Office Services, Anequim is able to provide game changing results to its clients. She is also co-host of the Bootstrappers Show which releases bi-weekly episodes on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and Youtube. Gwenn was a founder of Wistar Group property management company in Omaha, Nebraska which manages 1,200+ doors which sold to Pure in 2021. Gwenn has a background in the healthcare industry and is a graduate of the University of Michigan.
We were really bad ad prioritizing goals.
Years ago our property management company left a lot to be desired when it came to our ability to prioritize projects. We didn’t have an agenda for our strategic planning meetings. Embarrassingly sometimes our executive team would write our priorities down, and then lose the paper we wrote them on. We would talk about to-dos and not follow up. This lack of structure kept us amateur, and we struggled to move our business forward.
There is no such thing as a bad idea.
You've heard the adage "there's no such thing as a bad idea." Well, and we all know this, it just isn't true. If there really is no such thing as a 'bad idea' how would be express a sentiment that an idea just didn't work out, that it wasn't good, or that it ended up being ruinous? We say it pretty much to get people who would otherwise not feel comfortable going out on a limb to, well, walk out on that limb. We know there is something about the phrase that works logically, but what is it?
So here is what it boils down to; Did you buy the property to invest your money or to buy a job?
After a hot and humid summer, there is nothing better than welcoming in the crisp, cool, and dry air of autumn. It’s also a great time to get your home ready for the upcoming winter.
Happy New Year everyone!
Over the years customer service at the legacy air carriers seems to have dropped off precipitously. Maybe that isn't a surprise to anyone, but today on my way to Atlanta there was a perfectly bad situation happening right next to me and it serves to demonstrate how a disconnected mission can muddle up an already bad situation.
Owning residential real estate can be a fantastic investment. But like any investment there are risks and knowing how to hedge against these risks is crucial to ensuring your real estate investment remains profitable and healthy. Here are four tips to live by when managing your asset: