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What is the Best Structure for Your Property Management Company?

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One question we get asked a lot is how we suggest property management companies structure their organizations. We hear so much about “right person, right seat” but do we have the right seats, to begin with? In this episode, we will have a conversation with property management thought leader, Brad Larsen, about the different organizational structures we have used in our property management organizations. We will explore what problems we faced with each one, what structure we settled on, and why and what things to consider as you analyze your organization. You don’t want to miss this thought-provoking episode! 

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How To Manage an Entrepreneurial Family

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

If you're a parent and an entrepreneur, you know that managing your time and separating "family time" can be overwhelming. Fortunately it is not impossible, and on this episode of Bootstrappers, the Aspens will give out their secret sauce to grow a successful business and prepare two independent kids for success.

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Family First: The Importance of Innovative Estate Plans

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In this episode, we discuss the importance of estate planning and why it is crucial for your loved ones. Why you should not die without a will and the right way to do it even if you find it uncomfortable. Make sure you don't lead to more stress for those you left behind, set up a real plan with our special guest James D. Saintvil.

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How to Bring Your Maintenance In-House

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The decision on whether to bring maintenance in-house is a big one for any property management company. In this episode, we explore the ins and outs of bringing maintenance in-house. How do you keep people safe? What KPIs should you measure for maintenance? What workflows are best? How do you manage maintenance professionals? Should you buy fleet vehicles? Does it make money? Get the answers to these questions and more on this episode.

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How to Elevate Leadership With Innovative Professional Coaching

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We have all heard of professional coaching but what exactly is it and how could it exactly help a busy business executive? In this episode we explore the value coaching can bring entrepreneurs who want to elevate their leadership game. We discuss what happens in coaching, how you find a qualified coach and how coaching could impact your business and your life. It is all on this episode of Bootstrappers!

 

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The Cost of Mental Health on Your Business

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Mental illness and substance abuse cost employers an estimated $225.8 billion each year. Businesses often prioritize physical healthcare over mental healthcare which is a shame because absenteeism or non-productivity due to mental health issues cost businesses dearly. In this episode, we will talk about the hidden cost of mental health and how it impacts our businesses. We will talk about programs that work and how employers can take care of their employees better so they can be more engaged with their work. We will discuss mental health with Nicole Winkler who works with workers regularly on improving their lives so they can focus on the job.

 

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Traction: How to Turbocharge your Organization using EOS

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Implementing the methodology outlined in the book Traction by Gino Wickman took our property management company to the next level, and was the single biggest game-changer we made in the last 4 years to move our business forward. Jeremy and I discuss how we made the change to become a Traction company, how we operate our meetings, what software we use to hold ourselves accountable, and the results implementing it has had on our leadership style, confidence, and business outcomes. We also bring in the business coach extraordinaire, John Lund, to tell us what an EOS Implementer® can do for your organization and how hiring one can improve your strategic planning. Don’t miss this incredible episode of Bootstrappers!

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Finding Your Passion and Making it Your Business

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Peter Fink built a > 100 million dollar revenue business from scratch. He did it without sacrificing his high standards, and all the while building a tremendously loyal employee base, He believes in complete transparency which means his team can know everything about the books if they want to. In this podcast we hear Peter’s story, his belief that people can make their passion their business, how he still interviews all new hires and so much more!

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How to Manage Remote Teams

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In this episode the Aspens share their experiences and stories of managing remote teams since 2009.  They discuss tips like how and why it is important to call out micro-emotions you see on webcam, how to deal with conflict remotely, how to handle passive-aggressive behavior, how to measure productivity and so much more!

Don’t miss this episode of Bootstrappers that will give you actionable tips you can use today!

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Sell Your Company for More

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In this episode, we explore the following questions: How far in advance should you be planning for a transition? How do you know if you have the right people in place to take over? What things need to be in place to give assurances to the lender that the new crop of owners can continue to build the business? What are common pitfalls that take place in a transition and how do you prevent them from happening? What kind of mental transition does an owner have to make in preparation for the sale? It is all in this important and jam-packed episode of Bootstrappers!

Byron has helped companies of all sizes around the country transition ownership to key employees or family members. He creates “golden handcuff” compensation plans in the preparation phase, ownership transition plans, and helps the new owners get the financing they need to make the transition happen.

 

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