2009 Jan
Focus on... Management

Management How Am I Doing?
2009 Jan How Am I Doing?

At almost any job, whether it involves running a multinational investment firm or flipping burgers at a chain restaurant, employees are given periodic reviews of  their performance. Common elements of all reviews are that they assess how th…

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Management Big Vs. Boutique
2009 Jan Big Vs. Boutique

When it comes to property management firms, sometimes bigger is better. And sometimes, small is what you need. And sometimes, as Goldilocks discovered, something somewhere in the middle can be just right. Whether it’s large companies wi…

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Management My Job or Yours?
2009 Jan My Job or Yours?

The old adage is that it takes a village to raise a child. Think about that—it takes many people, working together, to do what’s right for just one child. It’s about teamwork. The same philosophy can be applied to running a successfu…

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Management Looking Into the Future
2009 Jan Looking Into the Future

The roller-coaster ride labeled “2008” is over at last. But will its replacement be just as wild? Or are we in for a calmer time in 2009? It’s impossible to know what lies ahead, though any number of “experts” will offer forecasts rangi…

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Management The Next Generation
2009 Jan The Next Generation

A property manager’s day often begins at daybreak with a flood of messages and continues at a frenetic pace until evening board meetings. But no two days are alike; each day poses a new challenge. Managers must respond to emai…

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