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Why Breakthroughs Are Important
You know when you have an “a-ha!” moment and everything seems to make sense? In my opinion, these breakthroughs are the stuff of life. They’re what make our experience of the world change and grow.
When you’re constantly on the...
Is Perfectionism Is A Positive Trait?
I remember in a job interview, I told the interviewer that I was a perfectionist. I thought it was an admirable trait.
Do you strive for perfection in everything you do? Do you feel like failure is not an option and anything less than perfect is...
The Fear of Saying the Wrong Thing
As humans, we are naturally social creatures and communication plays a vital role in our daily lives. However, there is an underlying fear that many of us experience when it comes to saying the wrong thing.
This fear can be even more prominent for property...
Are You Willing To Be A Beginner?
Take a moment to think about the dreams, goals and hobbies that you haven't yet actualized.
Ask yourself, "Am I willing to be a beginner?"
No one wants to admit that they have no idea how to do something or that they need help understanding the...
Have Patience With Your Team
It takes time and effort to teach your team new skills.
As a leader, it’s important to be patient with your employees as they learn new skills. Teaching is a process and it often requires trial and error (and lots of gritting your teeth!) before your employees...
Using Your Career As An Avoidance Tactic
Have you ever been told that you work too much?
Do you agree but aren't sure how to stop?
If so, it may be worth considering that you might be using your career as an avoidance tactic.
Sometimes, people who work a lot might be trying to avoid things in...
It's No Better at the Top
Have you progressed up the property management ladder only to find - it’s no better at the top?
You may feel like the burden of responsibility has become heavier now that you've advanced higher in property management. You're now dealing with more...
High-Achieving Property Managers Tend to "Do It All"
“I know I could teach my team how to do this - but it’s just faster if I do it myself.”
Have you said this?
Property managers often struggle to find the time to get everything done. It doesn’t help that they...
What is Unconcious Competence?
Have you ever met someone who is really good at something - and they don't even know it?
Have you ever considered that that person might be you?
Oftentimes, we get so good at a particular skill that we’re no longer aware of it. Sadly, this can...
Property Managers are Ambitious
Most of the property managers that I know are high achievers. They're go-getters. They're ambitious.
They don't just meet the requirements of their job descriptions, they exceed them. They don't hesitate to put in extra hours.
Typically, they have a keen eye for...
What is Analysis Paralysis?
Do you ever find yourself stuck in your head, thinking about all the things that could go wrong? If so, you're not alone. Many of us tend to dwell on negativity and what-ifs, which can prevent us from getting things done.
Granted, it's our responsibility as...
Property Managers Need Someone Who Understands
Have you ever tried to tell a friend or family member about your crazy day on site… and they just don’t get it? I feel you.
I remember I once told my boyfriend about my day when 56 cars were broken into overnight. His response was,...