Using Your Calendar To Improve Your Marketing Plan

Marketing plan

Updating the outreach and marketing plan is usually scheduled quarterly, weekly, or at least annually.  Dutifully, plans are submitted to the appropriate source for review.  Task complete…Thirty, sixty’ ninety days later, update plan.  Task complete, check the item off the TO DO list. How is the plan integrated in to the weekly schedule of the apartment […]

A Mid Year Report Card, Is Your Property Achieving Its Goals?

Goals

With the end of June,  take this opportunity to review your property’s achievement or progress toward its goals.  Explaining goals during team meetings gives each team member ownership and understanding of these objectives.  Converting each objective into SMART goals gives a value every team member can measure. What occupancy is needed to produce the budgeted […]

“Call If You Have Any Questions,” Not A Foundation For Employee Development

Call with questions

This short phrase, seven little words could be the first step to failure for a newly hired or recently promoted individual. As the supervisor, the team leader, it appears that we can be available; “just call,” “call anytime, day or night,” “I always have my phone with me.” Time goes by, critical deadlines are missed […]

The Gangs All Here, Team Meeting, Team Building

Team meeting

Do you have a team meeting to start your week? Share the leasing goals for the week. Report results from the prior week. Ask for input on supplies to be ordered. Including your team in these discussions creates the opportunity for ownership in your property and its operations. All too often, the team meeting is […]