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7 Share-Worthy Quotes From Serena Williams for Proactive Leaders

July 14, 2016

You look into the court stands.

It is Saturday, July 9th, and you’ve won the 2016 Wimbledon final. You’re flushed from fatigue and overtaken with excitement.

You’ve marked another notch on your racket. Today is number 22. Yes, your 22nd Grand Slam.

It’s the record-tying win that ties you with Steffi Graf for obtaining the most major championships in the Open era.

Your latest and greatest achievement comes with the conclusion of the 139th year of Wimbledon, notably the world’s oldest tennis completion.

You’re proud. You’re exhausted. But, you’re thirsty for more.

Why?

You’re Serena Williams.

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5 Crucial Areas of Maintenance to Master Using a CMMS

November 12, 2015

Your facility depends on you.

We get it.  It’s a complex responsibility and there are so many moving parts. A CMMS can help.

You and your staff don’t have to experience workplace stress. Believe it or not, stress is NOT a prerequisite for running a facility.

So, why do so many facility managers suffer every day? Well, we’d say they don’t have five crucial areas of maintenance mastered quite yet.

If you’re struggling with your maintenance, don’t worry because we’ve got your back.

Keep reading, because in today’s article we’re going to share how a maintenance solution can help you tackle these five areas.

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4 Steps Professional Facility Managers Follow to Ease Stress

November 05, 2015

A large majority of issues facility managers deal with are the result of workplace stress.

From lack-of-productivity issues, issues caused by lack-of-performance, to staff absences and turnover…it all leads back to stress in the workplace.

Stress is a symptom of inefficiency. Remove it and you’re on track to an effective and efficient operation.

But, how do facility managers get rid of workplace stress?

The question that needs to be asked is: How can you, as a professional facility manager, manage it so your staff can do their job better?

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9 Ways Tabletop Exercises Can Improve Incident Management

October 27, 2015

Think about your last event.

Were there a few unexpected incidents your team could have been better prepared for?

When was the last time you went over exactly what to do during a severe weather situation? Hire any new part-time staff since then? Do they have an understanding on your eight different touchpoints for superior customer service? Is your team executing consistently?

Whatever your concerns, your team probably could’ve been more prepared for your last event.

What do you think? What do you do?

Can you recall the last time you had similar thoughts running through your mind after an event? It has to be a troubling experience, especially if you’re asking these questions on a regular basis.

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5 Proven Ways to Effectively Change Your Legacy CMMS

September 10, 2015

Let’s talk about the elephant in the room, because we hear it often.

Facility managers don’t always come out and say it, especially when it comes to their CMMS.

But:

They fear change!

Your peers might advise you to keep looking and researching before you make a move away from your current legacy CMMS.

In our humble opinion:

Taking this advice can be disastrous.

It really means don’t do anything – stay with your current situation.

We know good advice when we hear it. That’s not good advice at all.

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