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“OLD AGE AND TREACHERY WILL OVERCOME YOUTH AND SKILL!”, REALLY? By Steve Hoogenakker Steve@Landscape.pro It was a Friday afternoon in this past November. We were sitting down having pizza in the company “War Room”. A young man came in, a new employee on the rise. One of the managers introduced us. He introduced me as [...]

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Have you ever been impressed by a property manager who was thrust into a difficult situation or conversation and been amazed by how well they handled it? This article aims to teach you some of the skills of a “conversation master”.

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Have you ever had a discussion with a renter, employee or HOA board manager that just didn’t click? Would you like to know how to communicate with people in your industry, regardless of how different their personality is?

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What is LinkedIn and why is it so important to property managers & HOA’s?

First of all, it’s the best way to post your questions and have them answered by your peers.

Second, there are members of groups like CAI and CAI Minnesota that you can join for free and get timely articles and discussions on topics you care the most about.

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Top traits of Great Property Managers – CAI seminar I attended CAI’s “The Top Traits of Great Property Managers”. It was held for townhouse association managers and property managers. CAI did a good job of organizing and presenting the program even though Julie Adamen, the presenter was unable to get here because of snow. It [...]

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There comes a point in time in every leaders time when he or she is tired of

spearheading every initiative and dragging and cajoling the other members to help.

At that point, they look to take their board or company to another level

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The Case of the Missing Contract By Steve Hoogenakker It was a hot Monday afternoon in July and the humidity made it feel like an Indian sweat lodge.  The air conditioner was refusing to work through another day, much like the temp that was hired here last week.  My desk, looking like it belonged to [...]

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