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Facility Management Evolution – Trends, Innovations, and Advancement of the Facility Management Universe. Brought to you by CGP Maintenance & Construction Services, Inc

Facility Management Evolution – Trends, Innovations, and Advancement of the Facility Management Universe. Brought to you by CGP Maintenance & Construction Services, Inc

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Facility Management Evolution – Trends, Innovations, and Advancement of the Facility Management Universe. Brought to you by CGP Maintenance & Construction Services, Inc

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English


Episodes

Understanding How Commitment Will Transform Your Business with Jim Robinson

5/20/2022
Show Notes (0:41) Introducing Jim Robinson (2:14) How Commitment Plays a Role in People’s Happiness at Work (7:33) Keeping Employees Committed to the Mission and Vision (10:06) Building a Culture of Teamwork (17:32) Communicating with Your Team (24:36) How Transparency Affects Your Team’s Commitment (27:20) Work Ethic (33:36) The Importance of Innovation (35:46) Closing Thoughts Links Shawn Black Jim Robinson Quotes “Commitment means it’s a ‘yes’ for me, and until you say...

Duration:00:37:08

How Automation is Changing FM Forever with Jeff Schrantz of Avidbots

5/13/2022
Show Notes: (0:54) Introduction to Jeff (4:28) Driving Factor behind Automation (6:10) Change in Automation (7:33) How Automation Benefits FMs (14:02) Automation Alienating the Human Workforce (19:09) Advice for FMs Implementing Automation (22:22) How FMs Are Trained about Automation (24:45) Best Way for FMs to Roll Out Automation (27:08) How Automation Is Being Used (32:07) Future of Automation Links: Shawn Black Jeff Schrantz Avidbots Quotes: “We’re not looking to...

Duration:00:36:05

Staying Ahead of the Pack in FM with Randy Olson & Krystal Vasquez

4/22/2022
Shownotes: (1:28) Introduction to Randy and Krystal (3:51) Getting into FM - The Career by Accident (8:12) NFMT and Connex (14:26) It’s Not about Us, It’s about Them (17:27) Staying Competitive (23:00) New Data (30:07) Advice for FMs Links: Shawn Black Randy Olson Krystal Vasquez ProFMI Quotes: “...Solving problems and being a liaison between salespeople and operational people that have to deliver solutions is a tremendous role. And you can only do that if you're a leader and...

Duration:00:33:57

Leadership Series with Jim Robinson: Diversity, Empathy, and Imposter Syndrome in the Workplace

4/15/2022
Shownotes: (0:38) Introducing Jim Robinson (1:15) Preparing for Uncertainty in the Marketplace (6:32) Developing Leaders in Your Organization (10:45) The Importance of Diversity in Your Company (15:16) Empathy’s Impact on the Workplace (22:40) Dealing with Imposter Syndrome (28:01) Closing Thoughts Links: Shawn Black Jim Robinson Quotes: “As long as your focus is growing [your employees], they will be able to focus on that. They get scared—you have to make sure you’re [helping...

Duration:00:28:58

How to Keep Your Business from FAILING with Jim Robinson

3/25/2022
Summary: This installation of FM Evolution brings on a familiar face and good friend, Jim Robinson. He is the CEO of CGP Maintenance and Construction Services and wears many hats such as author, business coach, speaker, and chairman of a nonprofit. He is a leader in this industry for facility maintenance. This week we sat down at RFMA to discuss what it takes to keep a business from failing. Thanks for tuning in! Shownotes: (0:42) Introducing Jim Robinson (2:01) Important Actions to...

Duration:00:28:17

The Integration of AI into FM w/ Matt Singer @ Ecotrak

3/18/2022
Summary: In this episode of FM Evolution, host Shawn Black sits down with Matt Singer live at RFMA Conference 2022! Matt is the CEO at Ecotrak, a facility management SaaS company that is passionate about helping FMs succeed in their position. During the episode, Shawn and Matt discuss Ecotrak’s asset-first approach, the ever-changing facilities industry, and how FMs can benefit from integrating AI solutions into their workflow. Shownotes: (0:34) Introducing Matt Singer and Ecotrak (3:36)...

Duration:00:24:46

Sneak Peek into RFMA 2022 w/ Executive Director Debi Kensell & CEO/President of CGP, Jim Robinson

3/4/2022
Shownotes: (0:40) Introducing Debi Kensell and Jim Robinson (1:35) What is RFMA? (3:43) What Are You Reading? (6:31) Transition into Becoming a CEO (13:41) Structure and Strategy for Planning RFMA 2022 (17:00) Education as a Pillar for RFMA (21:09) Building Connections at RFMA (24:11) RFMA 2022 Resources, Speakers, and Events (29:39) Heroes in FM World (30:58) Ah-Ha Moments and Closing Remarks Links: Shawn Black Debi Kensell Jim Robinson RFMA RFMA...

Duration:00:37:04

Next Generation FM Education

2/25/2022
Summary: On this week’s episode of the FM Evolution podcast, Dr. Deniz Besiktepe joined host Shawn Black and ProFM’s Randy Olson to discuss the next generation of facility maintenance education. Dr. Besiktepe recently completed the ProFM Credential course and is an assistant professor at the University of Wisconsin’s Stout Construction program. Thanks for tuning in! Shownotes: (0:31) Introducing Deniz Besiktepe and Randy Olson (4:32) What are you reading? (9:38) Using Education to...

Duration:00:44:03

The Not So Great Resignation | Leadership Series with Jim Robinson

2/18/2022
Shownotes: (0:39) Introducing Jim Robinson (1:51) Defining the Great Resignation (4:06) The Shift in Company Culture (6:04) Schedule Your Priorities (10:12) Sacrificing Playtime and the Generational Gap (14:20) Leading a Team into Good Mental Health (22:00) The Habits That Change You (24:37) Advice and Closing Remarks Links: Shawn Black Jim Robinson Quotes: "You've got to keep [your employees] engaged. They're not going to leave if they find some loyalty and develop the...

Duration:00:26:54

The Value of an Inclusive Workforce in Facility Management

2/11/2022
Shownotes: (1:46) Introducing Chris Bunch of Pride Industries (5:21) Military Service and FM (6:55) What Are You Reading? (8:28) Unemployment of Adults with Disabilities (13:28) Workforce Retention (18:48) Corporate America Hiring Practices (23:31) Is PRIDE the Solution to These High Turnover Rates (30:34) Education and Workers with Disabilities (35:23) Closing Remarks Links: Shawn Black Chris Bunch PRIDE Industries Books: Good To Great Quotes: "It's great to be part of a...

Duration:00:38:53

Leadership Trends in 2022 w/ Jim Robinson

1/21/2022
This week, our leadership series continues with fan-favorite guest Jim Robinson. As an author, certified business coach, speaker, philanthropist, and CEO/President of CGP, he always has a plethora of wisdom and knowledge to share on these episodes. Our leadership series seeks to tackle the questions which lead to personal and professional growth. The topics range from cultivating core values to simplifying workload with technology to the importance of prioritizing home and family...

Duration:00:32:58

Turning Your 2022 FM Staffing Challenges into Opportunities

1/14/2022
Shownotes: (1:42) Introducing Suri Suriyakumar CEO of Arc Facilities, and Randy Olson of Pro FMI (4:44) What are you Reading? (7:57) The Three Biggest Challenges FM Face in 2022 (15:00) The Great Retirement and The Skills Gap (18:10) Turning a Labor Shortage into Opportunities (21:48) Credential Courses to Support Technological Advancements (24:49) The Ease of AI and Machine Learning (31:00) Advice For 2022 (33:09) Wrap Up Links: Shawn Black ProFM Randy Olson Suri...

Duration:00:35:20

Mitigating Risk & Supply Chain Management in FM

1/7/2022
Shownotes: (1:01) Introducing AW Schultz (3:38) What is Visual Management Group? (5:47) What are you reading? (9:38) VMG’s Process to help FMs (12:28) Advance Planning and Scheduling Education (16:49) Challenges in Implementing Change (18:48) All Things Supply Chain Management (21:30) Managing Supply Chain Risk (26:33) Advice to FMs Right Now (27:24) Wrap Up Links: Shawn Black AW Schultz Visual Management Group Books: Four Hour Work Week by Tim Ferriss The Checklist...

Duration:00:29:29

Following Your Passion for Professional Development

12/31/2021
Shownotes: (3:06) Introducing Randy Olson and Michael Thomas (6:20) What Are You Reading? (10:07) Why FM’s Should Focus on Professional Development in 2022 (14:20) The Impact of Going Through the ProFM Program (18:36) Challenges with Professional Development (14:11) Top Focus For FM’s In 2022 (24:15) ProFM Credential Topics (27:41) Training and Educating FM’s in 2022 (34:03) What Started Randy in ProFm (38:32) Wrap Up Links: Shawn Black ProFM Randy Olson Michael...

Duration:00:40:21

Authentic Leadership in Today's World

12/10/2021
Shownotes: (1:36) Introducing Jim Robinson (2:47) What Makes a Successful Leader in 2021? (6:38) Finding Focus in a Chaotic World (8:03) Routines That Work! (12:01) Turning Self Development into Team Development (14:11) Authenticity: What it actually means (20:43) Can Anyone Be a Leader? (25:38) Advice for Aspiring Leaders (26:20) Wrap Up Links: Shawn Black Jim Robinson Quotes: “We've all become highly demanding of ourselves and of each other, and even more critical because of...

Duration:00:27:55

The Power of Gratitude for FMs and Suppliers

12/3/2021
Shownotes: (2:53) Introducing Randy Olson and Alana Dunoff (6:03) Gratitude is Critical in FM (8:39) Importance of Recognition (11:34) Creating a Culture of Gratefulness (17:23) Practical Ways to Show Gratitude to Staff, Vendors, and Clients (20:50) How to Give Value to Your Team (24:53) Recognition is the Root of Motivation (26:58) How has an Attitude of Gratitude Impacted Randy's and Alana's life? (32:22) Wrap Up + Takeaways Links: Shawn Black Pro FMI Pro FM Credential...

Duration:00:38:48

The Power of Gratitude in FM

12/3/2021
Shownotes: (2:53) Introducing Randy Olson and Alana Dunoff (6:03) Gratitude is Critical in FM (8:39) Importance of Recognition (11:34) Creating a Culture of Gratefulness (17:23) Practical Ways to Show Gratitude to Staff, Vendors, and Clients (20:50) How to Give Value to Your Team (24:53) Recognition is the Root of Motivation (26:58) How has an Attitude of Gratitude Impacted Randy's and Alana's life? (32:22) Wrap Up + Takeaways Links: Shawn Black Pro FMI Pro FM Credential...

Duration:00:38:49

Serving Our Country in FM

10/29/2021
Shownotes: (0:57) Introduction To AnJuan Thomas (3:04) Journey into FM (5:08) What Are You Reading? (6:42) FM Within the Military (9:15) How The Military Impacted Leadership Skills in FM (12:54) Transitioning from Military to FM Role (15:29) Creating an American Experience in a Foreign Country (18:02) Global Labor Shortage & Supply Chain Challenges (21:15)Love to Serve and Love to Learn (29:08) Military Life vs. Civilian Life (35:25) AnJuan’s Legacy (39:46) Advice & Wrap...

Duration:00:42:49

Building FM Knowledge, Relationships and Credentials at NFMT Remix

10/22/2021
Shownotes: (2:41) Introduction To FM Topics (4:46) What are you reading? (9:05) Introducing Amy Brown and Trade Press Media Group (11:18) Introducing Randy Olson and ProFMI (12:01) ProFMI and NFMT Relationship (14:11) NFMT Remix 2021 (17:18) UCF and ProFMI Credential Course (18:57) 3 Tracks of NFMT (25:54) Why NFMT? (28:38) Wrap Up Links: Shawn Black Pro FMI Pro FM Credential Course Randy Olson Amy Brown Trade Press Media Group NFMT REMIX Building Operating Management...

Duration:00:31:11

Creating Reliability in FM

10/15/2021
Shownotes: (0:59) Introducing Andy Gailey of UPTIME (03:59) From mechanical engineering apprenticeship to UPTIME (9:08) What are you reading? (12:56) Helping Facilities Mitigate Risks (16:38) Where do Managers Step Into Reliability in FM? (19:14) UPTIME's strategies and advice (27:41) Alignment of maintenance and operations (38:50) Measuring Expenditures (42:11) Wrap Up Links: Shawn Black Andy Gailey UPTIME Consultant Ltd Book Recommendations: The Plague Quotes: "They always...

Duration:00:45:30