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LFM 046: Key Accounting Concepts for Facility Managers

7/24/2018
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Continuing on with our Business Finance series on Learning FM, this episode is all about key accounting concepts. This can seem like a complex subject matter, but it doesn’t have to be. To be sure, mastering it will give you the most success in your FM career. What you will learn in LFM 046: Key […] The post LFM 046: Key Accounting Concepts for Facility Managers appeared first on Learning FM.

Duration:00:17:33

LFM 045: Analyzing Financial Statements

7/3/2018
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Continuing on with our Business Finance series on Learning FM, this episode is all about analyzing financial statements. This can seem like a complex subject matter, but it doesn’t have to be. To be sure, mastering it will give you the most success in your FM career. What you will learn in LFM 045: Analyzing […] The post LFM 045: Analyzing Financial Statements appeared first on Learning FM.

Duration:00:19:30

LFM 044: PM to CM Ratio

6/26/2018
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This episode of The Learning FM Podcast is all about the PM to CM Ratio. Have you heard of this? If so, what do you shoot for? If you enjoyed this episode, check out my book, The Complete Guide to Facility Management. I’d love to hear what you think about it! As a facility manager, […] The post LFM 044: PM to CM Ratio appeared first on Learning FM.

Duration:00:19:14

LFM 043: Project Closure

6/19/2018
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This episode of The Learning FM Podcast is all Project Closure. As we wind our way through the steps in project management, this will take us through some basic information, tips, and techniques on how to closeout your projects now that you understand how to effectively control them. Enjoy our last and final chapter for […] The post LFM 043: Project Closure appeared first on Learning FM.

Duration:00:15:58

LFM 042: Dan’s Project Management Webinar

5/22/2018
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Today, I share my most recent webinar covering all topics related to Project Management. Join me in listening to this great topic that Dude Solutions invited me to present in their forum. If you want to check out the video, the link is below. Here is Where to Find Dan’s Project Management Webinar at Dude […] The post LFM 042: Dan’s Project Management Webinar appeared first on Learning FM.

Duration:01:00:25

LFM 041: What is Cryptocurrency?

5/9/2018
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So, you might be wondering, “What does Crypto have to do with FM?” As it turns out – maybe a lot. Join me on Episode 41 of The Learning FM Podcast, where we delve into what cryptocurrency is and, more importantly, the tech behind it. What you will learn in LFM 041: What is Cryptocurrency? […] The post LFM 041: What is Cryptocurrency? appeared first on Learning FM.

Duration:00:26:24

LFM 040: Project Supervision and Control

5/1/2018
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This episode of The Learning FM Podcast is all Project Supervision and Control. As we wind our way through the steps in project management, this will take us through some basic information, tips, and techniques on how to control your projects now that you understand how to effectively manage them. What you will learn in […] The post LFM 040: Project Supervision and Control appeared first on Learning FM.

Duration:00:25:20

LFM 039: Lessons Learned – Personal Stories in Leadership

4/24/2018
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I’m changing it up this week. This episode of The Learning FM Podcast centers around my personal stories and lessons that I’ve learned along the way in leadership. I’ve got a lot of stories, so if you like what you hear – let me know – and I’ll make this a series in between podcasts […] The post LFM 039: Lessons Learned – Personal Stories in Leadership appeared first on Learning FM.

Duration:00:39:31

LFM 038: Intro to Business Finance

4/17/2018
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This episode of The Learning FM Podcast is all about Business Finance. While I know more than a few FMs that have a very limited knowledge of this subject, mastering it will give you the most success. What you will learn in LFM 038: Intro to Business Finance Fundamentals of Business Finance Introduction to Basic […] The post LFM 038: Intro to Business Finance appeared first on Learning FM.

Duration:00:24:25

LFM 037: Managing the Unmanageable

4/3/2018
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This episode of The Learning FM Podcast is all about managing the unmanageable. We all have dealt with employees that seem to be problem children and it’s easy to spend the majority of your time dealing with those few bad apples. Here’s how I deal with managing the unmanageable. What you will learn in LFM […] The post LFM 037: Managing the Unmanageable appeared first on Learning FM.

Duration:00:35:20

LFM 036: Project Execution – Steps in Project Management Part 6

3/13/2018
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This episode of The Learning FM Podcast is all Project Execution. As we wind our way through the steps in project management, this will take us through some basic information, tips, and techniques on how to manage your projects now that you understand how to effectively plan them. Click Here to Subscribe to Learning FM […] The post LFM 036: Project Execution – Steps in Project Management Part 6 appeared first on Learning FM.

Duration:00:25:05

LFM 035: Occam’s Razor & Decision-Making

3/6/2018
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This episode of The Learning FM Podcast is all about decision-making. I’m going to talk through Occam’s Razor and why I think it makes a lot of sense to apply in the context of managing facilities. Click Here to Subscribe to Learning FM As a facility manager, knowing what to do and when is vitally […] The post LFM 035: Occam’s Razor & Decision-Making appeared first on Learning FM.

Duration:00:24:11

LFM 034: Listener Questions

2/21/2018
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This episode of The Learning FM Podcast is all about answering your questions! From clarifying past comments to tackling new topics, this episode covers what you asked for. Send me more of your Facility Management questions and I’ll feature them on future episodes. Click Here to Subscribe to Learning FM As a facility manager, knowing […] The post LFM 034: Listener Questions appeared first on Learning FM.

Duration:00:27:42

LFM 033: Succeeding in Facility Management

2/13/2018
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This episode of The Learning FM Podcast is all about Succeeding in Facility Management. From what to do to how to communicate it, these things will absolutely help you in your journey. Click Here to Subscribe to Learning FM As a facility manager, knowing what to do and when is vitally important. This is a […] The post LFM 033: Succeeding in Facility Management appeared first on Learning FM.

Duration:00:24:44

LFM 032: Planning Risk and Contracting – Steps in Project Management Part 5

2/6/2018
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This episode of The Learning FM Podcast is Part 5 of a series teaching the Steps in Project Management, “Planning Risk and Contracting”! This episode explains how to plan for risk mitigation and goes in-depth with contracting terms in order to make a little more sense out of things. Click Here to Subscribe to Learning […] The post LFM 032: Planning Risk and Contracting – Steps in Project Management Part 5 appeared first on Learning FM.

Duration:00:29:34

LFM 031: The Battle of Trafalgar

1/23/2018
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In this episode, we discuss the Battle of Trafalgar and how Lord Nelson’s leadership can be translated into some very real lessons for us as leaders in the FM community. The most important thing for you to realize is how to ensure your intent is conveyed to your department and how that translates into success […] The post LFM 031: The Battle of Trafalgar appeared first on Learning FM.

Duration:00:21:47

LFM 030: My Crazy Two Weeks!

1/9/2018
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In this episode I cover our two-week annual maintenance shutdown and all of the projects I’ve been doing. My crazy two weeks started months ago with forecasting, budgeting, and getting approvals for various projects. I’ll tie all of this together with how this relates to the knowledge domains and why. Click Here to Subscribe to […] The post LFM 030: My Crazy Two Weeks! appeared first on Learning FM.

Duration:00:19:47

LFM 029: The Life of a Facility Manager – What’s it Like?

12/19/2017
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This episode of The Learning FM Podcast goes in depth into The Life of a Facility Manager. I thought it would be fun to talk about the day-to-day tasks and long-term planning that I do now as well as what I have done in the past and how they play into the four knowledge domains. […] The post LFM 029: The Life of a Facility Manager – What’s it Like? appeared first on Learning FM.

Duration:00:27:05

LFM 028: Steps in Project Management – Quality and Communication

12/12/2017
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This episode of The Learning FM Podcast is Part 4 of a series teaching the Steps in Project Management with Quality and Communication! This episode continues project planning as I emphasize how to incorporate quality into your project and methods for effective communication. Click Here to Subscribe to Learning FM As a facility manager, having […] The post LFM 028: Steps in Project Management – Quality and Communication appeared first on Learning FM.

Duration:00:16:02

LFM 027: Disney World and Energy Management

11/28/2017
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This episode of The Learning FM Podcast is focused on Disney World and Energy Management. After just returning from vacation there, I began digging into how Disney manages their energy consumption and what efforts they have undergone to improve energy savings. Click Here to Subscribe to Learning FM Disney is a huge company with massive […] The post LFM 027: Disney World and Energy Management appeared first on Learning FM.

Duration:00:23:49