An FM’s Intro to Accounting

An FM’s Intro to Accounting

An FM’s Intro to Accounting Do Facility Managers need to be CPAs?  Heck no.  However, I will argue to my grave that we need to have a basic understanding of both managerial and financial accounting.  This will not only give you a better understanding of your...
LFM 011: The 5 Styles of Leadership

LFM 011: The 5 Styles of Leadership

This episode of The Learning FM Podcast covers the 5 Styles of Leadership, but not before Dan goes into detail about why there are random pictures of carpet on the featured picture for this week’s episode! In order to be an effective leader, you must understand...
When To Replace Facility Assets

When To Replace Facility Assets

One of the hardest things to do as a facility manager is understanding when to replace facility assets.  First mastering this, then arguing for timely life-cycle replacements becomes confusing — quickly.  If you replace them too soon, you’re wasting...
LFM 010: Hard and Soft Services

LFM 010: Hard and Soft Services

This podcast is all about operations and maintenance hard and soft services.  O&M is comprised of two basic services, hard and soft.  This podcast goes in depth on hard services and how to manage them in the most effective way possible. In this podcast you will...
I Know What O&M Is!  Now What???

I Know What O&M Is! Now What???

Have you ever found yourself thinking, “I know what O&M is! Now What?”  What I mean is, you understand the basics of operations and maintenance, but that really doesn’t translate into the specifics of exactly what your facility needs in relation...