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

http://traffic.libsyn.com/learningfm/LFM011.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSThis episode of The Learning FM Podcast covers the 5 Styles of Leadership, but not before Dan goes into detail about why there are...
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

http://traffic.libsyn.com/learningfm/LFM010_-_Hard__Soft_Services.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSThis podcast is all about operations and maintenance hard and soft services.  O&M is comprised of two basic...
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...