The sun is shining, everyone is moving outside, curtains are drawn back each day with a new found air of anticipation of the possibilities the summer months will bring.
We already feel our mood lift and a slight spring in our step. Time to take stock of our ideas bank and ensure we are geared up for success.
- How are we tracking on our new financial year goals? One quarter into the year, time to take stock and decide whether our goals were realistic and if there are changes required in order to not be disappointed at our next check point. Now the clouds have lifted what does it look like now we have three months of putting our commitments into practise. Build a document/spreadsheet with your goals and achievements so far so that you can be realistic about the future.
- Run a brainstorming session with your peers – other team members will often have the same challenges as you – look at the opportunities that you see to make a difference and share them amongst your team. Making time to hear each other often brings chance to improve to the surface. Be prepared to rework your ideas and build a team plan that you feel shows commitment to the business goals and you will be able to make an impact with a united proactive approach.
- Ensure your “house is in order” – schedule time in your diary on a Friday afternoon so that you “spring” into the new week with a clean slate. Emails – Do, Delegate or Delete, week planned ahead, reports run and reviewed ready for management check. A repeatable routine will help you feel happier at the start and end of each week.
Relationships are the most important part of your role, challenge yourself to think of new fresh ideas on how to engage and connect with your tenants and landlords perhaps calling them with a spring offering, a competition to encourage referrals, an property investor sundowner or a pop up event – whatever you decide on utilise the change of season and take advantage of the positive energy.