Motivating Self Storage Managers

Posted on May 25 2012 - 6:23pm by Tony Gonzalez

As a business owner, you probably know that having a good manager is critical. But what skills, abilities, and talent do managers of self storage facilities need to have to be successful?

The Texas Self Storage Association is teaming up with the Georgia Self Storage Association to present a webinar for motivating and developing managers with ‘monster.’

If you would like to learn how to create top performance in your manager, consider signing up for the webinar Motivating Managers for Monster Performance. It will be held on June 21 from 10:00 a.m. until 11:15. The webinar will include 15 minutes for questions and answers.

What is monster performance? If a manager consistently meets and exceeds sales and marketing goals, he or she is a monster performer. If your manager has a filed tucked away in a filing draw stuffed to overflowing with customers’ testimonial, you have a monster performer. If your manager hits all budgeting targets, what do you have?  You’re right. A monster performing manager.

What if you feel that you don’t have a manager that has stellar performance?
What can you do to motivate to improve? How do you help your manager employ different technics that ensure success as a manager that then translates into a bigger cash flow into your budget?

Anne Ballard, founder and president of Universal Management Company in Georgia, will lead the webinar. The webinar will explore concepts that monster performers have and help you set manageable goals. You will learn how to use a few easy methods to gain commitment from employees for controlling expenses.

You will also learn three measurements that ensure monster performance, learn how to create motivating bonus and commission programs, and how to properly give employees awards and recognition.

The webinar is $25 per connection.  Multiple people can be in the same room to view the webinar. It costs $50 for non-members. You can click register online for the webinar or call 888-259-4902.

Anne Ballard serves on the board of the Georgia Self Storage Association. She has co-authored rental and employment agreements and has been a frequent speaker at national and international industry conventions and workshops. She provides the training, marketing, design, and planning services for Universal’s management and consulting clients. Universal manages over 30 facilities.

Anne is also ranked among the list of the Top 50 Operators in the Inside Self Storage Magazine. Because of her vast experience, she is very knowledgeable in what she does.

Sources Used:

“Motivating Managers for Monster Performance.”

Universal Management Company.

Motivating Self Storage Managers

About Tony Gonzalez

Tony Gonzalez has enjoyed a prosperous career in general contracting but has decided to complete his college degree in - of all things - sociology - and enjoys blogging about his daily observations of our "human society" and other musings about life and people. He has a particular interest around the shifting economy and how society reacts to downsizing changes, not only in the "contracting" world, but in the areas of moving/storage/rental, etc.
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