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Effective Habit #7 Create an Upward Spiral

Effective Habit #7 Create an Upward Spiral

Habit #7: “Sharpen the Saw”

In “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People”, Stephen R. Covey talks about the “upward spiral” model that results from growth, change and constant improvement. The Upward Spiral model consists of three parts:

  1. Learn

  2. Commit

  3. Do

Everything Is Negotiable

Everything Is Negotiable

If you’re a board member of a coop or condo building, you and your board undoubtedly work hard to represent your fellow owners. While owners want you to maintain your shared home at the lowest cost possible, the primary board and management responsibilities are the management of day-to-day operations, as well as special requests and emergencies. This leaves very little extra time to devote to serious cost cutting.

Beat the Odds!

Beat the Odds!

It’s a New Year with New Beginnings and all-new New Year’s Resolutions. Here are some fun facts:

The #1 New Year’s Resolution is to lose weight

The #5 New Year’s Resolution is to stay fit and healthy

Soaring Real Estate Prices –  Empty Spaces

Soaring Real Estate Prices – Empty Spaces

Space is limited and real estate prices are soaring. Are your Co-op and Condo basement spaces utilized in the most efficient way? Here are 5 Tips on how to increase income for the building while adding amenities, all which in effect increase property values.