The O&M programs along with the physical asset are still the second largest cost impact to the company bottom line after resources. In today’s environment corporate leaders are not just expecting facility management “technical” individuals; they are looking for successful “Leaders in Lifecycle Performance of Built Environments.”
If you are considering a senior position in or trying to survive in asset management, technical management skills alone will not be adequate for the Generation NOW nor near future Generation FLUX. Part of your continued professional development for Leadership role will need to include understanding, embracing and leading with Six Key Characteristics and Attributes of a: “Soldier, Athlete, Farmer, Workman, Bucket and Bond Servant.
Glin W. Jay, CFM, IFMA Fellow, PMP
Executive Vice President
Sebesta Blomberg & Associates, Inc.
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