Excerpts — Outdoor Site and Facility Management
Volunteers are a cherished resource for any organization. Volunteers can be your ace in the hole, enabling projects to be completed that might otherwise languish because of lack of funds or labor.
Regular property work involves maintenance requests, weekly work schedules, and long-term replacement schedules. However, you’ll need to step back every once in a while and look at the broader picture by taking a few walk-throughs of both your site and your facilities.
Abraham Lincoln once said, “If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I’d spend six sharpening my axe.” A well-honed tool gets the job done quickly. You need a well-honed, system-based plan for getting the work done. Without such a plan, time can get away from you until what should take minutes takes hours if not days.