Video - How FMs Get Clout: Five Approaches

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Tackling Big Challenges Pays Off with Clout
Judie Cooper with the Smithsonian Institution and Mike Raible with Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District talk about how tackling challenges within their organizations led to greater clout for the facilities department.

Better Building Performance Boosts FM Standing
Bob Flowers with Bibb County Schools and Damon McFall with the University of Illinois discuss how improving their facilities' performance had the additional effect of increased clout for their departments.

Tips of the Trade: Gaining Clout With Communication
Stan Peterson of Gilbert Public Schools and Gary Hunt of Bayer Corp. discuss four tips for communicating with their occupants and upper management. The result? More respect, a captive audience, and clout.

Networking Helps FMs Get Things Done
Bert Gumeringer of Texas Children's Hospital and Kirk Beaudoin of Nike explore ways to develop networks within and beyond the organization.


Building Clout With Data
Michael Renfrow of the University of West Georgia and Albert Tarcola of the University of Arizona talk about using data to guide action and about the importance of good numbers.


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