Do you have the best strategy for taking down n00bs in your favorite video game? Perhaps not, but as an ardent gamer, I can tell you it’s not much different in the real world. In fact, I’ll tell you how to put your gaming skills to use at the office. Maybe the time you spent online last night didn’t escape into a nerdy abyss, but will help you in the future!

Stay One Step Ahead

Whether it’s Halo, Call of Duty, or property management, staying one step ahead of the competition is the key to survival. In order to gain this advantage, a company must utilize up-to-date metrics and analytics. Through knowledge gained by observing industry trends and data, management is better able to stay on top of their team, and on top of their game. Find opportunities, spot weaknesses, and solidify strengths with modern analytics to keep you moving up to the next level.

Level up Your Company

Any gamer worth his skill knows that the right gear can make all the difference when competition gets fierce. In today’s economy, it is especially important to choose the right tools to help boost performance and win consumers. Try searching outside your personal business for companies or software that aid your processes and automate those daily time-suckers. In a low margin industry such as property management, it is important to make the most out of your efforts. A small increase in efficiency can often lead to a much more productive team. Keep your back covered with a solid team and work flow.

Climb the Leaderboards

Key players know that it’s not just about making it to the top, it’s about staying there. Vying for top position in an industry is a constant challenge, and one that must adjust alongside recent trends and changes. The same strategy used to top the charts five years ago will not be enough to maintain the position today. With technology constantly evolving, so must a company’s outlook on its process. Firms that are afraid to modernize and capitalize on new technological opportunities may find themselves out of the limelight and off the leaderboards.

Many companies in the property management industry are finding themselves outgunned and outmatched by firms with superior software. Today, it’s easier than ever to fight back with integrated metrics, asset management capabilities, a consumer feedback channel, and so many more property management tools. See how Building Engines can help you up your game.