If you really want to have the freedom to go where you want and do what you want in life, you need good people in place and you need a way to manage them.

Thankfully, advances in technology are making it easier and easier to manage employees from a distance.

In this module, you will learn how to manage a manager from 20 miles away or 2,000 miles away using modern technology and tools.

Lessons In This Module

  1. Module 15 – Introduction
  2. Part 1 – Build a Strong Foundation
  3. Part 2 – Put Systems in Place to Protect Yourself
  4. Part 3 – Be an Active Owner
  5. Secrets to Managing a Remote Property Manager
  6. Modern Tools You Can Use to Communicate More Effectively
  7. Next Steps & Action Items
  8. Resources for Remotely Managing Your Manager


You may need to right-click the following links and select Save Link As to download the file to your computer

Item:How You Can Use It:Affiliate Link for More Information or to Purchase:Photo:
Drop BoxDrop Box synchronizes files between computers and hand-held PDAs like the iPod. This allows you to open files from anywhere, share them, edit them, and then sit back as the updates go out to each computer or device.View the Video at DropBox.com
Google DocumentsInstead of emailing files back and forth, you can create them online for free with Google documents and then share them. You can give your manager the ability to edit or just read the documents.Take a Tour of Google Documents
Fujitsu ScanSnap iX500 Color Duplex Scanner for Mac and PCYou can have your property manager scan and then share all applications, leases, notices, invoices, receipts, etc. and then share them with you digitally.Click Here to Go to Amazon
Fujitsu ScanSnap S1300 (MAC & PC)You can have your property manager scan and then share all applications, leases, notices, invoices, receipts, etc. and then share them with you digitally.Click Here to Go to Amazon
SkypeThis is a free internet based phone and video chat program. You can use it as a low-cost phone. If you both have web cameras, you can use it for free video conferences.Click here
Logitech USB Headset H570e StereoUse this with Skype for phone calls or with a web camera for video conferencing on Skype.

Many of the web cameras (like the one listed below) have microphones built in, so you may not need a microphone unless you want really good audio quality on your calls.
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Logitech C930e 1080P HD Video WebcamUse this web camera with your laptop or desktop computer and Skype for free video conferences with your manager. Both you and your manager will need a camera. Some laptops have cameras built-in, so you may not need to buy a camera.Click Here to Go to Amazon
Google DocumentsUse this to share documents with your property manager or to centralize your documents online so you can both view them.Take the Tour
Vimeo PlusUse this to share videos - your property manager or another person can take video of the park and upload it for you to view it privately. You can also use YouTube with the "private video" option enabled.Visit Site
VonageIf you will be making a lot of calls to your property manager, Vonage offers very low cost phone service over the internet. You will need high-speed internet (I recommend 5 Mb/s or faster) for it to make sense for you. I replaced my home phone with this service and love it.Visit Site and Enter 4802192884 to get 1 month free
Box.netYou can use this service to share and synchronize files. I prefer Drop Box, but this is another option.Visit Site
Association of Certified Fraud ExaminersThis site has insightful articles about fraud and can be a resource if you need to hire a fraud examiner.Visit Site
Chase Bank Fraud PreventionChase offers a number of fraud prevention tools for your business bank accounts that are worth investigating.Visit Site