Our top insider tips for starting a property management business
July 10, 2022
If you’re thinking of starting a property management business; there are some pretty big things to consider—pros, cons and everything in between. Luckily for you, we’ve been there and got the (G&H branded) t-shirt, so we feel pretty well placed to impart some of the lessons we’ve learned and wisdom we’ve gained on our business journey so far. (You’re welcome!)
How to motivate your staff
May 8, 2022
We talk a lot at Gill & Hooper about maximising employee engagement, and the importance of celebrating your team’s effort. How do we motivate employees to want to bring their best selves and maximum effort every day? In this article, we dive in to three things you need to consider when it comes to getting the most out of your people.
How to write an award-winning submission
April 17, 2022
While recognition is sweet, let’s face it: award submissions are hard. They are time-consuming and can easily fall to the bottom of the to-do list with plenty of business-as-usual tasks to focus on. Having won a few awards in our time (#HumbleBrag), we’ve put together our three top tips for you when it comes to penning a submission that we think gives you the best chance of taking home the chocolates!
How to build a winning team culture
September 5, 2021
Unless you’ve been living under a Gill & Hooper shaped rock, you’ll know that we are passionate about building positive working cultures in the teams in which we work. For us, culture is at the core of what separates a high-performing team from an average one, and – as if we need to point it out – we’re not so big on average-performing teams…
Three books you need to read today
July 18, 2021
Here at Gill & Hooper, we love a great book. We love reading them, listening to them and talking about them. And we especially love distilling their lessons and applying them to not only our work in real estate, but to our lives more broadly. So here are our three top recommendations for a book to jump into...
Creating raving fans
June 14, 2021
You might be familiar with the term ‘raving fans’ – but if you’re not, allow us to break it down for you: raving fans are clients who are so delighted by your service, they can’t help but rave about your business to anyone who will listen...
The Juggle: How to cultivate work life balance
April 21, 2021
The concept of work life balance has shot to glory in recent years, as society moves away from hustle-at-all-costs culture and closer towards something resembling the hallowed concept of balance. While work life balance is an idyllic goal, we like to keep things realistic at Gill & Hooper. Here are our top tips to help you juggle it all.
Five lessons we’ve learned in 2020
December 20, 2020
The end of 2020 is officially nigh—and we’re sure we’re not alone in feeling somewhat glad to see the back of what has been a trying, testing and tense year for many. Being the glass-half-full type of people that we are however, we’ve been fortunate enough to learn some real lessons from everything that 2020 has thrown at us; and we’re going to share them with you here.