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#BeBetter Podcasts

To Michael Kurland, Be Better is more than a tagline for the company he founded, it’s a culture that permeates his organization, propelling the team to Be Better to each other, their clients and their communities as well as to themselves. Each week on the #BeBetter podcast, Michael interviews leaders who authentically exemplify how they are being better in their professional and personal lives.




How to create cultures of collaboration and connection with Ryan Jenkins and Steven Van Cohen

Building a Team That Has Passion and Purpose with Christel Tarare

How Leaders Can Help Their Teams Build a Life They Love with Mike McFall

How to Lead Collaboratively with Simon Mainwaring

How to Live and Work Authentically with Mike Horne

Thought Leadership

Branded Group CEO Michael Kurland is an industry thought leader, contributing to a variety of notable and respected publications. Take a look at his most recent articles and speaking engagements.

Three Traits Every Next-Generation Leader Must Possess

Step Out Of Your Comfort Zone To Leave A Legacy

The Empathy Evolution: Why A Culture Of Caring Is Essential In Business Today

How to Inspire a Healthy Lifestyle for Your Team

BeBetter Blog

From industry articles to Branded Group best practices, tips, and more, our blog is the place to be if you want to learn more about facilities maintenance.

May 18, 2022

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Parking Lot Repairs Blueprint for Your Commercial Property

Are you interested in learning more about parking lot repairs? It’s not something property managers think about often, but it’s a significant point of value for your commercial…


May 11, 2022

Group photo of entire Branded Group team for 5 year anniversary.

8 Traits of Top National Facility Maintenance Companies

Maintenance is one of the many tasks you have to oversee as a facility manager. Hiring a facility maintenance company will save you time and effort. They will have the…


April 27, 2022

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10 Best Facility Maintenance Jobs in North America

Facility maintenance jobs are essential in almost every type of industry. The role of the facility maintenance professional is crucial in ensuring that all of the electrical and mechanical systems…


April 20, 2022

Woman on a call at facility management office.

Top 6 Trends of Building Maintenance Services to Expect in 2022

Building maintenance services have evolved remarkably over the past few years, even more so than in the past three decades. The global pandemic has had a significant impact, influencing the…



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May 2022

#BeBetter Buzz Celebrates Facility Managers! Learn about how to excel as a facility manager.

April 2022

#BeBetter Buzz Celebrates the Season! It’s always a good time to give your facility some TLC especially with professional window washing services.

March 2022

#BeBetter Buzz Celebrates Women in Facilities! Learn about opportunities for females in facilities. #BeBetter Buzz shares how females in facilities are advancing their careers and making a difference in their places of work and communities.

February 2022

#BeBetter Buzz Celebrates 8 Years of BeBetter! If you want to #BeBetter to your facility, ask yourself these five important questions.

January 2022

Be an FM Brand Champion. Here are the five benefits of outsourcing to a trusted facility management provider. #BeBetter.

December 2021

Generosity is Always in Style: As part of Small Business Saturday, Branded Group recently launched our first “Helping Small Businesses #BeBetter” contest.

November 2021

Choosing to Be Kind: The #BeBetter team enjoyed participating in our first-ever Wounded Warrior Carry Forward 5K. We exceeded our goal and raised $3,585 for our military heroes!

September 2021

#BeBetter Buzz Asks Are You An Influencer?: The BeBetter with Michael Kurland podcast has hit a major milestone just in time for International Podcast Day! Over fifty episodes have aired and dozens of inspiring BeBetter stories have been shared.

August 2021

Honored to Give Back: We recently completed our annual Back to School Backpack Drive, which included providing 120 full backpacks to The Priority Center for distribution to underserved youth.

July 2021

Facility Management Thriving at Connex: The past year has been challenging to say the least. Our basic human need for social interaction and connection is even stronger.

June 2021

Branded Group Serves Up Retail & Pet Therapy at RFMA!: The happenings of the past year have left all of us in need of a little TLC. The #BeBetter team is ready to deliver at this year’s RFMA conference in Charlotte.

May 2021

Will We See You at RFMA 2021?: We are excited to see our colleagues once again at the upcoming RFMA Annual Conference in Charlotte, North Carolina next month.


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