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Self Storage Industry Provides Opportunity to Stretch Your Limits and Know Them at the Same Time

by Holly Robinson May 28, 2014 9:02 PM
There is nothing wrong with being safe and just doing what you know. You can’t be surprised. The outcome will always be predictable. When it comes to life what you see is what you get—and that’s all. However, if you want more you have to reach out and stretch your perceived boundaries and limitations. For some that has meant investing in the self storage industry. [More]

Self Storage Facility will Soon Reset the Standard When it Comes to Keeping Managers Happy

by Tony Gonzalez April 14, 2014 11:00 PM
One could argue that a person’s paycheck is reason enough for them to be motivated to do a good job. Do a bad enough one and you lose the job—and the pay check. Of course, if he check is rather small it is understandable if employees opt to look elsewhere if they are unhappy where they are. If that’s the case, how do you keep them from straying without paying a ridiculous salary? [More]

Self Storage Facility Has Literally Gone to the Movies

by Kim Kilpatrick July 23, 2013 11:03 PM
The self storage industry has been represented in many movies over the years, and lately has even been a major character in one. It’ s always had a value in movies whether it was the site of a body drop in a crime movie or where space aliens crash landed. However, in Kearney, Nebraska, there is one self storage facility that has really taken to the movie industry. [More]

Self Storage Companies Are Often In the Movies So Why Not Put the Movies on Them?

by Winnie Hsiu June 12, 2013 11:50 PM
How often have you been watching a movie and the bad guys kept something in a self storage unit? Can you count the number of times that the police have opened up a self storage unit on a television show only to find evidence of some sort of crime? Self storage facilities and their units often have bit parts in the movies—so why not put the movies on them? [More]

Canadians Figuring Out How to Get the Most Out of the Self Storage Industry

by Winnie Hsiu July 5, 2012 1:24 PM
As kids when we signed up for little league football/soccer/baseball because mom and dad told us to we were told it was for our own good. Recognizing our reluctance to go, they also told us that we’d only get out of it what we put into; that if we didn’t try, we’d never see the good that could happen. [More]