Articles Tagged with ''carpet cleaning''

Being a Phenomenally Successful Person: Level 1 - Self-Awareness

April 3, 2014

In the January/February issue of ICS, I shared the “5 Levels of Becoming a Phenomenally Successful Person.” To briefly review, you were created to be phenomenal.


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How to Market a “Green” Cleaning Business

April 3, 2014

Going green is a hot topic these days. Nearly every type of company imaginable is putting on the “green” banner, so would it be wise for a small cleaning company to go green?


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Nominations Now Being Sought for 2014 Ralph Bloss Humanitarian Award

Nominations are due by July 21 and can be submitted by all members of the floor care industry.
April 2, 2014

Nominations are now being sought for the 2014 ICS Cleaning Specialist Ralph Bloss Humanitarian Award.


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Ask Steve: How Should I Define “Success?”

A huge trap is when we allow other people to define our success.
March 27, 2014

"Success is going from failure to failure without a loss of enthusiasm." - Winston Churchill


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Letter to the Editor: Bill Bane a Man Worth Emulating and Respecting

March 24, 2014

I join hundreds, and even thousands, of Bane-Cleners from all over the world in saying that, quite simply, we are at a loss for words as we mourn the loss of our great friend and industry leader William F. "Bill" Bane. 


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Ask Steve: How Can I Avoid Losing Customers that Want Immediate Cleaning?

One danger of trying to meet every client’s last minute demand is loading your people up with too much overtime
March 20, 2014

Breakdowns, emergency water losses and last minute same day requests do happen ... a lot.


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CRI Names New President

Yarbrough comes to CRI from Mohawk Industries
March 17, 2014

The chairman and board of directors of the Carpet and Rug Institute (CRI) have announced that Joe W. Yarbrough has been selected to lead the non-profit carpet industry trade group as president, according to a press release.


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Ask Steve: Is it Better to Sell Carpet/Flooring or Form a Referral Partnership?

March 13, 2014

 When I had my carpet cleaning and restoration services operation we just never could make sense out of doing our own retail carpet sales. 


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Spring “Experience” Show Expands Hands-On Learning Sessions

The hands-on demonstrations will take place in the expo hall and as part of the overall program
March 12, 2014

Experience Events, LLC has expanded its hands-on training for the Convention & Expo, scheduled for April 24-26 in Dallas/Frisco, Texas. 


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Are “Green” Cleaning Chemicals Always the Best Option? In Some Cases, No

A look at when "going green" isn't the best option
March 10, 2014

While green cleaning chemicals are now available for most all cleaning tasks, manufacturers are still making conventional cleaning chemicals.


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