Articles Tagged with ''business owners''

Professional Carpet Systems (Superior, CO) Nabs Business Award

At the annual Superior, CO Chamber of Commerce Awards Dinner in June 2012, Professional Carpet Systems (PCS) and owners Shawn and Anna Bisaillon were recognized as this year’s Independent Business of the Year.


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How to Have the Things You Want In Life

Everyone wants to have a phenomenal life. No one wants an average existence, but you may be settling for that.


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Is It Time To Quit?

Having been in this industry for over twenty years and having coached business owners for the last five years, I would have to say there are situations in which taking down the sign and closing the doors is not a bad idea.
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Staying "Open"

Startling epiphanies can arrive from the strangest places. For example, I recently came across this consulting firm’s headline: “We Help with Accounting, Marketing, Management, Hiring and Staying Open.”


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Tom Sawyer's (and My) System for Success

Over the past few months, I have been painstakingly outlining how to stop being a slave to your business by putting it on autopilot and building systems into your business.
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Building the Job Ticket - Part III

We are all in the same boat. Like other businesses, carpet cleaners have been slammed lately with increased competition, declining revenues and much higher fuel and supply prices.
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Building the Road Map for Your Business

One of my coaching clients, Lisa Giesler, is an organizing consultant. She has a book called “My Life is a Mess.”
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I Want To Run My Business, Not Have It Run Me

What is that first thought you have when you wake up in the morning? “I can’t wait to get to work, I am loving this.”?


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The 2014 Experience Conference and Exhibition

A look in photos at the 2014 Experience Conference and Exhibition, which was held from April 24-26 at the Embassy Suites Convention Center and Spa in Frisco, Texas.

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Have a limited marketing budget but realize the importance of neighborhood marketing? Try doorknob hangers, a low-cost, yet highly effective way to drum up more business. In this episode, John Braun discusses the value of this tactic as well as what you should include on the materials you're hanging.
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2014 September

The September issue of ICS features stories on moisture detection, disinfectant services, neighborhood marketing, then we discuss the last level of being phenomenal, and cool products.

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Janitorial Work

In addition to residential and commercial carpet cleaning, do you do any janitorial work on the side?
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Over 30 authors – over 40 articles…from attorneys, contractors, consultants, instructors and others, both inside and outside the restoration industry. R & R, C & R and Cleanfax, opened their archives and gave us the best they had, other chapters were created just for the “Get Paid!” book and its readers. And every one of them has ideas for how to get paid what you are owed.

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ICS DIRECTORY AND BUYING GUIDE

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TRUCKMOUNT EQUIPMENT AND ACCESSORIES GUIDE

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