The driving motivation behind the formation and operation of any business is making money, with the ultimate goal of reaching the satisfaction of financial freedom. But satisfaction comes in many forms, and rewards appear in many colors other than green.
This will be my last President’s Message, as my term of office ended at the Crossroads Convention in June. In the last few years I’ve learned how difficult it is to wear several “hats” while representing the CCINW, ASCR, the company that actually pays me a salary, attending to family and dealing with Seattle traffic while trying to find the ringing cell phone.
Alas, poor Mercutio. Taking it in the belly for trying to keep the peace. And poor William Shakespeare who, entombed in Stratford-upon-Avon, has suffered centuries of untold agony as hack writers decide to get clever with headlines.
Post-application treatments are used for two reasons: the protection of a cleaner and the neutralization of cleaning residue. Residue can be the result of a too-high solution concentration, inadequate vacuum or extraction power, or poor handling of equipment, e.g. using too much pressure.
I was recently speaking with a friend about the IICRC, a subject very near and dear to my heart and therefore quite easy to discuss. During this conversation he posed a very thought-provoking question:
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.
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.
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.