Articles by Howard Partridge

Level 3 of Being Phenomenal – Controlled Attention

July 8, 2014

Over the last two months I shared the first two levels of “The 5 Levels of Being Phenomenal.” We’ve covered Level 1, “Self Awareness,” and Level 2, “Willingness to Change.”


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Being a Phenomenally Successful Person: Level 2 - Are You Willing to Change?

May 7, 2014

The first level is being aware of what you are thinking and doing. Level 2 is being willing to change.


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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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Do You Have a Phenomenal Dream?

March 3, 2014

I’m a dreamer. Outside of the grace of almighty God and my phenomenal wife Denise, I live a phenomenal life because I spend a lot of time thinking and dreaming.


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The 5 Levels of Being a Phenomenally Successful Person

January 30, 2014

Over the past several years, I’ve taught my coaching members 5 steps to becoming a phenomenally successful person. This teaching gets more response from them than any other, including the business training.


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Innovative Marketing and the Five “M’s”

The first thing you want to have in your plan is a goal.
November 29, 2013
When most cleaners think about marketing and especially “innovation,” they’re focused on the next “strategy” or tool rather than taking an overall look at their marketing approach.
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Phenomenal Marketing Systems: Part 1

Regardless of the type of marketing you do, it must increase sales
August 15, 2013

 A phenomenal marketing system consistently produces your perfect target prospect.  


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No Team, No Dream

Remember, the one and only reason your business exists is to be a vehicle to help you achieve your life goals
July 17, 2013

About 29 years ago, I married into an Italian family from New Jersey. Being from Alabama myself, I didn’t realize that when you marry into an Italian family, instead of getting wedding presents, you get cash!  


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How to Hold Phenomenal “Meetings” in Your Cleaning Business

June 6, 2013

I hate meetings. I’m not sure why, but meetings feel like one of those old vinyl records that all of a sudden goes into slow motion.


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A Phenomenal Leader is…

In this installment, I’d like to explore the qualities of a leader
May 9, 2013

Welcome to the third episode of Phenomenal Leadership Systems.


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2014 June/July

The June/July issue of ICS features stories on add-on services, carpet repair, cleaning silk rugs and ranking websites on Google.

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