ICS editor Eric Fish sounds off on events, news and all the latest hot topics surrounding the carpet cleaning and restoration industries.
August 1, 2010
In my multiple contacts
with all types of contractors, I hear how pessimistic they are. They have
adopted a vision of the world where they see the glass as half full.Read More
July 30, 2010
Here’s your chance to be part of something groundbreaking - the first all-green virtual conference and expo designed for readers of our print magazines, Web sites, eNewsletters and digital editions.Read More
July 25, 2010
I never wanted to become a
great trainer and builder of staff at my own company. Read More
July 18, 2010
Why is it that your staff isn’t quite as
excited as you are when you discuss a new project, a new process, a new policy
or a habit you want to change?
July 16, 2010
If I don’t change my life-endangering behavior quickly, I will be pulled over, ticketed, fined, and possibly jailed if I repeatedly drive under the influence. Read More
July 11, 2010
Whenever I take on a new one-to-one consulting
client, I ask them to send me a series of forms, templates and documents to
review before I arrive onsite.
July 9, 2010
You got to love a charitable program that requires a “hands-on” involvement among the participants.
July 2, 2010
The Home Star Energy Retrofit Act of 2010, often referred to as the "Cash for Caulkers" rebate program, was approved by the House in May. If passed by the Senate, construction pros will benefit from a new round of tax-reducing incentives for their customers. Read More
June 27, 2010
I grew up in a family business. And the lines
between family time and work time were very blurred at best. Read More
June 25, 2010
Not long ago, most
professionals belonged to their national, state or local association. Or they
belonged to a peer group, civic club, or some organization that exposed them to
new ideas, skills, and tools, all while networking with other pros.Read More