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Professional Carpet Systems (Superior, CO) Nabs Business Award

June 6, 2012
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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Is It Time To Quit?

November 11, 2011
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"

October 17, 2011
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

September 26, 2011
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

August 16, 2011
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

August 16, 2011
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

August 3, 2011
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.”? Or has come to, “How did I get myself into this mess?"
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The 2013 Experience Convention & Trade Show

A look back in photos at the 2013 Experience Convention & Trade Show in Las Vegas.

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2014 April

Take a look at the April 2014 issue with features on air movers, going green, carpet cleaning and new products & technologies.

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Social media is a good way to regularly keep in touch and interact with current clients and reach potential ones. What social mediums do you use in your cleaning/restoration business?
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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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