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Management And Training

December 2012 Cleanthoughts

Ho Ho Holiday Cleaning

The holiday season brings with it unique cleaning situations and increased joyous tasks.

Often, educational facilities, office buildings and various other commercial locations will decorate their indoor spaces with figurines, nativity scenes, Christmas trees — or Festivus poles — and other celebratory decorum.


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December 2012 Feature 2

A Clean Slate For Productivity

Creating a clutter-free workplace allows custodial professionals to more easily perform the jobs for which they were hired.

In workplaces of all types, clutter slowly creeps in and makes it more difficult for cleaning crews to perform the tasks for which they were contracted to complete.


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November 2012 Bidding And Estimating

The Push For Higher Productivity

Achieving high rates of production requires the proper equipment and understanding their use.

The processes and equipment exist today that allow a person to clean at 10,000 square feet per hour or more and do an excellent job.


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November 2012 Contractor Success

Clean It Or Outsource It?

Contractors want to satisfy their clients' requests and, unaware of the option to subcontract, some take on projects beyond their scope of expertise.

Your decision to outsource or become a subcontractor hinges on a balance of comfort and control versus savings from third-party efficiencies and economies of scale.


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November 2012 Feature 4

Sustainable Education Programs

Information gathering and distribution is evolving as quickly as the role of custodial professional.

December 6, 2012 in Orlando, Florida, will mark CMI's second session of the Sustainable Cleaning for Educational Facilities program held in partnership with Cleaning Consultant Services Inc.


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October 2012 Bidding And Estimating

Business Has Never Been Better

Economic conditions might not be ideal, but opportunities exist for those willing to look.

Environmental issues are bringing what we do to protect buildings, surfaces and occupants to the forefront, and it’s a natural transition to accept the challenge and turn it into opportunity.


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The Power Of Praise

How to build a culture of recognition in your organization that leads to happier employees and a healthier bottom line.
How to build a culture of recognition in your organization that leads to happier employees and a healthier bottom line.
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September 2012 Consultant's Corner

The Perversion Of Politics

Do the politics of cleaning slow true product innovation?

To my dismay, diamond pads haven't gained wide acceptance in the JanSan industry; considering the advantages of the diamond pad process, I've often wondered why.


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