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William R. Griffin

William (Bill) Griffin is the president of Cleaning Consultant Services Inc. and president of the International Custodial Advisors Network (ICAN). ICAN is a nonprofit association comprised of industry professionals providing free consultation services through the Cleaning Management Institute (CMI) and their Ask The Experts page. Comments and questions about bidding and estimating are encouraged: (206) 849-0179 or WGriffin@CleaningConsultants.com.

ARTICLES

August 2014 Bidding & Estimating

Dreaming Your Way To Profit

Lessons shared in a book may prove valuable to contract businesses.

Everyone is looking for a magic bullet, and in many cases a magic number, that will allow them to get the job and turn a profit.


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July 2014 Bidding & Estimating

Getting To The Best Price

New ideas to address the core issues of bidding and turnover.

How do we get our employees to do the best possible job they can each day?


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June 2014 Bidding & Estimating

Technology Steals The Show

Emerging trends and themes from ISSA/INTERCLEAN Amsterdam.

As for communications, the concept is that machines, workers and spaces are beginning to be connected via cell phones and wireless networks.


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Exclusive report: ISSA/INTERCLEAN Amsterdam

Interesting products and industry trends seen on the trade show floor.


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May 2014 Bidding & Estimating

Exploring The WFBSC Presentations

Speakers provided practical, motivational and futuristic information.

While one presenter concentrated on the future of the industry, other speakers discussed employee happiness and positive thinking.


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Online Exclusive

Expanding CIMS To Europe

Bill Griffin meets with JanSan professionals in the United Kingdom.

The training trip was 'great fun and a welcome reminder of how big and how small the world really is.'


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April 2014 Bidding & Estimating

Cutting Costs, Improving Profit, Finding Fun

With every challenge comes opportunity for professionals who prepare for change.

Taking notice of trends that will help cleaning manangers and contractors meet tomorrow’s challenges in a positive way.


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Carpet Cleaning Pricing And Production Rates

On one hand, the pricing of a carpet cleaning job appears to be a simple mathematical calculation. However, you may realize that there are numerous variables involved that will impact the service.


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Calculating Return On Investment For Equipment Purchases

Return on investment (ROI) is also known as the payback period and is often expressed in a period of time, such as weeks, months or years.


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March 2014 Bidding & Estimating

Emerging Trends That Will Impact Bidding

Adapt to the challenges of tomorrow or risk being marginalized to the point that you can no longer compete.

I’ve been soaking up a lot of information recently. I’ll summarize what I’ve learned and how I believe the following emerging trends will impact you and the cleaning industry.


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