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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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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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The Business Owner's Dirty Dozen, Part 1

Not-so-obvious tips to help small operations put clients first.

Anything that takes the focus off the customer can put fledgling businesses in harm’s way.


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September 2013 Feature 6

Misconceptions About Sustainability

‘Development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.’

When a word becomes so popular that you hear it everywhere it means one of two things: The word may be reduced to a meaningless cliché or it is a truly powerful concept.


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July 2013 Conctractor Success

The Secrets Of Successful Bidding

Metrics, calculations and conversations are all important when it comes to landing new business.

It is a common question in the building service contractor (BSC) market. What is the answer to successful bidding?


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March 2013 Feature 4

Profit As A Function Of Sustainable Operation

Using sound environmental principals and business strategies to bridge the gap between sustainability and profitability.

The truly successful business model is one which views sustainability as the bridge to profit, functioning to safeguard people and the planet in order to maximize earnings.


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March 2013 Bidding And Estimating

Gazing Toward The Horizon

A brief on some of the hot topics facing contractors now and how they will affect business in the months to come.

As I travel the country performing third-party certification audits, I see the best of the best operations and organizations.


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Ask The Experts

ICAN/ATEX: How should an industry newcomer bid on their first job?