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Kevin Keeler

Kevin Keeler

Founder of Keeler Consulting

Kevin Keeler is founder of Keeler Consulting. He specializes in the development and implementation of tools, technology, and systems that provide cleanliness, cost effectiveness, and accountability. Keeler is a co-author of Behind The Broom. For more information, visit www.behindthebroom.com.


Articles by Kevin Keeler

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October 12, 2018 Kevin Keeler

It's Time to Reframe Our Industry

Business and Management

Clients don't always understand the important role professional cleaners play in health. Make sure they understand what you do and the technologies you use so they don't undervalue your work.

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May 7, 2018 Kevin Keeler

Show Some Respect in BSC/In-House Relationships

Business and Management

If your BSCs and in-house staff are working against each other, follow these three tips to help them gain mutual respect.

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February 16, 2018 Kevin Keeler

Navigating the Workplace Grind

Health and Safety

The day-to-day grind of running a cleaning business can be overwhelming. Follow these techniques to cope without running yourself into the ground.

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Five Simple Solutions for Workplace Success
October 10, 2017 Kevin Keeler

Five Simple Solutions for Workplace Success

Business and Management

Whether you own your own cleaning company or work as a cleaning supervisor, we’ve all felt overwhelmed in our jobs at some point in time.

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Mixing Up Management Styles
June 5, 2017 Kevin Keeler

Mixing Up Management Styles

Business and Management

While many of us in the cleaning and facilities management industries may aspire to be in a supervisory position, once we reach our goal, we may find ourselves pulled in too many directions.

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More Than a Folded Map
March 9, 2017 Kevin Keeler

More Than a Folded Map

Facility Management

Here are some factors to consider when outlining work assignments.

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Looking to the Future; Learning From the Past
January 3, 2017 Kevin Keeler

Looking to the Future; Learning From the Past

Technology and Trends

Running an effective operation has always come down to the basics: planning, training, and the utilization of the most effective cleaning techniques.

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Back to Zero
August 25, 2016 Kevin Keeler

Back to Zero

Facility Management

Over time, some surfaces become so saturated with soil that no amount of routine cleaning will improve their appearance level.

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Developing Standardized Training for Your Cleaners
April 26, 2016 Kevin Keeler

Developing Standardized Training for Your Cleaners

Training

While it may be convenient to blame our employees for not meeting our cleaning standards, more often than not, it’s due to a lack of proper training.

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Motivating Techniques
March 29, 2016 Kevin Keeler

Motivating Techniques

Business and Management

There are generally two principles that motivate staff performance: fear of losing something or the opportunity of gaining something.

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You Get What You Pay For
December 23, 2015 Kevin Keeler

You Get What You Pay For

Business and Management

Managing cleaning operations, at its most basic, is providing the most services possible by using the resources that are available.

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The Future of Cleaning
October 1, 2015 Kevin Keeler

The Future of Cleaning

Technology and Trends

In early June, my partner and I traveled into the future of the cleaning industry, and what we saw was good—very good.

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