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April 18, 2019 CMM Staff

Prove ROI on Sustainability Efforts

This Q & A with an industry consultant will help you track your facility's return on investment in implementing sustainability efforts.

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High Dusting Kits from ProTeam
February 6, 2019 Sponsored by ProTeam

High Dusting Kits from ProTeam

ProTeam® offers High Dusting Kits that bring many above-the-floor areas within the cleaner’s reach for safe and efficient cleaning.

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April 17, 2019 Stephen Ashkin

Invest in Sustainability for Growth and Stability

Businesses that take steps to protect their facilities against climate change can pour as much as US$26 billion into the world's economy and create as many as 65 million "low carbon" jobs by 2030.

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April 15, 2019 Sponsored by 3M

2019 In-House Survey Shows FMs Reign Over Budgets

Gain insight into how your fellow FMs are making their purchasing decisions; read our report on CMM's 2019 In-House/Facility Management Benchmarking Survey, sponsored by 3M.

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ICAN/ATEX: How Do I Care for Rubber Stair Treads Where Floor Finish Has Been Applied?
February 27, 2015 Lynn Krafft

ICAN/ATEX: How Do I Care for Rubber Stair Treads Where Floor Finish Has Been Applied?

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Three Tips For Authentic Communication
July 1, 2014 L.J. Rittenhouse

Three Tips For Authentic Communication

When it comes to communication, both verbal and written, authenticity can make a difference.

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Improve Results With A Hands-off Approach
June 13, 2014 Ginny Grimsley

Improve Results With A Hands-off Approach

It’s a common occurrence among the most talented people in the corporate world — highly skilled and qualified workers make the leap from valued employee to uncertain business owner.

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Formulating The Request for Proposal
June 9, 2014 Judy Gillies

Formulating The Request for Proposal

If you are a facility manager whose cleaning is outsourced, chances are at some point you will need to develop a Request for Proposal, or RFP, for competitive pricing on your cleaning services.

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Business Sustainability Through Shared Value
June 6, 2014 Mark Kozak

Business Sustainability Through Shared Value

Our industry has continued to embrace “green” or “environmentally-friendly” products, but there is a lot more to what defines sustainability.

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Seven Steps To Hire 'A Players'
May 28, 2014 Richard J. Bryan

Seven Steps To Hire 'A Players'

The quality of your organization depends on the quality of your team — a motivated, energized staff is the key to companywide success.

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Phrases To Increase Staff Engagement, part 2
May 22, 2014 Dottie DeHart

Phrases To Increase Staff Engagement, part 2

You certainly don’t mind sharing good news with your employees, but bad news is a different story.

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Phrases To Increase Staff Engagement, part 1
May 14, 2014 Dottie DeHart

Phrases To Increase Staff Engagement, part 1

According to Todd Patkin, the problem might not be what you’re saying, but what you’re not saying.

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2014 Building Service Contractor Survey
May 6, 2014

2014 Building Service Contractor Survey

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Creating An Efficient Small Team
May 2, 2014 Rich Karlgaard

Creating An Efficient Small Team

Blowing up your bureaucracy and replacing it with teams of eight to 12 people; this is not as radical as it sounds. Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos calls it the “Two-Pizza Rule” — a team should be no larger than can be fed by two pizzas.

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Expanding CIMS To Europe
April 30, 2014 William R. Griffin

Expanding CIMS To Europe

The British Institute of Cleaning Science (BICSc) will administer and expand the CIMS program in the UK.

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Why Small Teams Win
April 25, 2014 Dottie DeHart

Why Small Teams Win

In all industries and fields, small teams are beating out their unwieldy counterparts because they work, even at the very highest levels.

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