Community Involvement: How Cleaning Companies Can Drive Social Change
The Business of Cleaning
by Janitorial Manager
4d ago
Jason Davis found himself trapped in the monotonous routine of his dream job in banking, enduring the daily grind of 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. The toll of this predictable work schedule eventually convinced him that it wasn't the right path for him. One day, on impulse, he walked away from his banking career without a plan. Encouraged by his wife, he connected with the cleaners at her workplace, which sparked the idea of starting Forte Commercial Cleaning in Salt Lake City, Utah. Recently, Jason and Forte Commercial Cleaning gained national attention for their initiative in offering job opportunitie ..read more
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Museum of Clean: Exploring the Past, Present, and Future of the Cleaning Industry
The Business of Cleaning
by Janitorial Manager
4d ago
In the mid-1980s, Don Aslett made a pivotal stop at the Edison Museum en route to a Boy Scout jamboree, where he conceived the vision of establishing a museum dedicated to cleanliness. He envisioned a space that would pay homage to the past, present, and future of the cleaning industry, with a particular emphasis on showcasing classic equipment. This idea began to take shape when Don acquired 250 premium pre-electric vacuums in 2006. Finally, almost 30 years later, in 2011, his dream materialized with the opening of The Museum of Clean in Pocatello, Idaho. The museum draws both local and natio ..read more
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From Flatline to Fresh Start: Cleaning for Health
The Business of Cleaning
by Janitorial Manager
3M ago
Joel Craddock's first experience in the commercial cleaning industry came from his church, where he made $0.25 an hour. The job taught him hard work and responsibility from a young age. If he woke up, he knew that his job expected him to be at work. While in college, Joel worked his way up to an operations manager position for one of the biggest commercial cleaning companies in the Rochester, New York area. In this role he had hundreds of employees reporting to him at just 23 years old. While it was intimidating and a steep learning curve, he accepted the challenge. This opportunity forced him ..read more
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Connecting Company and Customer Values for Success
The Business of Cleaning
by Janitorial Manager
4M ago
In 2001, Steven Harper made the decision to leave the corporate world after working for several fortune 500 companies. He chose to start his own commercial cleaning company, Spectrum Building Services of America. His goal was to build a company where he could leave his mark, instill his core values, and achieve personal and professional balance. While working in the corporate world, he endured 60 to 70-hour work weeks and did not take a vacation for 10 years. He realized that to achieve his goals, he needed to grow not only as a leader but also by acquiring new customers and providing career o ..read more
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Best of 2023: Our Best Conversations From Our 2023 Guests
The Business of Cleaning
by Janitorial Manager
5M ago
As 2023 comes to a close, we want to take a moment to express our gratitude to our incredible BOC community. Join us in celebrating our top conversations of the year with our 'best of' episode. Stay tuned for more amazing content in 2024 ..read more
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Scaling Success: Insights From a 50-Year Industry Expert, Mark Anderson
The Business of Cleaning
by Janitorial Manager
6M ago
Mark's industry expertise is unique. He provides an in-depth breakdown of cross-selling and upselling in this episode, discussing how cleaners can better serve their customers. He stated that "people don’t realize they’re leaving money on the table with current customers." He dives into scaling a business and emphasizes the importance of having a developed plan before considering scaling. In fact, according to Mark, premature scaling and organization is why 74% of startups fail. To succeed, Mark points out the significance of surrounding yourself with experts in other areas once your operation ..read more
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Adapting and Thriving: Commercial Cleaning Sales Today
The Business of Cleaning
by Janitorial Manager
7M ago
Over the past three years, sales approaches have witnessed a profound transformation, catalyzed primarily by the seismic impact of the 2020 pandemic. In this evolving landscape, MJ Mrga, Manager of Business Development for GDI Services, underscores the paramount importance of adaptability. The ability to be an empathetic listener and thoroughly comprehend customer needs has assumed heightened significance in virtual interactions. MJ imparts invaluable insights into achieving success by honing these critical skills and meticulously attending to the details in every client interaction ..read more
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Leveraging Social Media for Hiring in the Commercial Cleaning Industry
The Business of Cleaning
by Janitorial Manager
8M ago
Like numerous businesses, Imperial Cleaners faced setbacks during the pandemic, particularly in staffing qualified candidates. With a population exceeding one million in Nova Scotia, the company needed to expand its horizons beyond provincial borders to locate and hire the right individuals. This expansion introduced challenges related to longer commutes and transportation logistics. However, Imperial Cleaning didn't allow these hurdles to impede its progress. Instead, the company embraced the difficulties by adopting innovative solutions. Collaborating with a recruitment agency, they addresse ..read more
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Building Great Leadership: Using Delegation to Create Growth with Mike Derryberry
The Business of Cleaning
by Janitorial Manager
8M ago
A great leader understands the importance of sharing the workload and responsibility and knows the right time to let someone else’s expertise take over. Mike Derryberry of Compass Cleaning Solutions tells us about his experiences. Mike Derryberry is the owner and Chief Visionary Officer for Compass Cleaning Solutions. Established in 2004 Compass has consistently taken the long-term approach to grow the company based on Purpose, Values, and Mission.  Their belief that culture and people precede profits and their determination to expand their services has given them a unique place in the Ph ..read more
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Make Your Business Known with a Good Marketing Strategy with Sam Riegsecker
The Business of Cleaning
by Janitorial Manager
8M ago
Do you have a marketing strategy for your cleaning business? Our team sat down to talk about the ins and outs of a modern marketing strategy and why it’s vital for growth! Sam Riegsecker is becoming a familiar face amongst our episodes as an occasional host. He steps out again, from his behind-the-scenes role as Marketing Manager for Janitorial Manager, to join us behind the mic. This week we talked about what things to consider as you develop or refine your marketing strategy. Marketing is key to growth and to sales and good marketing will keep your business thriving even in tough times. Podc ..read more
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