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Mind over Matter: Creating Resilience through Positive Thinking

Mind over Matter: Creating Resilience through Positive Thinking

In the Oscar-nominated film Shawshank Redemption, main character Andy is sentenced to life in prison for a crime he did not commit. Andy befriends another inmate named Red, and together they make the most out of life behind bars. Red observes Andy with curiosity and admiration; he notices that although his situation is dire, Andy […]

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Street Sweeping Broom: Strip Brooms

Street Sweeping Broom: Strip Brooms

The strip broom was designed as an alternative to the traditional tube broom. With interchangeable rows of bristle, the strip broom provides efficient sweeping, simple storage, ease of disposal, and simplified broom changeovers. The tube broom has been the staple in the sweeping industry for decades. The only problem is, they’re bulky and very heavy, […]

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8 Ways to Manage Difficult Workplace Discussions in 2020

8 Ways to Manage Difficult Workplace Discussions in 2020

Even in the best of times, problems in any business are inevitable. In the unique case of 2020, the challenges for small to medium-sized service companies across the business sector seem to be multiplying daily. So, as in all other industries, power sweeping businesses need owners and managers who are equipped with the necessary leadership […]

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9 Ways to Make Your Small Business Recession-Proof

9 Ways to Make Your Small Business Recession-Proof

When consumer spending declines, small businesses are at greater risk than larger, better-established companies. Smaller businesses often simply don’t have the financial wherewithal to struggle successfully through extended economic crises. However, by taking measures to prepare in advance for difficult times ahead, you can help your commercial power sweeping business become more resistant to threats […]

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Rebuilding Confidence in Uncertain Times

Rebuilding Confidence in Uncertain Times

As we work to adapt our businesses to the Covid-19 crisis, fear of economic uncertainty is looming. The Consumer Confidence Index (CCI), a national poll measuring people’s perception of business conditions, employment, and individual finances, continues to fall to historic lows (The Conference Board, 2020). Gallup’s Economic Confidence Index, a measure of American’s feelings on […]

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Street Sweeping Brooms: Wafer Broom

Street Sweeping Brooms: Wafer Broom

From municipal streets to construction sites, street sweepers are used every day to clean up various types of debris. Operators have a choice in what type of broom they put on their sweeper. A popular broom option for sweeper attachments and road construction sweepers, based on their compact size, easy installation, and cost-efficiency, is the […]

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Coronavirus: 9 Things Small Business Owners Need to Do

Coronavirus: 9 Things Small Business Owners Need to Do

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is a weird and unsettling odyssey, and business owners are setting the example — implementing the solutions on the ground that help mitigates the spread of the virus, reassure workers and families, and keep their communities safe. Of course, it’s also up to business owners to keep their companies financially and […]

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IDENTIFYING YOUR POSITION PLAYERS

IDENTIFYING YOUR POSITION PLAYERS

We wrote an article in the past titled, “Creating Your Team”. The short article focused on creating a team of competent contributors outside your business to help you identify ways to become more productive, identify growth strategies, and manage resources. Anyone, whether a sports fan or not, can identify with the “team” aspect. Putting your […]

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Strength in Adversity: How Your Business Can Come out of a Challenge Even Stronger

Strength in Adversity: How Your Business Can Come out of a Challenge Even Stronger

It’s no secret that many small businesses are struggling to cope with the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic. The full economic impact of this virus will not be known for some time, but small businesses in the United States and abroad are going to feel strain in supply chains, customer demand, and in their workforces. […]

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Corona Virus – How to Manage Protections in Your Power Sweeping Business

Corona Virus – How to Manage Protections in Your Power Sweeping Business

The good news is that globally, Corona Virus cases are decreasing in some areas. Nationally, however, we are still approaching the peak of the curve, and therefore statistics on Corona Virus cases are still increasing daily in many areas of the US. Here’s some guidance on what leading public health experts, including OSHA, are recommending […]

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