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Supreme Leadership in Detroit MI

Supreme Leadership in Detroit MI

Anthony Cadili was employed at a mall and drove a bread truck at night. He knew a property manager where he worked. She had mentioned some problems she had been having with the quality of the parking lot sweeping service on one of her properties. That caught Cadili’s attention. He saw an opportunity, decided to […]

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Managing Team Conflict Part II: Goal-Driven Accountability

Managing Team Conflict Part II: Goal-Driven Accountability

One of the greatest challenges leaders face in the workplace is managing conflict between team members. Businesses encounter many potential sources of internal conflict. Some are signs of healthy disagreement and can actually make teams stronger; other conflicts are symptoms of serious dysfunction and can impede the success of your organization. If not properly addressed, […]

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Managing Team  Conflict Part I: Building Trust and Integrity

Managing Team Conflict Part I: Building Trust and Integrity

Although most people do not enjoy conflict, experienced managers know that some level of disagreement is inevitable, and can even be beneficial, in the workplace. Groups make better decisions when they consider differing points of view rather than agreeing on everything. Employees need to be able to express discontent and concern, or they may become […]

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Project Management  Basics II: Leading a Successful Project Team

Project Management Basics II: Leading a Successful Project Team

In last month’s article, we discussed some of the key components of project management. Perhaps nobody in your organization has the official title of “project manager,” but it is nonetheless an important part of running a business. From time to time, we need to divert resources from daily operations to address short-term issues, develop new […]

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Purchasing a Used Sweeper (a two part series)

Purchasing a Used Sweeper (a two part series)

This is the second part of a two part series on buying used sweepers. Part one in the last issue of North American Sweeper educated the reader on what to look for when buying used. In this month’s edition part two will discuss other factors to consider including the original manufacturer, access to OEM parts, […]

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NiteHawk’s New Mobile Game, Sweeper Madness!

NiteHawk’s New Mobile Game, Sweeper Madness!

NiteHawk Sweepers has changed the game once again in the sweeping industry, but you don’t need a sweeping truck to play this game, just your phone. “Sweeper Madness” is NiteHawk’s new free mobile game that was just released on Android and IOS and takes sweeping to the extreme! A mobile game might not be what […]

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How NiteHawk Continues to Change the Sweeping Game

How NiteHawk Continues to Change the Sweeping Game

The global company and sweeping industry leader known as NiteHawk came from creative yet humble beginnings. The late inventor and manufacturer Jack Rodgers envisioned a lighter, more powerful sweeping machine, and in 1985 Rodgers patented the first hydraulic sweeper. Over the next ten years, he worked tirelessly to refine the prototype, a machine that would […]

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Benefits of Attending a Tradeshow

Benefits of Attending a Tradeshow

Tradeshows provide a unique opportunity for you to immerse yourself in the industry. There are many benefits of attending a tradeshow but here are some of the highlights. It’s a Great Hands-On Experience Few other events can give you such a variety of “hands-on” experiences in one area than a trade show. The opportunity to […]

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Maximize Your Sweeper’s Life

Maximize Your Sweeper’s Life

Being proactive in sweeper routine maintenance helps you identify problems before they become serious and end up costing you valuable time and money. For the most success in lengthening your equipment’s lifespan, you must follow these three steps: • Be committed. Preventative maintenance is more involved than lubricating and changing filters. These services can include […]

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Sweeping Streets and Cleaning Catch Basins

Sweeping Streets and Cleaning Catch Basins

Street sweeping and catch basins cleaning removes accumulated sediments, trash, and debris and reduces the amount of pollutants entering our waterbodies. Catch basin cleaning also reduces local flooding. Best Management Practices (BMPs) for street sweeping is a necessary part of the stormwater management plan required by the General Permit for the Discharge of Stormwater from […]

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