7 Ways to Avoid Serious Record-Keeping Problems

7 Ways to Avoid Serious Record-Keeping Problems

Here’s something they don’t tell you in the brochure for business school: There are hidden pitfalls in a part of doing business that seems relatively very easy — record-keeping. Research shows that there are basic questions about record keeping best practices that the majority of small business owners cannot accurately answer when tested! This is […]

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Helping Employees Find Meaning in the Workplace

Helping Employees Find Meaning in the Workplace

This year, a Pew Research survey found that people who find their job “meaningful” tend to be more satisfied with their lives, regardless of income or education level. It’s no secret to businesses that happy employees are often better employees, but data on life satisfaction gets at something deeper. Finding “meaning” in your job correlates […]

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NASCAR, Elgin Sweeper Renew NASCAR Green Partnership

NASCAR, Elgin Sweeper Renew NASCAR Green Partnership

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 27, 2020) – NASCAR and Elgin Sweeper announced today a multi-year partnership renewal, continuing the designation of the leading manufacturer of street sweepers, special industrial, and airport applications as the “Official Sweeper of NASCAR Green®.” “Considering our dealers’ dedication to – and passion for – NASCAR Green’s goal of protecting the […]

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4 Ways to Compete Effectively in 2020

4 Ways to Compete Effectively in 2020

In this first quarter of 2020, many commercial sweeping businesses throughout the industry are strategizing for growth. To that end, some savvy owners of growing sweeping services are looking toward making the kinds of upgrades and other improvements that have helped their biggest competitors succeed. Naturally, bringing your services up to the standards of companies […]

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Szeremi Sweeping Service, LLC – Simply Cleaner!

Szeremi Sweeping Service, LLC – Simply Cleaner!

The Szeremi Sweeping Service in Sacramento, CA is an American success story. From the business’s humble beginning with a used sweeper truck bought at auction at a low price to running over two dozen top-quality sweeper trucks, now providing commercial street and parking lot cleaning services for construction and municipal customers in Northern California. The […]

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The 1-800-SWEEPER’s National Pavement Maintenance Leadership Academy

The 1-800-SWEEPER’s National Pavement Maintenance Leadership Academy

The National Pavement Maintenance Leadership Academy graduated its first class of 17 in Stone Mountain, GA on November 6, 2019. The Leadership Academy is designed to help leaders in the pavement industry succeed through effective management training. Demands in our industry are constantly changing and the Leadership Academy provides essential tools to ensure success. The […]

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Defending Street Sweepers from Distracted Drivers

Defending Street Sweepers from Distracted Drivers

Distracted drivers are a top safety threat to street sweeping organizations. Ask any sweeping professional for first-hand accounts of crashes or near misses and you’re sure to hear some horrific stories. Incorporating highly-visible advanced warning equipment (flashing lights, arrow boards, etc.) and a physical barrier to provide protection from distracted drivers for those working on […]

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17 Things You Need to Know About Running a Family Business

17 Things You Need to Know About Running a Family Business

Many of the usual challenges that confront small to medium-sized commercial pavement sweeping business owners are compounded in multi-generation family businesses. On the other hand, many typical business management difficulties have less effect on family-owned businesses. To fully appreciate the realities of operating a family-owned business, it helps to be aware of some common circumstances […]

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Boosting Employee Morale: Advice for a Happy Winter Workplace

Boosting Employee Morale: Advice for a Happy Winter Workplace

It can be difficult for employees to keep their spirits up during winter. It is estimated that around 70 million Americans experience mild to severe seasonal affective disorder, or depressive symptoms most commonly correlated with winter (Psychology Today, 2019). There is also evidence that brain levels of serotonin, a chemical that contributes to happiness, decrease […]

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Quiet Sweep LTD – Maryland’s Premier Pavement Cleaning Company

Quiet Sweep LTD – Maryland’s Premier Pavement Cleaning Company

The story of Quiet Sweep, Ltd., in Rockville, Maryland is one of steady growth in the highly dynamic Mid-Atlantic competitive market over the past 14 years of the company’s operation by owners, Steve & Robin Dekelbaum. Quiet Sweep serves the Maryland, Washington, D.C. and Northern Virginia region. Steve Dekelbaum’s progress in growing his business offers […]

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