All posts by David Thompson

Aaron Buchko is on the Podcast this week with Dave

Today, Aaron talks with Dave about the use of gamification in learning and the differences between education/learning and training.

Please pardon the background noise as the two guys are by the pool while Aaron is on vacation at Disney.

Dr. Aaron Buchko is a professor of management in the Foster College of Business, Bradley University, teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in Planning and Strategy and graduate courses in Executive Development and Business Ethics.

 

Academy of Cleaning has a new podcast channel

The Academy has a new outlet for its’ podcasts, Beyond Clean With ACE.

We have been on the air taping different messages from people around the country who have something to say.  As the Academy moves through the third season, we have found it beneficial for all if we have our own podcast channel.
This new channel is devoted to engaging, inspiring and motivation of people within the cleaning industry.
Enjoy, engage and share these podcasts.

Beyond Clean With ACE

 

D&B Podcast #8 – Catch up with Dave & Bobby

The two guys have been very busy over the summer and take this opportunity to catch you up on what is going on at both GEM Supply and the Academy.

Joe Anacleto is the newest member of the GEM family, and as Bobby tells us, a specialist in restroom care.  You can reach Joe at JAnacleto@gemsupply.net

At the time of this broadcast, Dave is in Ruston, LA getting ready to present the full Rock Star series to the Lincoln Parish School district after they saw the keynote session earlier in the year at the National School Plant Management conference.

He goes on to tell us that the University of Maryland will be hosting a two-day event in Baltimore next month.

Both remind you that the first round of the Rock Star Custodian nominations is over in just 60 more days and you should go towww.RockStarCustodian.com to nominate your frontline or supervisory Rock Star now.

Contact Dave: dthompson@academyofcleaning.com

Contact Bobby: bzagers@gemsupply.net

Since it’s back to school time when the two guys get together again the conversation is going to be about Instant Hand Sanitizer.  Pros and Cons….what do you think?

Jeff Beals – International sales speaker talks with Dave

Jeff and Dave meet each other a number of years back when Jeff spoke at a Chamber of Commerce meeting in Columbia, MO.  It was at a time when Dave was just getting started in his career of public speaking and as the two will share, they found they had some common interest as well.

Jeff has two books, Self Marketing Power and Selling Saturdays which you can find on his website;https://jeffbeals.com/

During the 30 minutes, they talk about the use o  social media, LinkedIn and the like as well as the value of a salesperson.  Jeff also reveals that over his 14 years has been able to make over 500 presentations around the globe.

Speaking of such, he wants to travel to Rome, as he hasn’t made it there yet.  Listen as the two men talk about what they have done and how they see personal branding.

You might want to follow Jeff on his blog, which he talks about: https://jeffbeals.com/blog/

As you listen, have a pen a paper ready as he gives you a list of people who he follows as well.

You can listen to the podcast of this discussion here:  https://mailchi.mp/2abf65f62a55/beyondcleanpodcasts

 

Podcast with Jeff Beals, International self-branding and sales speaker.

Jeff and Dave meet each other a number of years back when Jeff spoke at a Chamber of Commerce meeting in Columbia, MO.  It was at a time when Dave was just getting started in his career of public speaking and as the two will share, they found they had some common interest as well.

Jeff has two books, Self Marketing Power and Selling Saturdays which you can find on his website;https://jeffbeals.com/

During the 30 minutes, they talk about the use o  social media, LinkedIn and the like as well as the value of a salesperson.  Jeff also reveals that over his 14 years has been able to make over 500 presentations around the globe.

Accredited Stone Care Experts in the Bahamas

The Academy of Cleaning Excellence is happy to present the newest Accredited Stone Care Experts from Cleaning Masters Ltd. in Nassau, Bahamas.

Cleaning Masters Co. Ltd. is a contractor with over 400 staff.  “Gee” is the Operations Manager and was a great host while Bob Murrell with M3 Technologies and I were there.

There are many different types of marble and stone floors in the Baha Mar Resort, CMC’s largest client.

We had a great time with their floor care team while conducting both classroom and hands-on certification training.

See the comment below that Tony Hosey, from the Baha Mar Resort, had to say about the time we spent teaching at their resort. 

“It was nice meeting you at Baha Mar. I was impressed with your teachings and would like to keep in touch. Please send me links to your videos and products”.

TONY HOSEY | ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC AREAS Baha Mar Nassau | One Baha Mar Boulevard Nassau | The Bahamas

Cleaning Schools During the Summer – Online Class

School has let out for the summer and our work is kicking into high gear.  This new class will remind you of tasks, help if you don’t have an outline or help get everyone on the same page.

https://classes.academyofcleaning.com/p/k-12-summer-cleaning

 

 

  • Planning Summer Cleaning
  • Mathematics for Summer Cleaning
  • Classrooms – Offices – Library
  • Gymnasiums
  • Summer Detail Cleaning Checklist
  • and more.

“How To” – Videos from the Academy

Over the years we have made a number of videos for your viewing and we won’t stop.

This months video is on “How to Use and Maintain the Tornado BR16/3.

During the Accredited Floor Care Expert class, we use many different types of equipment from all different manufacturers.

Showing you “Best Practices” is part of the class.  Come see us!  Join in on the fun and earn your certificate today.

Click here to see where, when, what on the next LIVE class.

Beyond Clean Podcast #9

Dave Thompson is the Director of the Academy of Cleaning Excellence and host of this show.

Apparently, some podcasters have been wondering why we haven’t been on the air, so Dave is here to catch you up.

Clean Buildings Expo, you heard about it on the last podcast from Dan Weltin.  Mark from Ashley Furniture in Mississippi was there and had the Academy bring the first session of the Rock Star Program to them at the plant.  Dave talks a bit about it here.

Triple S had the national conference in Arizona this past month and the Academy is now a Value Added Vendor of education.  During the week, Dave tells us that 20 distributors signed up to be regional campuses.  I’d stay tuned as there is surely more information on that to come.

ISSA and Mark Warner were in the house, literally, they were at GEM Supply using the Academy classroom for their Supervisors Bootcamp.

The Academy will be on the road with the Rock Star program to the GAPPA conference next week plus a full week in Texas during the middle of June.

Question of the day from Dave.  

Do you like email, text messaging or snail mail?  Which way do you like your communication these days?  Bobby and Dave have been talking about this and would like your feedback.

Keep with all the action at www.RockStarCustodian.com

Listen to the complete podcast here

https://beyondclean.podbean.com/e/s3e9-bcwd-dave-thompson-catches-us-up-on-cbe-triple-s-ashley-furniture-texas-issa-gem-supply-and-georgia/