Collins is the founder of Bestseller Builders and president of New Shelves Books. Collins is a trusted expert, speaker, and recommended sales consultant for some of the largest book and library retailers and wholesalers in the publishing industry. She is a USA TODAY and WALL STREET JOURNAL bestselling author and in the last 20 years, Amy and her team have sold over 40 Million books into the bookstore, library, and Chain store market for small and midsized publishers. She is a columnist for and a board member of several publishing organizations and a trusted teacher in the world of independent publishers.
When not in the office, her focus is on the working poor and poverty elimination, and she spends a great deal of time personally and professionally working with and training women from disadvantaged backgrounds. A member of several charitable and political organizations, she donates not only her time but a portion of her company’s profits to grant-based charities that work to alleviate the cycle of poverty.
She is a singer in a Celtic blues band on the weekends and is saving for a faster motorcycle.
Bill Fellows contributes each month and today we talked about proper PPE and procedures when using chemicals. Proper gloves, goggles and the right type of mask are the hot items when using chemicals safely.
With coronavirus on everyone’s mind, Bill and Dave talked about procedures and measuring outcomes as well.
11 individuals from JAR Cleaning in St. Cloud, FL just graduated as Accredited Carpet Care Experts after a day of engaging with the Academy of Cleaning Excellence. GEM Supply hosted the class where they were able to learn proactive measures in the healthy maintenance of carpeted flooring.
When will you be sending your staff to a professional development class at the Academy? Here is the class schedule:
Eggs is a podcast that centers around creativity in all forms. From building businesses, personal projects and constructing brands to crafting music empires, finding social fame, fortune and more—we discuss whatever, whenever, with whomever in search of patterns, expertise, shared experience, and knowledge.
True Health, a regional healthcare facility recently installed new VCT flooring and the typical wisdom was to put down chair mats for the rolling office chairs. It was quickly noted that the mats moved on the VCT and they were not the best solution.
After some consultation with the facility maintenance manager, it was suggested that the CasterTire Floor Savers from Expanded Technologies would be a ‘best practice’ approach. Here are some pics of them putting them on and how they fit on the chairs. We will update you later after they have had them in place for a while to see how they are doing for True Health.