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BCWG S4:E10 Bill and Dave talk about Coronavirus, PPE, chemical safety, process and outcomes.

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.

They both talked about the upcoming Clean Buildings Expo in Baltimore, March 16-18;  https://mailchi.mp/academyofcleaning/cleanbuildingsexporockstar

Enjoy.

Contact Bill Fellows: Bill@BillFellows.com

Contact Dave Thompson: dthompson@academyofcleaning.com

Be sure to join Darrel Hicks as the Academy host a class on the web; Coronavirus and the P’s to Save LIFE….https://www.eventbrite.com/e/coronavirus-four-ps-to-save-lives-22720-virtual-classroom-tickets-48173436044

JAR Cleaning graduates

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:

https://mailchi.mp/academyofcleaning/campusclasses

BCWG S4:E8 Ryan Roghaar talks about the BREAD method in building quality business relationships. Oh, and Spain too!

Ryan Roghaar

Ryan Roghaar teaches those who work remotely and those who hire them how to better work together.

In this episode, we talk mainly about the BREAD method.  

  • Build
  • Research
  • Engage
  • Action
  • Delight

And don’t forget, UFC – Up Front Conversations

Listen and get the inside story on how to use this when building your professional business relationship.

Ryan’s Podcast is EGGS

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.

You can connect with Ryan on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ryanroghaar/

Connect with Dave on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/davethompson1/

Floor savers strike again!

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.

Facilities Maintenance Technician, Mr. Thomas Vasquez installing the CasterTire Floor Savers
Mr. Glen Brathwaite installing CasterTire Floor Savers
CasterTire Savers will not mark the floor, so no need for a chair mat.
10 covers go on each chair.

Attend an Accredited Floor Care Expert class and you will learn about best practices to prevent issues.

streaming LIVe 3 podcasts this coming week

We will be streaming LIVE, 3 episodes of Beyond Clean this coming week, Monday, Thursday and Friday.

Jude Charles is a story-driven filmmaker, brand strategist & speaker. For over 13 years, Jude has traveled the world, crafting stories for world-class brands such as Google & Steve Harvey. Through his Dramatic Demonstration of Proof™ process, Jude helps purpose-driven entrepreneurs bring their story to life. He lives and breathes YOUR brand. He digs deep to find the compelling story that no one else knows & then leverages it for higher impact.

Jude Charles is first on Monday at 2 PM Eastern. https://www.podbean.com/lsw/beyondcleanwithace/s-L0eNtJrcwN

Dr. Buchko is a professor of Management at Bradley University and a regular contributor to the show. Aaron always has an interesting insight into people and behaviors and just published his second book, Performance Based Strategy. When it comes to insights, you have come to the right podcast!

Dr. Aaron Buchko will be LIVE with us again on Thursday afternoon, 2 PM Eastern: https://www.podbean.com/lsw/beyondcleanwithace/s-05P6HGdsld

Mr. Fellows will be a regular contributor in 2020 and will talk about safety and healthy cleaning. Be sure to have a few questions for Bill. He is currently an assessor for ISSA – CIMS & CIMS-GB certification, a verifier for CMI training courses and training centers, and a third-party custodial effectiveness auditor of buildings applying for or being re-certified in the LEED standard through USGBC.

On Friday at 11 AM Eastern, Bill Fellows will be with us LIVE: https://www.podbean.com/lsw/beyondcleanwithace/s-15RpFaAuDq

BCWG S3:E25 Aaron Buchko is back talking about technology and the need for salespeople to utilize it to communicate value.

In this episode, Aaron is talking about podcasting and technology in business and how people, especially salespeople in the cleaning industry, need to start using every avenue they can to communicate their value.

Listen to the podcast at the link below.

https://www.podbean.com/eu/pb-fgmk4-cc24ca

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.

He lives in Peoria, Illinois with his wife, Dr. Kathy Buchko, a counseling psychologist, their daughter, Alex, and son Andrej. In his spare time, he is an avid fly fisherman, hockey player, and coach, motorcyclist, reader, and is a student of U.S. history, particularly for the period from 1840-1940.

Engage with Aaron: abuchko@comcast.net

Engage with Dave: dthompson@academyofcleaning.com

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