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  • Business Tips from Kindergarten

Business Tips from Kindergarten

First Day on the Job As an owner or manager, it helps to remember – or imagine – what it is like to be an employee.  If we want to attract and develop great talent, let’s consider what can we do engage our new hires right from the start.    What would [...]

Business Tips from Kindergarten2019-09-30T18:28:54+00:00

Business UN-Complicated: The Training Cycle

Waaaaaay too often, I hear things like, "Kids today don't have any kind of work ethic."  Or, "You can't find good people to hire." People are people, and old folks have been complaining about kids since Adam and Eve and Cain and Able.  I believe that people are inherently good.  To grow [...]

Business UN-Complicated: The Training Cycle2019-09-26T01:09:56+00:00

Do What Al Says: Build Your Operating Manuals

Greetings! I want to brag on my friend Al Levi (aka The 7-Power Contractor) for a minute. He and I have known each other about 150 years — a long, long time. He is one of the best people I’ve ever met. Al is motivated by helping contractors find more success with [...]

Do What Al Says: Build Your Operating Manuals2017-10-02T18:33:31+00:00
  • Ellen Rohr Find Great Techs

How to Find Great Techs

"I can't find great techs." That's the #1 problem contractors share with me, over the phone and on the seminar trail. A few contractors have solved this problem. Jim and Jason Criniti have. My best friend and mentor, Al Levi, introduced me to Jim Criniti a few years back. Al was working [...]

How to Find Great Techs2017-09-19T20:13:16+00:00

ZOOM DRAIN, You, Me…Let’s Meet at WWETT!

THE place to be in the drain, sewer, septic, and waste treatment industry is the WWETT Show.  If you are interested in these businesses, or considering a new, lucrative niche, you may want to join us next week in Indianapolis - February 23 - 26, 2017. On Wednesday the 23rd, I'll be presenting three seminars... [...]

ZOOM DRAIN, You, Me…Let’s Meet at WWETT!2017-02-13T20:11:13+00:00

How to Have EVERYTHING You Want

The Decided Redhead! Jean Ziglar Somewhere in the 1990s I attended a Peter Lowe Success Seminar.  It was a long lineup of world class speakers, including Colin Powell, Larry King and Barbara Bush. One of the speakers was Zig Ziglar. What a thrill to listen to his amazing voice, the way he "ennnuuunnnicated" [...]

How to Have EVERYTHING You Want2019-09-26T01:11:55+00:00

10 Tips for Attending a Seminar

Somewhere between now and the end of the year, you may find yourself at your desk.  It's great to spend time with your family.  Still, at some point, you may check e-mails and figure out what's happening with clients and team members.  You may review the financials...and the goals you set a [...]

10 Tips for Attending a Seminar2018-08-16T15:41:42+00:00

Become a No Drama Leader

Greetings! Got drama?  Have you had it with complaining and blaming?  Maybe even backstabbing?  Every team goes through good times and bad times.  However, there are thing you can do – and NOT do! - that will help you and your team live in peace, harmony and productivity.  It comes down to leadership. My pal [...]

Become a No Drama Leader2016-12-01T14:55:09+00:00

Balance and Breathe

When I present a seminar, I aim to bring lots of energy and information to the good folks who attend.  Sometimes, the energy can fade, so I will incorporate an exercise to re-charge the room.  Recently, I did an exercise that illustrated the absolute best business or coaching tip I have in my toolbox.  Thought I should [...]

Balance and Breathe2016-12-01T14:55:11+00:00