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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 Manuals 2017-10-02T18:33:31+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 Techs 2017-09-19T20:13:16+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 Want 2016-12-05T15:07:14+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 year [...]

10 Tips for Attending a Seminar 2016-12-01T14:55:08+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 Leader 2016-12-01T14:55:09+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 Breathe 2016-12-01T14:55:11+00:00

Ready to Go Paperless?

You get a tablet!  You get a tablet!  At Zoom, now every team member has a tablet.  On it:  The Operations Manual.  The Price Book.  How To Videos.  Invoicing and Payment Collection.  The Top Projects Lists and updates.  The Scorecards.  Testimonials and Job Evidence Manuals.  Access to the internet, videos, Google apps, email, texting…whatever they [...]

Ready to Go Paperless? 2016-12-01T14:55:12+00:00

Sales Tip: Don’t Let Your Customer Make a Bad Decision

The other day my 20 year old dishwasher died.  Alas.  So, I went to a big box appliance store.   I asked to see some dishwashers and a nice young man escorted me to a row of them.  From left to right, the most expensive to the cheapest were lined up. I barely cook.  It’s just [...]

Sales Tip: Don’t Let Your Customer Make a Bad Decision 2016-12-01T14:55:12+00:00