What Were You Thinking?

July 11, 2011

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Risk taking is a necessary part of business. If you can’t take a risk and still sleep, you really should not own a company, not to mention a pest control or termite company, that facing liability risks each and every day at every service visit and between services.
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The Ant Season has Finally Arrived – But Are You Ready?

July 16, 2010

Each year in southern California, the pest control industry waits for the ant season. Sometimes the ant season starts in April and sometimes it doesn’t arrive until July 4th. Yes, if bad luck rules, than we wait for July 4th, but sure as the sun will shine, the ants come out by July 4th, en mass. So I thought, until this year, when we had to wait for July 9th before the ant season truly started.
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I Could Kick Myself! or That’s not the way to run a pest control company!

June 16, 2010

You may not know it until you read my latest article, but I do have a humorous side. You can find the article, “I Could Kick Myself,” in the June digital issue of Pest Management Professional Magazine, page 20.

Kicking oneself seems like a pretty awkward thing to do, but in business, it happens all the time. Any pest control owner…. any company owner or manager who says they haven’t made the same or similar mistakes to the ones I describe in lying! That’s right, an out and out lie!
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