August 2017

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Features

Hire the Right People

Your locations are up and running. You’ve done all you could to advertise and get a jump on the competition. So now, the only thing you have left to do is the hiring. Plus, you must retain good employees.

Customer Service

Optimize your relationships

A three-part approach to strengthening your interactions with customers, suppliers, employees and those closest to you for greater profitability and success. Plus, the value in a relationship ecosystem.

Success in sight

As your company’s leader, your vision needs to be focus not only on profits, but purpose, as well. Learn the six C’s of establishing a visionary organization.

Identify your identity

Concrete core values are the foundation you build your professional life on, so you had better take a moment and figure out what they are.

Operations

Manage Your Ice Melt

Unused inventory from a lean winter means there’s excess ice melt not making you money. Snow fighters share their strategies to troubleshoot this scenario.

ASCA Update

The ASCA Invades D.C.

ASCA is organizing snow and ice industry Day on the Hill. The event, scheduled for Washington D.C. on Sept 11 and 12, gives contractors the ability to lobby their elected officials on industry issues.