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Reclaiming Detroit’s Playgrounds

These business owners found a unique way to give back to their community. By using power equipment to clear abandoned parks, the Detroit Mower Gang has made a real difference for area children and inspired the city to fill in the gaps where their goverment can no longer afford to.

Published in May/Jun 2016
Why a Franchise Worked for Me

One of the biggest decisions for individuals with a relentless entrepreneurial itch is deciding what business opportunity to pursue. There are a great deal of industries and sub industries to choose from. For some individuals, after deciding what industry or business venture to pursue, the next decision is whether to start a business from scratch or use a proven system designed for potential franchise owners.

Published in Jan/Feb 2016
Working Within Your Core Competencies

As competition ever increases and precious clients become harder to hold onto over the long term, service companies continue to search for creative ways to build value to their clients and prospects. However, many companies have taken that concept a step or two too far by actually diluting the core services they offer--often  at the risk of jeopardizing current business. 

Published in Business
Pacific Maintenance Company Receives CIMS Certification with Honors

ISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry association, just announced at its North American ISSA/Interclean trade show that Pacific Maintenance Company (PMC) has certified to the ISSA Cleaning Industry Management Standard (CIMS) and CIMS-Green Building (CIMS-GB) criteria, with Honors. PMC is a Santa Clara-based company that provides facilities maintenance services throughout the United States.

Published in Industry Releases