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Leadership

Managing Employee Turnover and Staff Retention
June 20, 2024 Jeff Cross

Managing Employee Turnover and Staff Retention

Business and Management

In this episode of Straight Talk!, join Jeff Carmon, Frantz Building Services director of business development and a consultant with Elite Business Coaching, as he explores the primary reasons behind employee turnover, the impact of various retention initiatives, and the innovative practices organizations are adopting to keep their best talent engaged and committed.

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Chuck Violand
May 30, 2024 Jeff Cross

How to Craft a Winning Benefits Package to Attract Top Talent

Business and Management

In this episode of Straight Talk!, Chuck Violand, Violand Management Associates founder, outlines what business owners should consider when building their benefits package to attract top talent.

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Kevin Barton
May 20, 2024 Jeff Cross

FTC’s Noncompete Clause Ban: Revolutionary Move, a Mere Clarification, or Just a Dud?

Business and Management

In this episode of Straight Talk!, Kevin Barton, president of Aviation and Janitorial Operations with Flagship Facility Services in Southlake, Texas, comments on noncomplete clauses.

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Bucky Snell
May 15, 2024 Sponsored by Spartan Chemical Company

A Return to Sustainability: Trends in Professional Cleaning Programs

Facility Management

In this episode of Straight Talk!, Bucky Snell, the East Coast Building Service Contractor Manager for Spartan Chemical Company, discusses the returning demand for sustainable cleaning and shares that going green is a lot easier and cost-effective than you may think!

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Scott Tackett
May 7, 2024 Jeff Cross

What the FTC Ban on Noncompete Clauses Could Mean For You

Business and Management

In this episode of Straight Talk!, Scott Tackett, a business development advisor with Violand Management Associates and an industry expert in human resources issues, shares his thoughts and concerns as they relate to the cleaning and restoration industries.

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Chuck Violand
April 26, 2024 Jeff Cross

The Strategic Role of Compensation in Today’s Workforce

Business and Management

In this episode of Straight Talk!, Chuck Violand, Violand Management Associates founder, outlines strategies all business owners must consider when developing a compensation strategy.

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Jerred Attanasio at Spartan
April 11, 2024 Sponsored by Spartan Chemical Company

CleanCheck: The BSC’s Secret to Compliance, Safety, and Employee Retention

Facility Management

In this episode of Straight Talk!, Jerred Attanasio, the director of building service contractors at Spartan Chemical Company, tells us how you can level up your training efforts with CleanCheck in your company.

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Straight Talk - Sales Enablement CMM
February 29, 2024 Jeff Cross

Sales Enablement: Do You Give Your Team the Right Stuff?

Business and Management

On this episode of Straight Talk!, Ed Marsh, a growth and strategy consultant and the founder and principal of Consilium Global Business Advisors, explores sales enablement—its crucial role and how to implement it effectively.

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From Military Discipline to Business Excellence
February 21, 2024 Timothy Johnson

From Military Discipline to Business Excellence

Training

A former U.S. Army member who served in Afghanistan as a military truck driver and vehicle mechanic in 2014, Ian Tenido honed skills and character traits that would prove invaluable in his business endeavors.

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Chuck Violand - Career advancement
February 16, 2024 Jeff Cross

Facilitating Career Path Development For Your People

Business and Management

In this episode of Straight Talk!, Chuck Violand, founder of Violand Management Associates and author of Forging Dynasty Businesses: The Competitive Edge of Enduring Teams, addresses how to best facilitate the advancement of your employees.

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Lysol Pro Straight Talk - respiratory viruses
January 19, 2024 Sponsored by Reckitt’s Lysol Pro Solutions

Respiratory Virus Preparedness: The Vital Role of Hygiene Programs in Helping Safeguard Workplaces

Facility Management

In this episode of Straight Talk!, sponsored by Reckitt’s Lysol Pro Solutions, Brian Leafblad, R&D Senior Manager, Global Business Solutions, discusses how to help protect workers and visitors in your facility against trending respiratory viruses.

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David vs Goliath Straight Talk
January 18, 2024 Jeff Cross

David Versus Goliath: Can Small Businesses Compete Against Big Businesses?

Business and Management

In this episode of Straight Talk!, Chris Arlen, president of Revenue-IQ, and Brian Cradock, division president of IFS Group, a Kleen-Tech Services company, discuss how small cleaning businesses can come out ahead against bigger companies and be just as or even more successful as their larger counterparts.

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