The Dirty Truth

Answers to Your Hospital Housekeeping and Janitorial Service Questions.

Would You Make a Good Franchise Owner?

Aspiring franchise owners walk through our doors every week with the hope of becoming their own boss, establishing financial independence and building a business. It is undeniable that there are many pros to becoming a franchise owner. But years of experience have taught us that not everyone can be a successful franchisee.

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Thankfulness in the Workplace

In the business world, we are not trained to be thankful but rather to give the majority of our attention to what is not going well. We obsess over our goals; what has failed in the past and what we need to change in the present.

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"Want to" or "Know how"... Which is more important?

I often tell my franchisees and staff that this industry, much like other very labor driven industries, is a “want to” business. In the early days of OctoClean (then known as Service Pros) my Dad and I knew very little about efficiencies and cleaning technique.

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Being the Best in Your Industry

By Greg Stowe |

There is always a question in business: “How can we be the best at what we do?”

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OctoClean's 8 Tips to Stay at the Top of Your Game

Anyone that has created a successful business has had moments of basking in the glow of their accomplishments. Some however stay there too long and discover that the glow has a short memory. “What have you done for me lately?” and “You are only as good as your last service day?” are not just cliches, they are reality. The world does not tolerate laggards and it despises entitlement. No one has “arrived” we are only visiting for a short time while we recuperate for the next climb. Hard work, humility and love are key elements in successful leadership. Growing an amazing business that makes a difference takes something special. I live by the following rules and I encourage you to try some on for yourself.

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