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Beyond Clean With ACE; where individuals who feel they can impact the cleaning industry in a healthy, positive and/or proactive way can come and talk or just listen to be inspired, motivated and engaged in our conversations.

BeyondCleanWithACE David Thompson

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Beyond Clean With ACE; where individuals who feel they can impact the cleaning industry in a healthy, positive and/or proactive way can come and talk or just listen to be inspired, motivated and engaged in our conversations.

    BCWA S4:E4 Bill Fellows is back in 2020, this time talking about chemicals, safety, storage and reactivity.

    BCWA S4:E4 Bill Fellows is back in 2020, this time talking about chemicals, safety, storage and reactivity.

    To start the year, 2020, Bill is here talking about how we store, move, and use chemicals in the cleaning industry.  Did you know that liquids must not be stored on shelf over 6' from the floor surface?  This is just one of the facts Bill shares along with understanding the importance of PPE.Ask Bill about his Michigan story sometime?Bill Fellows started his career in the cleaning industry over 53 years ago, February 1966.  Bill’s experience includes working as a custodian, business owner, multi-site manager, international support person, ISO auditor, and consultant.  He is currently an assessor for ISSA - CIMS & CIMS-GB certification, a verifier for CMI training courses and training centers, and a third-party custodial effectiveness auditor of buildings applying for or being re-certified in the LEED standard through USGBC.  Along with his wife Patty, they operate Fellows Custodial Consulting, LLC, providing training and consulting services for existing cleaning organizations and assists individuals in starting new custodial businesses.Patty & Bill FellowsMaking Cleaning Organizations and Their People Better!615.606.6056 Patty410.530.8545 BillBill@BillFellows.comwww.BillFellows.com

    • 42 min
    BCWA S4:E3 Dr. Aaron Buchko is with us LIVE this season and today we are talking ears, brain, eyes and learning as it relates to technology.

    BCWA S4:E3 Dr. Aaron Buchko is with us LIVE this season and today we are talking ears, brain, eyes and learning as it relates to technology.

    In this episode, Aaron talks about hearing with your ears, listing with your mind and more than doubling both with your eyes.  How we use these senses and how this affects communications when making a sales presentation.Dr. Aaron Buchko is a professor of management in the Foster College of Business, Bradley University, teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in Planning and Strategy and graduate courses in Executive Development and Business Ethics.He lives in Peoria, Illinois with his wife, Dr. Kathy Buchko, a counseling psychologist, their daughter, Alex, and son Andrej. In his spare time, he is an avid fly fisherman, hockey player, and coach, motorcyclist, reader, and is a student of U.S. history, particularly for the period from 1840-1940.Engage with Aaron: abuchko@comcast.netEngage with Dave: dthompson@academyofcleaning.com 

    • 50 min
    BCWA S4:E2 Jude Charles is LIVE on the show talking about storytelling, branding and being human.

    BCWA S4:E2 Jude Charles is LIVE on the show talking about storytelling, branding and being human.

    This is our second LIVE stream podcast of 2020, and today Jude Charles joined us to talk about branding and marketing through the use of storytelling video.  Jude Charles is a story-driven filmmaker, brand strategist & speaker. For over 13 years, Jude has traveled the world, crafting stories for world-class brands such as Google & Steve Harvey. Through his Dramatic Demonstration of Proof™ process, Jude helps purpose-driven entrepreneurs bring their story to life. He lives and breathes YOUR brand. He digs deep to find the compelling story that no one else knows & then leverages it for higher impact.Three steps review:Know your core values and focus on 5 of them.Make a storyboard before you start.Share, Share, Share.and always remember to be HUMAN!Oh, when you contact Jude, ask him if he has accomplished his personal list item yet!  You'll hear what it is at the end of this show.  Contact Jude Charles for his 70 ways to promote a video.  jude@judecharles.coReach out to Dave: dthompson@academyofcleaning.com

    • 49 min
    BCWA S4:E01 Sean DeVore is with us on this first LIVE stream of 2020 talking everything floors!

    BCWA S4:E01 Sean DeVore is with us on this first LIVE stream of 2020 talking everything floors!

    This is Episode ONE of the Fourth season of Beyond Clean With ACE and our first full LIVE podcast.  Today the guys are talking about the different types of flooring, slip and fall issues and carpet tiles.  Should you use a finish?  What about matting?  Is an autoscrubber the best?  Listen for answers and more.Sean will be a regular host on the show talking about everything floors.  If you have questions, on just want to join in on the conversation, mark it down on your calendars; Feb 3 at 11 AM Eastern.Sean DeVore: sean_devore@mannington.comDave Thompson: dthompson@academyofcleaning.com

    • 44 min
    BCWA S3:E25 Aaron Buchko is back talking about technology and the need for salespeople to utilize it to communicate value.

    BCWA S3:E25 Aaron Buchko is back talking about technology and the need for salespeople to utilize it to communicate value.

    In this episode, Aaron is talking about podcasting and technology in business and how people, especially salespeople in the cleaning industry, need to start using every avenue they can to communicate their value.Dr. Aaron Buchko is a professor of management in the Foster College of Business, Bradley University, teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in Planning and Strategy and graduate courses in Executive Development and Business Ethics.He lives in Peoria, Illinois with his wife, Dr. Kathy Buchko, a counseling psychologist, their daughter, Alex, and son Andrej. In his spare time, he is an avid fly fisherman, hockey player, and coach, motorcyclist, reader, and is a student of U.S. history, particularly for the period from 1840-1940.Engage with Aaron: abuchko@comcast.netEngage with Dave: dthompson@academyofcleaning.com 

    • 33 min
    BCWA S3:E24 Bill Fellows talks about chemicals, safety and his life's motivation.

    BCWA S3:E24 Bill Fellows talks about chemicals, safety and his life's motivation.

    Bill Fellows is on the show for the first time, and it won't be the last as he has signed up to be on the show every month in 2020.  Bill Fellows started his career in the cleaning industry over 53 years ago, February 1966.  Bill’s experience includes working as a custodian, business owner, multi-site manager, international support person, ISO auditor, and consultant.  He is currently an assessor for ISSA - CIMS & CIMS-GB certification, a verifier for CMI training courses and training centers, and a third-party custodial effectiveness auditor of buildings applying for or being re-certified in the LEED standard through USGBC.  Along with his wife Patty, they operate Fellows Custodial Consulting, LLC, providing training and consulting services for existing cleaning organizations and assists individuals in starting new custodial businesses.Patty & Bill FellowsMaking Cleaning Organizations and Their People Better!615.606.6056 Patty410.530.8545 BillBill@BillFellows.comwww.BillFellows.comYou can watch the video of this podcast on YouTube 

    • 22 min

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