Business Should Always Be Personal

“It’s not personal. It’s just business.” No phrase has been so abused by people doing business (except perhaps synergy). When in fact nothing could be farther from the truth. Business should always be personal. Business is about people. You sell your goods and services to real people, your co-workers, and… Read More

Vocus Demand Success Conference: Social Media And Its Expanding Role

I just returned from Vocus Demand Success conference in Washington, DC. One word to describe the experience “Transformational”. I learned so much and met so many brilliant people. Once you attend an event like this, you can’t help but come back inspired to take your work and life to the… Read More

CLEANING BUSINESS TODAY ARTICLE ON SMALL BUSINESSES GOING MOBILE

In the first issue of Cleaning Business Today I wrote about how small businesses are going mobile and leveraging technologies that were previously only available to large companies. Some of the reasons small businesses are going… Read More

BETTER LIFE MAIDS FEATURED ON VOCUS FOR OUR USE OF PR TO GROW OUR BRAND

VOCUS is one of the largest Social Media, Search, Email, and Publicity marketing platforms on the web today. They own various companies such as PRWeb the largest press release distribution service, HARO or help a reporter, a widely used service that helps pair reporters with experts to improve the quality… Read More

USING GPS TECHNOLOGY TO DELIVER A BETTER GREEN HOUSE CLEANING SERVICE

We have been using GPS technology in some form for nearly four years now. It has been a great tool for our teams and has allowed us to provide a BETTER experience for our clients. We are are able to more accurately predict arrival times, provide more accurate billing times… Read More

THE 10 HUMAN REGRETS: AVOID THEM TO LIVE AN EXTRAORDINARY LIFE

Robin Sharma is a world renowned author and speaker who helps build leadership talent and inspires action.   Better Life Maids is a company not just dedicated to hiring and training employees, but building great leaders. One of the philosophies we have adopted is the Lead Without a… Read More

2013 St. Louis Earth Day Festival

I hope you can join us this Sunday for the 2013 St. Louis Earth Day Festival. It will be at the Muny Pavilion at Forest Park. There will be hundreds of green vendors on display, great food, and great music, and it’s a free and family-friendly event. The weather looks… Read More

You Only Get One Today

We do a lot of coaching and team building at Better Life Maids. We talk about ways to operate at peak performance and generate our best work. I wanted to share a message that I wrote today for our teams. I hope it provides you some measure of inspiration that… Read More

10 Things We Look For When Hiring New Team Members

  You always here the saying that “good help is hard to find”. And to some degree it is true. We literally screen nearly 100 applicants for each new Better Life Maid that we hire. We actually use our CORE values to look for great traits… Read More

Filling The Gaps To Prevent Energy Leakage

With energy bills soaring and incomes shrinking, saving money on your home’s heating and cooling bills takes on new importance. Not only does sealing cracks, crevices and gaps around your home save money, it helps make the indoor environment more pleasant and comfortable. Even if… Read More