As a leader your job is to motivate and develop your employees. While most leaders believe motivation is the key to any organization’s success, many struggle to keep their people motivated on a daily basis.
Since we were kids, we’ve been taught the benefits of getting plenty of calcium. But the same mineral that helps us build strong bones and teeth can have a less than desirable effect when it builds up on hotel linens (sheets and towels). In a process called encrustation, calcium deposits can leave towels and sheets feeling stiff and scratchy, which may have a potentially detrimental effect on guest satisfaction.
The two most important things any owner or senior management person can be doing on any given day are to increase revenue and decrease cost without sacrificing quality. Recruiting, hiring, training and coaching a world-class team is a giant step in the right direction to increasing profitable revenue.
The most valuable gift you can offer as a business leader isn't your years of experience, your Ivy League education, or even the vast industry knowledge you possess. The most important gift you can offer your employees is you: your enthusiasm, your creativity, and your ambition. These qualities make a leader unforgettable.
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Laundry to Reduce Air Emmissions and Fund Cleaner Burning Wood Stove Purchases
BOSTON, Mass. — Alltex Uniform Rental Service, an industrial laundry in Manchester, N.H. has agreed to settle claims by the US Environmental Protection Agency that it violated the Clean Air Act by paying a civil penalty of $65,000. They will also be undertaking a Supplemental Environmental Project with a value of at least $220,000 to replace old, polluting wood stoves in southern New Hampshire with new, cleaner models. Additionally, the company will install equipment at its facility to remove approximately 20 tons per year of emissions of volatile organic compounds (“VOCs”). G&K Services is the parent company of Alltex Uniform Rental Service Inc. The EPA action grew out of an EPA inspection of the facility in July 2008.