What Exceptional Leaders Do Every Day

This excellent seminar by Randy Goruk, founder of LeadersEdge360.com, provided a host of tips and insights on how to become an exceptional leader, of your business, community and personal life.

Michael Nawa Wins 2020 Alan Curtis Industry Service Award

Excellence From Commercial Power Sweeping

At the 2020 National Pavement Exposition Karl and Lori Stauty, owners of Commercial Power Sweeping, were honored as the power sweeping contractors of the year, a well deserved honor. The following tells about their company in 2020, at the time of the Award. However, we also offer a 34-minute audio interview with Karl that was conducted February 19, 2020.

WSA Member Update 2.15.20

The WSA Member Update includes:
• Notice we will soon have 3 Member-only seminar videos from NPE
• Link to article about why it’s a good idea, and how, to provide $1/hour bonuses each week.
• Two WSA Advisory Board Members won major awards at NPE
• Divisions has lost the Lowe’s contract; who got it?
• Links to study showing great relative cost-effectiveness of street sweeping for pollutant abatement
• Link to article about how to obtain and retain good workers
• Final of three-part seminar on safety
• February Safety First! Tips link

WSA Member Update 2.1.20

This issue of the WSA Member Update includes:
• Link to ground-breaking study on sweeper efficiency
• Best practices guide to creating a diverse workplace
• Request for a clause to limit legal liability in parking lot sweeping
• Info about current store closings n the U.S.
• Link to info on developing a ‘Climate of Safety’

Creation and Value of a Diverse Workplace

WSA Member Update 1.15.20

The 1.15.20 WSA Member Update includes:
• Update on which third party vendor(s) have Target stores now
• Link to a new article on latest marijuana testing requirements for employers
• Link about Pier 1 closing half its stores
• Reminder about possible savings with Trash Can Liners Direct!
• Link to safety information from KeepTruckingSafe.org
• Link to our monthly John Meola Safety First! safety info

Marijuana in the Workplace: Links and Guidelines

On Jan. 1, 2020 several states began to allow recreational use of marijuana, calling into question the effects of legalization on employer drug policies. The article links, which were posted in January of 2020, offer a brief overview of the new legislation that sweeping contractors need to be aware of.

WSA Member Update 1.1.20

The January 1, 2020 WSA Member Update includes:
• Celebration of WSA’s 8th birthday
• New article about how to ask for testimonials
• Link to article about hiring best practices
• Info on historic weakness in the retail sector in 2019

Asking for Testimonials in Ten Easy Steps

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