More stories about Management

  • Protect and Serve

    “Retail Raves” asks one retailer to specify a product that’s making a difference in his or her business. All professionals featured in this column are selected at random.

  • Will to Survive

    Five years ago, 78 hot tub stores were spread along the 518 square miles of desert land that make up the Valley of the Sun.

  • Race to the Bottom

    When I was a kid, my friends and I used to play a game that we called “Race to the Bottom of the Pool.

  • In the Minority

    Two years ago, Paul Alfano decided to rethink some of his marketing strategies.

  • Techno-Smart

    Instead of an official theme this year, organizers of the Atlantic City Pool & Spa Show decided to go high-tech.

  • Political Action

    I am currently running for the Republican nomination to serve in the Texas State Legislature, House District 15.

  • The Sixties: Early Years. Free-for-All. Pleasure. Self-Definition. Growing Pains.

    The pool industry in the 1960s was like a toddler first learning about the world. It lurched forward on unsteady legs, grasping at everything in its path with a wild rush of energy and enthusiasm.

  • The Aughts: Early Extravagance. Recession. Technological Advances. Resilience.

    The decade started out quietly enough.

  • Getting Certified

    Close to a decade ago, we became the first pool builder to be certified for ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems, which verifies we have a series of processes and procedures in place to ensure consistent quality from customer to customer.

  • Taylor Restructures Management

    Change is afoot at the managerial level of Taylor Technologies’ sales department. Chemical engineer Christopher Golden has been promoted to director of business development, and degreed chemist Jody O’Grady has risen to director of sales operations.