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    September 16, 2011

    Cross-Training

    Imagine the kicker of a football team, taking the field to attempt the extra point, clad in team colors and …a tutu? That may not be something we actually saw at the recent Super Bowl, but professional football players do in fact use dance trainingRead More

     
     
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    November 12, 2010

    Loosening the Purse Strings

    Before the economic crash, I’d have thought the pool industry would dry up completely without any financing.Read More

     
     
  • Ray Arouesty

    September 15, 2010

    The VGB Effect

    The requirement to bring pools and spas into compliance with the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act became effective more than a year ago.Read More

     
     
  • September 15, 2010

    Everything to Everyone

    In this economy, it’s especially hard to say no to an interested consumer.Read More

     
     
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    June 26, 2009

    The Winner’s Circle

    In 1999, Buzz Ghiz established the Paramount Advisory Committee Enterprise. Buzz’s mission was to assist his fellow pool companies with business practices to grow our industry.Read More

     
     
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    May 29, 2009

    Crediting Teamwork

    Too often in the pool and spa industry we see individuals taking sole credit for what is a group effort. Frequently, a spectacular end result may have very little to do with the pool contractor. That person may even end up with an award for something that was successful in spite of them, not...Read More

     
     
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    April 30, 2009

    What Your Customer Expects

    These days, it’s important to do everything possible to uphold our good name as service techs.Read More

     
     
  • Brian Quint

    January 01, 2009

    Getting Personal

    In these times of cost cutting, it seems like the pool and spa industry’s focus can be read in buzz words, such as attacking “nonvital”expenses while making sure we have “leaned up” and “right sized” in hopes of &Read More

     
     
  • Don Burns

    January 01, 2009

    A Unified Force

    There is an old quote that says, “Insanity is doing the same thing again and again and expecting a different result.Read More

     
     
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    January 01, 2009

    The Real Cost

    Everyone is having a hard time finding financing in this economy. But what’s not clear is exactly why that’s happening and why it’s worse than it should be. The culprit is mark-to-market accounting.Read More

     
     
 
 
 

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