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WOFB: Constant communication is the key to team building

(Editor’s note: Following is the eighth installment in a new series promoting Women of the Flooring Business, a social media group that provides members...

The ‘Drive To 35’ post mortem

By Steven Feldman— By now you have probably read or at least perused our 35th anniversary issue that was published last month. It covered...

Business lessons learned from skydiving (part 1)

(First of a series) It all started in 2013 when I was surfing YouTube. I came across a video of a guy standing on a...

Market yourself first, the sales will follow

Little did I know the most important thing I would learn growing up would be how to throw a great party! My dad loved...

Absorbing knowledge raises your value

By Lisa Stout I married into the flooring business 37 years ago. My husband’s parents were in flooring and opened their business in 1976—it...

Start selling and stop ‘collecting’

By Ted Gregerson Collecting money should be fun for specialty retailers. Instead, it is absolute drudgery. You probably spend hours doing it every day....

To work or not to work? That is the question

By Steven Feldman I have a few questions for you. Have you noticed that the service you receive in restaurants these days has taken...

Happy 35th to you, Floor Covering News

By Steven Feldman The year 1986 seems like a lifetime ago. Ronald Reagan was president. There were between 300 and 400 carpet mills. Stainmaster...

Tips to getting salespeople to ‘buy in’

By Jim Augustus Armstrong "I'm having trouble getting my salespeople to do what I tell them,” a frustrated dealer told me during a recent...

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