How do you create an effective training plan for 2020? And what does the 2019 growth in the small business sector mean for you? These are just two of this month’s home service industry hot topics.
Is the R22 phaseout “fake news? Is the lack of shop classes increasing student loan debt? These are just two of this month’s home service industry hot topics.
Cybersecurity Awareness Month, the “convenience factor” as a competitive differentiator, and online reputation are a few of the topics on our minds this month.
We’re touring the country to help residential plumbing, HVAC and electrical contractors get their businesses running smoothly and growing to their potential.
Apprenticeship programs, SMART technology, R22 and video marketing are a few of September’s trending home services topics.
Looking to build your career and confidence level? Here’s Women in HVACR Board Member Colleen Keyworth’s list of must-read books for women in the trades.
Learn how Morgan Lee, Pointman’s sponsored Women in HVACR scholarship recipient, plans to inspire future generations of young women to enter traditionally male-dominated spaces in technology and engineering.
Check out some recent articles exploring how to turn data into dollars, new technologies changing the HVAC business and how one country is promoting careers in the skilled trades.
Check out some recent articles exploring succession plans for family businesses, the impending tech shortage and the impact of tariffs on the HVAC industry.
Wherever you live, you face the question of how to tell your hometown’s story. In Pointman’s hometown of Buffalo, NY, that question is key to what we do each day.
Not every role model for business owners needs to be a Warren Buffet type. Here’s why actor Keanu Reeves is an unexpectedly solid choice.
Check out some recent articles exploring the executive order extending Texas’ plumbing licensing law, how business owners can create an expectation of safety, and how to attract residential customers.
The struggles of Barnes & Noble show that business owners need to always be proactive, not reactive, in order to successfully grow and prosper.
The St. Louis Blues went from “worst-to-first,” and the team’s success offers some useful lessons for business owners who are struggling.
Looking at your competitors less as enemies and more as colleagues might help you sleep a little easier — and be more successful.
Sometimes calculated moves pay off in a big way — just ask Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri.
Check out some recent articles exploring HVAC maintenance, why profitability rather than revenue should be your goal and which states pay plumbers the most.