Management

Invest in Your Fitters

Curriculum Produces a Well-Trained Workforce With the unprecedented events of the last few months on everyone’s minds and the country beginning to slowly reopen as Americans get back to work, poising your company for success through education has never been more vital than it is now. How companies emerge from …

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Ask the Accountant

Important Reminder for the New Tax Year Working as an employee it is easy to forget about paying Uncle Sam. Taxes are withheld from each paycheck before it ever even hits the bank account and not much thought is ever given to it. At least not until the coveted W-2 …

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Is a Recession Coming?

Five Ways to Prepare Your Business Much has been said about the state of the United States’ economy and its long-term forecast. Is it bullish or bearish? Trade wars. Inverted yield curves. Despite record employment, there are signs that the U.S. economy is weakening and that a market correction—perhaps not …

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ITM Forms Updated

Documents Revised for 2011 Edition of NFPA 25  The American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) has unveiled updated inspection, testing and maintenance (ITM) report forms to the 2011 edition of NFPA 25, Standard for the Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems, from the previously available NFPA 25, 2008 …

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What is Real Leadership?

Should You Try Something New, Keep the Old, or Just Find What Works? Ultimately in real leadership, regardless of our situation as leader, manager, supervisor, or employee, we are all looking for a return on our investment (ROI). If you invest a few moments reading this article, I guarantee you …

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President’s Report: Assurance

Assurance. Having faith in a product or system that tends to inspire full confidence in the end user subscriber. Assurance, not the same as insurance, is what those of us in the association management field aim to provide voluntary member participants who take advantage of programs designed to enhance business …

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