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MARCH 2014
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We’re always looking for business owners and managers who can write about topics pertaining to running a more efficient, effective and profitable HVACR contracting business: management, leadership, strategy, finance, sales & marketing, training and more. If you’re interested in authoring an article, email me today: jlonzer@




5 Myths About Nasty Customers
There are tough customers, and then there are nasty customers—the ones who are rude, sarcastic, intimidating, venomous, mean, and vulgar. Nasty customers are the curse of new salespeople and veterans alike, and although you think you can handle any type of customer, there are some myths that need to be rectified when dealing with Mr. or Ms. Nasty.

Finding a Financial Advisor You Can Trust
Your finances are your lifeblood. Every dream you’ve ever chased—the new house, a top-shelf education for your child, starting your own business—all depend on managing your income and growing your investment portfolio. You can go it alone, or you can look for a trustworthy financial advisor who can help make your dreams a reality.


8 Growth Principles that Transform Leadership
Radical growth is the messiest – most painful – part of leadership. Death precedes life. Incremental growth is walking down familiar paths carrying the same assumptions. But, the first – real step – toward exponential growth is a profound and dreadful letting go. Leadership Freak

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From the HVACR Business archive

How to Motivate Co-Workers, Part 2 of 2 by Ron Smith
To successfully motivate co-workers (which is the term I used for anyone who worked at my companies)—to get them to take actions that you want and need them to take in order to improve customer service, increase productivity, and attract new customers—you must reward them.
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Spring Cash Mistakes by Ruth King
Planning ahead will help you avoid traps and prosper. You can’t begin to plan for spring too early. Start preparing for the busier months ahead while you still are experiencing the slow, late winter months.
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HVACR Business Industry News

HARDI Debuts First Focus Conference of the Year in Litchfield Park

James "Jim" Isaac Honored With Inaugural Skip Snyder Humanitarian Award

HARDI Announces Settlement with DOE in Regional Efficiency Standards Lawsuit

NCI Unveils Unique Educational Experience For Performance-Based Contractors

HARDI Presents Awards to White-Rodgers

Contractor Bonus Point Enrollment Window Opens for Tecumseh Big Chill3 Condensing Unit Rewards Program

HVACR Business Products

Klein Tools All-Purpose Pliers

Motorola CLS 1110 On-Site
Two-Way Business Radio

Energizer Industrial Brilliant Beam Headlamp

Reliable Controls SMART-Sensor Series with new Functional Options

 IAQ Healthy Home App from Field Controls LLC.


Ferguson Online Mobile 


Venstar ColorTouch Programmable Commercial Thermostat

Spectronics Powerful, Violet Light LED Leak Detection Flashlight Finds All Refrigerant Leaks Fast!

HVACR Training & Educational Events


2014 ACI National Home Performance Conference & Trade Show
April 28 - May 2, 2014 Detroit, MI www.affordablecomfort.org/



Total Immersion Sales Summit
San Luis Obispo, CA • April 13 - 18, 2014
LA, CA • May 4 - 9, 2014


Arzel Zoning 2014 Comfort College Schedule
April 3rd & 4th
May 8th & 9th
September 4th & 5th
October 9th & 10th
November 6th & 7th
Register on-line at www.arzelzoning.com

Articles on

»Selling HVACR Equipment in a Post-Millennium Era
» The Right HVACR Tools Can Drive Field Performance

from our Columnists

» Publishers Page: Winners and Losers
» Hiring Smart
» Employee Education and Training:
   In the End, We All Win
» Your Acid Test – Do You Have Too Much Inventory?
» Three Key Processes Driving Your Business
» Copyright Basics for Small Business Owners
» Dynamics of Success — The Transformational Leader
» 5 Telephone Customer Service Tips for
   HVACR Contractors  

» HVACR Stock Index

» Management Resource Shelf: The art and science
   of sales: Five 5-minute videos to up your sales game.

» 20 Questions with Tony Petrolle
   President of Gaithersburg Cooling & Heating

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