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5 decades of being Pete Schopen Posted on 15 May 2019 in the Business categories.

For his 50th birthday, Pete Schopen reflects on 50 things he's learned, is thankful for or has changed his life. Read more»

The old man and the (digital) sea Posted on 01 May 2019 in the Business & featured categories.

Pete Schopen shares a discussion with fellow PMP James Sneed, founder of Crowd Culture Media, to get a better understanding of SEO. Read more»

Losing staff, Schopen makes a music playlist Posted on 25 Mar 2019 in the Business & featured categories.

During the past nine months, Pete Schopen had five employees leave his company. Read more»

Online is a lifeline for many PMPs Posted on 01 Mar 2019 in the Business & featured categories.

Share your pest control stories, problems and questions with other PMPs through social media groups. Read more»

Calibrate your work schedule Posted on 04 Feb 2019 in the Business & featured categories.

When I was in sports broadcasting, it was not unheard of for me (or my peers) to put in 16- to 18-hour workdays. When you are in the sports industry,... Read more»

Schopen’s 2018 year in review Posted on 31 Dec 2018 in the Business & featured categories.

My wife still puts together the daily deposits for our company. Recently, she was filling out the deposit slips for Nov. 5, and it took her four hours. Four hours... Read more»

Behold the power of policies Posted on 29 Nov 2018 in the Business & featured categories.

I hate holiday parties. I love the religious celebration of Christmas and spending time with my family — I’ll be in Mexico for Feliz Navidad this year. But office holiday... Read more»

9 reasons to be unthankful Posted on 22 Nov 2018 in the Business & featured categories.

I started to write a heartwarming article on everything I’m thankful for in 2018. Clearly, I’m thankful for God’s blessings, my beautiful wife, my kids, my ever-expanding company, my employees,... Read more»

10 ways to handle upset clients Posted on 02 Oct 2018 in the Business & featured categories.

Remember that upset clients are just expressing their emotions. Here are some tips to handle these situations. Read more»

Owners must anticipate, manage employee mistakes Posted on 24 Sep 2018 in the Business & featured categories.

Owners must always be prepared because it only takes a split second for a technician to lose focus and make a mistake. Read more»