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PestWorld Scores a Million-Dollar Keynote Speaker in J.B. Bernstein

November 25, 2014 By
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — When J.B. Bernstein was eight years old, he received a fortune cookie with this message tucked inside: “The greatest pleasure in life is doing something people say can’t be done.” Bernstein is the sports agent... Read more»
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Navigate Your Life’s Frontline, PestWorld 2014 Speaker Advises

November 25, 2014 By
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Eric Greitens knows what it’s like to be on the frontlines. A Navy SEAL lieutenant commander injured in Iraq, Greitens described how to navigate through adversity during the PestWorld 2014 opening general session on Oct.... Read more»
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Family Matters: Russ Ives

November 25, 2014 By
“We have to make sure we remain flexible enough to adapt to whatever changes nature and government throw at us. I want us to be the best pest management company in any market we serve, and do so in a... Read more»

Marketing Matters: Does Your Company Suffer from a Failure to Thrive?

November 25, 2014 By
“If you always do what you’ve always done, you’ll always get what you’ve always got.” — Henry Ford “If history repeats itself, and the unexpected always happens, how incapable must we be of learning from experience.” — George Bernard Shaw... Read more»
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Sales & Service: From Technician to Salesperson

November 25, 2014 By
Where have your best salespeople come from? This question occurred to me while enjoying fellow columnist Dan Gordon’s new book, From Technician to CEO: The Evolution of a High-Growth Pest Control and Lawn Care Company. It’s a must-read from the... Read more»

Mobile Matters: Share Files Safely

November 25, 2014 By
File sharing (peer to peer, or P2P) is a part of life. Because of the size of many video files and even some high-definition photos, using email for these large files is challenging. Many email servers have file size limitations... Read more»
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Off the Cuff: Throwing the Books at You

November 25, 2014 By
Pest Management Professional (PMP) is proud of the educational resources we offer in our PMP bookstore and now we’ve added two new books to our broad range of topical titles, which collectively address virtually all aspects of the pest management... Read more»
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2015 State of the Industry

November 17, 2014 By
The industry’s vital signs are positive, and PMP’s expect a milder winter to boost 2015 revenue. Learn more about what respondents to the Pest Management Professional (PMP) 2015 State of the Industry survey had to say about their businesses. Plus,... Read more»
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Fact vs. Fiction: Tropical Rat Fleas

November 17, 2014 By
Fiction: Any flea affecting rats can carry bubonic plague. Fact: Bubonic — as well as septicemic and pneumonic plague — depend on the propagation and spread of Yersinia pestis bacteria. Y. pestis is able to aggregate in the gut of... Read more»
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