Partners in Laundry

To say the least, business partnerships of any kind are always going to be challenging. In fact, the majority of partnerships I’ve ever seen have failed, rather than succeeded. What’s the problem? I believe the issue is that a business partnership is much like a...

Stand By Your Brand

“People don’t buy what you do, they buy who you are.” – Bruce Turkel, TURKEL Brands Not so many years ago, the notion of a “well-branded laundromat” would either be drowned out by laughter or quickly filed away as an oxymoron. Today, I am inspired by the...

All in the Family

The Psychodynamics of the Family-Owned Laundry Business – And How to Keep Yours Running Smoothly and EfficientlyMy guess is that early on nearly all small businesses were family-run businesses, especially in smaller towns. Since then, we’ve evolved from there to...

Here’s to Your Health

Tips and Tactics to Help Keep Your Wash-Dry-Fold Employees Fit, Pain-Free and ProductiveYour employees are the lifeblood of your wash-dry-fold service. And, as that operation grows, you’ll likely be thinking more and more about where to find the next great...

Taking the Scientific Approach

How to Leverage Today’s Neuroscience Research When Running Your Laundry Business The world of science is ablaze – hotter than ever before in recorded history. Modern-day research is uncovering useful and practical information at supersonic speed in so many areas....

Working Together

Is a Business Partnership Right for You?Atypical. Nontraditional. A little weird.Lisa and Daryl Johnson will agree that their business partnership – and subsequent laundry industry success – is probably all of those and more.It began as a fairly normal husband/wife...