5 Things That Helped Me Become a Better Leader This Year
December 19, 2017
Ever notice how full of contradictions the holiday season seems to be? On the one hand, it’s a time filled with all manner of warm, fuzzy, happy things: family togetherness, gift giving...
Why Every Woman Business Leader Needs a Great Group of Female Friends
November 29, 2017
Many women have an amazing group of friends they can always count on to help them be the best version of themselves—to push them when they need to be pushed, or pull them back when they&rsquo...
Why the secrets to successful business leadership aren’t what you think
October 17, 2017
Like a lot of CEOs, I’m often asked about my secrets to successful business leadership. And the truth is, sometimes it’s a little tricky to figure out how to respond.
A Conversation with Marsha Serlin of United Scrap Metal
September 15, 2017
People often ask me about which business leaders inspire me, and I love to share stories about the people and companies I’ve learned about in my travels and in the many business organizations...
Celebrating Our 50th Anniversary
August 29, 2017
I don’t mean to brag or anything, but it’s pretty unusual to find a cleaning product that’s as beloved now as it was 50 years ago, like our Tarn-X® metal cleaner. It also...
4 Tips for Building a More Environmentally Friendly Business
May 07, 2017
For a CEO, there’s pretty much nothing scarier than contemplating a change to a successful product. If your company has spent decades building relationships with customers, understanding...
A Conversation with Jennifer Smith of Innovative Office Solutions
April 07, 2017
People always ask me about which business leaders inspire me, and oftentimes they are looking for recommendations on the newest business book to buy. Truthfully, what inspires me most are the...
Why “Women Owned” Matters
February 22, 2017
For decades, Jelmar’s been known as the company that can help you with just about any household cleaning need—whether it’s shower head lime deposits, barbecue grill grease, or...
Why I love being part of a family business
January 18, 2017
Why do the vast majority of Americans end up breaking their New Year’s resolutions? Well, if you ask me, anything you have to resolve to do is probably a pretty...
Reflections on 2016 and a look ahead
December 06, 2016
We all have different feelings about the holiday season. Depending on your perspective, it can either be a treasured opportunity to spend time with family or a stressful month and a half of frantic...
 
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