Articles by Jim Olsztynski

My $20 Wristwatch<br>Jim Olsztynski

Value-added is a struggle to achieve, but the struggle must go on.
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I Attended C-2000's Gold Star Management Academy

Training focuses on the human resource of service contracting.
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Chicago Faucets Reaches 100-Year Milestone

By the 1920s the company had carved out a dominant niche as a supplier of faucets and valves to plumbing specifiers and commercial maintenance engineers in the Midwest.
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Bewitched, Bothered & Bewildered<br>Jim Olsztynski

Blue collar bias prevails, so the pay stinks, and that's why wackos find work in the industry.
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Travel Is So Enlightening<br>Jim Olsztynski

Except some of the things you learn, you wish you hadn't!
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That's A Good Idea, But I Can't Afford It<br>Jim Olsztynski

It takes money to make money, you know.
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A New Approach To Installed Sales<br>Jim Olsztynski

Retailers are partnering with a company that knows how to make mediocrity respectable.
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MCAA Goes High Tech

IT education a priority;
2,200 crowd into Maui Convention;
UA training initiatives an eye-opener
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Make Hay While The Sun Shines<br>Jim Olsztynski

People are in shock over high fuel bills, and that's good for heating contractors.
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Blue-Collar Bias<br>Jim Olsztynski

High school counselors everywhere advise students they have better futures as third-rate paper shufflers than as craftsmen.
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