Leadership

Leader Letter: Mixing Family and Business

Leader Letters are monthly letters from the Maintex Leadership team. This month, Maintex President Linda Silverman discusses what it means to run a family business.

While it can sometimes feel like large corporations are the dominant force in business today, successful family businesses remain a mainstay of the U.S. economy. The Conway Center for Business reports that family businesses represent 62% of the country’s employment and account for 78% of all new job creation. However, it also notes that fewer than 10% of family businesses survive through three generations.

The Maintex Leadership Series kicks off with a judge's perspective on workers compensation

Last week, Maintex held the first installment of the Maintex Leadership Series, an exclusive seminar providing leadership perspectives and education for our valued customers. Guests were treated to a luncheon at the DoubleTree in Commerce, CA as they learned all about Worker's Compensation from the Honorable Patricia Frisch (Ret.).

Leader Letter: In networking, authenticity is key.

Leader Letters are monthly letters from the Maintex Leadership team. This month, Maintex President Linda Silverman discusses the value of networking.

Leader Letter: Three Important Reasons to Value People Who Work in the Cleaning Industry

Leader Letters are monthly letters from the Maintex Leadership team. This month, Maintex President Linda Silverman spent some time reflecting on the "Value of Clean" and why the cleaning industry is so important.

Leader Letter: Adapting to technology changes in a fast-paced corporate world

Leader Letters are monthly letters from the Maintex Leadership team. This month, Maintex CEO Stu Silverman discusses how Maintex is staying adaptable in the face of changing technology.

The world of business is moving forward on a daily basis and we at Maintex are working hard to stay relevant and competitive.

Leader Letter: Making plans and seeing them through

Leader Letters are monthly letters from the Maintex Leadership team. This month, Maintex President Linda Silverman discusses the value of frequent reflection and planning.

On January 1st, with the new year stretching wide open before us, it’s easy to get caught up in the excitement of creating goals and resolutions.

We are two weeks into the new year now. How are you doing with your goals? Are any of them starting to look overly ambitious? And why do we do that? Why do we set goals that are not (entirely) realistic to achieve?

Leader Letter: Mentoring will take your team to the next level

Leader Letters are monthly letters from the Maintex Leadership team. This month, Maintex President Linda Silverman wrote about "Mentoring."

I am a huge believer in mentoring.

The benefits of successful mentoring are three pronged The program impacts the mentor, the mentee and the organization. I have personally experienced mentoring from each of these three perspectives.

Leader Letter: A Letter of Gratitude

Leader Letters are monthly letters from the Maintex Leadership team. This month, Maintex President Linda Silverman wrote about "Gratitude."

I recently went to Dallas for four hectic days at the ISSA trade show and convention. This was an excellent opportunity to gather with suppliers, customers, and longtime industry friends. I saw new innovations and was exposed to different ideas. I can say with certainty that I am truly grateful for this experience, which got me pondering about gratitude.

Leader Letter: How to Keep Improving as a Leader

Leader Letters are monthly letters from the Maintex Leadership team. This month, Maintex President Linda Silverman reflected on how to keep improving as a leader.

I travel often for business and the long, uninterrupted flights offer me time for reflection. Right now, I am pondering this question: What am I doing to challenge myself and to make myself a better leader in these transformational times? Many of the things I do are simple, but they always provide new ideas and perspectives.

Leader Letter: Work-Life Balance

Leader Letters are monthly letters from the Maintex Leadership team. This month, Maintex President Linda Silverman spent some time reflecting on what it means to maintain a fulfilling balance between work and personal time in our non-stop world. Here are her thoughts.

I just returned from a nice weekend following the Fourth of July and am on a plane heading to a business appointment. The flight is a great opportunity to get some uninterrupted work accomplished. It also gives me time to ponder the importance of work/life balance.