The problem of plaster spotting has been an ongoing controversy in the swimming pool industry for over three decades. The generally round, smooth-yet-unsightly white soft spots in new plaster pools have long been a source of contention among pool plasterers, and pool service firms or pool owners, each blaming the other for the phenomenon.
From 1999 to 2003, onBalance provided to the NPC several different pool case studies (performed by two professional cement labs) on white spotting.…Continue
Added by Kim Skinner on March 23, 2013 at 9:42am — No Comments
Did you know that inertia feeds on itself? The longer you put off doing a task or making a call or even making a decision, the harder — and less attractive — it becomes to make a decision. Enter inertia.
Did you know you use more energy avoiding making a decision than you do by simply committing? It’s true. Also, the longer you delay making a commitment the harder the final decision becomes and you might even be dissatisfied with the outcome because of lengthy procrastination.…Continue
Added by Rex Richard on March 22, 2013 at 6:00am — No Comments
Let’s face it, there are tasks that we undertake in our lives and in our businesses that we truly love and there are tasks that we dislike so much that we will procrastinate on them until all we are faced with are those tasks which sap our energy and our productivity.
As business owners, we need to know what our core competencies are and embrace those. We also need to…Continue
Added by Rex Richard on March 18, 2013 at 3:04pm — No Comments