213 The One Where We Quantify Leadership Effectiveness

For those long-time listeners, you know that I am passionate about personal and professional development and leadership strategies, which is why I couldn’t wait to share this interview with you! My guest today is Bill Eckstrom, he is the founder and CEO of EcSell Institute, the world’s first and only organization to measure and quantify …

212 The One About What To Do When Your System Tests Positive For Legionella

We’ve talked about what Legionella bacteria is and how to prevent Legionella from developing in your clients’ systems on previous podcast episodes (see list of episodes below), but what do you do when your building does test positive for Legionella bacteria? Over the past few months, the Scaling Up Nation has submitted dozens of questions …

209 The One To Listen To If You Ever Want To Have Enough Money To Retire

 As you know, we started this podcast to “Scale up our knowledge, so we don’t scale up our systems”. Many of you requested to have another episode about finances, and I couldn’t think of a better person to have on the show than my company’s CFO, Mike Iverson.  Mike is a CPA and owns Trillium …

208 The One About Great Communication, Generous Networking, and Authentic Relationships

Scaling Up Nation, I cannot wait to introduce you to Paul Edwards. We met in our Mastermind group and have learned a great deal from one another. I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again, “When you meet new people, you open the door to new ideas and better ways of doing things that …

207 The One Where We Revisit One Of Our Most Popular Episodes

Welcome to the water treater’s favorite podcast, Scaling Up! H2O. I’m your host, Trace Blackmore and for my long-time listeners, today’s show is going to be a little bit different because for the first time ever,  I’m re-releasing one of our most listened to episodes for our newer listeners.  I recorded this show on October …

206 The One That’s All About Customer Solutions In A Drum

Welcome to the water treaters’ favorite podcast, Scaling UP H2O! Let me introduce you to a friend of mine,  Garret “Gary” Garcia. Gary is one of those people who has an incredible amount of knowledge and over the years has been incredibly generous about sharing what he knows. In today’s episode, we’re going to cover …

205 The One To Listen To If You Want To Hear How Rewarding A Career In Water Treatment Can Be

Scaling Up Nation, I’m pleased to introduce you to someone that I’ve learned a great deal from over the past nine years of our friendship. He retired after working 35 years in the water treatment industry; most recently he served as Regional Manager at US Water Services and he is the Former owner of ChemTechnologies/Solen …

204 Pinks and Blues Questions From The Nation! Being Profitable

I’m your host Trace Blackmore and in today’s episode, I answer your question in this Pinks and Blues episode that is all about PROFIT.   As many of you know, my favorite thing about this industry is solving my clients’ problems. Early in my career I didn’t want to take the time to look at my business’ numbers, but …