Some Things Old, New, Borrowed and Blue: Restoration Edition

Lisa Lavender, M.T.R., M.F.S.R., M.W.R. “To the man who only has a hammer, everything he encounters begins to look like a nail.” –Abraham Maslow As trainers, this quote is very powerful as it speaks to our skills, abilities, processes, technology, tools, equipment and supplies. It reminds us that we must constantly be evaluating new developments and […]

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Roll it Uphill: A Lesson in Leadership and Accountability

Lisa Lavender, M.T.R., M.F.S.R., M.W.R. In many cases, when leaders notice dysfunction, something goes wrong or someone does not meet an expectation, it is necessary to resist the blame game and begin by “rolling it uphill.” The objective is to bring about improvement and/or desired results. We may have all been guilty, at one time […]

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The Hiring Challenge And What Must Be Done

“Every problem is an opportunity in disguise.” ― John Adams Today, the hiring challenge is consistently one of the biggest strains on everyone in the industry. There is no crystal ball as to how long this challenge will exist in both the short and long term. As we continue to try everything to overcome the hiring challenges […]

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Organizational Awareness Can Lead to Greatness

Strong organizational awareness skills have a positive impact on individual performance, company objectives and customer service. Read more!

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Selecting the Proper Drying Equipment for Commercial Restoration

For Selecting the Proper Drying Equipment for Commercial Restoration Consider The WHAT Method, “Whatever The Project Requires”. Read more!

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Specialty Surface Cleaning: Media Blasting

This IICRC CEC eLearning Course Teaches Students Different Types of Media Blasting Such as Soda and Dry Ice Blasting. Read More!

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When is Concrete Really Dry?

Like Materials, Concrete Retains a Certain Amount of Water When in Equilibrium With The Built Environment. Read More!

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Moisture Meters

A Look at the Benefits and Types of Automatic Moisture Tracking

Automatic Moisture Tracking has Many Benefits and Different Types of Systems to Measure Moisture. Read More!

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Documentation: Just Do It

Documentation is a key component to operational success. Although documentation is not a complicated task it has become a source of frustration among the industry. Read more!

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What Keeps You Awake at Night?

Many of The Aspects Go Into Restoration Services Can be Stressful Including Equipment, Employee Training, and Competitors. Read More!

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Understanding the Players in Commercial Restoration

Understanding the Players in Commercial Restoration

The Fundamentals of Understanding The Players in Commercial Restoration and Their Influence Over Each Other. Read More!

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Training as Easy as 1-2-3

Our 3 Ways to Learn Include The Digital Training Solution (DTS), LIVE Online/In-Person Classes, and Self-Paced Microlearning Courses.

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Sometimes the Brilliance is in the Simplicity of the Solution

In Restoration, Sometimes The Brilliance is in The Simplicity of The Solution. Enjoy and Look For Simple Solutions. Read More!

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Want a raise? Ask THIS Instead!

When an employee asks for a raise, focus on the concept of value. Companies that focus on value rather than raises allow both sides to benefit. Read More!

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Emotional Discounting

Emotional Discounting in the Restoration World

Emotional Discounting within the Restoration Industry can result in problems during the execution of a job and have a direct impact on job profitability.

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The Wonderful World of Containment

The Wonderful World of Containment

Containment is designed to stop, slow, or control the exchange of one or more contaminants from one spatial environment to another. Read More!

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Hiring Videographer Intern

Videographer Intern

At RTI, we are looking to add a Videographer Intern to the team! This intern will help us develop our eLearning curriculum. Read More!

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Be Intentional Culture: How the Small Things Enhance or Undermine Your Culture

If you can identify, build, and staff around a culture that enhances your values, then your combined efforts will have greater focus and potency. Read more!

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Learner Responsibilities

Lisa Lavender, COO reviews the responsibilities learners have of knowing your Federal, State, Local and industry specific guidelines before beginning any job.

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