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Everything Nathalie Learned About Running a Cleaning Company from Mike

Hey Cleaning Nation! Nathalie here, Mike’s “beautiful bride” 😉 For this episode, we are at the live event for our Next Level and Millionaire Mastermind members in Denver, Colorado. Mike is coaching everyone live so I’m taking over today. I’m going to give you a little behind the scenes and background into what I’ve learned about not only running cleaning companies from Mike, but also what I’ve observed about you Cleaning Nation! Let’s get into some fun stuff about Mike first and then we’ll take it from there 🙂

Who is Mike?
For starters, Mike gets up every day at 5am (because he’s an old man and does his quiet time before starting work). He’s not a fan of coffee but he will drink an energy drink usually and fun fact: he doesn’t eat breakfast. And another fun fact regarding consumables: Mike has never drank/been drunk despite his jovial disposition.

Also, contrary to popular belief, Mike doesn’t actually enjoy making cleaning company owners cry…but will if it will help them achieve their goals. He gets so fired up to help our community, and it gives him passion and energy….but then he turns into a pumpkin about 8:30pm, Mike truly and deeply cares about the success of every one of our clients and considers them friends or family!

One last random factoid about Mike: He doesn’t like the texture of those 3D plastic materials- you know the weird bumpy texture of some promo cups, etc?

Who are You?

Cleaning company owners are some of the most dedicated business owners out there! They are especially dedicated to their clients’ happiness. Cleaning Nation business owners are some of the most caring, selfless and hard working people I’ve ever had the pleasure of working with.
They are also some of the most technologically challenged entrepreneurs I’ve ever worked with 😉 They sacrifice their time, energy and sanity to make their clients happy, however they also undervalue their services and how vital they are to the people they serve!

What Makes Cleaning Nation Crazy?

Here are some of the biggest mistakes I’ve noticed cleaning business owners make:
Letting fears keep you from doing what’s best for your company (firing clients, employees, raising prices, etc).
Not charging enough.
Not delegating $12/hr tasks to others and working 100 hours a week instead.
Only hiring after 1-3 employees quit.
Focusing on things like buying cars and wrapping them instead of the things that actually affect their bottom line!
I’ve also noticed that your biggest woes are:
Finding and hiring the right people.
Dealing with pain in the butt customers you’re afraid to fire.
Working constantly and not able to take a break or vacation!

How to Get What You Want!
Do the scary things like firing bad customers, doing things differently and focusing on profit not gross sales/ looking “big and successful”
Do whatever it takes!
Create systems to automate your business so you can focus on the big picture stuff.
Value yourself and what you bring to the world!

Thank so much Cleaning Nation! It’s so a pleasure to be able to serve you and watch you GROW!!

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Delegating for Success in Your Cleaning Company

Today Lindsay, GMCC’s Director of Operations, takes over for Mike. She discusses all things DELEGATING. Learn how to get the small things off your plate so you can focus on the BIG THINGS to grow your cleaning company!

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Time & Money Freedom from Your Cleaning Company

“If you want something done RIGHT, then do it yourself”

That used to be my driving mantra.

I wanted to grow my company fast, but my beliefs were holding me back…

Beliefs that:
I could do it better
My employees would screw it up
Doing it myself would make my company grow faster
My customers demanded that I be the one to do everything
I couldn’t afford to hire the right people to do the right things

The truth was- the ONE problem I couldn’t solve was NOT seeing I was the problem!

Sound familiar?

I knew that in order to truly be FREE, to have real TIME & MONEY freedom, I had to figure this out.

And you do too!

If not- we can never grow beyond the team size we are able to lead.

Your business will always have a “speed limiter”, dictated by the team you are willing to grow and the level you are willing to let others succeed AND fail.

Here is what I learned about creating a business model that allows you to hire the right people and attain that freedom

I share the step by step process here in this video!

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Sales Secrets to Scale Your Cleaning Company with Jim Padilla

I don’t know if you’ve heard…

But apparently there’s some sort of election coming up…

Whoever wins, my money is on approximately 50% of the country freaking the heck out!

Mike and Jim discuss how to make sure you win even if:

Covid is lurking in your closet waiting to attack
You hate the president
You love the president
Your mother-in-law doesn’t like you
You don’t like your mother-in-law

You CAN CHOOSE to scale your business.

NO matter what’s happening in politics or the world at large.

Hear exactly how in this video!

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Cleaning Company Bidding Tips for 2021

Hey Cleaning Nation. Today I want to talk about some bidding tips you can use in 2021.

Here are some of my top tips on how to understand your value and make a profit.

Get clear on your why
Believe they are only customers if they bring profit. The key word there is profit. Just giving you money does not make them a customer.
Know that your value is the ability to understand and communicate their pain, not clean.
Charge based on the value you bring
Your playground, your rules.
Charge premium pricing (AT LEAST 50% gross profit)
Charge in advance.
Charge everyone.
Those who pay are paying attention!

Not only do we make great money, because we charge enough, we have all the resources to make sure our clients get the same results. When your clients start believing you are premium, you start believing it in every part of your life, business and other.

If you LOVE this, but need more encouragement and help, join us LIVE for two days with the link below to walk through this and ALL the KEY foundations you need to make your business work. https://www.growmycleaningcompany.com/growevent

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Why Giving Thanks is Key to Your Cleaning Company

Giving thanks is the overlooked secret weapon for business owners.

As entrepreneurs, we are wired to look at the gap between where we are and where we feel we should be.

In this special Thanksgiving episode, join me as I dive into why being grateful is KEY anytime of year.

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How to Balance Growing Your Cleaning Company with Your Home Life

Mike’s beautiful bride, Nathalie, hops on today as our guest host to share her tips on how to balance growing your cleaning company with your home life!

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Is YOUR Website Growing Your Cleaning Company?

Either you have a website, but it’s not generating leads, or you don’t have one and you don’t want to waste a bunch of time and money on something that won’t grow your cleaning company. The thing is, your online presence is saying A LOT about you whether you like it or not… even if you choose not to enter the conversation. Today we’re going to explore a bunch of false assumptions we hear all the time in Cleaning Nation!

False Belief: All of my customers come from referrals so I don’t need a website.
If you are happy with your growth, know 100% it will never stop, and don’t care what the world says or thinks about your company, you absolutely don’t need a website . However even if you are getting referrals, are you confident they will always keep coming in?

False Belief: People come to my website to learn about my company and what we do.
People come to your website to SOLVE a problem. They do NOT care about YOU.
Talk about THEIR favorite subject (HINT: It’s the opposite of YOU)
Do an “I/ you” count on your website. Ideally you want less “I”s and “We”s and make it more about THEM. For example “We’re a cleaning company” vs “You’re looking to feel good when you come home and not have to worry about cleaning up!”

False Belief: My website is awesome.
It’s REALLY IMPORTANT you are CLEAR on how you are judging your website.
If the goal of your website is to make you “look professional”, maybe it is awesome.
If the goal of your website is to convert lookers into leads, the only way to judge is what percentage of visitors take some sort of action.
Track visitors using tools like Google analytics and see how many of those became leads.

False Belief: I should tell people to “call now for a free estimate”.
Less than 1% are going to do that and those people are likely going to call either way.
Make an offer that 10 or 20 or 30% of your visitors will say yes to so you can continue the conversation.
A free estimate is a third or fourth date offer- start with something simple.
Give them some value for free! For example, you could make a “10 Ways to Make House Cleaning Easier” guide as a free, downloadable PDF.

False Belief: The more pages on my website, the better.
The reality is- the more ACTION you get your visitors to take the better. Less choices = More action!

False Belief: The more information I give on my website the better.
Actually, try thinking “The more value I bring to them, the faster they reach out to me for help.” The magic formula is: Stranger→ Know/ Like/ Trust → Reach out for bid → Customer

Once you move from brochure to funnel you can have more customers than you can handle getting to know, like, and trust you so they reach out to YOU when they are ready to buy and you can give up chasing and begging forever!

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*Bonus* Why Your Cleaning Company is Stuck

Lindsay Takes over for Mike and interviews Spencer Ward, one of the GMCC Millionaire Masterminds to pick his brain on why your cleaning company is stuck!

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Leave Your Cleaning Company Competition in the Dust

Have you ever felt like you were “losing out” to bigger competitors in your area?

Trying to…
Compete on price?
Compete by going on cattle call style job-walks?
Compete by getting small business & minority certifications?

When I had my cleaning company, I tried them all.

In the end, after trying everything I thought would give me the edge I needed, I learned that no matter how hard I worked, I wasn’t going to be able to compete.

The real problem was I didn’t have a viable, scalable business model.

This cost me over a decade and millions of dollars in wasted money and lost opportunity!

But when I got obsessed with watching business owners who got results and who didn’t – I realized there were really THREE vital parts (or models) to a successful business.

Most owners had one or two…but not all THREE.

Here are all 3 key “models” you NEED in this video!

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