A recent anniversary – 21 years in the business – was announced by my business-related social network computer program. Of course, I realized that the milestone – completing my second full decade in the restoration industry - was approaching, but I didn’t realize that the programmers at LinkedIn would announce it to my entire business and social network.
The Restoration Industry Association is planning another big conference, this time in sunny Palm Springs, Calif. The 2017 Restoration Industry Convention and Industry Expo is happening April 5 – 7 at the Renaissance Palm Springs Hotel.
When you hear the word fentanyl, what comes to mind? Perhaps Michael Jackson’s deadly overdose? Or Prince’s overdose death? According to the CDC, the death rate of synthetic (man-made) opioids increased more than 72 percent from 2014 to 2015.
In the early 2000s, a group of researchers published their findings from a 30,000-person, multi-year study on income and generosity. This is what they found ... drum roll, please: As someone makes more money, they give more money to charitable causes.
In mid-December, those of us in the Australian state of Victoria believed it was going to be a dry and hot summer. After a very hot couple of days in a heat wave in Melbourne, we were asking, “where is our summer rain?”