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Episode 47: The Two Key Words - Experience, and Teamwork

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Saratoga, Warren, and Washington County have no shortage of fantastic goods and services to offer! In this podcast, our host Mike Nelson will clue you in on the amazing gems hidden in your very own community!

Episode 47

The Two Key Words - Experience, and Teamwork

In this episode, our host Mike Nelson interviews Kris Brunelle, owner and CEO of White Glove Janitorial Service! He may be the executive at the helm, but Kris still does cleaning, team-building and managing along with his salesmanship duties. The key words to his success? Experience, and Teamwork! How have these things helped his small startup thrive this past year? You'll have to listen to this episode to find out!

00:21 - Introductions

01:12 - Applying Experience to the Job

03:17 - White Glove: Origins

06:51 - There’s ALWAYS Going to Be Dirt!

08:39 - How to Make Money? Do Something Nobody Else Wants to Do!

11:42 - Profit is Not a Bad Thing!

12:51 - Being a Good Boss

13:58 - The Power of the Internet

15:07 - My Web Coach

17:18 - Don’t Have the Skill? Hire Somebody!

18:27 - Trust in Your Team

20:38 - After One Year… Seven Employees, Company Car!

23:07 - The Illusion of Security: Choose Your Set of Problems

24:19 - The Wind in our Sales: Making Friends

26:33 - When You’ve Got to Say No

27:29 - Hanging Out: The Residential Side

30:02 - You Don’t Have to Jump Into Business Ownership Headfirst!

31:24 - Exotic Meats… Aren’t That Good

31:49 - How to Get in Touch: We Do Great Work!

33:00 - Closing Remarks

PRODUCTION NOTE: The opinions reflected in this podcast are not indicative of the views of Saratoga Business Report, LLC, Saratoga TODAY, Glens Falls TODAY, Spa City Digital, or Five Towers Media.


  • Host

    Mike Nelson

  • Guest

    Kris Brunelle

  • Runtime

    34 min, 1 sec

  • Air Date

    November 13th, 2023