Straight Talk: What’s the Condition of YOUR Custodial Closet? [podcast w/ video]

Mike Sawchuk with Sawchuk Consulting knows how a clean, pristine, and organized custodial closet should look like. What he often sees when he visits facilities is not always in the best shape. In this segment of Straight Talk!, Sawchuk explains how cleaning professionals can create, maintain and ensure their custodial closets are in good shape.

The Scrub Podcast: Leadership in the Cleaning Industry [podcast w/ video]

Your hosts, Caden Hutchens and Sam Clayton, are joined by Mike Sawchuk, established coach adn consultant for the facilities teams, in Episode 5 of The Scrub. Today’s crew touches on Mike’s decades of experience in the industry, how to recognize leaders for your cleaning business, and what traits a good leader has.

Rock Stars of Cleaning: Do You Have a Lawnmower Engine Powering Your Car?

In his talk for the Rock Stars of Cleaning Conference, Mike Sawchuk outlines what it takes to move an operation forward, in a positive way. You don’t just want the organization to look good, it must run like a well-tuned engine. So what is that engine? Not a lawnmower engine if you have a car! Listen and watch as Mike explains what drives your professional operation in 2022.

CMM Webinar: Enhancing Facility Image: Beyond Appearances

This webinar presentation dives into the topic of creating a better image for your facility. It’s not just what is on the surface—we’re going beyond first impressions with two industry leaders with more than 70 years of combined experience representing both the BSC and in-house facility services segments of our industry. Moderated by ISSA Media Director Jeff Cross, the discussion focuses on how to maximize cleaning with your staff, ways to identify weak areas of building cleaning and maintenance, and how to do more with shrinking budgets and reduced staff.

Bonus Content: Tackling Workforce Challenges

In this bonus video content for his cover article in ISSA Today magazine called Effectively Tackling Workforce Challenges, Mike Sawchuk speaks with Jeff Cross and discusses real-world solutions to major workforce challenges, which can be immediately implemented to keep custodial operations running smoothly. Read the article here:

Straight Talk with Jeff Cross

In this episode of ISSA Straight Talk, the author of an ISSA article entitled An Ever-Evolving ‘New Normal’ ( discusses the advice and tips he offers distributors. The strategies are easy to apply to manufacturing and cleaning companies as well, as many struggle to compete during this pandemic and look at what is coming afterwards.