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Timing Talk of Change

On November 26, 2012 By

Clients look for their vendor partners to be an extension of their team. In our zealousness to find ways to help, we run the risk of missing what is on the table to discuss versus what is currently acceptable. Here are thoughts on how to identify situations to question processes/methods of others.

When a process […]

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Pursue Feedback

On November 12, 2012 By

“So, how do I look?”

There are some questions that create instant crossroads. I want to tell the truth, I want to protect the other person’s feelings, I want to share productive thoughts. So many wants, so few ways to meet them all.

All too often the answer is provided, even if it is not […]

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Honoring the connection between business breakthroughs and family foundation, Loyola University Family Business Center recently recognized Resicom as a finalist for the 18th annual Illinois Family Business of the Year Award.  CEO John Fairclough accepted the award on Resicom’s behalf November 29th ceremony at Chicago Four Seasons. Resicom was founded as a family venture over […]

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UIC announces a special event from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. The program will clarify the differences among types of intellectual property and explain how inventors, writers, artists, and businesses can use the resources of the USPTO to protect their ideas. The program is free, however advanced registration is required. Please call (312) 747-4400 to […]

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The Resicom sales and solution team arrived in Texas this weekend to prepare for this week’s SPECS show (store planning, equipment, construction and facilities services).  The 3 1/2 day event brings together retailers and vendors to share ideas, industry trends, develop business relationships and offer […]

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Work was completed at the end of January on the remodel of the Someone Cares Soup Kitchen in Costa Mesa, CA.  RFMA member companies and individuals donated materials, equipment and services, as well as their own time to help us complete our first project of  RFMA Gives.

We are […]

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John Fairclough, Resicom CEO

Resicom Founder and CEO John Fairclough has been inducted into the Chicago Area Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame!

Joining the ranks of entrepreneurs twice his age, Fairclough was honored with the induction on Thursday, February 24th at the Chicago Hilton.  The Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies (IES) of the University of […]

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Revenue Strategies

On February 23, 2011 By

Value of a Dollar

Consider this truth: Not all dollars are created equally.

Some revenue gets us closer to our goals than others – it all depends on the desired outcomes.

A leader’s goals include (1) protecting the company and (2) nurturing it to grow.

In order to protect our company, some of our desired […]

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Pursuit of Knowledge

On February 18, 2011 By

I was bold in the pursuit of knowledge, never fearing to follow truth and reason to whatever results they led, and bearding every authority which stood in their way.

-Thomas Jefferson, 3rd President of the United States of America

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When John Fairclough started his facility maintenance company, The Resicom Group, he had only a few employees and enjoyed interacting with each one of them. As time went on, the company, based in Lemont, Illinois, […]

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