May 31 – June 6, 2015 – Charleston, SC

How Does the Jump Start format Work?

  • Over 70 hours of classes, workshops, and private coaching
  • Resource Notebook to guide you through the week
  • Digital Library of over 2000 pages of resources
  • Customize up to 20 different policies, procedures, and systemsto YOUR business and philosophy
  • SIX MONTHS of private coaching and peer accountability after your Foundations Week
  • Eligibility for the Foundations of Success Alumni Coaching Program – and future private coaching

    The CBB Foundations of Success program offers and

    provides training and support

    for managing a residential, commercial,

    and/or specialty cleaning company. 

Major Topics

Workshops, Samples, and Calculators for Running Your Business

Business Strategy

Stages of Growth, Metrics and Measures of Success/Growth, Business Planning

Employee Life Cycle

Employee Handbook, Policies, Procedures, Recruiting, Hiring, Training, Inspection, Correction, Termination

Sales Procedure

Lead Generation, Quoting and Estimating, Sales Funnel, Lead Nurturing, Closing Sales, Client Relations, Client Retention

Cleaning Procedure

Cleaning Science, Procedural Options, Safety Manual, Workloading, Bill Rate and Price Increases


Operations Manual, Scheduling and Dispatching, Production Planning, Legal Requirements and Restrictions, Accounting and Billing, Office Workflows and Responsibilities, Technology, Quality Control and Continuous Improvement


Marketing Strategy and Plan, Guerrilla Marketing, Target Marketing, Social Media Marketing, SEO, Adwords, Places and Review Sites



On Top of All of That

Members of the Foundations of Success program are gifted with a Care Package of ALL of CBB’s Business Development Tools and Services:




PLUS Your Foundations Starter Binder 


Over 2000 pages of Forms, Manuals, Tools, and Calculators for Improving  Your Business! (click to see a list)

an over $40,000 value
for just $7,599
an 81% discount!

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The Brain Trust Behind the Success

The Foundations of Success program was developed by Liz Trotter, Derek Christian and Tom Stewart, and is taught by these program leaders along with some of their favorite experts in the industry, each bringing a unique area of expertise to inform and guide your business development. This “brain trust” brings an unsurpassed body of knowledge, expertise, and most importantly actively successful business growth to bear on your decisions for your own business. 

The four program leaders all have very different approaches to business…and that is the point! Despite the differences there are some fundamental processes that must be in place to be successful, and this is what this program teaches. We will then help you customize the program to play up your strengths and shore up your weaknesses so they no longer hold you back from achieving your dream business! 

These program leaders represent…

Combined Annual Revenue

Over $5 million in annual revenue

Cleaning Team Model

both solo and multi-person cleaning teams and procedures

Residential PLUS additional and non-traditional services: carpet, office/commercial, restoration, and more

Years in Industry

60 years AND COUNTING in the residential cleaning industry

ARCSI Leadership

15 years of ARCSI board leadership, including a past President of ARCSI

Individual Certifications

5 IICRC Certifications in general and specialized cleaning application

over 20 certified HCTs working for them

Company Certifications and Awards

  • 3 IICRC Certified Firms

  • 1 ISSA CIMS-GB certified company in Cleaning Industry Management Standards

  • 2 ISSA-certified Industry Cleaning Experts (I.C.E.)

  • 3 ARCSI Seal of Excellence holders

  • 2 Angie’s List Super Service Awards (annual)