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Posted on Sep 17, 2018

Five Ways to Get Into Office Moving and Generate a New Revenue Stream
If you sell office furniture and you’re not offering commercial moving services, you’re leaving money on the table. Money that someone else is picking up! You’re also inviting a competitor who offers both to steal your office f...

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Posted on Aug 6, 2018

FIND YOUR BEST JOB AFTER YOU RETIRE
The purpose of this blog is to help you plan for what you’re going to do when you retire. As a graduate of the School of Hard Knocks, of course I never planned for my retirement. In 2000, at age 55 and as part of my divorce settlement, I sold my moving compan...

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Posted on Jul 30, 2018

HOW TO BECOME (MORE) SUCCESSFUL IN BUSINESS
Ed Katz—really is a happy person (even without drugs and alcohol)

I don’t know if I’m successful or not. However, I do know I’m very happy. I attribute my “happiness high” to a business model I stumbled upon 30 years ago. It has worked so well for m...

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Posted on Jul 23, 2018

THE KEY TO A SUCCESSFUL INVENTION
In 2009, while I was teaching my IOMI® office moving seminar to a moving company in Denver, a student brought up my invention, the Spider Crane. The device enables movers to transport lateral file cabinets safely with the contents remaining in the drawers. Befor...

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Posted on Jul 16, 2018

HOW TO INVENT AN INVENTION
n my last blog, I talked about my vision of saving my moving company from Goliath by inflating airbags inside desk drawers and moving lateral file cabinets, fully loaded, with a crane. One year later, I rolled out my first two patented inventions—Space Gobblers and Spi...

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Posted on Jul 9, 2018

WHEN ALL ELSE FAILED, I PRAYED
Four years after starting my moving company, I couldn’t believe how successful and profitable we were. With little competition, we “booked” (closed) almost every job we bid on and made a lot of money.

Everything was wonderful until ‘Goliath’ showed up. At the end ...

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Posted on Jul 9, 2018

NO PRAISE, NO PLEASE, AND NO THANK YOU!
I confess, I had an unusual childhood because my parents thought the sun rose and set over me. My (brilliant) parents thought I was wonderful, perfect, and could do no wrong. It was their doting that helped me become successful in business—their constant ...

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Posted on Jun 25, 2018

BUY/SELL OR SHOTGUN
Ed Katz in the beginning…

When looking back over my 40+ years of owning my own companies, I’m shocked at how naïve (and stupid) I was, especially in the beginning of my business career. One of the dumbest decisions I ever made was to start my moving company in 1976 with a 50...

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Posted on Jun 18, 2018

On June 18, 2018, JK Moving Services picked up our entire inventory of Mat-A-Doors®

Madison, Mississippi, June 12, 2018—JK Moving Services of Sterling, Virginia, is our IOMI® “poster child” in the DC market for adopting and implementing all our IOMI® best practice methods. When Aaron Shaffer, op...

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About us

Based in Madison, Mississippi, USA, the International Office Moving Institute (IOMI®) offers customized programs in the industry's "best practices" in marketing and sales, job estimating, and operations for moving companies, project management companies, building managers, directors, construction companies, furniture sales and other service providers, and in-house move crews. IOMI® is neither a trade association nor a moving company or an affiliate, but an independent, unbiased training organization beholden to no one.

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