7 Tips for Winning the Talent War

7 Tips for Winning the Talent War

A Leadership Summit Main Stage Event There is no hiding the fact that there is a shortage of talented labor nowadays. The pandemic has driven away many skilled workers and companies are starting to worry. Jeff Butler, a world-renowned TEDx...
The Hidden Tax We All Pay When the Economy (and Jobs) Lag

The Hidden Tax We All Pay When the Economy (and Jobs) Lag

The latest jobs report was released last week, and the news was “disappointing” to media outlets across the board. While the official numbers indicate 194,000 jobs were added, this fell well short of the 500,000 that Dow Jones (and the...

Photo Gallery: 2021 ESA Leadership Summit

See all of the moments from ESA’s first event back in person, Oct 4-7 in Frisco, TX at the Dallas Cowboys World Headquarters. Register for the ESA 2021 Leadership Summit Virtual Pass to get access to OnDemand Session recordings, available...
Key Takeaways from Leadership Summit

Key Takeaways from Leadership Summit

This year’s Leadership Summit addressed the hardships leaders have faced during the pandemic and included networking opportunities, educational sessions, and quality one-on-one meetings with the industry’s leading manufacturers and service providers. The Summit began with a brief speech from ESA’s...
Innovate Customer-Facing Processes Throughout Your Organization

Innovate Customer-Facing Processes Throughout Your Organization

Just as a pit crew at a racetrack changes tires and refuels the car with the utmost efficiency and consistency, letting their driver get back into the race as quickly as possible, security companies should implement strong processes and operations to eliminate inconsistencies and...
Financial Statements: Yard Sticks that Measure Your Success

Financial Statements: Yard Sticks that Measure Your Success

“Where do your eyes go when you first open up a financial statement?” John Colehower wants to know. The principal of Mergers & Acquisitions LLC, a consulting firm specializing in the security industry, he presented a session at ESX on financial statement literacy....
ESA Leadership Summit to Offer Virtual Passes

ESA Leadership Summit to Offer Virtual Passes

ESA Hybrid of In-Person and On-Demand, Virtual Summit Experiences, Passes Now Available Leadership Summit is around the corner! Leaders in the electronic security and life safety industry can still register to attend this in-person event held at the Omni Frisco hotel,...
The Importance of In Person Events

The Importance of In Person Events

After a year of virtual events, Zoom calls, virtual networking and happy hours, people are itching to get back together in person.   A survey conducted in April by The Business Journal, surveyed past event attendees across 44 markets and found that nationally, 50% of respondents said they were ready to return to in-person events...
ESA Makes Investing In Your Team Easy!

ESA Makes Investing In Your Team Easy!

I always enjoy writing articles for Security Nation since it forces me to slow down and reflect. Not normal behavior if you know me. As I took the opportunity to slow down this time, I was struck by a recent discussion with my management team.   We had...
Customer Attrition: Track It. Measure It. Improve It.

Customer Attrition: Track It. Measure It. Improve It.

“When you lose a customer it feels like a smack in the face,” said Tim Creenan, Owner and CEO, Amherst Alarm, Inc. Your bottom line suffers, and your pride may suffer as well. Yet tracking and measuring customer attrition are within reach and should become...

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