Strategy and Management Services, Inc. (SAMS) Named Veteran Employer GovCon Awardee

SPRINGFIELD, VA, October 26, 2017 - Strategy and Management Services, Inc. (SAMS) has been distinguished as a Veteran Employer Government Contractor winner by the RecognizeDC awards program. The award is given to a government contractor who is truly dedicated to hiring and retaining veterans.

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Green Cleaning for Safety, Sustainability, and Savings

Green cleaning, relatively new watchwords in facilities management, improves indoor air quality for employees and customers and lightens the environmental-toxin load.  But while large corporations and public-sector businesses, like hospitals and schools, may have sophisticated green-cleaning programs, midsize and small companies may feel left behind by the green train.

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Rule #104 - A Viable Vision

Creating a business without a vision is like going on a long road trip without a GPS. You can try, but you won’t get very far in the right direction. As an entrepreneur, it’s essential that before you start your business you know the overall goal you’re going to accomplish and how you’re going to get there. Your business won’t make millions overnight, but if you set up the proper infrastructure and put in the sufficient planning, you can guide your organization in the right direction and set your organization up for future success.

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Strategy and Management Services, Inc. (SAMS) Awarded U.S. Government Accountability Office Contract

SPRINGFIELD, VA, October 18, 2017Strategy and Management Services, Inc. (SAMS) announced today that the company has been awarded a one-year contract with one option period to provide Information Systems and Technology Services (ISTS) to the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO). SAMS will develop a comprehensive procurement strategy for the next GAO IT modernization and operations acquisition.

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Strategy and Management Services, Inc. (SAMS) Awarded Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Contract

SPRINGFIELD, VA, October 12, 2017Strategy and Management Services, Inc. (SAMS) announced today that it has been awarded a one-year contract with four option years for the United States Navy’s Explosive Ordnance Disposal Expeditionary Support Unit (EODESU) TWO. SAMS will provide administrative, technical and customer service support to assist with the unit’s increased command and control responsibilities.

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Rule #103 - Mentorship Matters

No matter what stage you’re at in your career, you can always benefit from mentorship. Whether you’re a recent college graduate or an experienced CEO, you can always learn more from someone who has been where you are. The value of mentorship is often undervalued. However, there’s power in having a mentor who is able to present a differing point of view and can relay leadership strategies in a hands-on setting.

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Reducing the Cost of Ownership by Paying Less for Utilities

Utilities are generally an organization’s second biggest expense behind payroll—anywhere from 19 percent to a third of total operating costs. But facility executives can considerably reduce the costs of building ownership by focusing on energy and water-use efficiency. Such measures will not only add to the bottom line but contribute to environmental sustainability in a world in which carbon emissions reduction is becoming more and more urgent. Studies show that as much as 30% of a building’s energy consumption can be eliminated with technology that audits and manages energy and water consumption more effectively.

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Rule #102 - Focus on Decision Making Over Structure

Many organizations believe that changing their organizational structure to better align with their mission will increase performance. However, focusing on the decision-making process has more impact on performance than organizational structure. So take a hard look at who in your organization makes what decisions and try to optimize the process.

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Staci L. Redmon Named a Finalist for March of Dimes Heroines of Washington Awards

Mission to Make a Difference Exemplifies Leadership Role in Helping Local Communities

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Rule #101 - Get Personal

In this age of multiple screens, emails and texts, it’s a wonder anyone talks to anyone anymore. Now’s the time to show off your customer service chops by personalizing your business. A phone call is more powerful than an email, a hand written note more thoughtful than a text.

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