Vicki LaPlant

Vicki
LaPlant
Consultant,
VLE HVAC
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Vicki LaPlant has worked with HVAC contractors for the past 30 years as a trainer/consultant. She helps people work better together for greater success. Vicki is a longtime Contracting Business.com editorial advisory board member and can be reached by e-mail at vicki@vleishvac.com, or by phone at 903/786-6262.

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New Year, New Trends, and One Old Idea
American comedian and singer Joe E. Lewis said, For my New Year's resolution, I went on a diet, swore off drinking and heavy eating, and in 14 days I
The E-Myth is Still Alive Darn It!
As I write this, I realize that thoughts of HVAC Comfortech 2009 still linger. There's no opportunity like that show to talk with so many successful owners
Rules of Communications
One of best communication rules I ever heard goes like this: Connotative adjectives should not be used to describe a person's behavior. Great advice,
An Industry With Heart
In April 2009, I was a part of an event that epitomizes the of this industry. It started two months ago, when Service Roundtable CEO Matt Michel dedicated
Perseverance and Creativity Always Win
In January, I had the audacity to write about difficult working situations. Then in the March issue, Matt Michel's The Rant column reminded us of what
Mars, Venus and the HVACR Industry
As of this year, I have been in the industry for 30 years and I am going to pretend that those 30 years of experience (not 1 year repeated 30 times) give me the right to tell you what I think. This column will not be a rant like Matt’s column because even with 30 years of experience no one can rant quite like Matt.
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