GC Resources

Achieve Long Term, Sustainable Growth

Think of it as a filing cabinet. The GC Filing Cabinet contains five categories, each as important as the next for the overall grow. Consider your annaul net top line growth, annual improvement in profitablity, customer retention, your team and human resources, and finally, aspire to maintain a strategic perspective.

GC Resource Guide

GC Resource Filing Cabinet

This is a guide to help you grow a building services business. Each drawer is one of the 5 Key Goals that, when combined, will achieve our overall goal of Long Term, Sustainable Growth.

Inside each drawer there are many management tactics, processes, and procedures that help achieve the key goal.

Mentoring for Rapid Success

Utilizing these resources to their greatest potential may require mentorship along the way. 

This process offered by Gershen Consulting is tailored to support building maintenance executives in key positions who are:

  1. Entering a new industry
  2. Entering an entirely different type of corporate culture
  3. Looking to integrate quickly and efficiently into a new role.

The Mentorship Program is based upon Barney’s 55+ successful years in the industry and a comprehensive digital library of resources that will be available during and after the completion of the program. Also, renowned Birkman© expert Patricia Corbett will provide her 30+ years’ experience utilizing the Birkman© method to build and coach the employee both as an individual and as a part of the company team.

In addition, Barney will utilize his wide ranging BSCAI resources to provide the latest training and information as it relates to the industry (including participation in valuable ‘town hall’ meetings). This is a 12 month plan to begin with heavy immersion at the program start.

GC Resource Guide

Here’s How We’ve Broken it Down

1st/2nd/4th Quarter Game Plan

Activities that a company should perform in the first, second, and last quarter of the year. The 4th Quarter Game Plan is particularly important, as the fiscal budget and projections for next year are developed during that period.

Best Practices from Associated Building Services divided into Key Goals

Included in this tactical plan is Mission/Vision/Goals and Leadership Philosophies

At Risk List

This is used in conjunction with the Whiteboard and the Over-Budget Offenders concept.

80/20 Rule (The Pareto Principle)

80% of the effects result from 20% of the causes.


Concept that all organizations, just like living organisms, have a life cycle and undergo predictable and repetitive patterns of behavior.


An overview of the process is included in Customer Cancellation Autopsy Procedure.

Our Specialties

Profit Maximization Strategies


Sales and Marketing Plans

Strategic Planning

Customer Retention

Organizational Development

Succession Planning

Team Building

Quality Control



Exit Strategy