How to Hire Great Employees

By Roland Bates, President of NPI Great training. Great opportunity. Great compensation. They don’t mean much if you don’t start with a good hire. It surprises me how little time and effort many small business owners put into finding and training good employees. Can you imagine our NPI/GPI franchisees hiring an inspector and then finding Continue Reading »

How to Handle Criticism

By Roland Bates Take a second and imagine the world’s best restaurant. It’s been voted on and they have their “World’s Best Restaurant” plaque proudly displayed for all to see. Guess what? Every day and without fail someone will say the potatoes are too salty, someone will say it’s too dark, too loud, too expensive, Continue Reading »

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NPI/GPI Celebrates Thirtieth Anniversary with Distinguished Guest Speakers at 2017 Annual Conference

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NPI/GPI Celebrates Thirtieth Anniversary with Distinguished Guest Speakers at 2017 Annual Conference Industry experts held seminars on the latest trends and technologies. Omaha, Neb., Nov. 21, 2017—National Property Inspections, Inc., parent company of National Property Inspections in the United States and Global Property Inspections in Canada, hosted six distinguished guest speakers at Continue Reading »

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Leverage Your Gifts and Talents to Stay Motivated

By Kimberly Stevens, NPI Marketing Coach There’s a good chance that you have untapped potential and you may not even be aware of it. While most skills can be learned, most of us are given gifts that come easily and that we feel passionate about. Some gifts are innate; they come naturally. But you can Continue Reading »

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4 Quick Tips for Making the Most of Small Business Social Media

By: Stephanie Vesper, NPI Marketing Assistant As a busy small business owner, it’s easy to let social media slip off your radar. But with consumers spending up to 53% of their online time browsing social media sites, carving out a slot in your schedule for posting can mean broadening your reach in ways you never Continue Reading »

5 Tips to Improve Public Speaking As a Small Business Owner

By Kimberly Stevens, NPI Marketing Coach “I have three hints for becoming a good public speaker. You must know when to stand up, when to speak up and when to shut up.” – Charlie Brown Wouldn’t it be great if Charlie Brown’s three tips above were all we needed to become more confident public speakers? Continue Reading »

5 Ways A Commercial Property Inspection Will Help You Save (And Even Earn) More Money

As a commercial investor, you want to feel confident about your property’s value and earning potential. The key to smart buying? Ordering a commercial property inspection. Here are five ways commercial inspections can save you from hidden costs while allowing for maximum return on investment: 1. Predicts future property earnings. An inspection could tell you Continue Reading »

5 Reasons Military Veterans Make the Best NPI Franchise Owners

As a veteran, you automatically possess the necessary strengths to become a thriving property inspection business owner. Many veterans return to civilian life with a strong desire to be their own boss, as you often have far greater leadership experience than your peers. However, finding an industry that requires a relevant skillset to that of Continue Reading »

Entrepreneur Magazine Names National Property Inspections, Inc., a Top 200 Global Franchise of 2017

NPI made Entrepreneur Magazine’s Top 200 Global Franchises of 2017 Omaha, Neb., July. 24, 2017 — National Property Inspections, Inc., parent company of National Property Inspections in the United States and Global Property Inspections in Canada, is honored to be included in Entrepreneur Magazine’s 2017 Top Global Franchises, an annual ranking of the best franchises around Continue Reading »

Entrepreneur’s Startups Magazine Names National Property Inspections, Inc., a Top Franchise for Less Than $50K

NPI made Startups Top 100 Franchises For Less Than $50,000 in its Spring 2017 issue National Property Inspections, Inc., parent company of National Property Inspections in the United States and Global Property Inspections in Canada, is honored to be included in Entrepreneur’s Startups Top 100 For Less Than $50.000 list. NPI has been ranked 30 out Continue Reading »