A portion of every Stream33, Breeze33, Craft33, and Bright33, purchase will be donated to your local Feeding America foodbank. Famous Supply will also make product donations to Habitat for Humanity. All to help make our dream of better local communities become a reality.Learn More
Stream33 offers high quality plumbing products priced right. From bathroom and kitchen products to pre-assembled installation kits and behind-the-wall products, you can count on Stream33 for convenience, quality and value.Learn More
Breeze33 offers high quality HVAC and air distribution products that are priced right. From mini split systems to room air conditioners and dehumidifiers and registers, you can count on Breeze33 for convenience, quality and value.Learn More
Craft33 offers high quality all-wood cabinetry that is priced right. Styles from transitional to modern and traditional, you can count on Craft33 cabinets to compliment your clients’ lifestyle and budget.Learn More
Bright33 offers high quality LED lighting products priced right. Discover indoor and outdoor LED lighting options from undercabinet to ceiling and vanity, you can trust Bright33 for convenience, quality and value.Learn More
Famous Supply has over 45,000 products in stock with experts to serve the residential, commercial, institutional & industrial markets.Learn More
Find solutions tailored to meet your professional plumbing, HVAC, and building company needs. We offer a wide range of programs and services to help customers streamline daily operations. See what Famous Supply can do for you.Learn More
With 31 Famous Supply locations in Ohio, western Pennsylvania, and West Virginia, your local Famous counter has everything you need to help you get your project done. Famous’ greatest asset is our quality Associates dedicated to serving you, our valued customer!
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With over 45,000 SKUs in stock, Famous Supply specialized in HVAC, plumbing, industrial, building products, and training. We sell into the residential, commercial and industrial market segments for new construction, replacement, repair, remodel, parts and service.Learn More
Famous Supply can help you with specifications, product options at various price points, design, layout, scheduling and coordination of your project from A to Z. We are your one-stop shop for HVAC, plumbing, cabinets, countertops, appliances, lighting, windows and doors.Learn More
How important is it to create mutual understanding when communicating with others? I hope you believe it’s a major priority; I know I do. I also know that I can personally improve in both of these areas. I have a tendency to sometimes get so excited about a conversation that I’m already thinking ahead to what I want to say / how I want to respond. Unfortunately, this bad habit distracts me from the two-way communication. It would be better if I slowed down a bit, and were more patient. I also believe I can improve by saying less and being more succinct with the thoughts I do want to convey. So if we are ever talking and you see me slipping into my (hopefully old) communication pattern, please give me a reminder to slow down, listen more intently, or ask for clarification if my communication is unclear.
When I think of Famous associates who do a terrific job both listening and conveying their message with clarity and few wasted words, I think of Kirk Allen and Melanie Staats.
Both Kirk and Melanie only respond when it adds to the conversation, and when they do communicate, it is always clear and concise. They are likeable individuals who have a knack for being direct, but never offensive.
Interestingly, they both have tremendous industry experience. I believe this knowledge serves them both very well, because they understand our business and communicate appropriately because what they say makes good sense.
Let’s all focus more intently like Melanie and Kirk, and communicate with purpose, simplicity, and conviction!