It's been awhile, hasn't it? We neglected our blog while our website was being remodeled and our newsletter revamped. It's time to get back at it. Read more about Making Your Business Successful
Need a reason to keep going?
A friend and reader, Malinda Meck of The Outhouse LLC and Jacob S. Meck Construction, sent us this article, “God Needs Entrepreneurs”. Read more about What Entrepreneurs Do
A quote from Brian Tracy a few weeks ago really captured our industry over the last five years. "The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender." Read more about The Harder You Work
I got a note from a young guy the other day that was priceless. The short version said that he had finally come to realize what he was worth to his clients. Read more about Knowing What You're Worth
May I make a wish list?
That suppliers and manufacturers would stop using pictures of guys and gals wearing a brand new tool belt. Those new belts haven't spent a minute on a job site, they even look stiff and uncomfortable. Worse, the screwdrivers, hammers and pliers have no paint or dirt on them. Come on suppliers, get real.
That contractors would pay attention to their websites, recognizing that the website might be the first impression a client has of them. And that they would put their company name and phone number at the top of each page. Read more about My Wish List
Brian Tracy mentioned in recently that we are all in overload almost every day in today's business world. The prognosis is that for most, it is going to continue. Read more about Overload!
I talk with contractors all the time who miss one opportunity after another and never seem to connect the cost of this miss. Read more about Missed Opportunities Cost Money
Are you getting the most out of your day? Are you taking advantage of your time here, to do your best, both for yourself and your family? Read more about Your Opportunity Clock
Some of you may remember Wilma Rudolph. I watched her run and wondered at her ability to do so well. She said, "I believe in me more than anything in this world." Read more about What do you believe?
Often, when we attempt and fail at something that had great expectations, we end up depressed. Thoughts rattle in our head while we mull over why it went wrong. Read more about Starting Over