It’s easy to think we already know all we need to know. If you want to be successful, continually improve your business skills.
Sales is about communicating and interacting positively with others. Those skills make life easier in any delicate conversation.
Michael Stone shares about a note from a contractor who initially found the Markup & Profit Revisited book “too extreme” and “not for us” – but now realizes it makes sense.
Constant input from others is necessary if you want to stay on top of both your business and your personal life.
If the payment schedule is adjusted after you’ve started a job and they aren’t willing to pay what’s owed, file liens. You must protect your right to be paid.
At a recent class, I was covering the basics of getting paid for additional work orders. I gave an example to emphasize the necessity of getting paid for your work.