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The first thing that I have to say is: I am sorry for taking so long to write Part 2, and I’m especially sorry to Jorge Perez and Joel Perez (you guys related?) and my friend Chris McElroy, who all...
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If you haven’t read Michael E. Gerber’s famous book “The E-Myth” (The Entrepreneurial Myth), I suggest you do. The book has been in print in several forms since 1986, so let me give you the...
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“Friday I was in a bookstore. I started talking to this very French-looking girl. She was a bilingual illiterate—she couldn't read in two different languages.”—Steven Wright Hardwood...
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There are two very different managers and subsequently two very different teams (or crews, businesses, organizations or companies ... anything with more than one person working toward anything). Are...
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I have a short story from last week—something I had never experienced in my life. File this one under “Customers Say the Darndest Things.” My outside salesman went to look at an installation...
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It all started December of 2015 with a devastating fire in a beautiful country mansion in New Hampshire where, luckily, no lives were lost. The flames engulfed the entire home, and over 50...
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This gem was from a sales training from a few decades ago. Take this in—it will make you money. Lets say you’re in the market for a new TV and you have a friend who sells TV’s. Where do you go...
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In Part 1 of this post, we talked about how critical it is build consciously build a business identity based on customers’ perceptions of your business, and how every aspect of every customer...
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We all know how important a good reputation, is right? We want customers to understand how great our work is and how outstanding our customer service is. We protect our reputation like a mother bear...
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Hello all, Keith Long here with Thunderheart Flooring, based out of Greeley, Colo. Over the last six weeks, I took a hiatus from hardwood flooring and accomplished something I’ve had in my sights...
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