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Ask Why Your Company Didn’t Get the Job

Creating quotes can be a very time-consuming process. How long does it take you to prepare a quote? Tracking all your project/job quotes is a good practice for a couple of reasons…

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The Right People Are Essential

All your future business plans and success are dependent on having the right people. Without the right people, you can’t execute even the simplest of plans.

By : TAB Winnipeg Board 401

Serve Yourselves as Well As You Serve Your Customers

Instead of only focus on satisfying your external customers, strive to serve your internal customers as well. If you have a Customer Bill of Rights, live it out. Market it as a differentiator! Recognize that your team has rights as well. Establish an internal Bill of Rights and live up to those commitments.

By : TAB Denver West Board 401

On Issues…

Closing of an issue can be more important than raising a new one.

By : Jason Brand, Wanna Internet

Don’t Mess with the Streak!

In Bull Durham, Kevin Costner's character explains that a player on a streak has to “respect the streak.” If you are winning, keep doing what you are doing. The same is true for business. When you are on a roll, don’t change things up. Don’t be one of those people who stops doing something because it worked!

By : Chris Blair, Maestro Associates

Hiring for Attitude is Key

As owners, we set the tone for the culture and new team members need to match the culture.

By : Mark Weida, Street Smart Auto Brokers