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Any woodworker will tell you that 90% of their project’s success is based on preparation. Everything from matching the grain to squaring the pieces to the final sanding - miss one step and your project will be ruined.
I discovered that many managers don’t even know for sure what they pay and are more interested in reliability, a proven track record and a burden lifted off their backs
One of the cornerstone principles of SFS is the “80% Rule” which states, “80% of how the customer decides whether you did a ‘good job’ or a ‘bad job’ is based on how they feel about the person actually doing the work.”
Let’s look at your two big options going forward:
If you aren’t making a decent living after 18 months in business, it can only be one or more of these three problems: A) You aren’t charging enough, B) you aren’t doing enough volume or C) you are expecting too much too soon.
So how do you stop this thievery? The short answer - you can't. Not completely. You can and should make it harder to steal than not steal, but in the final analysis many techs currently are doing it.
Investing your time for maximum return is very important. In fact, at no time in your business will your time be more important right now than during your start-up phase.
We used to putz around with selling spotter kits, groomers, entrance mats, vacuum cleaners, (and bags for them) plus furnace filters, etc.
At the dentist, as you pocket your credit card, what does the receptionist always ask you after paying your bill? That’s right! “What day of the week will be best for your next visit?” You meekly ponder the question and say, “Tuesdays are good for me.”