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One of the best things I ever stumbled into was giving business managers that requested a “How much to clean these carpets?” quote from me at least three price/frequency options.
Never let anyone else define your vision of success.
Give serious thought to the advantages of buying your own property and becoming your own landlord.
I “promote” protector because I believe it is in your best interests to sell and apply this product.
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.
A saying we use a lot in SFS, Questioning, is "Always run your business based on the emotions of the customer but never make business decisions emotionally."
This up and down lifestyle adds enormous stress.
I was a real dummy back in the Dark Ages (1969) when I started my first cleaning business!
Every time you can say “yes” to a customer’s requests for additional services, you increase your profit potential and reinforce a relationship that virtually guarantees repeat business, because you become more valuable to them.
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.”