Good old Wikipedia defines a commodity as“a good for which there is demand, but which is supplied without qualitative differentiation across a market. It is fungible, i.e. the same no matter who produces it....
My mother was a woman before her time. As a young boy in the early 60s, I was continually mortified as she would ask store clerks everywhere, “Will this item be on sale any time soon?” “What if I buy two? Can you give me a better deal then?” “So, is this your best price?”
Few would dispute the notion that America's economic success over the last 200-odd years has been due to the lone entrepreneur. So the United States has suffered a "fiscal hiccup" over the last few years; even so, we are still the financial success story of the world!
In Greek mythology, the curious (and very bored) Pandora ignores repeated warnings and opens a forbidden box given to her by the Greek god Zeus. Unfortunately, along with the fateful box, Zeus had given Pandora the “gift” of curiosity!
Loose cannon: “An unpredictable person or thing, liable to cause damage if not kept in check by others.” As a small-business owner, you can quickly “turn on a dime” with your company. This entrepreneurial freedom can be an incredible asset.
Over 30 authors – over 40 articles…from attorneys, contractors, consultants, instructors and others, both inside and outside the restoration industry. R & R, C & R and Cleanfax, opened their archives and gave us the best they had, other chapters were created just for the “Get Paid!” book and its readers. And every one of them has ideas for how to get paid what you are owed.