7 Employee Incentive Ideas
Ellen changed my company forever! The most immediate change made was as we started to get into the company’s books I realized that what my bookkeeper/cpa was saying he was doing, he was not doing and being coy about my direct questions...so he is gone. Now there are no secrets! The numbers are real, we have a plan in place...
Papalia Plumbing & Heating, Inc.
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The other day my 20 year old dishwasher died. Alas. So, I went to a big box appliance store. I asked to see some dishwashers and a nice young man escorted me to a row of them. From left to … Continue reading
(View video on YouTube) Manners promote peace, friendship…and sales! Growing up, my sisters and brother and I were fortunate to have a mother who taught us good manners. Yai Yai gave us a rule that if you are going to … Continue reading
“I just can’t find good employees. Nobody wants to work for a dollar anymore. Thank goodness for Joey. He’s my top producer. Customers love him and he delivers top sales every month. If I could clone him, I would! He … Continue reading
How a simple “thank you” can increase your revenue Economic times being what they are, business people are leaving no stone unturned in search of revenue generating ideas. While the days of lavish parties and expensive junkets may be over, … Continue reading
Research Shows 90% Do Not… What customers value most changes constantly, and the pace of change has increased exponentially with the economic recession. The businesses who become relevant by addressing what customers really value at any given time will be … Continue reading
Serendipity: The faculty of happening upon fortunate discoveries when not in search of them. I love the moments that take me completely by surprise. When I expect one thing and find another. The other day I received a call from … Continue reading
“NO!” This word stands between you and everything you want. No wonder it is such a tough word to hear. But if you are going to survive in this industry you are going to have to learn to hear “no” … Continue reading
Figure out how to sell something – a product or service – for more than it costs to create it, and you manufacture money out of nothing. Sells stuff for more than it costs. Create profits. Collect the cash. Pass … Continue reading
“We aren’t using the ‘S’ word at our company anymore,” my friend announced, in response to my “How’s biz?” greeting. “Really? Why not?” I asked. “My service plumbers are offended by the ‘S’ word. I wouldn’t use the ‘S’ word … Continue reading