Articles Tagged with ''business management''

Bet on the Next Big HVAC Product

May 6, 2013

Based on our economic situation and the tough business world it might be a long shot for a company to last 10 years or 10 months. Sure, you might be at the top of your game and market this year, but where will you be in five, 10, or 40 years? 


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Social Media Discussed at ACCA Conference

April 15, 2013

More than 2,500 HVAC professionals traveled to the 2013 Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA) Conference and Indoor Air Expo in Florida to learn about new technology, business management tips, and industry trends.


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On-Site Credit Payments Now a Viable Option

April 8, 2013

With contractors facing such rapidly changing technologies, another facet of business that is quickly evolving is the way businesses accept credit cards.


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The Right Name Can Make or Break a Business

April 8, 2013

For contractors, before they ever show up at a door step, what’s the first thing a customer usually sees? The company name. 


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First Quarter Profit Ensures Future Success

February 25, 2013

Earning a profit in the first quarter is a challenge for many, but those who do can expect a very profitable year. 


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Dallas Contractor Breathes Life Into Dying Business

January 28, 2013

In the past several years, Kahn Mechanical has taken on more public work and worship facilities — two areas Ann Kahn noted they wouldn’t have even considered in the company’s early history, but has since acknowledged that both were well worth the effort.


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Profitability Versus Owner Compensation

January 21, 2013
Many owners pay themselves less than they are worth because most of their experience comes from the technical side of contracting, and not the business side. Here are some words of advice from my “ad hoc” panel of experts.


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Instead of Worrying, Plan for 2013

December 24, 2012
Regardless of how your year has been, it’s time to put it behind you and start preparing for 2013. While I’m recommending it is time to start planning for next year, I also encourage you to spend some time reviewing this year’s results.


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Going from Push to Pull to Profits

December 10, 2012
In an earlier article, I shared that during a break at a seminar for business owners, I’d explained my “push > pull” theory to three traditional business owners. Read to find out what this theory is.


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Contractors Learn How to Build Value

December 10, 2012
Contractors from around the country converged on Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas for the Nexstar Network’s Super Meeting. The meeting was titled “Customers First” and included informative sessions and plenty of networking opportunities.


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