December 10, 2012
The per job general liability insurance is designed specifically towards insuring small- and medium-sized contractors in today’s economy. According to the company, it is designed to help small- and medium-sized contractors who are finding it more difficult to maintain annual general liability insurance.Read More
October 15, 2012
Custom Integrated Training Solutions is a publishing service for the HVACR industry that allows wholesalers, educators, trainers, manufacturers, etc., to create custom training manuals to better serve their needs. It enables a company or school to brand the publication with their logo and add other supplementary documents.
August 20, 2012
Most HVAC contractors get into the heating and cooling business because they are highly interested in the process, mechanically gifted, or feel it is a great way to make a buck. But, as many find out after opening their doors, it takes a lot more than technical skills and desire to run a successful business.Read More
July 16, 2012
By now, as a contractor, you should already have a website to promote your business. If not, stop what you are doing and immediately create one. The purpose of this article is not to convince you to get a website, since that is a requirement, but to understand the purpose of your website.Read More
June 25, 2012
Have you ever met someone who’s highly motivated, full of energy, and ready to take on the world, yet they never seem to get anything done? They’re passionate and have the greatest intentions, but for some reason they just can’t accomplish their goals. In the fighter pilot world, they are what we call “all thrust and no vector.”
June 11, 2012
The cloud-based business invoice network Invoice Central is focused on streamlining invoice delivery and payment for both vendors and small businesses. It provides vendors with a hub-based approach to deliver invoices and accept payments electronically.
May 28, 2012
“Why didn’t you page the nearby area to let people know you were leaving early?” The Delta attendant said, “We only page in the immediate area.” “So,” I asked, through mildly clenched teeth, “You only page to locate people who are already here?” Anybody see the problem?Read More
May 14, 2012
I used to think that attitude had a lot to do with how one responds to the missiles of business and life. But the more time I spend in business, the more I’m convinced that the success or failure of a mission is determined by how we prepare for adversity.Read More
February 20, 2012
Do you arrive at the office each morning prepared to accomplish a list of goals you have set for yourself? Or are you the type who arrives full of energy for the day ahead and gets caught up immediately in a minor problem that sidetracks you until the day is half gone and you have not really accomplished much of anything? Read More
February 20, 2012
A DVD titled “Contractor Soft Skills” illustrates how contractors can have their technicians improve their own soft skills. The DVD is the third one about customer service by customer service expert Steve Coscia.