Now I realize that people are reading this article in late January and those resolutions that you proclaimed so loudly three weeks ago are barely a faint memory. But this is also a good time to come up with some New Year’s resolutions for your business.
So do you want the good news or the bad news first? Because there was both in the presentation economist Alan Beaulieu gave to the Heating, Airconditioning and Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI) members at the recent HARDI Conference in Hawaii.
There was a lot of excitement from both speakers and attendees at the 2011 Daikin AC Sales Meeting, “Daikin on the Move.” A total of 91 guests from 37 companies learned what Daikin has accomplished, and its goals going forward.
Contractors point at high school guidance counselors, ill-informed parents, and the lack of positive industry PR as obstacles they face in hiring top-notch talent. Instead of complaining about things you really have no control over, contractors need to roll up their sleeves and overcome those obstacles.
As any good HVAC contractor knows, it is a lot easier to blow a reputation than it is to build one up. Charlie Sheen is a good reminder that you better be doing a stellar job from the start and just improve from there.
Sounds like Old Man Murphy is swimming in negativity again. Did you write that editorial before or after screaming at the neighborhood kids to get off your lawn? Because you were born close to biblical times, you will perhaps be familiar with the phrase “Rome was not built in a day.”