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#31119 - 11/10/03 05:06 PM Business owners and your key to your success
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I am the owner and operator of my company. So far i have been doing everything alone (one helper sometimes)and have been successful. I think returning phone calls, true honesty and being on time has contributed to my success.

How about you? If you are the owner what is your secret to success?

Edward
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#31120 - 11/11/03 01:04 PM Re: Business owners and your key to your success
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Screw them before they screw you!
Seriously I am pretty much in the same boat as you Ed and practice what you mention. It goes a long way in securing a good reputaion which I think is critical to long term success. Also being neat and clean and projecting a good appearance are important as well. Treat the customers as you would like to be treated.

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#31121 - 11/16/03 10:58 PM Re: Business owners and your key to your success
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I like to educate my customers. Give them a wide variety of options. While at time it is a bother to have them looking over your shoulder. I just think back to when I did not know anything about electricity. But eh, if they get to bothersom I just send them out to the van to get me the wire stretcher..

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#31122 - 11/17/03 02:56 PM Re: Business owners and your key to your success
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i love what i do...


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