Professional Woodworkers Sharing Business Strategies
Written by David Getts Monday, 21 October 2013 00:00
Where do you think most people search for answers on unfamiliar topics? Most likely, they turn to Google or other Internet-based searches. But how much of the information on the Internet can you trust? Like any source, you have to wade through the mass quantity of data in order to pick out what makes sense. Like a cow that’s learned to chew the cud and spit out the stubble, those who possess the skill of acquiring information know that everything readily available is not always accurate. Intelligent consumers looking to make a large purchase compile information to help in their decision-making process. And when that purchase requires a custom woodworker, you can become part of their reliable sourcing.
Written by Howard Scott Monday, 16 September 2013 00:00
You have four people applying for a job. You’ve just finished the interviews. Or, rather, you spent most of the time telling them the company’s strengths and why they should want to work for you. Now you must decide which candidate to choose. But you have no notes in front of you and each individual seems a blur. In fact, you hate this part of the process and are thinking of deciding by pulling a name out of a hat.
Written by Lloyd R. Manning Monday, 19 August 2013 00:00
Ever wonder why so many otherwise well-managed businesses expend so much effort and advertising dollars to attract new customers, but then seemingly go out of their way to alienate those they already have? They develop grandiose schemes to figure out what turns customers on, yet devote so little time and effort to determine what turns them off.
Written by David Getts Monday, 15 July 2013 00:00
We have all experienced a classroom setting with an instructor that does not know when to shut up. Although most speakers are well-intentioned, without a sense of audience reception information can be quickly lost.
Written by John English Monday, 17 June 2013 00:00
Every industry has its share of professional organizations and the woodworking industry is no exception. Is it worth joining one?
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