What Is Your Greatest Weakness?
The fastest way to make a good interview go bad is to avoid questions posed by the hiring manager. The one question candidates love to avoid is, “What is your greatest weakness?” Most candidates are quick to respond with superficial answers such...
Who Says I Can't Offer This Property for Rent?
Do you realize that you might be prevented from renting your investment home? Prohibiting property owners from leasing their properties is a trend that is growing increasingly popular with some developers and many Homeowners' Associations (HOA).
Successfully Adding a Service To Your Business
There will come a time in your business where you feel ready to add another service offering. To make this successful, there are ten tips to consider before moving ahead. 1) Revisit your business plan. If you don't have one, write one for...
The Ghost of Expected Surprises
Here, Cratchet, what do you think you’re doing? Uh, er, leaving sir. Leaving? It’s 5 minutes to the hour. Shall I dock your pay accordingly. Uh, er, no sir. No sir? Well it’s back to work for you then, and be quick about it. And I...
How To Realistically Set Your Fees - Part 1
We all know there are 52 weeks in a year and 40 working hours in a week. Therefore, we can bill 2080 hours per year, right. Wrong. Too often this is the trap that many new service businesses fall into. The first step in calculating your...