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If You Know The Answers The Questions Will Not Bother You - In school when you sat for an exam or a test, and you knew the material forward, and backward it was fast and easy. The exams and tests for the classes you struggled with were the opposite. Having a Business Process Management Plan provided you with the answers to the questions about how to run your business because it is something you developed. Not something someone else did and handed to you.
It's Not What You Know, It's Not Who You Know That Counts, It's Who Knows You - The value you bring to your network is directly related to who will take your phone call or return your email.
Little Leaks Sink The Big Ship - The big gaping holes get all of the contractor's attention. But the little parasitic drains like Cheap Bookkeeper and cheap tools thnking you are saving money. In the end you get what you pay for.
Too many Construction Contractor failures can be traced back to the unknowns, unknowables, and jumping over five dollar bills to pick up a nickel. Strategy Vs. Tactics.
L.M.O.S. - The four big cost buckets, Labor, Material, Other Costs and Subcontractors, used by Fast Easy Accounting to assist construction contractors in determining Job Costing, Job Profitability and Job Costing Services Reports.
Makers Vs. Takers - Makers believe it is better to make than to take; whereas Takers believe it is better to take than to make.
Money Is Made - In the office; not in the field.Strategy vs. Tactics.
Money Makers Vs. Money Savers - Contractors who focus most of their time and energy trying to save every penny possible end up bankrupt and broke. Contractors who focus their time and energy on making money become wealthy. I do not mean pay no attention to costs, just follow the 80/20 rule. Spend 80% of your time and energy finding new ways to make money and 20% of your time saving money.
Nepotism Is Relative - Construction company owner hires and promotes his relatives who proceed to chase off qualified field technicians and office staff in an effort to level the contractor down and out of business.
O.P.M. - Other People's Money! Cash flow and bad bookkeepers are the #1 and #2 reason construction companies go out of business, bankrupt or worse. When doing a construction project do not be the banker! Invoice early and often and get change orders signed.
O.H.I.O. - Only Handle It Once. One of the keys to bookkeeping is having a system where each document is only handled once. Even if it means putting it in a holding account for a more senior accountant to deal with it.