Time to move your desk?

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Before I got into roofing, I had a sales job. One of the first things I wanted to do there was get myself set up. I figured out that the desk they had assigned me would fit on another wall -- and that if I moved the desk, I'd have a nice window view from where I sat. The sales manager was an old crusty guy who was good at his job. When I told him that I wanted to move my desk he said, "Yeah. Everybody who comes in here always likes to move their desks around. I don't see what that has to … [Read more...]

It’s all about quality

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"Quality, quality, quality. Never waver from it, even when you don't see how you can afford to keep it up. When you compromise, you become a commodity and then you die." —Gary Hirshberg, Founder of Stonyfield Farm Here's how a friend of mine buys a new car... He figures out what kind of car he wants -- the make, the model and the options. Then he calls all the dealerships around him and asks for their "best price" on what he wants. When a salesman quotes a price lower than all the … [Read more...]