Professional Woodworkers Sharing Business Strategies

Change the perception of yourself

Written by David Getts Monday, 19 May 2014 00:00

21_davidgetts_01Every occupation, gender and nationality has a stereotype. Like it or not, we live in a society that always has and always will judge people based on some preconceived idea.



Their loss is your gain

Written by John English Monday, 14 April 2014 00:00

john_englishAre your cabinet sales dead?



Inspiration and ideas are all around you

Written by John English Monday, 17 March 2014 00:00

john_english“It’s beautiful,” she said. “But it’s just so ‘samey.’ ”



Revenue opportunities abound in health care sector

Written by John English Monday, 17 February 2014 00:00

john_englishWhat custom woodshops do is they take a basic product and change something about it so that it more accurately meets the needs of a customer. That customization can include altering the dimensions of a box or upgrading the quality of construction or manipulating an aesthetic consideration such as species, stain or shape.



The process is as important as the finished product

Monday, 20 January 2014 00:00

john_englishUsually, the longer we do something the better we get at it. But what happens when the thing that we do is custom, so by its nature it changes every time? How do we standardize the bidding process and the project management if every time the shop lights are turned we’re building something different?



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