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How to Stage a Comeback in Your Small Business

Every small business owner struggles. Some simply cannot go on and decide to close the doors. But some make unbelievable comebacks. Against astounding odds, they come from far behind — and fight back to win. Interested?

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Avoiding Common Winter Coatings Problems

The cold and inclement forecast of winter brings with it a hardship for many people related to the coatings world, including owners, engineers, and architects.

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The Crooked Yardstick: Redefining Success

Take inventory of your successes. What comes to mind? The title of your position in your company? How much money you make? The value of your home? An award you won?

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Job Opening: “Experience Needed.” Really?

Count yourself as fortunate if you’re not among the scores of employers desperately searching to fill the nationwide shortages of truck drivers, nurses, and industrial construction workers. But don’t start feeling smug either.

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Writing a Coatings Spec: A Work Plan Example

A concise Work Plan must be submitted with each bid proposal, including that for coatings work. Failure to submit a Work Plan may be cause for rejection of the bid

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Simplicity Is Best

As an industry, perhaps even as a society, we have a ton of information, tidbits, and insight. The coatings industry has so much information that many of us are frankly overwhelmed. Some of us can’t get anything done that doesn’t have a deadline on it.

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Deck and Patio Coatings Steps, Tips, and Tricks

Commercial contractors know the challenges with concrete outdoor structures. While owners may like the natural look of concrete, they can become dissatisfied facing years of constant preservation.