Faster, Cheaper, Better

Faster, Cheaper, Better

Starting and Operating A Business in the Trades

Book - 2014
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"Skilled in trades and starting your own business? Wondering why you're working so hard and not making much money at it? Thousands of people are heading out on their own, only to find they know much about a trade and little about how to create a great company. Jack Borden's system helps the budding entrepreneur get it right. You'll learn how build a successful, sustainable business, from negotiating with suppliers for the best rates to operating your passion with purpose. Contractors in the construction industry are surrounded by competition and in order to survive in the industry you must provide your customers with everything they want and be profitable at the same time. The only way to find out what your customers want is to ask them. The answer is always: Faster, Cheaper, Better. Jack Borden, a British Columbia developer, began as an electrician and is now one of western Canada's most respected businessmen. The book provides a link to the publisher's website where you can download the following worksheets and business forms in Excel and PDF form: Worksheet 1: Are You Suited to Be a Self-Employed Entrepreneur?; Worksheet 2: Are You Ready to Make Personal Sacrifices?; Balance Sheet; Cash-Flow Statement; Change Order; Estimate Sheet; Invoice; Job Cost Estimate; Job Cost Report; Project Proposal; Purchase Order; Statement of Earnings; Time Sheet; and, Work-in-Progress Report"--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Bellingham, Washington : Self-Counsel Press, 2014.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9781770402126
Characteristics: xxi, 137 pages :,illustrations ;,23 cm


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teleahphilipsen Oct 15, 2015

Was a good book but wasnt too helpful for business that was a sole trader with no employees focused more on larger companies.

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