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Be the Best: Finish the Last 5% of the Job

Finish the last 5% of the job for real success. My friend Bob owns a construction company and told me the first 5% and the last 5% of building a house are the hardest. Review your experience, is he right? Yes, he is. Finishing the last 5% of any job separates the best from the average. My wife, Joan and I watched two houses being built during our Sunday morning run along our neighborhood route. They were beautiful, majestic homes. They were both built quickly during several months. However, for months after building the first house, the street sidewalk remained in total disrepair from the ... Read More

Every Job has Two Parts

Do you want to find the best people to help you? Make sure they do the second part of the job. Do you want to do the best job? Do the second part. There are two parts to every job. I had some work done on the house recently, replacing some wood that had become worn. The first part, they did a perfect job replacing the wood, couldn’t have been better. The second part, clean up and protect the house. They failed miserably with the second part. They left a mess. There were scraps of wood and paint on the grass, the flowers were trampled, and worse, there were deep gouges in the wood from the ... Read More
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