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Posts by Contractor Fuel

5 Principles of Contracting Success

Why do some contractors succeed while others struggle? Are there some guiding principles that any contractor could commit to that would help them be successful? Well it just so happens there are. When it comes down to it, business is about consistency and efficiency. Successful contractors embrace this fact and operate their businesses guided by…

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Send These 5 Emails for Consistent Business Growth

“Communication works for those who work at it” – John Powell One of the lessons from the interviews I’ve been doing as part of the 100 Contractors Project is that successful companies (and individuals) seem to share one common trait; they consistently communicate at a high level. What makes them high level communicators you might…

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Move The Needle For Your Business

As busy contractors it is all too easy to let time pass without making measurable improvements. We say we want our business to grow but how often do we take the time to address what is needed to make it happen? Since the new year has conveniently wiped the slate clean it’s the perfect time…

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Stop Choosing the Work and Start Choosing the Client

Every once in a while it’s good to reflect on the work you’ve been doing recently, and whom you’ve been doing it for. What have been your favorite projects recently? What made them your favorites? Take a moment to think back on your recent project history to answer these questions. We all look back on past…

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