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Has your business has hit a certain size that it just can’t seem to grow beyond?
Have profits stagnated and you just can’t seem to move that needle?
Has the level of noise and chaos in your business reached a fever pitch and nothing you do seems to reduce it?
Do you find yourself working harder and harder and you still can’t keep up?
Then, you may be suffering from “working IN your business and not ON your business” syndrome.
You’ve seen lots of articles about how to optimize your value-creating processes: template, fabricate, and install. You see more articles on this part of the business because this is where the magic happens. This is where the value is created that your customers pay you for.
But what about sales and the front office?
So, what’s the difference between a good idea and a great idea?
Two companies decided to purchase and install their first CNC router. Company A installed the CNC, the shop is running well, and they are making more money than ever.
Company B struggled to install the CNC and is constantly having problems as a result. Jobs are running late. Customers are upset. Profits are taking a hit. Read this Blog to find out more…
If your business is not improving – increasing profit, decreasing remakes and callbacks, improving on time delivery, reducing stress and chaos – then, quite possibly, your business may be in the process of failing.
In working with many fabricators and other business owners to improve their businesses, it is very common to make good progress only to have things stall out. While there can be several reasons for this, the most common reason is the improvement process has run up against a Sacred Cow in the business.
In a growing economy, job growth outstrips the supply of good labor – and the effects of the pandemic have only made the situation harder to manage. So, it’s no surprise that everywhere I go and in every type of industry, companies are struggling to recruit and retain good people.
If the primary measure you use to evaluate the success of your fab shop is how many square feet produced, then chances are you are not making as much money as you should.