Articles by Al Levi

Reducing It To The Ridiculous Al Levi

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Help your customers see that they're making an investment that's no different than their car or their home.
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Fire Your Superstar<br>Al Levi

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Getting big sales numbers by cheating customers or creating a false sense of fear can harm your company.
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What's Your Truck Telling People?

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Crude bumper stickers and graphics promote the wrong message to potential customers.
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What Does $5 Get You?

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Attract the best techs by paying the best.
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Ask Al

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Al Levi knows what it takes to make your business run with less stress and more success. Contractors, just like you, seek his advice regularly. Al has agreed to let us share with PM readers some of the questions he gets and the answers he gives.
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You'll Catch More Flies With Honey

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Ever hear the old saying, “You'll catch more flies with honey than you will with vinegar”? What's that got to do with you and your business?

Most business owners that contact me are reaching out because they're frustrated by what their employees do and don't do. Rarely does someone contact me to let me know they love what their people do and that they're the best in the business. Most owners think poorly about the quality of work done by their employees. This is truly unfortunate. The negativity actually invites more bad performance.

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What Can Golf Teach You About Business?

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If you've become addicted to the sport of golf, like me, don't despair. There are very valuable lessons to learn from your pursuit of mastering the game of golf that directly apply to mastering the game of business.
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Yoga And Business

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When I first moved out to Phoenix, I brought the souvenirs of my career with me - a bad back and bad knees. My wife suggested that I sign up for a yoga class, which I did for stretching and such.
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What To Take On Your Lifeboat

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Working with contractors who have put their companies into troubled waters, I've developed an analogy that helps them understand what has to happen now.
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Think You Can Motivate Me?<br>Al Levi

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Some tips on getting your employees to do what you want, the way you want.
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