In economic downturns, businesses and individuals tend to renovate existing facilities rather than invest in new construction. That still presents electrical contractors with many opportunities to keep growing, even through hard times.
Hope is not only a noun—something you have (or not). It’s also a verb—something you do (or don’t). I contend that if you don’t do it, you won’t have it. John C. Maxwell, a leadership expert whom I admire, puts it this way: “Where there is no hope in the future, there is no power in the present.”
Frequent casino guests have learned not to put money into a slot machine without first making sure their “comp” or player card is in. This also is true for table players who practically walk around with their cards attached to their foreheads.
Be your own boss. Own your own business. Control your own destiny. Many people have grown up believing in that American dream, which is undoubtedly part of why there were about 650,000 new small businesses launched in America in 2007, according to the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).