However, we must realize this slowdown may eventually catch up to us as well. Therefore, as installation professionals, we must focus on and continue to do the things that have made us successful and benchmark the success of others.
Most of our businesses seem to be limited by the number of qualified installers we employ. The need to continually cultivate and bring new employees into the trade has never been greater. The work ethic of today’s youth has changed significantly from that of our fathers. Economic conditions and lifestyles for the past twenty years have caused a noticeable shift in the workforce, and in the desire to enter certain types of vocations. Therefore, we are not only faced with the task of selling to our valued customers, we must also sell our vocation to the younger generation.