CSIS Insurance Services, Inc. Blog
No contractor knows everything about the trade. We may specialize in a specific aspect, but we do not know everything. We build a team or consult with an expert to fill in the gaps. So how do clients choose you over other contractors? It's in the way you manage your work. It's in the way you meet deadlines. It's in the way you do your business. Here are some tips on what clients are looking for from the right contractor
Start With A Good First Impression
Carefully plan out your presentation. Make sure you deliver it in a very orderly manner. Being concise, neat, and precise shows the client you are in control. They will feel confident in the fact that you know what you are doing. Look ahead and prepare for possible questions. Explain your plan of action well so, the clients fully understand.
The Man With A Plan
When planning a project, it does not end with schedules. A whole program and methodology must be developed to best match the project. Multitasking is key in every project. You will need to manage many things at once. Planning each step will help you get things done faster. Each project will require something different. Make sure you plan the right action for the situation and always prepare contingencies. Things will not always go according to your plan, so you should be prepared for any eventualities.
Communication and Teamwork
Any contract work is never a one-man job. How you and your team work together determines how well the job is done. Managing your team is by majority down to the right communication. Proper communication will help you motivate, persuade, and mentor your team efficiently. The same is true for your client. Make sure you are always transparent and honest with your clients.
Don't Forget The Back Office
You may be so engrossed in the operations and construction; you tend to overlook paperwork. Sustainability of your business is not only a sign of a successful contractor; it allows you to do more work in the future. Do not overlook payments, both accepting and giving. Make sure all back office needs are in order.
Being the right contractor means you are dependable, efficient, and valuable. It is risky business, but someone has to do it. Make the clients choose you by being all that. Minimize your risk by having the right insurance. At CSIS Insurance Services, Inc., we do our best in making sure that our clients are well-protected with affordable and comprehensive policies. To learn more about how we can help you, please contact our agency at (888) 501-2747 or Click Here to request a free quote.
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