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We have a jam-packed weekend of athletics ahead of us and we're pretty stoked! On that note, did you know we post Spartan Athletics wallpapers every Wednesday? We've dubbed the day "Wallpaper Wednesday", so head on over to our stories or profile to grab a screenshot or two of your favourite teams!⠀ -⠀ #WeAreAllSpartans
The monochrome colour scheme and simplicity of this bathroom renovation we did for a client is one of our favourites. #elitekitchens#interiordesign#custommade#custombuilt#custom#renovation#craftsman#remodel#kitchen#kitchendesign#countertops#granite#stone #Langley #BC#storagesolution#kitchencabinets#nodetailtoosmall#bathroomdesign#bathroomrenovation#monochromatic
Have you heard the news? The all-new Nuna RAVA car seat is coming soon! Pre-order the RAVA online, or in-stores, expected arrival February 2019! #carseat #langley #family#northvancouver#smallbusiness#activebaby#cute#baby#dog#bestfriends#buddies#babies#littleone#familylife#momlife#dadlife#carseat#car#carseatsafety
The black widow Monster Latin name: Singulara oldmaidus Description: A spider isn't an insect, but we make an exception for arachnids that eat their partners. The female species is most dangerous. Habitat: Homes under their titular care. Food: Any renovator who doesn't cater to heightened sensitivities, or who doesn't understand paranoia related to home being their castle. Warning signs: Defensive behavior, paranoia. Anecdotes & antidotes: Paron-Wildes hates stereotypes, but her client analysis bears her out. Examining profit margins over two years, she learned good margin jobs were with people her mostly female staff enjoyed working with. She examined 120 jobs. A pattern of single, unmarried, or widowed women emerged on low-margin jobs. "I never would have thought it until I saw the numbers," Paron-Wildes says. "Many women don't know what they're doing when it comes to remodeling. And they feel we always take advantage of them. They're more fearful that they're being taken advantage of, and they're responsible for upkeep. They're fearful a crack could turn into a cabinet falling off the wall." Out of her company's 15 worst-ever clients, 10 were single women. Paranoia led one customer to believe the work crew was taking things. She finally allowed them to work only when she was home. Don't nurture the larvae Of course, the best way to deal with a Client From Hell is to avoid them altogether. McCadden suggests asking tough questions in the qualifying or proposal process: What's your biggest fear? Or, what if this project isn't done on time? Ask again before you close the sale, to make certain the reaction is the one you want. Can your systems withstand this client? Are you certain they're not going to sue? They're demanding but reasonable? Just in case, McCadden suggests having a reserve equivalent to 10% of volume to cover arbitration or litigation. If later, you don't use the money, you've got another retirement fund. Remember: These spectacularly fascinating but treacherous clients spawn future clients. Assassins send more assassins. So take it from the bitten: Look for the warning signs, trust your gut.