Business Chops Tip #83: Is There Such a Thing as Too Tied Down or Over-Dressed for the Occasion?
The best systems installers pride themselves on the neatness and orderliness of their tech closets and equipment racks. The "behind-the-scenes" connections reveal volumes about the precision quality of the installation.
For most residential end-users, not having to deal with technical aspects of their systems is de rigueur. Yet there is a portion of the market that¹s
capable of and wants involvement with minimal troubleshooting. The best installers have a good sense about the variations in "hand's-on-ness their clients are interested in and capable of. For a small group, rack accessibility is important. Are your systems dressed appropriately for each end-user?
Author's Note: Creative and technical professionals (from musicians and actors to designers and engineers) rely on their "chops": those skills and techniques that they use to be successful on the job. Stiernberg Consulting coined the term Business Chops to encompass those skills, experience, and tactics that you rely on to be more successful. Whether you are a dealer, manufacturer, distributor, rep, or design firm, this series includes tips and techniques for optimizing sales, profits, and growth of your Custom Retail business.