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Solar Incentives in Vietnam solar incentives systems Nov 05, 2018

“How can I get my business run when I’m not there?”

Often in the solar business, I get asked this question. Whether it is a large utility company that has a solar division or a startup with 3 employees.

The large company might have different problems than the small business you...

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Taking Risks Jul 24, 2018

Since you've received emails from me, would like to share why you received more than you're used to. 

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What is the largest opportunity in energy by 2020 and how to get your piece of it Oct 07, 2017

You’re looking for the hottest trend. Newest product. Ways to wow and amaze your family and friends. You want to be a leader. A source of knowledge. An authority.

 

Little secret. You will be, as it relates to the energy business. But you’ll need to spend some time learning about...

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How profitable companies offer more than just solar Oct 07, 2017

Would you rather do $5 million in sales with a 20% profit or $10 million in sales with a 10% profit? And what if I said that the $5 million in sales wasn’t all from solar?

 

The most profitable way to grow and scale your business is most likely not from solar only sales. You see when...

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Why solar companies have failed and what you can do about it Oct 07, 2017

You’ve been there. Looking out at your competition, you wonder why they charge so little. And the next company seems to do the same. You feel tempted. Dropping your price. You want the next job.

You want it so bad, you can't think straight.

 

This was the theme from 2009-2016+. Work at...

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State of The Solar Industry Oct 06, 2017

This was a 40 minute interview with Lisa, discussing the State of The Solar Industry.

We also went into a deep session of what will definitely change and what will never change.

Knowing the difference between the two distinctions is critical for you and your career.

Welcome your thoughts.

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How To Get More Colleagues Oct 06, 2017

Many people have expressed over the years, how challenging it is to find talent. Even in the early years for me, it was a hit or miss. You've been there. Someone is on their best behavior at the interview. Stellar resume written by Hemingway. Accolades. Credentials.

But something happened. Like...

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How Do You Value Your Time Oct 06, 2017

Perhaps your most precious commodity.

The one thing you can't buy or hold back.

We're all pulled into time famines. At work or at home.

Think about it. There are 8760 hours in a year. You sleep for 1/3 of them (at least I hope you do). That would leave you with about 5840 hours left. Take the...

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11 Mistakes I Made In The Solar Business Oct 05, 2017

Starting a business is easy. Maintaining one, not so much. Well, not so much, without help.

And help can come in many forms. A mentor is usually what we all need. Someone that has been there and done that. Someone that is better at something, than we are. Skills we don't have, but have to...

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