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February 19, 2011


Graphic Design Boss

Some great observations there David!

I would add another failure 'Not continually cultivating new business'

If you aren't constantly out there looking for new business then your business will shrink when you least expect it.


Good slides
Thanks for sharing

Krzysztof Bachula

Great slides. I like how you calculate hour rate, many new businesses dont't see hidden costs and they charge far less than they should.

Ajay shirma

Great research you did here really good slide so thanks for sharing..:)

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