As a Business Owner, I believe we must keep sharpening our interpersonal communication skills. In this training moment, I discuss the 4 personality types outlined in the book The Delicate Art of Dancing With Porcupines. Learn how these personality types can work with one another by adjusting their communication styles.
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The purpose of a garage is to store motor vehicles in them, but lets be real here… Most people use them to store things they are too afraid to throw away in case they may “need” them later such as books, furniture, decorations, food, toys and of course… PAINT CANS. Yes, those cans your house painters used […]
MISTAKE #13: Painting with too much Paint. Useful steps to use the correct amount of paint. It is good to stir paint before and during the job. Also, when using ToughFinish, stir the treatment thoroughly before painting. Load your brush with a good amount of paint by dipping the first 1/3 of the bristles into […]
MISTAKE #11: NOT Letting Mother-Nature Help You Paint When possible try to paint in the shade. Paint applied in direct sunlight during hot weather will dry too quickly. Paint won’t adhere as firmly and will not weather as well. We strongly recommend never to paint in temperatures greater than 90°F. Painting at to high of […]
MISTAKE #9: Not Using the Right Supplies We recommend that you use simple quality tools. The tools listed below don’t wear out easily and you’ll be able to use them for years on other improvements throughout your home. Generally, almost all paint jobs that you are brushing can be handled with: a) a three-inch straight-edge siding […]
MISTAKE #7: Passive about Lead Paint Don’t forget lead paint was common until 1950, but in the United States was not outlawed until 1978. Several organizations recommend that you test your paint for lead before sanding or scraping it. Lead in dust causes lead poisoning, especially in young children. Use a test kit available from […]
MISTAKE #5: Encouraging Premature Paint Failure Never paint a surface that has any type of water or moisture on it. Make sure the rollers or brushes are 100% dry before using them. Latex fights moisture problems better than oil. For areas that always seem damp, use latex paint. Latex paint lasts longer in damp areas. […]