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15 Ways to Avoid Losing Money as a Contractor

Sometimes, a job goes south because of a devastating weather event, the loss of key personnel due to injury, material or equipment failure, or other circumstances that can wreck profit. But, there are also many habits, practices, and decisions based on misinformation and inaccurate “truisms” that contractors unknowingly engage in. These may have just as devastating impact on your bottom line, but without the accompanying drama.

This session looks at common misconceptions, habits and practices that may be robbing you of profit.


  • “Bust” several common contractor “myths”
  • Review common practices that reduce profit
  • Reveal impact of keeping the status quo
  • Provide list of positive, profit-inducing alternatives