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Despermating: Still a thing

Written by on April 4, 2015 in Business Strategies, Contractor education with 25 Comments
Despermating: Still a thing

Despermating on the Rise? Back in July of 2009, I wrote an article about estimating in which I coined the term “despermating,” defined as the act of desperate estimating. The article was a tale of a competitive bidding situation in which my company’s price was twice as high as the next bidder on the project. […]

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Despermating (2009)

Written by on November 26, 2010 in Publications with 6 Comments
Despermating (2009)

When you toss enough words around in print, sooner or later you start making up some of your own. In 2009, the one that I felt needed to get right out in the open was “despermating”. This seemed to resonate with paint contractors around the country, as I received more feedback from this article than […]

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