We're in the midst of a garage conversion project... they actually started yesterday and took off the whole wall where the garage door used to be and have framed out the new wall. These guys came in and just blew through the work. Suddenly garage lights were replaced with new can lights, a spot for the ceiling fan, the ventilation system was run through, and the door was lifted to match the new floor.
In one day a garage became an apartment.
We were talking and these guys are thinking that they could be done in a week if it weren't for the inspections. A week for what we thought would be at least a month.
Why? Because they do this all the time. They know each other so well that they even do most of it without having to talk to each other. They just go in, everyone knows what to do, and they do it.
They don't over complicate it or create new ways of doing anything. They show up, do what they gotta do and they move on. And they love it. They love seeing the projects evolve. It's creative to them because each project, while the steps might be the same, is totally different.
Wonder what would happen if you got so good at creating clients that you'd just show up, get shit done, and move on? Wonder what would happen if you had so much expertise that you knew exactly what to do without second guessing? Wonder what would happen if we knew the experience would be different each time but the steps were just second nature?
Yeah I'm talking about consistency... one of my most dreaded words. Visions of boringness dance through my head.
I have pretty-shiny syndrome with the best of them.
I don't always like to stick it out to the point of mastery.
But when I do?
I'll admit it, when I practice some form of consistency, my business explodes and the amount of free time I have increases.
It doesn't have to be boring... mostly because with the new free time I can cook up all kinds of trouble.
Kind of makes you stop and think right?