Mar 3, 2023Liked by Tim Reynolds

I get tasked with things outside my immediate knowledge bank all the time.

My goto solution tree is similar;

Do I understand the end goal?

No? - converse until so

Sell yourself as an innovator as opposed to a guru.

What is it similar to?

What are some specific tools that will be used?

Watch videos on those tools.(as they may cover the desired project indirectly)

Bid high enough for 2 attempts (or 1 attempt and specialty tools)

Be open to "breaking even" on time in exchange for experience.

27 years of that later, I have a shop full of trade tools and the expertise and experience to sell competent service in multiple fields.

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Thanks for sharing your experience! Problem-solving is fundamental to all sorts of lines of work. The details may be different, but the concepts are the same.

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