#13: 4 Steps to Conquering the Fears of Contractors

Do you have fears that keep you from succeeding in your business? 

Find out what contractors fear and what you can do to overcome that fear!

Pearl of Wisdom

“A double minded man is unstable in all his ways.” James 1:8

Tech Tip of the Week

Create Content That You Own:

1. Website: Blog Posts. Check out the book “Platform” by Michael Hyatt
2. Podcasts: Check out Cliff Ravenscraft for podcast info.
3. Trademarks


Can You Name Your Fears?


  • Silent Phones: 26%
  • Poorly Performing Employees: 22%
  • Crushing Debt: 22%
  • Disgruntled Clients: 12%
  • Not Being Able to Sell the Business 9% “For What it’s Worth” Brandon Jacobs, CPA
  • Government Regulations 6%
  • Finding Management Personnel 3%


  • Fear  HATES you. But Fear wants you to think he is your friend.
  • Fear wants to drive you CRAZY. Fear screams in your ear, “RUN!” or “FIGHT!” Fear never says, “Think about your best options.”
  • Fear only has BORROWED power. If people didn’t lend Fear their minds  and bodies, he would have no impact.
  • Fear is JEALOUS. Whatever you are too scared to go after, he gets to keep for himself.  And he wants your: Dreams, Joy, Peace, Wealth, Time, Health, and Relationships.


  • Start before Fear knocks on your door.
  • SPIRITUAL Perspective:  This is the cornerstone of your value system.
  • Decide “What is ENOUGH?”  When you have enough, you can take more risks.
  • NAME your Fears:  Fear is great at surprising you. Expect the unexpected.
  • Why does this thing SCARE you?
  • Gather INFORMATION. When you think, you disconnect Fear’s emotional control.
  • Define the “WORST CASE Scenario”. What can you live with?


  • Repeat previous steps
  • What are your OPTIONS? Make a list of action steps.
  • Make a DECISION to do something. Indecision is a decision. Controlled action is the goal. Not panic, and not paralysis.
  • Create  a plan with a DEADLINE.

The Radio Show Notes are taken from  “The PRESS PLAY Training Series Program”

The PRESS PLAY Training Series –

To Register call 512-333-4133 and Stacy will help you. You can LEARN MORE HERE.

      • The Tech Series
      • The Sales Series 

Questions, Comments, or Suggestions:

If you have a something to say, then leave it in the comment section below.

Also, feel free to give us some suggestions on what you would like to hear on future episodes.

Get Connected

What SETs Us Apart?

Proactive Business Plans

A proactive business is a successful business. That's why our team takes the time to make sure every client has a proactive, not reactive, business plan. Our strategies make your business run more smoothly and profitable.

Proven Results

Our training services help businesses identify and achieve their key performance indicators (KPIs). Whether it's increased revenue or higher satisfaction rates, our methods allow you to see immediate and continued results.

Personalized Training

Our team of experts works hard to make sure your business gets personalized training. We'll work with your team one-on-one or in group settings to set and achieve your business goals. We develop training based on your goals!

Prioritizing People

We believe that people are the most valuable asset. We strive to provide outstanding benefits, life balance, leadership, and support to our team. We believe in helping people reach their greatest level of growth, contribution and satisfaction.

Success Stories

I've increased my sales from $250,000 a year to over $400,00! This really works.

-Scott Putman, Putman Plumbing

Success Stories

Over $2,400,000 in sales my second year after training with SET!

-Chris Yanez, Selling Tech

Success Stories

I sold $18,867 on my first call after SET's Press Play for Sales event series!

-Jake Pettit, Selling Tech

Success Stories

We have been with Service Excellence Training since 2015 and believe it is an integral part (training, coaching, mentoring) to our overall business model.

-Judy Mueller-Hyde, Director of Operations
Hydes HVAC Company Logo

Trusted By

horizontal red and purpler plumbtite logo
142 Cimarron Park Loop, Ste E, Buda, TX 78610
Join our newsletter
© 2024 Service Excellence. All Rights Reserved
Website by Leadhub