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Trials & Tribulations - The drama of running a business and of life. It's not as easy as it looks. Running a business is full of drama. Customers, employees, money, family, time. You name it, it's a problem. Share with us your drama and how you handled it.

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Trials & Tribulations - The drama of running a business and of life.

It's not as easy as it looks. Running a business is full of drama. Customers, employees, money, family, time. You name it, it's a problem. Share with us your drama and how you handled it.
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Does anyone have a rule of thumb when it comes to how big of a percentage you will allow a single customer to become in your business?
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Does anyone have a rule of thumb when it comes to how big of a percentage you will allow a single customer to become in your business?
I never watch this until it happened, 25 years later I never worrie because no single customer has ever exceeded 7.3%

My average is less than 2% with very high annual sales.

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