Solar Power Rocks logo

Solar Power Rocks - Clear info on home solar power rebates, tax credits, and other benefits

Find out how much you can save with solar!

Get quotes from trusted local installers



Privacy Assurance - We will not sell or otherwise transmit your personal information to others without your permission.

To get anything of substance done, you gotta set goals

Avatar for Dave Llorens
Published on 04/21/2009 in
Updated 04/21/2009


50 small rocks waiting patiently to be placed in glass #2

Selling commercial solar energy systems is not easy. I’ve been at it for 4 months now and have had to deal with several competing time sinks: I’ve moved into a new house, had relationship issues, wrangled with the graduate studies department at Portland State to finally get my Master’s degree paperwork all approved, and only as of 2 days ago have a reasonable home office to work from.

Knowing sales really is a numbers game, I am in need of a routine to keep it going strong – something tangible to keep myself on target and accountable.

So, I decided on rocks. Pure coincidence our website is called “Solar Power Rocks!”, though I think this system will really work well for me.

I’ve got two glasses on my window sill. Each morning, I’ll place 50 rocks in the glass on the left. With each outbound call I make, I place one of those rocks in the other glass, until all those rocks are in glass #2.

Wish me luck, and go solar!

Last modified: April 21, 2009

How much can you save with a solar roof?

Profit from your roof space: find local deals on solar, eliminate your power bill, and join the solar revolution.

See my savings!

2
Leave a Reply

avatar
2 Comment threads
0 Thread replies
0 Followers
 
Most reacted comment
Hottest comment thread
2 Comment authors
Dan HahnAlan Scott Recent comment authors
  Subscribe  
newest oldest most voted
Notify of
Dan Hahn
Guest
Dan Hahn

Alan,

Great idea, I will. Thanks for the support!

– Dan

Alan Scott
Guest
Alan Scott

50 is the right number, now take a photo every morning and every evening of your actual “rock” progress and share it with the forum, track it for 90 days. Go get em and good luck!

shares

Solar Power Rocks is a Wave Solar company

Wave Solar Logo