Ever have a customer ask you to give him a break on the price? Maybe you felt your price was too high anyway, so you gave him the discount he wanted. Two months later you received your final payment from the customer, and all your expenses for the job were paid, but nothing was left for you. Sound familiar? It doesn't have to be that way. My brother and I haven't lost money on one job in the seven years that we've been job-costing on computer —not one dime. We job-cost every penny of labor, material, subs, and other expenses directly to our jobs by category of work (demolition, excavation, foundation, carpentry, plumbing, masonry, etc.). To convince your