Mark Richardson, CR, is an author, columnist, and business growth strategist. He authored the best-selling book, How Fit Is Your Business? as well as his latest book, Fit to Grow. He can be reached at or 301.275.0208.

Content from this Author

July 11, 2019

5 questions to ask yourself when trying to determine how things stand with your business 

May 10, 2019

5 tips for decreasing the time needed to turn a lead into a signed contract

March 19, 2019

When times get tough, it helps to remember what’s good about the industry

February 20, 2019

Supersize your success by creating a process for SGLs with your sales team

January 25, 2019

Time starved? Use these simple tricks to add precious hours to your week.

December 17, 2018

Understanding these changes in the market will help you position your business

November 14, 2018

Use these tips to increase margins in 2019 

October 26, 2018

Use these tips to increase margins in 2019 

August 30, 2018

Use these strategies to better plan your day   

August 13, 2018

Use these guidelines to protect your profits 

July 16, 2018

Use these guidelines to change your approach to work 

June 21, 2018

Adopting a few simple business habits can make a huge difference 

May 14, 2018

The remodeling market is strong, but are you ready to take advantage of it? Take this simple fitness test to see if you’re properly positioned for growth. 

April 09, 2018

Boost your close rate by overcoming these common errors

March 13, 2018

The solution to handling stress often lies in better time management

February 16, 2018

The coming year will bring faster paced, more significant change across multiple areas of the remodeling market 

January 17, 2018

Why you should become not just another remodeler but an “authority” in the field

January 17, 2018

It’s important to understand whether your success comes from skill and strategy or a roll of the dice

December 20, 2017

Product selection is taking longer and longer. Here’s how to guide the process.

October 25, 2017

Three steps to mastering something new: Learn it, do it, then teach it

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