Blogs

By David Lupberger | August 06, 2014

As long as the phone rings, they stay busy. But if the phone stops ringing, they would be back to 2008, wondering where the next job was coming from.

By Mark Richardson | August 06, 2014

While there are standards in business in terms of conduct and practice, the leader’s motivation varies dramatically.

By Craig Durosko | August 05, 2014

If you are like many remodelers who sell, most of your systems and processes are in your head.

By Mark Richardson | August 05, 2014

Your business is a vehicle for your growth and passages. It is a platform for others to create their own future.

By Dave Yoho | August 04, 2014

Critical tips for understanding an effective selling process.

By Mark Richardson | August 04, 2014

If you avoid the speed bumps and potholes, your business can experience a chance for growth.

By Craig Durosko | August 04, 2014

How do we pass lessons learned so the next generation will respond better, quicker, and with fewer mistakes?

By David Lupberger | August 04, 2014

Only 1 percent of surveyed business owners rated their successions plans as “excellent.”

By Tim Gregorski | April 24, 2014

I flipped on the television recently and found myself watching the latest of the remodeling/renovation/rehabilitation/makeover/flip this house/home project shows.

By Tim Gregorski | April 03, 2014

For the past three years, the National Association of the Remodeling Industry has conducted a member profile study.

By Tim Gregorski | February 26, 2014

The remodeling industry has a growing problem on its hands that must be addressed immediately. The problem is a shortage of skilled labor, and it’s only going to increase as the economy improves and your backlog of projects grows.

By Tim Gregorski | January 31, 2014

NARI member strength of sales in 4Q increased to 6.41, up from 6.12.

By Tim Gregorski | January 03, 2014

Let’s start the year off with some good news. If the remodeling industry continues at the pace recorded at the end of last year, remodelers will experience a fourth consecutive year of increased spending in 2014.

By Tim Gregorski | December 03, 2013

Each year, the NFL, NBA, NHL, and MLB name a Most Valuable Player for their performance during the regular season.

By Tim Gregorski | November 14, 2013

The nation’s leading remodelers participated in a variety of sales-related seminars in the late summer and early fall of 2013.

By Todd Hallett | October 21, 2013

A trend I am seeing throughout the country is that builders are stepping up their game relating to elevations. Why? In past years the consumer has been influenced primarily by what they see in their neighborhoods, while traveling, or on television.

By Tim Gregorski | October 21, 2013

It’s award season again here at Professional Remodeler and with the help of Ken Kanline at the Chrysalis Awards, this may be the best series of entries that has ever been submitted to our Design Awards program.
This year we received a huge number of high-quality remodeling projects that demonstrated the latest remodeling design trends. From kitchen and bath remodels to whole house reconstruction projects, hundreds of entries were submitted for the 2013 Design Awards.

By Bradley Hartmann | October 21, 2013

Starbucks and The Container Store think you’re a joke. OK… maybe not you specifically. They think your training program is.

By Charlie Scott | October 18, 2013

I have taken quite the respite from my blogging activities, despite statistics that showed a growing readership. For whatever reasons, I felt the blogging juice just didn’t justify the squeeze. I wrote of topics ranging from referral sales, to customer service, to ultra-marathon running in an attempt to draw readers in. Well, this blog post is different.

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