Nine incorrect principles often held by less successful company owners

Action is a choice. Action is a conscious decision. Action is a success habit.

We are on the cusp of a truly exciting time for women in construction 

Use this simple exercise to problem-solve and break down stress 

Planning needs to be automatic in your decision-making processes

These six habits are practiced, in one form or another, by almost all successful people

Converting a company to an employee-owned business can be a great retirement option. Here are three examples of how it works.

Why a culture of trust and information sharing trumps one of competition driven by me-first motives 

Is your business primed and ready for success in the coming year? If not, here's how to gear up

One profound principle that pays slow but steady dividends

With a rapidly changing market, such as we have now, you need to be alert to any changes, so you can maintain a nimble, evolving business

Many home improvement business owners reaching a key growth stage will consider if, when, and how, to engage someone else to run their company

For a business owner or leader, midyear is an ideal time to replan, revise, and regroup

Dr. Helen Fischer

Dr. Helen Fisher, renowned author and contributor to the book, Enlightened Power: How Women are Transforming the Practice of Leadership, will headline this year’s Women in Residential Construction conference. Photo: courtesy Helen Fisher

Human behavior author to speak on business leadership, innovation

Ryan Boehm of Mosby Building Arts, in St, Louis, winner of the company's ICART award.

Photo: courtesy Mosby Building Arts

At Mosby Building Arts, in St. Louis, managers use a company award—and polar bear totem—to reinforce the good stuff

Professional Remodler contributor Mark Richardson

When applied to employee personalities and skills, any organization needs the right blend of both types

Kyle Swarm, Operations Manager at Building Company Number 7, in Nashville, Tenn., 2016 Professional Remodeler 40 Under 40 awardee

Kyle implemented the use of an online software system that led to an increase in overall productivity and customer satisfaction.

Jeannine Jabaay, Owner / President at Treeline Construction / Rock Solid Pile Company, in Anchorage, Alaska, 2016 Professional Remodeler 40 Under 40 awardee

In 2015, Jeannine attracted new clients by offering not only decking products but also full interior remodeling. 

Michael Fondas, President at Parmount, Inc., in Canton, Ohio, 2016 Professional Remodeler 40 Under 40 awardee

Michael implements a hands-on approach in his work, which for him is vital to keeping high margins.

Nicholas Yegge, President & Founder at Heartwood Residential, in Los Gatos, Calif., 2016 Professional Remodeler 40 Under 40 awardee

Nick strongly encourages cross-trade discussions and teamwork. 

Jason Kirsch, Owner at Construction Finishes, in Lincoln, Neb., 2016 Professional Remodeler 40 Under 40 awardee

Jason thrives on sharing his knowledge with individuals who are eager to learn. 

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