Management

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

Wallet squeezed in a C-clamp

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Financials

Some economists suggest the U.S. is overdue for a downturn. Here are key steps to take to prepare your company in case they’re right.  

Human Resources

The trend toward more frequent, more subjective employee appraisals begs the question: What should you be measuring?

Human Resources

Technology is a tool, but let's not forget that it's just that

subcontractors—plumber and electrician—at work

Photo: Flickr user Mike Hauser (CC by 2.0)

Management

You’re using guys you know but they’re not on your payroll. Does that matter to your homeowner customer? 

Management

The right advice is important to success. Be deliberate in where and how you find it.

Management

Timing is everything—especially with a "time is of the essence" provision

Leadership

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

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

Photo: courtesy Mosby Building Arts

Leadership

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
Leadership

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

To keep your business relevant, it must be changing.
Management

While it isn't always possible to predict exactly how things will change, it is important to make the inevitability of change an integral part of your business strategy  

List of contract basics for home remodeling contractors

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Management

To avoid misunderstandings, include these basics in your contracts

Not all remodeling tasks should be paid the same hourly rate.

Photo: courtesy Case Design Remodeling, Bethesda, Md.

Management

Here’s a quick, easy system to see if you’re delegating the right tasks

Management: Keep It Clear and Simple, In Business, PR April 2016

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Management

Three essentials to ensure clear, factual, and detailed paperwork for remodeling projects

What to keep in mind as you prepare to file taxes for your remodeling business

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Financials

Dos and don’ts in preparing a tax filing for your company

Hiring cheap subs often comes with its own set of issues that aren't necessarily good for your business

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Management

Paying the price for cheap subs can add up to more than you anticipate

Mark Richardson on remodeling your business

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Business

Apply your approach to remodeling projects to yourself and your business

theft from remodeling jobsites is a continuing problem across the U.S.
Management

Tools, materials, and heavy equipment are all fair game for thieves who plunder construction jobsites

Three common contract provisions you should know.
Management

Hold harmless, indemnify, and duty to defend each mean different things. Here’s why it matters.

Mark Richardson on defining growth for your remodeling business
Leadership

You can grow your business in a variety of ways, but you need to define it both for yourself and for your company.

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