Management

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Small-business burnout is common, and the contracting business is especially vulnerable

Business

Writing things down doesn’t just help us remember, it makes us more efficient because we are less likely to duplicate our efforts

Leadership

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

Management

Working with more than one vendor has its advantages

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Management

Reborn Cabinets uses a clear, well-defined sales system, and its call center reaps the rewards

Management

Once a job taken for granted, the window installer today is seen as key to the operation

Management

Effective strategies for making the most of your time

Financials

Small businesses are hit more frequently by embezzlement, and often with more serious consequences

Financials

Five decidedly unexciting tips for a stronger financial return, better client experience, and less stress on your organization

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Management

When making decisions, it's important to balance gut feelings with facts and figures

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Management

Success habits like being on time don't require skill or practice, they just need the right mindset

Management

CoConstruct does a lot of things, California remodeler Paul Paniagua has found, the most impressive of which is helping him run his business

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Human Resources

Creating a successful internship program for your company is all about creating a process, including managing it

Leadership

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

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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

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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

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