Management

Networking with past clients is a powerful source of self-generated leads. Make this and other activities part of a monthly progress meeting with your team.

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

Deckorators Deck Visualizer is a tool for professional remodelers

A range of updates and improvements add to the power of this 3-D visualizing app

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

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

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

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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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.  

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

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

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

subcontractors—plumber and electrician—at work

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

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

One profound principle that pays slow but steady dividends

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

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

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