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Defend Your Profit, Not Your Prices

Today more than ever home buyers and remodeling customers are fixated on price.  Our nation’s consumer mindset is an intangible force behind most sales negotiations, including those involving major purchases of new homes or remodeling [...]

Your business: an entity or your identity?

When I ask builders to talk about their most important goals, none has ever said it was to be busy.  While being ‘busy’ is commonly associated with having a lot of business on the books [...]

Three Leadership Axioms to Disrupt the Status-Quo

It goes without saying that every business owner wants great results.  A few have the discipline to create and follow a plan to produce those desired results.  However, many default to busyness and assume that [...]

Success is in the Numbers Part IV, Controlling Costs

Managing a growing construction business can feel like driving a car without brakes.  Some days the road is nice and level with safe places to stop and rest and others like flying downhill trying to [...]

Idea Sourcing

In his classic book “Think and Grow Rich” Napoleon Hill describes a Master Mind as: “Coordination of knowledge and effort, in a spirit of harmony, between two or more people, for the attainment of a [...]

Not Your Father’s World

The world we live in and do business in is changing – fast.  That means two things; first, our customers have changed, and second, we must change to keep up with them.  While business fundamentals [...]