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Archive for June, 2015

Redefining Your Strategic Alliances (part 1)

We all have them, those partnerships that are critically important to the successful conduct of our remodeling business: supplier, bank and subcontractor relationships just to name a few. I’d like to argue that the most critical of these three are your subcontractor relationships because a representative of the subcontractor is invariably on one of your…

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3 Simple Principles to Succeed in Everything you do

3 Simple Principles to Succeed in Everything you do

When I run a Remodelers Advantage Roundtables meeting or work with a remodeling company on-site one of the questions that I ask of all the attendees as part of ice-breaking efforts is: “When did you get your first job?” More often than not most of the people in the room started working in their mid…

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Is Technology Making Your Hiring Harder or Easier?

If you’ve had trouble finding and hiring the right people to grow your remodeling business, you’re not alone. In fact, a recent study showed that nearly half of small business owners are finding it difficult to find qualified employees. With advancements in technology impacting so much of how we do business, the question is, is…

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Should You Be In The Cloud With Mobile Time Tracking?

Tracking and accounting for employee time has come a long way from its simple beginnings. WHICH CAME FIRST? In this country, the credit for the first employee timekeeping device goes to Willard Le Grand Bundy who took out a patent in 1890 although his may not actually have been the first time clock. He and…

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Where to Get Free Images for your Blog (without stealing)

Where to Get Free Images for your Blog (without stealing)

If you’ve ever been to one of my workshop sessions or read one of my marketing articles online then you know the importance I put on content marketing. I think it is the lifeblood of an effective online marketing campaign. I cite study after study that provide the undeniable benefits of blogging, such as: B2C…

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