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5 Simple Techniques for Mastering Time Management

5 Simple Techniques for Mastering Time Management

When it comes to these buzzwords of “time management” and “productivity”, you may think they’re just myths that make for good blog posts. In fact, most people assume that it’s not only hard to effectively manage their time, but also adds another step into their already busy day. Isn’t the idea to reduce – not…

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7 Reasons Why Your Website Should be Responsive

7 Reasons Why Your Website Should be Responsive

In May 2016 Mark Harari wrote about “5 Critical Elements to Having an Awesome Remodeling Website..” and in that post he emphasized the importance of your company’s website being “responsive” to mobile users. A year later we look further into why it’s critical to your business and if you haven’t addressed this, why you should…

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BACKLOG: How to handle this wonderful curse

BACKLOG: How to handle this wonderful curse

A few days ago, a client called with a problem.  He’s trying to balance how much he can sell (wanting to sell as much as possible) with the amount his production team can produce. His primary question was, “When do I tell the prospect about my six-month backlog and still gain them as a client?”…

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5 Quick Steps to Build a Risk Management Plan

5 Quick Steps to Build a Risk Management Plan

Risk is an inherent part of all business — but it can be greater for certain professions, like remodelers. You must manage risk and mitigate bad situations. Use these 5 quick steps to start building your risk management plan.   1. Identify business risks. There are several types of business risks (preventable, strategic, external, etc.).…

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