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Archive for December, 2018

[Podcast] Episode 45: Using Tools to Find the Best Talent with Rick Bowers

You know all about the labor shortage, you’re living with it every day. But there are tools that can help you find the right person for the right job — and help you keep them in your company. Remodelers Advantage has been using a personality assessment tool called DISC for years, and we love it.…

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How to Properly Calculate a Change Order

How to Properly Calculate a Change Order

Change orders are tough. It’s hard to get everyone on board, and challenging to get paid the amount you really need to for the business. It would be nice if there weren’t any, but the nature of remodeling means they’re a necessity on most projects. But you could be losing money in a way you’re…

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[Podcast] Episode 44: Building a Remodeling Sales Team with Andy Wells

Most remodelers start as the sole salesperson for their companies. Stepping out of that role is arguably one of the hardest things you can do — but you have to if you’re going to grow your company. Hiring, training, and managing a sales team is a challenge. Normandy Design Build Remodeling has a sales staff…

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PowerTips Book Recommendations: December 2018

PowerTips Book Recommendations: December 2018

We’re making a list and checking it twice, to bring you our last edition of book recommendations for this year from our staff, facilitators, and Roundtables members. Add these selections to your own reading list or to your holiday gift list — to give or get. The recommendations run the gamut from business to fiction,…

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[Podcast] Episode 43: The Power of Public Relations with Jim Zack

As remodelers, public relations is often an overlooked part of your marketing mix. We spend so much time and money on online marketing, PR is an afterthought. But with the web’s insatiable need for content, placing projects to get publicity should be a part of your strategy. In this episode, Roundtables member Jim Zack tells…

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The X Factor – The Characteristics of a Successful Remodeler

The X Factor – The Characteristics of a Successful Remodeler

I’ve been with Remodelers Advantage now for roughly a year and a half and as we head into 2019, I continue to work with Steve Wheeler, our Business Development leader, on finding and bringing in new members to our Roundtables groups. One of the big questions Steve and I discuss often, when looking at ways…

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