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[Podcast] Episode 17: Building a Sustainable Family Business with Wayne Rivers

According to the U.S. Bureau of the Census, roughly 90% of U.S. businesses are family-owned and the Remodeling industry is well represented by closely-held firms, typically started by a founder and then handed down through multiple generations. Family-owned businesses often run into obstacles and challenges, usually driven by “soft issues” such as communication, emotions, past…

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[Podcast] Episode 8: Zero Punch List Production with Tim Faller

If you are going to have a podcast about the remodeling industry, it’s a no-brainer to have Tim Faller on your guest list, and I suspect he will be a frequent contributor to PowerTips Unscripted. For the past 17 years, Tim has worked with remodeling companies, large and small, to help improve profits by creating…

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[Podcast] Episode 2: Building an Effective Emergency Succession Plan with Philip Anderson

In our second episode of PowerTips Unscripted, Victoria and Mark spend some time with Philip Anderson, a long-time Remodelers Advantage member and well-respected industry leader. Philip Anderson is the President of HDR Remodeling, a successful Design + Build firm that he founded over 30 years ago in the Berkeley / Oakland / East Bay Area…

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How To Fire an Employee “The Right Way”

  Letting an employee go is one of the most unpleasant parts of owning or managing a business. We all want our employees to be fantastic in their jobs… to be so wonderful that we never have to think about firing someone. But that’s not the real world, now is it? In today’s episode we’re…

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Crack That WIP – 8 Dangerous Data Entry Errors That You May be Making

Crack That WIP – 8 Dangerous Data Entry Errors That You May be Making

During the recent Remodelers Summit in Minneapolis I gave two presentations on the finer points of WIP – or more specifically what I’ve noticed over years of studying the nuances of this incredibly vital and complicated tool. The majority of the information is relatively straightforward – but a few problems recur in many RA Member’s…

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6 Things to Keep in Mind When Building Your Slippage Planning Team

6 Things to Keep in Mind When Building Your Slippage Planning Team

We are off to a great start with Slippage Awareness Month… We’ve heard from Tim Faller with his blog post last week and we are looking forward to his Live Webinar, “From Slippage to Grippage: How to Raise Profits Without Raising Prices” on Thursday, June 15th at 11:00am EST. This week we take a look…

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5 Mistakes Most Family Businesses Make

  length 3:42 (not including bonus content) Are you part of a family business? If so, do you feel everyone in the family is on the same page with business goals or are you frustrated because everyone seems to want different things? Is the leadership of the business now and into the future clear and…

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