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Maintaining a Strong Company Culture as You Grow

Maintaining a Strong Company Culture as You Grow

Company culture — we talk about it frequently in our Podcasts, PowerTips Blog posts and in the Roundtables meetings with our members. It’s an important factor in attracting new employees, and in keeping your existing staff happy and productive. A good company culture encourages growth, and in this business environment, many remodelers are taking on…

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Find Email Annoying? Here’s Why You Shouldn’t

Find Email Annoying? Here’s Why You Shouldn’t

A lot of remodelers I speak with say they’re annoyed by email, and hesitate to send it to their prospects or clients so they don’t get annoyed too. I’m pushing back on this. Email is only annoying when it’s not relevant (helpful, entertaining, interesting). I’d argue that all marketing is that way — not just…

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PowerTips Book Recommendations: June 2018

PowerTips Book Recommendations: June 2018

We’re back with more PowerTips book recommendations for your summer reading list — take one along on vacation or relax in a hammock with a good book. In every episode of PowerTips Unscripted we ask our guests for the title and author of their favorite business book. This month, we round up those recommendations, following…

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9 Ways to Disaster-proof Your Remodeling Business

9 Ways to Disaster-proof Your Remodeling Business

It’s been another crazy year of fires, floods, storms, blizzards… heck, we even have volcanic eruptions and lava flows we are now keeping an eye on in the Pacific. Here in Maryland we just witnessed a 1,000-year storm hit the same exact area two years later, with hundreds of business washed away in a matter…

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[Podcast] Episode 16: Keys to Developing an Impactful Leadership Team with Bob Gallagher

Can you define a good Leader vs. a good Manager? Are they the same, similar or completely different? How can having a strong leadership team affect the success or your business? In Episode 16 Victoria and Mark welcome Bob Gallagher to the show to discuss how building the leadership team at Sun Design Remodeling Specialists…

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[Podcast] Episode 9: Seven Steps to Earning Positive Online Reviews with Bryan Sebring

Online reviews can be the “Lifeblood” of any remodeling company’s business and marketing strategy and in Episode 9, Victoria and Mark speak with Bryan Sebring a very successful remodeler who has mastered the art of collecting online reviews from his satisfied clients. Bryan is the Owner of Sebring Design Build in Naperville, IL and has…

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Learn From Your Mistakes With Productive Job Debriefs

Learn From Your Mistakes With Productive Job Debriefs

In my experience working with remodeling companies in the US and Canada, I find that, in many cases, all information learned in the process of completing a project is lost as soon as the job is finished. The end-of-project debrief meeting, or as some call it, the “post-mortem,” can be a very effective tool for…

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