PowerTips | The Remodeler's Guide to Business

Posts Tagged company culture

[Podcast] Episode 53: Growing a Company from Stage 3 to Stage 4 with Jef Forward

There are five stages of company growth, according to Judith Miller, one of our consultants and facilitators. Transitioning from Stage 3 to Stage 4 is one of the more complex. It takes a substantial shift in the owner’s responsibilities and skill sets. It can result in a much higher job satisfaction level, financial return, and…

Continue Reading →

Posted in: Admin & Human Resources, Business Management, Financial Management, Podcast, PowerTips, PowerTips Unscripted

Leave a Comment (0) →

[Podcast] Episode 49: How, Who, and Why to Build a Leadership Team with Steve Barkhouse

You’re not running a successful company unless you have a good work/life balance. But there’s only one way to sustainably grow your company without sacrificing your life, and that’s by having a strong leadership team. Steve Barkhouse stops by to give Victoria and Mark a crash course in how and why you should have a…

Continue Reading →

Posted in: Business Management, Financial Management, Leadership, Podcast, PowerTips, PowerTips Unscripted

Leave a Comment (0) →

[Podcast] Episode 48: How to Hit Healthy Net Profits in any Economic Climate with Mike Medford Sr.

One of our core principles is that remodeling companies should make a good net profit, after paying the owners an above-average salary. When the economy’s booming, you can get away with a lot and still hit those goals, sometimes by accident. But the goal is to get those healthy net profits consistently, year after year,…

Continue Reading →

Posted in: Business Management, Financial Management, Podcast, PowerTips, PowerTips Unscripted

Leave a Comment (0) →

[Podcast] Episode 42: How and When To Hire a General Manager with Aaron Enfinger

As companies experience growth, there are tipping points where changes need to be made. One of those points is when you realize you need additional management for the organization. Many remodelers are considering adding a General Manager, but are unsure how it will work in practice. The Cleary Company of Columbus, OH, reached this tipping…

Continue Reading →

Posted in: Admin & Human Resources, Business Management, Podcast, PowerTips, PowerTips Unscripted, Production

Leave a Comment (0) →

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…

Continue Reading →

Posted in: Admin & Human Resources, Leadership, PowerTips, PowerTips Articles

Leave a Comment (0) →

[Podcast] Episode 39: How NOT to Grow Your Remodeling Business with Judith Miller

The Great Recession gobbled up a whole slew of remodeling companies, but more of them fail during an economic expansion than during a contraction. Growth is great, but it’s risky, and knowing how not to grow will put you ahead of the game. In this hot market, there are so many opportunities, you can get…

Continue Reading →

Posted in: Business Management, Financial Management, Podcast, PowerTips, PowerTips Unscripted, Production, Sales

Leave a Comment (0) →

[Podcast] Episode 25: Open Book Management with Ken Kirsch

The thought of showing your financials to your employees may be unsettling. We’ve known remodelers who are so leery of sharing their numbers, their field crews don’t even know their project budgets. But it doesn’t have to be that way, says Ken Kirsch, a proponent and practitioner of Open Book Management. In this episode, Ken…

Continue Reading →

Posted in: Business Management, Financial Management, Podcast, PowerTips, PowerTips Unscripted

Leave a Comment (0) →
Page 1 of 2 12