Tag Archives: discipline

What is Your Brand Personality? (with download)

Few Remodelers have made a conscious effort to identify and define their brand personality. But it’s a critical tool for guiding how your brand is portrayed in the marketplace. Your brand personality influences everything from your letterhead to who you hire. If you’re not familiar with the term, brand personality is a set of human […]

Change is Good. Why Are You Fighting It?

Running a business means dealing with change. To remain the best one can’t rest. The marketplace is full of companies ready to take yours down. Yes, they may be friendly competitors, but their success might come at the price of yours. How to remain on top or get closer to the top? Embrace change. Easily […]

4 Tips for Better Work-Life Balance

length 3:56 (not including bonus content) This week’s episode of PowerTips TV is inspired by Roundtables member Herb Lagois of Lagois Design Build Renovate in Ottawa. Herb used the Ask Your Burning Question page to request that I give some work-life balance tips. I’m happy to oblige, Herb! So, whether you are understaffed and have […]

3 Simple Principles to Succeed in Everything you do

When I run a Remodelers Advantage Roundtables meeting or work with a remodeling company on-site one of the questions that I ask of all the attendees as part of ice-breaking efforts is: “When did you get your first job?” More often than not most of the people in the room started working in their mid […]

8 Tips to Running a PRODUCTIVE Meeting

Parking lots, traffic lights, scribes and soapboxes. Do you know what these four things have in common? If you didn’t say “meetings” then this is a must-see episode of PowerTips TV! Whether you have two employees or 200, meetings are a must-do component to operating a successful remodeling company. But it takes more than just […]

Consistency Pays Off!

I’ve written a lot about discipline over the years — the discipline to do the things you know you need to do in order to build a strong, profitable remodeling business. I believe this strength of mind is one of the most important attributes that remodeling company owners can bring to the table.  Not only […]

Reduce Stress and Prepare for Tomorrow

One of our most popular business coaches is Paul Winans.  Many of you know Paul from his days as President of NARI or from his many blog posts and articles in the industry press.  Today, many of our members call on Paul to share practical steps they can take to improve their company performance. Many […]

Author Bo Burlingham Says, We Can All Have “The Knack”

Bo Burlingham, author of Small Giants: Companies That Choose to Be Great Instead of Big, and our keynote presenter at the Summit, is the perfect fit for our audience of motivated business owners. For years, he’s been working with small business owners of all kinds to help them become successful. Recently, he teamed up with […]

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