Tag Archives: employee efficiency

Stop Wasting Time on Bad Leads (but be nice!)

A couple of weeks ago, at the Master Your Remodeling Business Workshop, one of the attendees asked me how he could politely turn away unqualified leads via email. Apparently, he’s been getting many emails from people that either aren’t in his service area, want a service he doesn’t provide, or don’t have a realistic budget. […]

6 ways to search Google that you didn’t know existed

Did you know that Google averages over 40,000 searches per second? That translates to over 3.5 billion searches per day. How many of those 3.5 billion searches do you think are yours? 20? 50? 100? If you’re anything like me, then you are well over the 100 mark. You may be shaking your head saying to yourself, “nah, […]

How to Combat the Labor Shortage

length 3:10 (not including bonus content) I talk to dozens of remodelers each week and one of the most common concerns I hear these days is, “I’m trying to hire more people and we’re not finding anyone.” Well, unfortunately, this situation isn’t going away anytime soon. In fact, experts predict that high employment in the construction […]

Reducing Your Need to Hire by Increasing Efficiency!

Business owners might sometimes feel they need to hire more workers to meet the steady flow of work that is coming in and because they do not want to lose projects, they look to take on more employees. However, you can meet the demands by following some simple guidelines about how to increase efficiency and […]

Does Your Company Have the Bench Strength You Need?

Bench Strength — Definition: The competence and number of employees ready to fill vacant leadership and other positions. Do you have employees in the wings to take on more leadership if the business needs it? This need could develop because the company has grown and needs additional skilled managers . . . or because an […]

Boost Your Brain: 5 Tips for Brainy Success at Work

One organ in your body dictates much of your behavior and ultimate success at work. The activities of this organ occur at a level of which you are not even consciously aware. It’s your brain! While phrases like, “Use your brain!” or “Think outside the box!” are casually tossed around in the workplace every day, […]

You Want Better Results? Top Performers are A Key!

When you think of your company and how it’s doing today, you have a picture in your mind of what you want it to look like tomorrow. Whether that picture shows additional employees, a bigger building or more efficient systems, one thing is constant; it is something better than what exists today. Making that progression […]

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