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Special Edition of PowerTips TV: Award Winner

We wanted to kick off 2018 PowerTips TV with a special edition Throw-back. Right before we closed up shop for the holidays, we received word that our own Mark Harari won a MarCom Gold Award for his work on the Summit Kickoff Video we presented in Minneapolis in September. According to their website, “MarCom Awards…

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How To Build An Org Chart For Today And Tomorrow

  Many of our Remodelers Advantage members have built their companies up over a period of time, often starting with 1-2 employees and adding team members as the company grows from year to year. Production, Sales, Estimating, Support… The next thing you know you have 10, 15, 20 employees or maybe more. In this episode…

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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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Job Description Creep: “and All Other Duties Required”

Job Description Creep: “and All Other Duties Required”

The phrase at the end of most job descriptions, “and all other duties as required” is one of the most dangerous expressions a remodeling company can include when looking for your next team member. While it is intended to capture any additional items that are not included in the overall description, it often has very…

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PowerTips TV Throw-back Thursday: “How to Avoid Costly Hiring Mistakes”

Hiring the wrong employee can cost more than the expense of hiring, training and on-boarding their eventual replacement. Your company’s culture is at risk and irreversible damage can occur and if the new hire is client-facing. In today’s throw-back PTTV episode, I take a closer look at the hiring process and even offer a free…

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Sales Myths & Excuses: Santa Claus, Tech Monsters, Quotas & More

Sales Myths & Excuses: Santa Claus, Tech Monsters, Quotas & More

“He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.” Benjamin Franklin At our Roundtables meetings members will sometimes use the term “head trash” and it typically means that an individual has comes up with an excuse, an unfounded thought or a weak reason why they can’t accomplish a goal. Remodelers often…

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