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The Most Dangerous Thing you Face as a Remodeling Business Owner; PowerTipsTV Throw-Back

The Most Dangerous Thing you Face as a Remodeling Business Owner; PowerTipsTV Throw-Back

As we get into a new year and shed the end-of-year and holiday chaos, we wanted to throw it back to a PowerTipsTV Episode dealing with a hidden danger that so many remodelers ignore until it sneaks up on them. Don’t miss this one!   As a remodeling business owner there’s a danger lurking out…

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[Podcast] Episode 45: Using Tools to Find the Best Talent with Rick Bowers

You know all about the labor shortage, you’re living with it every day. But there are tools that can help you find the right person for the right job — and help you keep them in your company. Remodelers Advantage has been using a personality assessment tool called DISC for years, and we love it.…

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[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…

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[Podcast] Episode 35: Why You Should Have a Personal Vision Statement with Dave Bryan

A personal vision statement charts your course — in life and in business. If you don’t have one, you might as well be lost at sea when you’re making decisions. For Dave Bryan, his personal vision statement serves as his North Star, allowing him to plot his course through his life. “There are a million…

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[Podcast] Episode 28: The Dos and Don’ts of Implementing Technology with Donny Wyatt

Technology is critical to boosting efficiency and ensuring scalability for remodelers and builders, but tech isn’t the answer to everything. It’s hard to know where to start, and what problems tech can solve for you. Too often, you purchase an expensive program, people don’t use it, and it gets shelved. In this episode, Victoria and Mark…

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It’s Your Choice: Be a Manager or a Friend

It’s Your Choice: Be a Manager or a Friend

You run a remodeling company. You want to be a good boss. Or you just got promoted or got a new job as a Project Manager. Either way, you’ve got people depending you, but you’ve also got to keep your eye on the bottom line.   How are you going to do your job? Isn’t being a manager…

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A Leader Nonetheless: Finding the Right Style

A Leader Nonetheless: Finding the Right Style

Leaders aren’t all the dominant, decisive types we normally think of. I meet many types of business owners in the remodeling industry. Their leadership styles vary, but regardless of the style, successful companies need strong leaders. Recently, I worked with an owner, let’s call him Bill, to find his leadership style, and many of the issues I found are more common than you might think.  Where to…

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