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Tag Archives: leadership

The Production Manager: Your Superstar Team Leader

Every remodeling company has a production manager who oversees all of the projects going on in the company. Most of the administrative duties that accompany each individual project are the responsibility of the production manager. Budgeting, customer requests as well as complaints, and managing field personnel are only a few major functions. Essentially, a production […]

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 […]

Who Are Your Organizations Entrepreneurs?

For nearly 15 years, we’ve worked with the nation’s top personality assessment company. The tools that this company, Target Training International, provide are wonderful resources for small business owners who want to build strong teams but need additional expertise to do it.  In addition to the personality assessments, the employee surveys, coaching and mentoring tools, […]

Are Your Employees Secretly Planning to Quit?

I was reading an interesting report by the temp employee people, Robert Half, when a statistic stopped me. They say that, 45 percent of workers say they plan to change employees, careers, or industry’s when the economy improves. Wow! If that’s true, our small businesses could really be left in the lurch.   We all know […]

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 […]

How To Develop A Superstar Team

As business begins to pick up again, it may be time to build up your staff. Here are some tips to help you develop the team you want, excerpted from Mastering the Business of Remodeling. Consider all employees key employees. Hire people who know more about their specialty than you do. Hire people who can […]