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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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[Podcast] Episode 23: Managing Your Customers with Chip Doyle

As a business owner, it seems like you manage everyone — your staff, your crews, your kids, your pets. But if you — and especially your designers — aren’t managing your customers, says Chip Doyle, you’re wasting time and losing out on potential profits. In this episode, Victoria, Mark and Chip discuss how to break…

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PowerTips Book Recommendations: June 2018

PowerTips Book Recommendations: June 2018

We’re back with more PowerTips book recommendations for your summer reading list — take one along on vacation or relax in a hammock with a good book. In every episode of PowerTips Unscripted we ask our guests for the title and author of their favorite business book. This month, we round up those recommendations, following…

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4 Ways to Battle Slippage Mindset in Production

4 Ways to Battle Slippage Mindset in Production

Slippage! Wow, when you look at it from a production viewpoint it comes from everywhere! It’s a battle that all remodelers face on a daily basis; win the battle and see higher profits… lose the battle a few times and it can affect team morale, customer satisfaction and ultimately, the bottom line. Sometimes it is…

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[Podcast] Episode 18: Adapt or Become Irrelevant with Mark Richardson

In Episode 18, Victoria and Mark Harari welcome author and industry adviser Mark Richardson and talk more about the changes that have impacted the remodeling industry and how companies today need to either adapt or risk becoming irrelevant. Mark Richardson is the Former President and Co-Chairman of Case Design/Remodeling, a Senior Fellow at Harvard and…

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[Podcast] Episode 15: Creating a Culture of Empowerment with Geoff Graham

Building a strong team can be a challenge to any business owner and creating a culture where employees feel trusted and empowered can be even more difficult. In Episode 15, Victoria and Mark speak with Geoff Graham, Founder and CEO of GuildQuality, an award-winning firm based in Atlanta, GA. More than 2,500 home builders, remodelers…

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[Podcast] Episode 14: Exploring the Seven Truths with Peter DiGiammarino

In episode 14, Victoria and Mark change gears and welcome a well-known author, professor and CEO, Peter DiGiammarino, to the show. Peter grew up in the Boston area and after attending University of Massachusetts and then MIT, he served in executive leadership roles for more than 30 years. Peter is an adjunct professor in the…

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