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[Podcast ]Episode 50: LIVE from the Extreme Business Makeover in Baltimore

For our 50th episode, we gathered a panel of industry experts and took questions from the audience at the Extreme Business Makeover in Baltimore at the the end of January 2019. It capped off an intense two days of learning, sharing, and networking among the remodelers attending and our Remodelers Advantage team. In this episode,…

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How to Properly Calculate a Change Order

How to Properly Calculate a Change Order

Change orders are tough. It’s hard to get everyone on board, and challenging to get paid the amount you really need to for the business. It would be nice if there weren’t any, but the nature of remodeling means they’re a necessity on most projects. But you could be losing money in a way you’re…

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[Podcast] Episode 33: The Sales-to-Production Handoff with Bruce Case

To many remodelers, a project works like a relay race, depending on good handoffs of the baton. The sales-to production-handoff is critical, and if you drop the baton, the race is over. But there are ways to make it less of a hard handoff and more of a continuum, says Bruce Case. Bruce joins Victoria…

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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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PowerTips Book Recommendations: May 2018

PowerTips Book Recommendations: May 2018

As we continue our book recommendation feature here on PowerTips, we’ve received some great tips from our staff and facilitators and in February we polled our Marketing Roundtables Groups. This month we wanted to see which books our Production professionals out there are reading and recommending to their peers… so we tapped into our Production…

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[Podcast] Episode 8: Zero Punch List Production with Tim Faller

If you are going to have a podcast about the remodeling industry, it’s a no-brainer to have Tim Faller on your guest list, and I suspect he will be a frequent contributor to PowerTips Unscripted. For the past 17 years, Tim has worked with remodeling companies, large and small, to help improve profits by creating…

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Learn From Your Mistakes With Productive Job Debriefs

Learn From Your Mistakes With Productive Job Debriefs

In my experience working with remodeling companies in the US and Canada, I find that, in many cases, all information learned in the process of completing a project is lost as soon as the job is finished. The end-of-project debrief meeting, or as some call it, the “post-mortem,” can be a very effective tool for…

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