Tag Archives: time management

How to Plant and Grow Your Very Own Customers

Imagine having a list of thousands of people who know you, trust you and will one day need your services (or will know someone that does). This should be the goal of every successful remodeler. We can talk about your website’s Testimonials page, Portfolio page or even your About Us page until you’re blue in […]

Keeping Your Eye on (The Right) Ball!

Excerpted from a  From the Business Leaders podcast – a series exclusively for Remodelers Advantage Members. If you’re like me, you’re busy! You don’t have time to watch every single area of your business to make sure that things are on track for a profitable year. So, take a page from our top members, remodeling […]

Remodeling is a Service Business, First

Sometimes remodeling companies put all of their efforts into building the product. However, to be successful in the remodeling industry, your focus should be on offering top-quality service to your customers. When you begin a remodeling business, you have entered a service industry that depends on referrals and repeat business. The amount of business, and […]

Does Your Company Have the Bench Strength You Need?

At a recent Remodelers Advantage conference, I asked the room full of remodeling company owners about hiring. 75% of those in the room indicated that they would be hiring new people within the next 6 months. This was exciting news because it indicates an optimistic outlook toward the future! Growth! Yes! 

Turning Time Into Money: Pre-qualifying Prospects – part 1

Nowhere more than in remodeling, does time mean money. Like most entrepreneurs, remodelers have to wear many hats in order to run a successful business, so effective time management is crucial. One of the most common ways that remodelers find themselves wasting time is attending no-hope appointments with totally unqualified prospects.

Your Role as Company Leader

One of a remodeling company’s most precious resources is its owner. Your company’s success or failure rests on how well you balance and juggle all of the hats that you are supposed to wear. In any one day, you may act as a leader, manager, investor, and worker; however, you are also a human being who […]

The Road from Success to Significance

Vision. Mission. Purpose. Culture. Core Values. Do you ever find these concepts fuzzy, overlapping and a little hard to grasp? If so, you are in very good company. You might also question whether they even belong in a small entrepreneurial business. Or you might wonder if time spent thinking about them, and work spent defining […]

Time Kills Deals

Don’t take my word for it. Ask any salesperson, entrepreneur, negotiator, or deal maker. The experienced ones tell me the same thing. Or just run a quick search on the title of this post and see what comes up. I used to think it was the primary responsibility of salespeople to increase their closing ratio. […]

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