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Leslie Shiner and Melanie Hodgdon

Leslie Shiner and Melanie Hodgdon

Leslie Shiner, owner of The ShinerGroup, and Melanie Hodgdon, president of Business Systems Management, co-authored A Simple Guide to Turning a Profit as a Contractor and provide management consulting for contractors.

Leslie Shiner and Melanie Hodgdon's Posts

Forecasting Is a Guessing Game. Here's How to Get Better at It. Forecasting Is a Guessing Game. Here's How to Get Better at It.

The inconsistency of the industry can make predicting future revenue tough, but the right strategy improves your chances for success. Read more

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You've Mastered the Design/Build Construction Process. How About the Financial Process? You've Mastered the Design/Build Construction Process. How About the Financial Process?

Improperly tracking the costs and income from your design and production business segments could be hurting your business Read more

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Plan Far Enough Ahead to Preserve Profit When Planning Labor Cost Increases Plan Far Enough Ahead to Preserve Profit When Planning Labor Cost Increases

Boost margins months ahead of when you’d expect to boost pay Read more

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A Bare-Bones Guide for Keeping Up with the Paperwork

Don’t let the spring speedup cause you to fall behind on presenting invoices and tracking costs. Read more

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Why Trying to Evade Uncle Sam Is a Doubly Dumb Strategy

The penalties hurt. Beware, too, how bank fees can siphon profits Read more

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