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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

Why Calling Yourself a Full-Service Remodeler May Be Hurting You Why Calling Yourself a Full-Service Remodeler May Be Hurting You

Focus on special skills or qualities that will set you apart ... and help you raise rates Read more

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The Value of Learning Your Revenue Per Employee

Easy to calculate and reliably informative, this is one key indicator you shouldn't overlook Read more

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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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