Why Calling Yourself a Jack-of-All-Trades Is Bad for Business

Be good at lots of stuff, but advertise yourself as a specialist Read more

Missing the Mark? Smallest Companies Have No LogoMissing the Mark? Smallest Companies Have No Logo

While 15% of very small companies have no logo, four firms share re-branding tips Read more

4 Things You Thought Were True About Time Management

There are a number of myths surrounding time management that most of us probably think to be true. Debunking those myths will ultimately help you to make better use of your time. Read more

Walls Come a-Tumbling Down in a San Francisco Edwardian

A San Francisco family was looking for a layout with better circulation through both the home and kitchen. How'd did their architect do it? He took out some walls and changed the layout of the kitchen. Fewer barriers mean better circulation, flow and connection in this family home, making it brighter and cheerier. Read more

Is Your Company as Loyal as My Dogs?

Dogs understand loyalty. Unfortunately, not everyone who runs a business does. But loyalty is vital to the success of every company, and it's not just something that can be measured on a dollars-and-cents level. Read more

Now That I've Created Something, How Do I Spread It?

If you're starting a new business or trying to get the word out about a recently added service, you know how much easier it is when you already have people talking it up and spreading the word. Here's how to make that happen. Read more

Tags: Marketing
7 Habits of People With Remarkable Mental Toughness

Owning a remodeling business requires both physical and mental toughness. You can go to the gym to work on your physical toughness and strength, but what about mental grit? Here are seven habits of people who have that mental toughness and how you can find it within yourself. Read more

How Duct Leakage Steals Twice

Leaky air ducts in unconditioned places don't just steal from homeowners once, but twice. How? Leakage from supply ducts that run through unconditioned space results in a loss of conditioned air and also creates an imbalance in the house pressure. Read more

Tags: HVAC
Angie's List Records $18.3 Million Net Loss in Q2

Revenue grew 33% from this time last year, but expenses grew nearly as much Read more

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