Shawn McCadden founded, operated, and sold a successful design/build company. A co-founder of the Residential Design/Build Institute, he speaks at industry events and consults with remodelers. Owner issues, management, lead paint regulations
Benchmarks can be useful, REMODELING columnist Shawn McCadden agrees, but some numbers are more useful than others. He has two pieces of advice to help ensure that sure you're comparing your company against the right numbers.
Do you follow the industry job description for lead carpenters?
A structured sales process will help you avoid these common mistakes.
Groups that complain about the inaccuracy of lead test kits obscure the issue, REMODELING columnist Shawn McCadden says. He argues that the kits do spot lead; they just don't measure the amount of that lead accurately enough to determine if it’s high enough to trigger lead-safe practices under the...
Remodeler be warned: Shawn McCadden describes nine traits of consumers who select their remodeling company based on price.
Hire to fill any gaps in the design and production cycle so you can continue to sell new projects and grow your company.
Competing on price is not the long-term answer for winning jobs and seeing your company thrive. Shawn McCadden describes a better way.
Ordering and checking materials before setting a start date is well worth the effort. Here's why.
Your employees might be afraid to take responsiblity for their work. If this is a team-wide problem, it's time to examine your leadeship style and the culture of your company.
Applying the design/build strategy you use on projects for clients to improve your company.
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