How to Measure Labor Costs--and What to Do Once You Know
Knowing what's typical gets you only partway to your goal of enlightened management
Here’s REALLY How to Pick a Good Remodeler
My critique of what’s wrong—and right—about one state’s advice for vetting a pro
Yes, You Pay Your Workers. But Make Emotional Investments Too.
Showing real concern for staffers’ lives outside work can improve conditions on...
Work Well With Landscapers and Pool Experts
If your customers remodel bleeds into the outdoors, collaboration can be key.
Nothing Pays Dividends More Easily Than Giving Thanks
It costs you nothing but can help you win customers--and fans--for life
How to Run a Remodeling Firm When You're Gone Four Months of the Year
Create great processes, then have faith your staff will do what they're supposed...
To Make a Marketing Difference, Focus Less on What to Do and More on Doing It
Kyle Hunt finishes marketing month with a list of activities that'll improve your marketing plan.
Working with a Spouse or Relative? Don't Let Family Ties Strangle You
Paul Winans and his wife worked side-by-side for three decades and ended up with both marriage and business success. Here are his tips on how best to work with partners who share more than just a company name.
Become a Director and Make Your Own Online Videos
It seems like everyone has videos online, but it's not as easy as just pointing a...
AARP: Most Boomers Want to Stay Active in Their Current Homes
Boomers are largely happy where they currently are, but homes that foster independent living could sway them to move.