Jerome Quinn

Posted on
What remodelers know about accountability

What can we learn about accountability in business from The Apprentice, Donald Trump's televised search for his next executive? In Trump's version, you're on a team where you avoid taking responsibility and sometimes even undermine team performance to protect yourself. To survive, you may have to throw teammates under the bus. Most importantly, a small mistake will get you called on the carpet for public humiliation, and probably will get you fired. More

Posted on
Understanding what boomers want in universal design and luxury

When the pre-boomer generations hit their 60s and retired, they substantially cut remodeling dollars. Will 76 million boomers do the same? More

Cost vs. Value Report 2006
Posted on
Cost vs. Value Report 2006

What's the payback for remodeling? Our annual report compares construction cost... More

Posted on
A fashion-and brand-conscious remodeler

SawHorse, a 22-person, $6 million design/build company in Atlanta, has always been more fashion-and brand-conscious than your average remodeler. “Every year for 20 years, we've made sure to come out with one unique item of clothing just for our employees,” says president and CEO Jerome Quinn. More

Posted on
A companywide effort to streamline the business

Quinn's company could be the poster child for how a commitment to change and growth can keep a remodeling business healthy and profitable. More

Posted on
Good Going

Looking for more good reasons why you should attend the Remodeling Show? Take it from your peers. These remodelers get something new out of the experience every time they go to the show. More

Posted on
Remodeling without error

To further the company's goal of zero-defect remodeling, Jerome Quinn and his staff at Sawhorse in Atlanta developed a series of checklists, basically for trade subcontractors, to tighten quality control. More

Posted on
Boosting morale key to worker retention

According to the online career management service Monster.com's 2004 Work/Life Balance survey, 82% of Americans are unhappy with their work/life balance and 89% hoped to change jobs within six months of the August survey. Unhappiness among employees may lead to turnover ó and worse. More

Posted on
Remodelers Need Cell Phones

Cell phones have moved rapidly from being accessories to being necessities, especially in the remodeling business. More

Posted on
On site mailbox to exchange information with clients

Typically the box contains information that isn't time-sensitive: SawHorse employees use cell phones and e-mail for quick communication. More

RSS
Close X