How to Manage Your Subcontractors

How to Manage Your Subcontractors

Subcontractors or “subbies” are the people that work hand-in-hand with the contractor to make sure that a construction project gets done successfully and efficiently. In the construction industry, builders and subcontractors need to have a license to be credible. You don’t just hire any subbie off the street to work for you. Still, if you…

5 Steps to Business Growth

5 Steps to Business Growth

Growth and development is an important stage for your business. Once you are past the startup phase and have stabilized your profitability, you’re ready to GROW! Growing your business will not only provide an increase in your earnings but will pave the way to lasting wealth. It will ensure the survival of your business through…

How to Become an Expert

How to Become the Expert in Your Field

“I’m the expert!” That’s easy to say, but more challenging to prove. Becoming the authority in your field takes perseverance and hard work. What’s more, your customers should be the ones to sing your praises… not yourself! When you become the expert in your field, people would immediately go to you when they want something…

The 3 Keys to Customer Service

The 3 Keys To Customer Service

Anyone can learn how to build houses and buildings given the time and training. However, not everyone has the attitude needed to become a builder that customers want to work with. You might wonder why some builders, although they don’t have the fanciest, most high-tech tools, still get clients flocking to them. While others, with…

Mistakes in Sales That Builders and Contractors Make

Mistakes in Sales That Builders and Contractors Make

Builders and contractors think they’re not salesmen. But today’s way of selling isn’t like it was years ago… Today’s way of selling is all about building rapport and connecting with people. So if you’re married, have friends, “seeing” someone, or so much as had a conversation with someone in the last 24 hours… Then you’ve…

How to Deal With Unexpected Events at Work

How to Deal With Unexpected Events at Work

“Expect the unexpected.” That’s what people always say whenever an unforeseen event happens. No matter how much you prepare, one way or another, something unexpected will happen. It’s something that will cause you to make changes on your plans and schedules. So how do you deal with the changes that come after an unexpected event?…