Training, training, training! Business owners, general managers, and production managers often get caught wondering how to do it all. So, we turned to a former guest and a member of our production manager roundtables, Ned Trimming, to share his efficient training process involving current and new employees. Ned Trimming is the Production Manager at Crescent Builds in Seattle, WA.
How To Double The Number Of Top Leaders In Your Remodeling Comapny: Hire And Train More Women, Featuring Iris Harrell – [PowerTips Unscripted] S4 E8
In this episode of PowerTips Unscripted, Iris Harrell discusses the importance of having women in key positions within remodeling companies. They make up half of the US workforce, so there is a sizeable recruitment pool, and they also relate on a deeper level with female customers, who often drive decision-making. Women are multi-taskers, organizers, collaborators,
Mitch Gray joins the show to discuss hiring and keeping great people. He talks about the importance of understanding interpersonal relationships and getting intentional about finding people with passion, as passion feels energy. Understanding that everyone wants to feel valued, empowered, and a part of something larger than themselves, no matter what level of employee. This
Pheel the Love — How the Most Powerful Force in the Universe Builds Great Companies, with Tom Burgoyne – [Best of PowerTips Unscripted]
Everyone would love to have raving fans — and today’s guest knows the feeling. Tom Burgoyne has had a 30-year career as the person behind the Phillie Phanatic — the most popular mascot in sports. In this episode, Tom talks to Victoria and Mark about what the Phanatic has taught him about the importance of
Today on The Tim Faller Show, Aimee Cianfarani discusses how her company has made concierge services (a/k/a handyperson services) a successful part of the overall business. In this high-failure segment of the industry, Aimee and her team have overcome significant odds to find great success by applying a strategic mindset like better understanding the target
Steve Barkhouse joins PowerTips Unscripted to discuss how to create a culture of mental health support in the remodeling industry. In the post covid era, Mental health has affected many employees and business owners, so Steve and his team created a framework for dealing with the added stress that comes from covid. This support framework
An article recently written by Victoria Downing and published in Remodeling Magazine. Employee training is often neglected. But there’s a clear link between company profitability and business owners who invest in employee training. Remodelers don’t have to spend a lot to improve employee skills. Here are some resources. Industry publications: Have production team members subscribe.
The following is an article by Victoria Downing, that was recently posted in Remodeling Magazine. Party Trooper: Bring Your Team Together With Company Activities and Events Continuing the team-building tradition By Victoria Downing With everyone working so hard, many remodeling company owners feel there is no time, energy, or money for what they may perceive as
“The Six Habits are behaviors that we act out every day, minute to minute. These are the habits that define our relationship with ourselves, and our relationship with the world around us.” Remodelers Advantage is dedicated to helping remodeling business owners become more successful, while creating an environment that allows them to lead a more balanced
When we discuss the labor shortage, we are often talking about how to find or develop good talent. What we are now hearing from our Roundtables members is that they are finding people, getting them on the team, and then they fail. In many cases, these aren’t catastrophic failures, but slips in net profit or schedules or