I was reading an interesting report by the temp employee people, Robert Half, when a statistic stopped me. They say that, 45 percent of workers say they plan to change employees, careers, or industry’s when the economy improves. Wow! If that’s true, our small businesses could really be left in the lurch. We all know
When you give your whole team a say in everything from setting company-wide goals to fine-tuning your day-to-day operations, you get better buy-in from all of your employees. A remodeler I know is using Linda Case’s new book Business Straight to the Heart: The Remodelers Guide to Leadership, Management, and Success to do just that.
[divider style=”hr-dotted”] Being the savvy business people that we are, we all know that our money is made in the planning stage of a remodeling project, not in the production. By this I mean, that the more organized and complete our planning process, the more quickly we complete high quality projects for delighted clients–and the
As business begins to pick up again, it may be time to build up your staff. Here are some tips to help you develop the team you want, excerpted from Mastering the Business of Remodeling. Consider all employees key employees. Hire people who know more about their specialty than you do. Hire people who can