Category Archives: Business Planning

Successful Succession Planning

Unfortunately, it is often the case that a small remodeler or other business owner simply closes the doors, leaving with whatever savings they were able to accumulate. Although this decision works for many, it is possible, no matter where you … Continue reading

Posted in Business Planning, Business Success | Leave a comment

Happy New Year!

As we celebrated the holiday season, I am sure we all looked back over this past year and hopefully most of us had blessings to count.  Now with a new year upon us, it is time to look forward to … Continue reading

Posted in Business Coaching, Business Organization, Business Planning, Business Success | Leave a comment

Planning for the New Year

As this year draws to a close, now is a good time to plan your marketing strategy for 2015.  Take a good look at what marketing activities you did this past year, which actions were successful and what you would … Continue reading

Posted in Business Planning, Marketing Your Business, Web Marketing | Leave a comment

Planning for change when it’s not business as usual

It not uncommon to hear the phrase “That’s the way we’ve always done it,” in the home improvement business. This can apply to any area of your business such as marketing, hiring, production, installs etc.  It’s not so unusual to … Continue reading

Posted in Business Coaching, Business Organization, Business Planning | Leave a comment

Make things go right, not wrong

As business owners we all want to increase productivity, efficiency and profits. As a busy business owner it’s tempting to overlook the need to communicate regularly with your staff and the benefit of staff meetings.  A properly planned and executed meeting … Continue reading

Posted in Business Organization, Business Planning, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Reduce Employee Turnover

Your employees are one of the biggest assets of your business. Locating and retaining quality employees is an ongoing job. All businesses experience some amount of employee turnover and depending upon the employee that leaves, turnover may not be the … Continue reading

Posted in Business Planning, Employee Empowerment, Hiring and Training | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Business Succession Planning

There comes a time in everyone’s life and business to consider moving on.  Whether the decision to move on is due to the desire to explore other opportunities, to retire or is the result of other circumstances, it is best … Continue reading

Posted in Business Planning | Leave a comment

Stick to the Plan

As a successful remodeler you know what steps are needed to complete a project to reach your client’s goals. You know what you need to do, how you need to do it, and why, to get the result your client … Continue reading

Posted in Business Planning | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Develop Your Business Action Plan

We sometimes wish we had crystal balls so we could predict our futures; however we all have at our disposal a tool far better than a crystal ball. That tool is the ability to establish goals and plans for ourselves … Continue reading

Posted in Business Planning | Leave a comment

So Much To Do, So Little Time

At this time of year with all the holiday happenings it is so easy to relate to this topic. If you looked at the title of this article and immediately agreed with it you are not alone.  I am often … Continue reading

Posted in Business Organization, Business Planning | Leave a comment