How Do You Get The Most Out Of Your Subbies? Recently I asked builders about the problems that can arise when working with substandard electricians. Here are some tips to help you sort the wheat from the chaff. To help identify what to look for in subcontractors, we asked builders “What’s your number one frustration […]
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When starting a building business I’m often asked, “How Do I Get My Name Out There?” It’s a great question. If you’re starting a building business and you need to get your name out there you need to ask the question, What name do I actually want out there?” What I mean is that your first customers […]
I often get asked this question: “Am I ready to grow my building business?” It’s a great question that is about confidence. In this short video I will outline the four essentials present in a person who’s ready to grow their business. If you’d like to have a short conversation about your construction or building business, […]
Sixteen months ago Roger started a building business and came to us for business coaching. He didn’t feel like a business owner. There were ups and downs but Roger is not a quitter and he remained 100% committed to his dream. Now, a year later he has over 6 builders on the team, a growing number of new builds […]
Many business owners often wish for good business advice, but knowing where to go can be difficult. Here are some questions to consider If your business has grown rapidly, or become stagnant or evolved in another way, bringing in someone with more experience can be a wise investment. While you can always ask another builder to […]
Builder Success Stories From Builders Like Yourself Just over a year ago Derek* was working long hours on the tools, paying himself less than in his previous job. But he had a dream. When we started working together to make that dream a reality we identified all the systems needed and started implementing them into […]
Demand for housing is growing. But growth presents a very real challenge as noted in the Hays Quarterly Report (2016 Q1) that predicts that skilled foremen will continue to be in short supply throughout this year. Now, everyone in the industry knows that skilled foremen are critical to a building company’s ability to manage more […]
In this short answer we’ll look at the practical ways signage can help you get your name out there in your building business.
The New Year (or new financial year) is when we think about the future. We kick back, talk over BBQs, strategise and set huge goals for life and business. Great! Yet sometimes, our plans get shot up at the first engagement. So, how do we get my new year’s business plan back on track? What […]
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