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How to prepare your building business for a market downturn

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For once, a number of economists are agreed that there is a downturn coming sometime soon. Not that they’re telling us precisely when, as that is impossible to predict. From their perspective, recession is the time in the business cycle when weak and inefficient businesses disappear. These are the companies that pop up in periods […]

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Five Ways To Save Time While Growing Your Building Business

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“Is it possible to grow my business and still have free time?” I’m often asked this from new coaching clients. My answer is always “Yes!” But, you must overcome ‘the time trap’ – thinking that time is its own master and can’t be managed. Time is like a bank that credits your account daily with […]

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Quit Losing The Sales You Should Be Getting!

Removing Impression Barriers in Building Business

So you are a great builder. You know your stuff. But, when it comes to winning jobs you lose out – to a better looking or better presented company. Yet, their finished product is no better than yours (in some cases it’s not as good), and your price is about right. So why do they […]

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How To Effectively Recruit Skilled Builders

Recruiting Skilled Builders

Because it’s tough finding tradespeople you may be tempted to take on new employees too quickly. You wouldn’t pour a foundation without first knowing what is below the ground! So you probably shouldn’t employ a new team member without first checking their suitability. In this article I outline 4 key safeguards against hasty recruiting. In […]

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