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by Judson Motsenbocker
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It's a well-known fact that most remodelers
and small builders are hands-on
people who came up from the ranks.
They did the physical work first, and
became business people later. That's
why it is vitally necessary for contractors
to surround themselves with good
people to help run the business. It
doesn't matter whether the business
does $50,000, $500,000, or $1 million
a year: The need for help is the same.
It is necessary to divide any company
—and again it doesn't matter what
the size is—into three parts: administration,
sales and estimating, and production.
These three areas cannot be done
by one person. Any two of