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Remodeling companies, like children, have personalities, idiosyncrasies, growing pains, and stages. Just as a toddler's or teenager's behavior is predictable, so too are the stages of your company's growth. Knowing that you're going through a difficult transition — and that it's perfectly normal — helps a little, but getting some advice on how others have gotten through it is even better. Two very common stages of business growth are (1) when it's time to hang up your tool belt, and (2) when you need to hire a salesperson or production manager. Be aware that these transitions are dangerous; many remodelers end up losing their businesses at just these points. Realizing it's time to give up swinging a hammer is one of