Being part of a team is not exclusive to football or baseball. For a builder or remodeler, there are lots of benefits to having a good, solid team of employees who stick together and help each other get the job done. Most employees like to be a part of a team: The opportunity to enjoy the work and participate in the success of the project is just as important as bringing home that weekly paycheck.
Many remodelers tend to be control freaks. But you can’t establish a team culture if you feel that you must run the show 100% of the time. Establishing a team culture isn’t necessarily the business owner’s job; a lead carpenter or a production manager, for example, are certainly prime candidates. But the person who assumes this role must first...
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