These days, very little separates
success from struggle in the construction
Schleifer, a researcher and teacher
at Arizona State University,
looked into the subject and found
that the ten most common reasons for
construction company business failures
involve flaws in business strategy
or mistakes in financial management.
There's a lot more to the business
than plywood and pickup trucks.
What should be in your survival
kit? Accounting skills. Management
skills. Estimating, bidding, and project
control skills. The ability to sniff out
and solve cash flow problems. In
short, any business skill you don't
already have. Here's how and where
to get them.
Trade Association Courses
I've been a trade association junkie
for a long time. Many associations
devote considerable effort to