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As your business grows, you'll need to develop an estimating system that does more for you than simply getting you to a price.
What can you do to avoid hiring the wrong person?
If you plan to grow your construction business deciding how you will address these five actions can set you on path that is more likely to support your long term professional and personal levels of success.
Is your justification for emailing your proposals really a “reason” or, is it an “excuse”?
Stressed about Finances? You're Not Alone
Next time a prospect tells you your price is higher than someone else’s try these tactics to keep the conversation moving and see if your prospect could justify paying more.
Most residential construction business owners will have to work until they die, without enough accumulated investments to support themselves during retirement. But it doesn't have to be like that.
Few contractors do, but Shawn McCadden advocates for more transparency if (a big "if") your company has its books in order.
Doing a paper-and-pencil estimates on the fly can actually serve a good purpose ... just not all the time.
Now that the economy seems to be improving, contractors will need to alter the "do more with less" mentality they used during the recession.
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