My company recently framed two
triplexes right next to each other.
While I was busy with the joists on
one building, I could hear one of my
employees on the other triplex yelling,
"You're as slow as subfloor glue in winter!
Come on, man — I want to make
a bonus on this job." I had to smile,
because the team spirit in that statement
was a result of what I call the
Simpson Sharing System — a motivational
scheme I have developed over
the last 16 years.
I'm a framing contractor, and my
company works on everything from
houses to light-commercial buildings.
We do best on the 10- to 50-unit
apartment jobs. I typically have eight