A general contractor friend of mine has harped on me for years about the importance of job scheduling. "Schedule is everything," he'd say. He insisted that an otherwise profitable subdivision could prove to be a disaster if the schedule was lost. I had trouble with his philosophy. I wasn't building subdivisions. I was doing room additions and remodels, the kind of work that's over almost as quickly as it begins. The Importance of Sharing Time has proved my friend right. Until about a year ago we employed a superintendent whose job was to schedule our in-house crew and our subcontractors. He was required to maintain a written calendar of events and organize work for each job by that schedule. Jobs