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balance your workload

balance your workload 08/20/2018

Streamline your workflow with these three time management tips designed especially for contractors.

are your suppliers offering the best bang for your buck

are your suppliers offering the best bang for your buck 08/20/2018

Read on to learn how contractors can best manage supplier relationships and receive quality products at a valuable rate.

achieve small business efficiency

achieve small business efficiency 08/19/2018

As a small business owner or manager, you’re pulled in a million directions at one time. So how can anything really get done if your focus is constantly being torn away from the task at hand? What you need is more time, and the best way to do this without dipping into your personal time is by making work hours more efficient.

5 ways to give back to the community

5 ways to give back to the community 08/19/2018

Here’s a win/win proposition for your business: Give back to the community. Not only will you be helping people with whom you share a local connection, but it’s a great way to showcase the altruistic nature of your company. You’ll also create opportunities to build deeper relationships with customers while boosting your brand.

5 business warning signs and what to do about them

5 business warning signs and what to do about them 08/19/2018

As a business owner, it's important to stay ahead of issues that could negatively impact your organization or worse, lead to failure. Fortunately, early warning signs exist to help you preempt these issues before they start. Here are five business warning signs to watch out for, and what you can do about each of them before they get out of control.

3 contractor project management tips for time starved tradesman

3 contractor project management tips for time starved tradesman 08/17/2018

After years of hard work, your contractor project management career is likely blossoming. But while you juggle multiple jobs, it often becomes more difficult to make a dent in your to-do list.

workspace optimization on a budget

workspace optimization on a budget 08/17/2018

Workspace optimization begins with observing the conditions employees prefer to work under, and understanding how these conditions impact productivity. Here are a few budget-friendly ways to transform your work area.

why social media usage is so important to your small business

why social media usage is so important to your small business 08/17/2018

If social media seems like a burden to you, consider this: 81 percent of the U.S. population has at least one social media account. With social media usage being so widespread, it's an unspoken expectation that small business owners in the home improvement arena are on social media, too.

who you should hire and when

who you should hire and when 08/17/2018

To help gauge your needs throughout the year on when and who to hire, start by answering the following three questions.

the power of branding your business

the power of branding your business 08/15/2018

Want to achieve success? Your brand is your most valuable asset. A study shows that respondents typically prefer to buy new products from a brand they're already familiar with.