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Why

Every business owner will tell you that it’s important to meet, and do your best to exceed, client expectations. Yet, what does that really mean or entail? There is a major difference between good and great when it comes to meeting those expectations, and it often comes with a hard case of expectations meeting reality. “Good” isn’t good enough. Great is when you offer up results that show the homeowner you got their project on a level they didn’t think you’d comprehend.

Your Remodeling Company Will Be Better When Women Are Part of the Team

Remodeling and construction typically have employed primarily men. After all, the classic image of a carpenter is a stud in work boots and a tool belt. However, that is not the way things will be in the future and not necessarily the best for a remodeling business. Why? I read an article by Claire Cain Miller about how women govern differently than men. Here are some of the points Miller made: Women are more collaborative than men. That is probably because women tend to listen better. Women interrupt people less.

Do You Want to Be a Contractor or a Construction Business Owner?

Many remodelers launch a company without a business plan or any written goals. If that description fits, and if your business is close to the $1 million in sales threshold, or if you want to grow past that milestone, you’re at an important crossroads. You need to decide whether you will remain a contractor or if you will become a construction business owner. Regardless of your choice, you should develop a plan and commit to following through on it.