Ever feel like construction projects are more like juggling chainsaws on a unicycle in a blindfold? You’re not alone. The chaos of schedules, budgets, and unforeseen hiccups can make even the most seasoned builder want to quit. But there’s a simple way to predict the success of your construction business:
When it comes to running a successful construction business, determining the right labor rate can make or break your profitability. Charge too little and you may attract clients at the expense of your own bottom line. Charge too much and you risk pricing yourself out of the competition. It’s a
CLICK BELOW TO LISTEN TO THE BLOGCAST OF THIS POST. Managing and producing a construction project schedule is a task that many construction business owners find challenging. It requires a balance between accuracy for the short term and flexibility for the long term. One effective way to ensure your team
As a general contractor, estimating construction projects accurately is key to running a successful business. However, the process can be overwhelming and time-consuming. It’s especially frustrating when you’re waiting on subcontractors to provide pricing information, causing delays and inefficiencies in your sales funnel. Luckily, there’s a way to streamline the
MOST CONTRACTORS DON’T UNDERSTAND THE BUSINESS SIDE OF THEIR CONSTRUCTION BUSINESS Most builders start construction businesses for two reasons: They love to build things and they want freedom. Maybe you want the freedom to make your own schedule, or the freedom to produce your own high-quality projects. And let’s not
MOST CONSTRUCTION BUSINESS OWNERS ARE NOT PROFITABLE Most construction business owners aren’t charging enough for their work, which limits their profits and their ability to grow. Without profits you will either go out of business, or you’ll stay afloat by not paying yourself what you should. Both of these situations
YOU CAN’T DO IT ALL YOURSELF Most construction business owners make the mistake of thinking they have to be THE expert in the business to grow the business. Making this mistake creates stress and frustration for you because you will spend all your time answering questions and reacting to day-to-day
Watch or listen to episode 63 of the AFT Construction Podcast. Shawn shares insights on: How to hire experts How to build a company culture Marketing Lump sum versus cost-plus Establishing trust with your clients
The Built to Build Academy’s® Effective Time Management Session was rated one of the top 10 most popular IBSx Education Sessions for two years in a row. This nationally recognized session made the Top 10 for a reason. Most construction business owners struggle finding enough time to get everything done.
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