Make Core Values Part of Your Business Strategy

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Mission, vision, core values, and purpose statement — there’s a lot to unpack when you’re transforming your business into one driven by purpose, not just profit. Each of these statements will be one piece in your overall business strategy, along with your key products or services, financial goals, and the activities you will undertake to… Read more »

Decreasing Profit Margins in Construction & What You Can Do to Protect Yours

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Low profit margins in construction have been an issue for decades, and even as we climb back toward normalcy following the shutdowns caused by the coronavirus, there are few signs if any that profit margins will increase with increased demand. In fact, most contractors seem to expect the opposite. According to the Associated Builders and… Read more »

Becoming a Purpose-Driven Leader for Your Business

To transform your company into a purpose-driven business, you need to become a purpose-driven leader. A purpose-driven company aligns its business goals to an external goal or mission. Success and purpose live hand-in-hand for these businesses, which tend to experience faster growth, enjoy greater camaraderie, and deliver better customer experiences. A company’s purpose has to… Read more »

Built for Growth: Episode 4: Apprenticeships, Mentoring, and Continuing Education

Construction has a major skilled labor problem. Working with registered apprenticeships or creating a private apprenticeship program can help your company fill your talent pipeline with skilled workers ready to go to work for YOU! In this episode of Built for Growth, Kyesha Robinson and Natasha Sherwood share how building apprenticeships, mentoring, and education into… Read more »

Becoming a Purpose-Driven Company

Are you ready for your business to do more? To become a true leader for your team? To build camaraderie and loyalty and drive success through your team’s aligned efforts? If you answered Yes, you are ready to transform your business into a purpose-driven company. If you answered No, keep reading. Purpose-driven companies tend to… Read more »

The Real MF’ers Episode 5: Isaac Duostar

Every challenge is an opportunity. The greater the challenge, the greater the opportunity … if you can see it and capitalize on it. When many makeup brands were suffering from retailers being closed or having less foot traffic during coronavirus lockdowns, Isaac Duostar, CEO of luxury cosmetic brand Doucce, saw the opportunity for e-commerce cosmetic… Read more »

Construction Contract Financing for Subcontractors

Construction contract financing for subcontractors solves one of the biggest challenges subcontractors face when they are awarded a new project—financing the upfront costs associated with the work. Materials, equipment, bonding premiums, supplies, and of course labor are all expense types typically incurred before you, the subcontractor, ever invoices your general contractor, let alone sees a… Read more »

The Real MF’ers Episode 4: Andrew Ammons

Andrew Ammons is the founder and president of ACR Roofing, an incredibly successful commercial roofing company located in Texas. Andrew shared a secret with us during this episode: He isn’t super passionate about roofing. What he IS crazy passionate about is building processes that work and building up people to perform at their best and… Read more »