Construction Partnerships That Don't Work - I was taking my daughter
to a Girl Scouts event and needed to pick up two other fathers and their
daughters. By the time I was done with the baseball game that we went
to, I never wanted to see either one of these fathers again. Each one of
them wanted to be my partner, but didn't have anything to offer.
Mistake As a Building Contractor - The Pen Truly Is Mightier Than
the Sword - Everyone makes mistakes, but in the construction business
you're required to pay for them. I'm not talking about paying with
Monopoly money, I'm talking about mistakes that cost you a lot of money.
Starting a Construction Business Doesn't Require A Lot Of Capital -
If you're planning on building hotels, strip malls and hundreds of
homes, right off the bat, you might need a lot more capital to start a
construction business. If you're planning on starting a construction
business and working your way up, by working on smaller jobs
Five Ways to Increase Profits As a Contractor - This will probably
be one of the most popular articles that I have ever written. Every
contractor that I know wants to know some of my secrets about my
success. I rarely share them with anyone, but today I'm going to share
them with you. I hope you can use at least one of them to make more
money as a contractor.
Help Your Construction Business by Asking Successful People for Advice
- You're probably not going to believe the story that I'm about to tell
you, but it's what makes America great. You can come to this country,
learn a trade within a short time and become a millionaire in less than
Construction Knowledge Gained through Books - Have you ever wanted
to remodel a bathroom, build your own house or simply be able to replace
a kitchen faucet? How many people get pride and develop a sense of
worth, from your ability to fix something and in the process save
yourself some money? As a contractor for over 30 years, I've heard the
women talk poorly about their husbands ability to fix or repair anything
that's wrong with the home.
a Good Image of Yourself - As long as I've been in the construction
business, I have seen some of the lousiest contractors make the most
money, while some of the best contractors, seem to struggle. It's not
always about what you know in the construction business, a lot of times
it's more about who you know or how people perceive you.
The Key to a Successful Construction Business Is Referrals - It
seems like, I have had to start my business over, each time that I move
into a new community. I live in the same state, but have lived in three
counties and each move has seemed to cost me a lot of old business.
Here's what I've learned, in my travels as a general contractor.