I turn 60 next year and always said that I would retire at that age. To be sure that I’ll be successful as a retiree, I’ve started practicing this year with some serious semiretirement.
It occurred to me the other morning that my contractor buddies who had once been considered young bucks, had, seemingly overnight, become the old guard.
I’ve been cleaning out various corners of my office over the last few weeks.
You have to not only have the right people, but also have them in the right seats.
Back in January, I wrote about socially responsible businesses and their triple bottom lines: financial performance, environmental performance, and social performance.
Maybe his story will prompt you into looking realistically at your magical sales goal and to check it out in relationship to your life today.
One of the things I love about my work is that I get to work with so many different and interesting people and businesses.
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I wish people would quit taking my time!” I hear this lament frequently. However, when I look into the situation, I often find a different story. I find people are either taking their own time or encouraging others to take it. Let me explain...
The skilled labor shortage is a national crisis. Any remodeler, plumber, electrician, framer or painter will tell you there’s a shortage of qualified workers to hire in any aspect of the building process. Pick any trade and the lament is the same...
Good to Great looks at what it takes for a company to go from being good to becoming great in the first place.
It's rarely the result of some catastrophic event.
There is a common denominator for how people understand and process information most effectively.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2012 the construction industry will create another million jobs.
Because family relationships can become intertwined with business operations, a family business can drive anyone nuts and strain everyone's patience.