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Self-Taught MBA: Bulldogs and Double Agents

Self-Taught MBA: Bulldogs and Double Agents

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The martial art of learning from and leveraging customer complaints for constant improvement.

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A1 Automate Garage

A1 Automate Garage

A1 automate are professionals in fitting garage doors andsupplying remote controls. They also provide emergency repair breakdown service for domestic and industrial garage doors. For more...

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Self-Taught MBA: To Cut Costs, Split the Profits

Self-Taught MBA: To Cut Costs, Split the Profits

To induce my employees and subcontractors to remain on the lookout for cost savings, I offer to split the money.

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Self-Taught MBA: One Picture Saves a Thousand  (Written) Words

Self-Taught MBA: One Picture Saves a Thousand (Written) Words

Keeping accurate job site field logs can become a fulltime job, but technology makes it easy.

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Tiny beach cottages - Big obsession

Tiny beach cottages - Big obsession

One room cottages on the beach are icons of seaside vacations.

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Self-Taught MBA: Three Desks for Better Organization

Self-Taught MBA: Three Desks for Better Organization

Beyond three hats, I have always separated my workspace into three administrative centers, each with its own files and a separate desk.

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How to Finance a New Home

How to Finance a New Home

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Here are a few key things to know about the new world or mortgage lending.

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Self-Taught MBA: Collecting Data to Improve Bids and Operations

Self-Taught MBA: Collecting Data to Improve Bids and Operations

Developing methods to collect accurate data on your company’s construction costs will improve your bids as well as your operations.

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Self-Taught MBA: An App for Designer and Builder Collaboration

Self-Taught MBA: An App for Designer and Builder Collaboration

An ingenious app that makes it easy to share plans, markups, photos, and reports electronically with the entire project team on tablets and smartphones.

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Self-Taught MBA: The Tailgate vs. the Water Cooler

Self-Taught MBA: The Tailgate vs. the Water Cooler

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Job-site communication styles don’t readily translate to the office environment. I almost lost my job learning this important fact of life.

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Self-Taught MBA: An App to Eliminate Callbacks

Self-Taught MBA: An App to Eliminate Callbacks

By putting installation information at your fingertips, the new app by Construction Instruction helps you get the job done right the first time.

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Shortage of Lots Worries Home Builders

Shortage of Lots Worries Home Builders

Builders are finding it tougher to find developed lots, and homebuyers can expect to pay more as a result.

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Self-Taught MBA: Blue Ocean Advantage

Self-Taught MBA: Blue Ocean Advantage

Find an uncontested area of the market to ply your business and you’ll have smooth sailing toward success.

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Labor Shortages Hamper New Homebuilders

Labor Shortages Hamper New Homebuilders

In some markets, a shortage of skilled labor is delaying the completion of new homes and driving wages upward. A tile setter in Denver can earn $100,000 a year.

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Self-Taught MBA: Teaching the Old Dogs New Tricks

Self-Taught MBA: Teaching the Old Dogs New Tricks

Exploiting social media for marketing, while adapting best home-building practices to the digital world, the next generation’s business strategies may teach us old dogs a few new tricks.

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Government Promotes Wood High-Rise Buildings

Government Promotes Wood High-Rise Buildings

The Department of Agriculture will spend $1 million to train builders, engineers and architects as it promotes the use of advanced wood building materials.

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Self-Taught MBA: Know the Battlefield

Self-Taught MBA: Know the Battlefield

Strategic thinking is essential to success in any highly competitive activity, and the building business qualifies as one. This, the second in our three-part series on strategy, focuses on learning the contours of the real-estate marketplace, the builder's battlefield.

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Demand for Existing Houses Falls

Demand for Existing Houses Falls

Citing government data, the National Association of Home Builders says new home sales are "effectively flat" and that sales of existing homes show a "significant decline."

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Self-Taught MBA: Profiles in Good Business

Self-Taught MBA: Profiles in Good Business

Profiles of building enterprises that provide valuable insights. Unique business strategies that work for them, and may work for you.

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Lawsuits Against Azek Decking are Consolidated

Lawsuits Against Azek Decking are Consolidated

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Complaints from Massachusetts, New Jersey, and Illinois claim Azek PVC decking is defective. The lawsuits have now been consolidated in a New Jersey court.

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