Every estimate needs to be rock solid if you are going to charge correctly and ensure profits.
Every successful sale should be built around an accurate estimate with excellent customer service.
Every pricing model has pros and cons, so expect to hear their victories, their defeats, and more stories about each.
If you work with people, especially in construction, you'll run up against conflict.
Staying organized on the job site and beyond will help make you a more successful contractor!
Loyal contractors and team members will help make you and your business more successful. In this episode, Drew and Ben talk through some things that you can do today to start building a reliable team or lean on the one that might be around you already.
The economy will always have ups and downs, but there are steps that you can take while the economy and your business are thriving that will help set you up for success.
The unfortunate reality about most self-operated businesses is that you can't do everything yourself. In ways large and small, construction professionals need someone to help fill in the gaps in their business, and this often showcases itself in the finances of a business.
Drew and Ben have a tough, but fun, discussion about the mistakes they've made as business owners and leaders in construction.
Drew and Ben discuss the practical steps and practices that you can begin to build out a full and healthy pipeline. With a client pipeline prepared, your construction business can begin to thrive at a pace that you can manage.
In this episode, Drew and Ben talk about the need for a healthy sales pipeline in every construction business. Over the course of their discussion, they share what makes a healthy sales pipeline, what makes an unhealthy one, and points of consideration for every job and customer.
In this episode of The Contractor Commute, Drew and Ben discuss key mindsets, leadership tips, and business practices that will help you build a business that will survive for years to come.
While becoming your own leader in the construction space can provide a lot of freedom, there are also challenges to overcome and some helpful mindsets that will help set you apart. Let's take a look!
In this episode, Drew and Ben are continuing in the series "Why Good Guys Fail" to discuss why so many construction and contractor professionals that are good at what they can do can fail.
In this episode of The Contractor Commute, Ben and Drew discuss why good contractors can run businesses that fail. One of the root causes of business failures is unset and unmet expectations. Together, they talk about business practices and steps that will help you begin to set realistic expectations for yourself, your team, and your clients.
Drew and Ben discuss pitfalls, benefits, leadership thoughts, and business principles that will help you prepare yourself to take the leap and start your own construction company.
In our first episode of The Contractor Commute, Drew Williams interviews ConGenius CEO and Founder, Ben Walsh, on his construction journey so far and how that influenced him to create a new preconstruction software.
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