Increase Prospect Engagement

Prospect engagement is fast becoming a buzzword among the builder world – and for a good reason! We live in the most socially connected time our world has ever seen. When it comes to the growth of businesses, social connection results in prospect engagement and satisfaction being vitally important. When prospects can easily rat out terrible service on Yelp, share how amazing your work is on Facebook, or shout out your business hashtag on twitter, prospects become the driving force for your business. Here are our top four reasons why you should be focused on prospect engagement in 2021.

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7 Keys To Execute A Successful Succession Plan

Succession Planning or beginning the transfer of a company from one generation to another is one of the most significant decisions you can make as a business owner. An unorganized transition, unclear roles/responsibilities, and not understanding financial drivers can turn a thriving company into a nightmare. Over 25 years ago, I went through one of these transitions personally, without planning, much training, or expectations of what would happen without my father’s experience and gut instincts.  Here are seven things I wish I had known when starting the succession planning process.

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How Automating Your Documents Can Make You a Better Builder

The amount of paperwork needed in the construction industry is unbelievable. The hours it takes to enter each detail by hand is even worse. Thankfully, there is a way to not only streamline the documentation process but improve your entire workflow. Here are the top four reasons why automating your documentation process can make your business better.

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Conflict and Leading Teams

High-Performing teams are increasingly becoming a competitive advantage because while competitors may copy your process or product, they cannot copy your people. 

In his popular business fable, “The Five Dysfunctions of a Team”, author and management consultant Patrick Lencioni describes five common obstacles (dysfunctions) that prevent teams from executing at their best. While these issues do not disappear easily, the most cohesive and effective teams intentionally practice and improve these five areas:

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How Leaders Multiply Results

Have you ever been part of a high-performing team where there was a multiplier effect stemming from the leader – someone who successfully brought out the best in you and others? Doing this as a collective is called synergy and great leaders seek synergy to help their teams perform to their potential. But what is it exactly and how do you achieve it?

How Can Big Data Drive Smarter Decisions in Construction?

When considering the impact of big data on modern industries, it’s easiest to think first about businesses that are largely digital in nature. Some examples would include financial management, marketing and advertising, and IoT development, to name a few. In all of these types of businesses, it’s easy to see where and how big data can come into play. The truth of the matter at this point is that data is applicable far beyond the initial tech-driven industries that come to mind. And construction is one of many areas in which the impact of big data has become steadily more apparent.

7 Big Technology Trends Coming To The Construction Industry In 2021

Nearly one year into the COVID-19 pandemic, many industries have been forced to transform fast, and construction is no exception. In this infographic, we’ve highlighted the seven biggest trends coming to the building industry over the next year as the sector adapts to the challenges of this global health crisis.

Big SEO Mistakes that Might Ruin Your Construction Marketing

Marketing is a complex art these days, though many marketers and business owners think they can skip a ton of effort by leveraging clever SEO tricks. Unfortunately, many of those same business owners make common SEO mistakes and pay the price.
Let’s look at these common mistakes and examine how you can avoid them in the future.