6 Benefits of a Business Coach for Your Small Business

Have you ever sought out a business coach for your construction company? Today, starting small businesses can be an exciting, but risky endeavor and the guidance and support of a business coach can drastically increase the possibility of success. These expert consultants spend years understanding the financial strategies and dynamic of the construction industry, and many have started or invested in businesses independently. An incredible resource for any business owner, here we will discuss six benefits offered by construction mentors and strategists that can ultimately enhance your business operation.

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[Infographic] 7 Ways to Make the Most of What’s Left: Buying Land

Whether you’re a personal investor or a business looking to turn a profit, purchasing land can be a great investment. Finding profitable lots for sale, however, can be trickier than it sounds. While there may not be a ton of land left, there are lots available if you know what to look for. Here are seven tips to keep in mind when looking to buy land.

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7 Misconceptions About The Construction Industry

Regardless of profession or service, many industries are subject to a range of career misconceptions. Be it the untrustworthy” lawyer, or dollar-driven” doctor, myths can create detrimental perceptions about a potential career path, and the construction industry is no exception. While misinformation about the culture, conditions, and career opportunities in the building industry might give it a bad rep, we are here to put the rumors to rest. 

In this infographic, we’ve busted the 7 most common construction myths. Let’s take a look!

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An Overview of Small Business Grants: What You Should Know

Starting a small business is exciting, liberating, and unfortunately, expensive. Depending on the industry type and market economy, you may need thousands of dollars in startup money and loans. Starting a construction company, for example, requires one to purchase incredibly expensive tools and machinery before opening their doors. Following equipment, a small business owner must have the funding to hire employees, cover office space, and more. Where can you raise all of this money from?

Some people turn to the federal government. There are many grant opportunities available for small businesses. However, “free” money is never just yours for the taking. These grants are usually offered for companies in underrepresented industries, or supporting specific programs. Even if you meet the eligibility criteria, grant composition can be complicated, and the appeal process extremely competitive.

If you’re considering applying for a small business grant, we’ve provided some information that will broaden your understanding, uncomplicate the process, and ultimately help boost your chances of receiving monetary funding.

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7 Powerful Tips to Make Your Team Meetings More Effective

Often times people hear the word “meeting” and they immediately have a negative image in their head. There is a way you can prevent that and set the standard for meetings in your company. By including these seven ideas below, you can have productive meetings that your team will want to participate in.

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Why 2020 Looks Like a Great Year for the Homebuilding Industry

Even though every year is touted to be the last for homebuilders, things have never been better since the recession for the industry and 2020 looks to continue the trend. Here are a few reasons why you have every reason to be optimistic as a homebuilder this year.

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Hit the Reset Button on your Company Culture

Company culture is way more than a buzz word. Culture is found in the way your business operates day-to-day. It’s found in how employees, clientele, and investors interact with one another. It even shows up in the innovations or lack thereof you incorporate in your business model. In short, company culture is a driving force that directly relates to the success of your company. If your business is suffering in this area and needs to hit the reset button, here are four ways to do that.

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Proptech and Why it’s important for your Homebuilding Business in 2020

Why Proptech is Important for your Homebuilding Business in 2020
Proptech has become a fast-growing buzzword and trend in real estate. The tech in this category is set to not only revolutionize the way real estate functions as a whole but has the potential to disrupt the entire homebuying and homebuilding process outright. Far from a temporary trend, proptech is here to stay and is poised to take over. Why is it so important for your home building business? Here are several reasons.

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Authenticity, The True Competitive Edge For Any Small Business

In today’s fast-moving consumer-driven world, customers, employees, clients, and investors alike are looking for one key element in your leadership and your business as a whole: authenticity. As a culture, we’ve moved far away from responding well to impersonal advertising, products, and customer service. Even AI is personalized, often knowing exactly who you are when you call customer service based on your phone number. People want authentic experiences and authenticity as a business or company leader is crucial. Here are three reasons you need to boost your level of authenticity if you want to boost your company. Read more “Authenticity, The True Competitive Edge For Any Small Business”