Leaders Who Manage Triggers

Call it a trigger, a pet peeve or that thing that grinds your gears…we all have them. Some unique, some recurring, there are those instances that set off a nearly automatic and charged response which typically ends poorly. Conventional wisdom suggests that difficult thoughts and feelings have no place at work, though. Champ up, stuff it down and put on your cheerful (or at least stoic) face and move on. 

Creating Clear Goals & Incentives

The first step to building an outstanding construction crew is to find and hire skilled, knowledgeable and dedicated employees. Once you hire these skilled workers, however, you have to make certain that you can keep them on your crew. While not everyone will be lured away by a slightly better paycheck, employees today are often enticed by benefits and other workplace bonuses, including a strong workplace culture within which they feel appreciated. If you don’t or can’t offer some of these benefits, you may find that it’s hard to keep your top employees, and even supervisors, expeditors and job managers.

6 Keys To Become A Successful Construction Contractor

When you know a trade extremely well and have made a name for yourself, the next logical step is to take matters into your hands and launch your business. That’s easier said than done. Here are some of the steps savvy contractors take to turn their small business into a success.

3 Warning Signs Your Small Business Needs Operational Help

In 2021’s overly competitive business environment, innovation is what keeps a company ahead of the competition. But, having an ingenious idea for a product or service isn’t enough if you don’t have the proper infrastructure to support it.
However, at the pace everything is going today, you may need to evaluate and improve your operations more often and adjust your strategy accordingly.
Read on to find out if your business is in need of operational help.

The 4 Best Methods To Expand Your Construction Business In 2021

There are multiple, tried-and-true strategies that today’s construction businesses and contractors have utilized to expand their organization’s initiatives. Today, the industry revolves around a large, competitive market, and only the best practices will help a construction business stay ahead of the game.

13 Construction Safety Myths, Explained [Whitepaper]

Safety mantras are normalcy to a wide range of industries and rarely receive scrutiny or criticism. However, in the construction industry, where injuries and fatalities are prevalent, informational deficits and misunderstandings regarding safety can be detrimental to employees and clients. Despite the growing number of safety buzzwords, prudent advice, and on-site protocols, there still appears to be a disconnect between quoting and following such regulations.
Fortunately, many construction companies have attended to the knowledge gap, understanding that safety misconceptions can accelerate errors and risk hazards. This SBGP Exclusive Whitepaper will review 13 common safety myths specific to the construction industry and determine how some notions, while they appear “surface-level safe,” can prove to be the opposite.

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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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