Who You Listen To MattersBy Michael Stone
As I watch young people decide to become a coach or consultant in construction, I wonder how much they really know.
Business Skills and Your Construction BusinessBy Michael Stone
It’s easy to think we already know all we need to know. If you want to be successful, continually improve your business skills.
Four Diamonds of CommunicationBy Michael Stone
Sales is about communicating and interacting positively with others. Those skills make life easier in any delicate conversation.
It’s Not For UsBy Michael Stone
Michael Stone shares about a note from a contractor who initially found the Markup & Profit Revisited book “too extreme” and “not for us” – but now realizes it makes sense.
Investing in Your BusinessBy Michael Stone
Constant input from others is necessary if you want to stay on top of both your business and your personal life.
Getting PaidBy Michael Stone
If the payment schedule is adjusted after you’ve started a job and they aren’t willing to pay what’s owed, file liens. You must protect your right to be paid.
Business Education and Construction – Willing to LearnBy Michael Stone
At a recent class, I was covering the basics of getting paid for additional work orders. I gave an example to emphasize the necessity of getting paid for your work.