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Value Your Work

By Michael Stone

Your work is vital; rather than worrying about your price, recognize and sell the value you bring to a project.

Your Work Has Value

By Michael Stone

I’m addicted to the creature comforts that my home provides. Those comforts are provided by skilled workers in the construction industry.

Make Construction Work for You

By Michael Stone

Construction can be a tough business, dealing with clients who don’t realize what we’re worth, while our bodies take a beating to make their homes better.

When Business Dries Up

By Michael Stone

If sales have dropped off significantly or you’re under a stay-at-home order, here are 3 things that you need to do now for both your business and your family.

Hang On – Getting Through These Times

By Devon Stone

Michael Stone offers suggestions on how to keep your construction business strong during this Coronavirus emergency.

Make Every Possession Count

By Michael Stone

Many contractors who write us are having a problem with their business, and in many cases, it’s because the contractor has lost focus on what’s important.

Stay the Course

By Michael Stone

Ever had a day, maybe a week, where you said, “That’s it, I’m done. Enough already.” You wanted to put a sign in the front window: “FOR SALE: One Construction Company, CHEAP! (I’ll pay you to take this stupid thing off my hands.)”

Side Jobs in Construction

By Michael Stone

Have you ever had a client go behind your back and ask your employees and/or subcontractors to work for them outside your company?

Missed Opportunities Cost Money

By Michael Stone

I talk with contractors all the time who miss one opportunity after another and never seem to connect the cost of this miss.

Your Opportunity Clock

By Michael Stone

Are you getting the most out of your day? Are you taking advantage of your time here, to do your best, both for yourself and your family?

The Pain of Discipline

By Michael Stone

This quote from Jim Rohn is particularly true for construction business owners. There are a lot of things that need to be done and we need the discipline to do them.

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