Financial Plan for Success and Survival

By Michael Stone

If you thought you were the captain of your ship, 2020 taught otherwise.


Getting It Done

By Michael Stone

We want to share a note we received earlier this month about hard work and gratitude.


About the book(s) . . .

By Michael Stone

About the books: “I am a small remodeling contractor and I started my company in 2008 just after graduating from the Construction Engineering Management program at ___.”


A Note from a New Friend

By Michael Stone

I reached out to you about a month ago when I was at my wits end with my construction business . . . I stumbled upon your website looking for anything to help me.


Note from a former “Hammer Swinger”

By Michael Stone

Before reading "Markup & Profit" I was a hammer swinger with a contractor’s license.  Now I feel I’m on the right path to becoming a successful contractor & businessman.


Advertising Works!

By Michael Stone

Four coaching clients, all unsolicited, told me "Thank You" for encouraging them to advertise over the last year. All four are now busy . . .


Now That’s a Good Estimate

By Michael Stone

I was talking with a coaching client today who has always been a student of this business and it has really paid off for him.


Construction Company Turnaround

By Michael Stone

Do you wonder if the book, Markup & Profit; A Contractor’s Guide can help your business, even in today’s economy? Check out a note we received earlier this month.


Selling Today

By Michael Stone

I spoke this morning with a client who purchased our Markup & Profit book and class and Profitable Sales Book and Video a year ago.


Lay the Foundation – Prepare for Opportunities

By Michael Stone

"I've just been busy laying the foundation and preparing for opportunities to come. Things seem to be slowly but surely getting better and I refuse to listen to the naysayers . . . "


A Success Story is Always Good News

By Michael Stone

“Things are going well; we have likely never worked harder on marketing; and its paying off. We just signed our largest project ever at $1.6M…even in this market! . . . “


Construction Coach Success Story

By Michael Stone

A young couple came to us for coaching in February, just two months ago. While their P & L was not all that bad they could and wanted to do better.


What Can You Achieve with a Construction Business?

By Michael Stone

I want to share a note we received.  I thought you might appreciate knowing what can be accomplished with a construction business, regardless of the economy.


Cutting Your Price to Get Jobs?

By Michael Stone

We conducted a brief survey. One of the questions was whether participants had cut their markup or margin to attract more work.


Coaching Success Story

By Michael Stone

I just spoke with a coaching client who started with us two years ago. At the time, he was ready to quit his business – in debt, employee problems, client problems.


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