Business Management

Why the ‘Fear of Missing Out’ is the Best Motivator

Why the ‘Fear of Missing Out’ is the Best Motivator

Companies are spending millions of dollars these days on research to more fully understand consumer behavior. Their findings reveal not only how to better influence their customers, but also how to better motivate their employees — especially the sales staff.

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New IRS Campaign Targets S-Corp Compliance

New IRS Campaign Targets S-Corp Compliance

The Internal Revenue Service on July 2 announced that it is launching five new compliance campaigns, including one that will seek to stop S corporations from abusing the rules governing pass-through entities.

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Technology and Aging in Place, Part 2: Keep it Simple

Filed in Business Management, Education, Remodelers by on June 28, 2018 0 Comments
Technology and Aging in Place, Part 2: Keep it Simple

Renovating an existing home or adding a room or suite of rooms to a home for an aging relative has benefits beyond monthly savings, says this CAPS remodeler. Providing upgrades so that an Alzheimer’s patient can stay in a familiar location — and around family members — not only reduces overall cost, but also slows the progression slightly, allowing for a better quality of life.

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New Webinar: Streamline Purchase Orders with Blockchain Technology

Filed in Business Management, Education by on June 27, 2018 0 Comments

Don’t miss your chance to learn how blockchain technology removes redundant and human-dependent steps involved in the purchase order and accounts payable processes to create a paperless, real time transaction.

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For this CAPS Specialist, It’s Personal

Filed in Business Management, Education, Remodelers by on June 22, 2018 0 Comments
For this CAPS Specialist, It’s Personal

A feature of most successful remodeling businesses is an owner who can personally relate to the clients’ needs. That’s the case for the June Remodeler of the Month, Curt Kiriu, CAPS, CGR, of CK Independent Living Builders in Mililani, Hawaii.

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Staying Small Yields Big Results for Tulsa Remodeler

Filed in Awards, Business Management, Remodelers by on May 30, 2018 0 Comments
Staying Small Yields Big Results for Tulsa Remodeler

A woodworking hobby developed into a fruitful remodeling career for Ken Saltink, owner of All American Remodel in Tulsa, Okla., and the NAHB Remodeler of the Month for May.

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Learn Project Management Live Online

Learn Project Management Live Online

In Project Management—Live Online beginning June 5, veteran NAHB Instructor Jeff Hunt, MBA, GMB, GMR, CAPS, CGP, will lead you through proper project management during all three phases of a project: pre-construction, construction and post-construction.

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Builders Say Lumber Tops Labor as Biggest Challenge

Filed in Business Management, Economics, Trade by on May 25, 2018 5 Comments
Builders Say Lumber Tops Labor as Biggest Challenge

In his bi-weekly overview of the housing market, NAHB’s chief economist describes the most serious headwind facing housing markets today: the escalation of framing lumber prices — up 59% since the start of 2017.

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Why Builders Need Brokers

Filed in Business Management, Sales & Marketing by on May 7, 2018 0 Comments
Why Builders Need Brokers

In Partnering with Brokers to Win More Sales, Quint Lears gives practical suggestions to help you create long-term, powerful and productive relationships with your local real estate brokers. Now more than ever, it’s imperative to include broker partnerships within your sales strategy to help increase your bottom line.

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Happy National Small Business Week

Filed in Business Management, Construction Industry by on April 30, 2018 0 Comments
Happy National Small Business Week

Whether they are home builders, remodelers, developers or their trade partners, the vast majority of NAHB members run small businesses – a category that the Small Business Administration (SBA) defines as companies with fewer than 500 employees and that comprises more than 99% of all American businesses. And for the 55th year in a row, […]

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