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Contractor Tip of the Month

June 2016: Contractor Tip of the Month

As I’m writing this month’s tip, I am patiently waiting between events at my daughter Amy’s track meet. I’ve got a big smile on my face, as Amy has won the first two events she competed in.

While Amy was competing in the high jump event, between jumps, the high school boys were running a long race that consists of several laps around the track.…

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March 2016: Contractor Tip of the Month

A lesson learned from those who dug water wells by hand years ago is that the harder you dig a hole, the deeper you will get. The deeper you get, the less the view. The less the view, the less you can observe. The less you observe, the less you can plan for others to help you succeed.…

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February 2016: Contractor Tip of the Month

Perhaps because there were so many siblings in my family, I developed a deep sense of “sharing.” This sharing has attracted wonderful employees, partners and customers to my companies. Now I am no socialist – far from it. But, sharing is incorporated into my outlook on, well, everything. …

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October 2015: Contractor Tip of the Month

For years, Lang Masonry’s biggest customer was John Stillwell. He was a wise, older general contractor to whom I grew quite close. When we would discuss a change order, scheduling conflict, or any other issue on one of his projects, he would remind me there is a Golden Rule. …

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July 2015: Contractor Tip of the Month

As a child, I ran away from home several times. With nine of us, and rules, getting along at home appeared to be a real “hardship.” It got to the point that when I threatened to run away, Mom would say, “Make sure you are home in time for dinner.” …

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June 2015: Contractor Tip of the Month

Just building a successful construction company isn’t enough. You have to have a succession (continuation) plan to keep it prospering without you. With no succession plan, you may end up like Bob, who is running hard, but just can’t seem to get off the hamster wheel. …

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May 2015: Contractor Tip of the Month

Have you ever gone way low on a bid, and then out of some desire, you took the job anyway? Then, the job doesn’t turn out as good as you thought it would. Truthfully, did you feel something was wrong all along?…

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April 2015: Contractor Tip of the Month

It doesn’t matter if you are winning playing cards, making a three-pointer in basketball, bidding work and getting it, or running a profitable business: When things are going good, it seems you can’t lose. When things are going bad, it seems you can’t win.…

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