Five Numbers You Have To Track for Your Roofing Business

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You've probably heard this before: "what you pay attention to, grows." Maybe a better way of saying it would be: "what you track, you can impact." We believe this be true. We have seen this at work in our own lives and businesses. Of course, anyone who has ever tried to lose some weight knows all about this idea. The first thing you do when you are trying to drop a few pounds is to watch what you eat. It's no longer just business as usual -- you pay attention to what you're eating and … [Read more...]

Never Bring Me Just A Problem

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A technique for getting employees to think for themselves This is an easy rule to start in your office. It's also a win-win for both you and your employees. The rule is simple: your employees are never allowed to bring you *just* a problem. They need to also have an idea for a solution. This is a win for you, because you're not just getting problems thrown at you. If you're the only person in your office who is capable of handling trouble and thinking of solutions, you wind up … [Read more...]

Who do you surround yourself with?

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  There are employees who just do as they're told. They just do the job. That's fine. But then there are people who bring ideas to the table and who challenge others to come up with ideas, too. A business is staffed by people. It sure helps when those people can think for themselves . . . and think of ideas. Thank you to Shardayy for the photo used here. We cropped it a bit and switched the colors. But it is a great shot!   … [Read more...]