“Keeping an accurate accounting of project activity can make the difference between success and failure when things go wrong”
On today’s Coachcast we discuss the importance of keeping accurate daily reports and project notes.
“Taking the time to present change order proposals with the same effort that we put into our regular proposals will make the process much smoother and simplify the change order process.”
We will always face change orders on our projects, it’s the nature of construction. How we handle those change orders it what differentiates the Elite Contractors.
Proper change management protects our profits and our stakeholders.
Today we discuss the importance of properly managing change orders. As elite contractors we know that we must strive to solve problems better and this is one area where we can really shine. Taking the right approach to managing change orders can set us apart from the industry.
It’s estimated that we spend 1 week to 1 month annually searching for files on our database or on our computers. If you look at a company with 10 employees that’s 800 hours on average and at $30 per hour that can equate to over $24,000 annually wasted searching for something.
In today’s episode we review one of my favorite tools for managing a project, the 3-Week Look Ahead Schedule. This simple tool can help you keep your projects running smooth and on schedule. Best of all, it only takes a small amount of time to keep it up to date and accurate.