Tag: project management

Episode 38 – Effective Email Use

Email has completely changed the way we do business over the last couple of decades. Some changes have been for the good and some for bad.

Episode 33 Change Order Management

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 …

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Episode 31 File Organization

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.

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Episode 29 3 Week Look Ahead

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. 3Week Look Ahead …

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Episode 23 Coordination Meetings

In today’s episode we talk about project coordination meetings.

Episode 19 Project Reporting

In today’s episode we take a look at project reporting.  It’s a key aspect of building and maintaining a prosperous contracting business.

Episode 17 – Change Order Communication

Today I dig into how we communicate with our clients when we discuss change orders.  We discuss building trust and clearly communicating with our clients to ease the pain surrounding change orders.

Episode 13 Subcontractor Buyout

In today’s episode we discuss developing detailed scopes of work to include in your subcontract agreements.