40 Tasks a VA Can Do That Will Free Up Your Project Manager

Want to make an extra $10k this year? Here's a list of tasks that you can hire a VA for. Things that you're probably paying someone a LOT of money to do already. Hiring a VA is you'll not only save money on labor, but there's no office, laptop, phone, coffee, or anything else to worry about.

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A Proactive Contractor & Claim Avoidance

When it comes to contracting, we know there will be claims and change orders. It's a bi-product of working in one of the most complex industries around. But the way we handles those claims can make quite an impact on our client relations, and, thus, our potential to get paid. 

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Book Club: Inside the Tornado by Geoffrey Moore

Inside the Tornado is NOT a construction book. But if you want to understand why consumers act the way they do, or how a company can navigate through these changes, it's a great read. Construction companies experience out very own Tornado throughout the project lifecycle. Apply the principles and you'll be in great shape!

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Book Club: Checklist Manifesto by Atul Gawande

A powerful book that will, no-doubt, change the way you run your business or career. The best part is, everything he covers can be put into practice almost immediately. In an industry like construction, we deal with what he calls truly complex issues. Read the article to see just exactly what that means. And while you're at it, pick up a copy for yourself!

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5 Traits of Good Job Site Technology

When it comes to technology solutions for construction, the options are vast and the competition for your business is tough. Keep an eye on these five traits that make up good job site technology and you'll have a head start. After all, choosing job site tech can be an costly endeavor, but when it's done right, it will actually MAKE you money. Do your homework and make though-out choices.

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The Power of Habit in Construction

The beauty of habits is that we don't realize we have the habit; it's automatic. It's just something we do - like make coffee first thing in the morning. We don't think about it, we don't have to set a reminder. We just DO IT. When it comes to construction, we all hope for a better safety record or hope we get better at contract admin. I'm going to shift the way you think about how to go about getting what you want - like a better safety record!

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