Strategies for Motivating and Retaining Superior Employees
When we want to motivate people, the most common thing we do is dangle a carrot in front of them to get more of what we want, and use a stick when we want less ...
A theoretical understanding is not enough, and the kind of one-one-one mentoring your workers get in the field - working on real houses with real problems - often can't happen in a classroom or online. [continue reading]
After paying for the costs to run your business and the sticks, bricks, and labor to complete your jobs, you better have some money left over for profit - over and above your salary. [continue reading]
A panel of successful Home Performance with Energy Star contractors gives candid answers to questions about auditing homes and correcting problems in ways that make customers happy and their businesses thrive. [continue reading]
Is Home Performance contracting scalable? How will home retrofitters keep pace with explosive demand? [continue reading]
Showing up on time, listening to and responding to your customers' needs, and not trashing their homes will get you the rest of the way there. [continue reading]
(This "EERE Success Story" is one of a series of posts from DOE's Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy office. See ...
When my fifteen-year-old son returned with a concert ticket in one hand and cash in the other, that’s ...