Strategies for Motivating and Retaining Superior Employees

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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 ...

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One-Stop Shop

January 01, 2015

The Better Buildings Residential Program Solution Center offers a wealth of information for the industry [continue reading]

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Cracking the Quality Code

Author: John Tooley
October 31, 2014

Seemingly minor errors are eating performance contractors' profits in ways most of them don't understand. Here's how to get that profit back. [continue reading]

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Is Cash Flow a Problem in Your Company?

Author: Tom Grandy
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September 25, 2013

It's a simple question: Do you send monthly statements to customers who have not yet paid their bill? The obvious answer is, Of course we do. Doesn't everyone? Well the answer is, Actually, no; everyone ... [continue reading]

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Blogging for Business

May 01, 2013

It seems like everyone you talk to these days either has a blog or wants to have a blog. [continue reading]

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Measured Results in Redding, California

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April 30, 2013

The following is an excerpted chapter of the book, Measured Home Performance—A Guide to Best Practices for Home Energy Retrofits in California, by Rick Chitwood and Lew Harriman. This material is reprinted with ... [continue reading]

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Sales Up, Profits Down? Wondering Why?

Author: Tom Grandy
January 11, 2013

To understand the phenomenon of sales being up and profits being down, you first have to understand how 90–95% of current company owners in our industry got started. This may not be your story, but ... [continue reading]

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Is Energy Efficiency an American Value?

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Is Energy Efficiency an American Value?

Energy efficiency is good for the economy, good for families, good for workers, and good for the environment.

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