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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The Making of a Small-Business Owner

April 16, 2006

        Running a successful remodeling company is an ongoing challenge. It can start when you walk into your office on Monday morning.You receive a call from one of your ... [continue reading]

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Ten Steps to Getting the Contract Signed

Author: Mike Gorman
April 16, 2006

        The average person can’t tell the difference between a good medical diagnosis and a bad one. Neither can this person tell a good tax return from a ... [continue reading]

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My Path to Home Performance Contracting

April 16, 2006

        Home performance contracting is a new, exciting, and growing industry. By aligning our company, EnTherm, Incorporated, with this industry, as we did in 2001, we have been able to grow ... [continue reading]

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Practical Lessons from a Home Performance Contractors Association

Author: Bob Knight and Tim Locke
April 16, 2006

        Practical business issues can be some of the greatest challenges for contractors who are moving into the home performance business.All too often, those business problems can keep an ... [continue reading]

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The Zerodraft Revolution

May 01, 2005

        Necessity may be the mother of invention, but intense frustration is often its coparent.That was the experience of Tony Woods, president of Canam Building Envelope Specialists and Zerodraft, ... [continue reading]

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Perez Named Best Installer in America

Author: Elka Karl
March 01, 2005

        Tired of telling your kids to turn off the lights? Now you may no longer have to—if you live in California. With the introduction of California’... [continue reading]

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Is Energy Efficiency an American Value?

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