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September 16, 2019  

More on what you pay your Project Managers: Evolve Builders Inc.

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September 11, 2019  

Systems are good, but build loyalty first

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September 10, 2019  

We asked our RenoFocus contractors how much they paid their project managers. Here’s one Toronto contractor’s response

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September 10, 2019  

Myths of contractors continued: I save money by doing chores myself

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September 3, 2019  

“Heavy upfront deposits help cash flow. We take 25% on acceptance and another 25% one day prior to starting.”

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August 23, 2019  

In 2020, the spray polyurethane foam (SPF) insulation business will have new standards to meet

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August 23, 2019  

Negotiating stories to learn from

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August 22, 2019  

Everyone gets paid once the client pays

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August 19, 2019  

Grow your sales, blow up your business

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August 19, 2019  

How to enjoy being a struggling renovator by bringing Future You back here

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August 17, 2019  

Code changes that could save thousands Part 2: The need for innovation: slab on grade

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August 13, 2019  

Markup and Margin: Where renovation companies go to die

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August 6, 2019  

How to get the most out of your accountant from starting up to getting out

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August 5, 2019  

YOUR VOICE: A $15/hour minimum wage would be good for the construction industry

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July 30, 2019  

YOUR VOICE last week: Only women need apply. What you said about hiring policies based on gender

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July 29, 2019  

YOUR VOICE: Topic: Does Canada over-regulate, under-regulate or well-regulate the building industry?

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July 25, 2019  

Municipal Policies Rooted in Appropriating Private Property

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July 23, 2019  

YOUR VOICE: Topic – Marketing your renovation company as a “female only” employer

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July 19, 2019  

Let’s talk about your lead tracking and your sales and marketing strategy. Like, really talk…

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July 17, 2019  

What I did on my summer vacation; what stayed behind, what came with me and what I got to know

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July 16, 2019  

The Myths of Contracting Part 4: An email change order is good enough

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July 10, 2019  

The Myths of Contracting Part 3: If I build a house and live in it for a year, I can sell it free of HST/GST or capital gains tax.

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July 3, 2019  

The Myths of Contracting Part 2: Cash work saves your customer sales tax

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June 17, 2019  

The Myths of Contracting Part 1: When your price is greater than your costs, you profit!

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June 15, 2019  

Part 4 of What Steve Said! Working with your team

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June 12, 2019  

Part 3 of What Steve Said! Everything starts with a business plan