Working Capital: Factoring supports contractor growth as U.S. construction spending set to...

According to FMI Corporation’s Q1-2013 Construction Outlook Report, construction spending in the U.S. is projected to reach $1 trillion in 2015. In fact, the...

Where's The Money?

Stopping embezzlement in audit trail. When I present The 90-Minute MBA® in a seminar, I ask those who are business owners or managers to raise...

Construction Contracts: Part II

Contract documents serve as the primary to-do list for the owner, general contractor, subcontractors, and all other parties involved in the project. As the...

The Competitive Edge

The benefit of a plan for prevailing wage bids. Trying to maintain a skilled, reliable workforce in today’s construction climate can be a challenge even...

Construction Contracts: Part 1

Modern construction sites today are teeming with tradesmen, engineers, architects, big sophisticated equipment, and countless infrastructure features that allow for the successful completion of...

Renting Wheel Loaders Makes Good Business Sense

Whether you’ve won a bid for a short-term project that may not justify the purchase of a wheel loader, or you’ve exhausted your annual...

The E-MOD Factor

Understanding the calculation change In the majority of states in the U.S., workers’ compensation insurance is a mandatory coverage that employers must have in place....

Technological Change Inevitable

Part 1: Embrace it for future growth Few executives in the global precise positioning industry are as outspoken and adamant about the advantages of embracing...

Ensuring Design Intent

The early design process is exhilarating. Renderings are created that help the owner visualize the designer’s intent, and the excitement is often contagious. However,...

Get Serious About Customer Service

Contractors known for great service are serious about it. They are never satisfied where they are. They are always seeking ways to provide a...