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Leadership

A compilation of HousingZone's articles, surveys, ideas, trends, and tips on leadership for residential builders, remodelers, and architects serving the residential construction industry.


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84 Lumber Founder Joseph A. Hardy Passes Away at 100

It is with a heavy heart that we announce the death of 84 Lumber founder Joseph A. Hardy, who passed on Saturday, January 7, his 100th birthday.


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Removing Obstacles

Our approach to land acquisition, analysis, and permitting makes it easier for buyers to gain confidence in a custom home project



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An Uncompromising Vision

How one Florida builder maintains a project’s vision and intent from Design through construction

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Five Steps for a More Seamless Custom Build Process

There are several steps that builders should take when developing a custom home to achieve a more seamless process for customers

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Where Did the Mojo Go?

Sometimes finding the right words to describe how you are feeling can be difficult. After the crash in 2008, I was asked to talk to a group about “…

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Five Tips for Better Business Advice 

Getting the best advice means knowing where the best advice comes from 

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Would You Invest in Your Business?

A brief guide to Gauging Your Business’ Value

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Meeting Right: Maximizing Meeting Value

Sales leader and author Mark Richardson shares his advice for how custom builders, and leaders throughout residential construction, can improve the effectiveness of thier staff meetings

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Winning With the Trades

Even in a tight labor market, there are ways custom builders can stand out as the preferred company for their trades

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Fog, and 7 Tips for Driving Through It

The good new is we have now been through this unprecedented time before

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Searching for Social Media’s Secret Sauce

Brightleaf Homes is still looking, but the builder has learned some valuable lessons along the way

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Cannabis Workplace Policy and the Weed Minefield

Builders need skilled labor, but should their workplace policy drop zero tolerance for cannabis and risk taking on more liability?

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