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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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Five Tips for Better Business Advice 

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




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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

Leadership

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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Backstory: Textbook Case of Student Becoming Design/Build Owner

While construction was not in her blood, education and planning lead to success for this Minnesota custom builder

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Backstory: Riding a Wave to Being a Builder

This is Steve Thomas' story about following your passion to become a successful builder

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Marketing 101: Be the Expert

Rotelle Development gets its brand out there by positioning staff as a resource

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Backstory: Logical Thinking

How a small architecture and construction firm in Maine became a leader in the prefab and passive House movements

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A Model for Staying Ahead of the Curve

Compo Builders uses a model home as a smart tech showroom

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Building Relationships on Screen

Meeting in person is key to custom builders’ client relationships, but using virtual meeting tools during the pandemic has its benefits

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