ArtificialTurf is $1 billion industry and it’s still in its infancy. In this podcast we’ll explore this massive opportunity and how relatively easy it is to get started with special guest Greg Weitz. With high profit margins in a low barrier to entry, now has never been a better time to position yourself as a leader in the artificial turf installation market.
Health and wellness is a popular topic in today's society, but what does it really mean? At Steel Toe U, our passion is for contractors to be successful in all areas in life. Including health! Phil and Kali discuss food habits they have adopted to become more successful in their health.
There are definitely pros and cons to buying into a franchise business. Systems are in place so that takes a lot of the guesswork out of running a business. But, sometimes those systems are so restricting that an entrepreneur struggles. Today, Phil and Kali go over the pros and cons and what their personal views are.
Bidding jobs should not be a guessing game and leave the estimator saying, "I hope we make money..." The most successful businesses know their numbers (overhead, COGS, etc) so they are able to bid properly and profit every time. Today we talk about how to add equipment costs into your estimates.
Looking to hire new employees?
Finding good help can be one of the most challenging aspects of a growing business. So, it's important for business owners to be intentional about creating an environment that people want to work.
Having a great first impression is an important part of that success.
If you make changes in the scope of work of a job after it has been accepted, it's important to have a completed change order form on file. This protects both you and the customer, and ensures you will get paid for the work you complete.
The last thing you want is to have a verbal agreement with somebody and then they refuse to pay you at the end of the job.