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Best Estimates: Providing Accurate Estimates in General Contracting

Photo from (Pexels) With the current state of the supply chain in the general contracting and construction industry, it’s critical to provide accurate estimates to your prospects in order to avoid unnecessary losses for your business. Luckily, there are a number of online programs and tools that can be used to automate this process and render precise calculations the first time around.  The Benefits of Software Generating quotes can be a time-consuming process that drives up the costs of your operation. Additionally, many customers requesting estimates may not even sign on, so it’s in your best interests to keep this

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Business Contracts: What New Owners Need to Know

Photo from Tima Miroschnichenko (Pexels) An often overlooked aspect of starting a business is how much legal ground needs to be covered in the early days. While following appropriate guidelines for your company’s licenses and permits, it’s also important to draw up legally binding documentation for all business agreements. Learning how to create a strong business contract is essential for protecting your organization’s interests. Understanding Contracts and Their Purpose Business contracts keep parties on either end of a deal accountable to each other. They set the terms of agreements and establish what’s expected of both parties. They also detail what

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Leveraging Data Analytics to Make Your Business Better

Photo from Mikael Blomkvist (Pexels) As reported by Bloomberg, 97% of decisions taken by businesses are devoid of data. What this means is that rather than making important business decisions based on facts and performance, they are made based on assumptions. A prominent reason for this drawback is the lack of easy and quick access to data among employees across organizations. The lack of data-driven decisions can lead to financial losses, ineffective use of resources, and the downfall of a company.  To help you overcome these challenges, it’s important for businesses to analyze data so they run more efficiently. Business

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Mind Your Own Business!

The concept of minding your own business means that while you are grinding away at your day job you need to be investing in your future and minding your own business. Pretty soon you’ll be able to walk away from that day job and mind your own business full time. The best way to do this is through the acquisition of real estate.  Let’s take a quick look at where you are losing all your money-taxes. Taxes have been around since 1913 in the U.S. (earlier in England). While the original intention was to only tax the wealthiest of the

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Get Out of the Rat Race

We’ve all worked jobs we hated. We were underpaid, underappreciated and bored out of our minds. We either quit these jobs or were fired for poor performance because we just gave up. Instead of taking that approach you need to consider every job an opportunity to learn something new that you can apply down the line to find success. When you give people the tools they need to come up with unordinary solutions, you are enhancing their lives for the long run. You need to take this approach. What if one of your terrible jobs had been one with no

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