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Contractor and consumer confusion on what is Design/Build

Posted by Mark Paskell on Sun, Feb 26, 2012 @ 03:02 PM

Recently Shawn McCadden started a conversation on linkedin on what is the real definition of design build and should there be one standard. The concept of Design/Build is often confused with the Design/Bid/Build by contractors, remodelers, builders and the design community. Just imagine how confused the consumer is. This confusion does not help an industry which consumers' believe is one of the most untrustworthy in America. Most consumer reports in the past 12 years show residential contractors at the top of most complained about industries. 

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Tags: design/build

Design/Build Questionnaire for Remodelers

Posted by Mark Paskell on Sat, Nov 14, 2009 @ 10:08 PM

In our recent Remodeler Roundtable Forum for contractors we introduced a questionnaire for our 12 members to get them thinking about the subject of running a design build company. It was interesting to hear some of the comments during the session.  

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Tags: Contractor Business Coach, design/build, Remodeler Roundtables

Does networking really work? You be the judge.

Posted by Mark Paskell on Sat, Nov 15, 2008 @ 01:55 PM

Recently someone said to me I was crazy to spend so much time networking. So it got me thinking was he right? Well some may think I'm crazy (and he may be right) so I reviewed my results from the past two years and here is what I found.

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Tags: coaching, contractors, NARI, design/build, Corridor Nine, Networking, systems, Mark Paskell

Roundtable at NARI for The Contractor Coaching Partnership

Posted by Mark Paskell on Tue, Sep 23, 2008 @ 09:34 PM

On 10/1/08 The Contractor Coaching Partnership is hosting a round table with Joe Holm of Sandler Sales at the monthly NARI contractor meeting in Natick.

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Tags: stategic planning, prospects, design/build, seminars, contractor coaching