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Remodelers and Contractors; Let's Blow the Lid Off; EPA Lead Rule

Posted by Mark Paskell on Sat, Nov 28, 2009 @ 12:31 PM

Last night, while out with the family, my blackberry was humming like a bees nest with responses to the EPA lead post on the NARI LinkedIn Group. My wife told me shut the darn thing off! Next time I'll leave it in the truck.

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Tags: contractors, education and training, Contractor Business Coach, EPA Lead Rule, Residential Construction

I want to be a carpenter, not a salesman.

Posted by Mark Paskell on Mon, Dec 08, 2008 @ 09:00 AM

Today's residential homeowner construction market has tightened and leads for contracting services are scarce. Leads are more precious than ever. Many remodeling companies were founded by carpenters and tradesman with little or no formal training in sales. You are very good at building things, you are an expert at crafting and your miter joints are perfect. You started out working for someone else only to find you were treated poorly, paid less than what you are worth with no benefits and blamed for the mistakes of the owner. You said the heck with this crap and you started your own remodeling business. After all you can do better and you won't treat your people that way.

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Tags: contractors, Contractor Business Coach, Residential Construction, sales training

Next seminar 10/8/08 Sandler and The Contractor Coaching Partnership

Posted by Mark Paskell on Mon, Sep 22, 2008 @ 11:45 PM

On 10/8/08 we are offering a free seminar for contractors at the Sandler Training Center in Marlboro form 4-6PM. This program is designed specifically for residential contractors. The seminar will focus on system development and exposure to Sandler Sales approaches and how to use them in residential construction applications. Please stay tuned for sign up information or contact Mark. Please let any contractors you know about the upcoming seminar.

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Tags: sales, sandler, contractors, Residential Construction