Right Sizing

Right Sizing

Right Sizing Construction firms grow organically. The start-up contractor hires help as he or she goes along adding overhead as needed to handle the expanding workload.  In other words, they are “backfilling” after the work comes in. This is organic growth...
Planning IS Managing

Planning IS Managing

Planning IS Managing Managing a construction company is like steering a 1000-foot container ship. It takes a long time for adjustments at the helm to alter the direction of the bow. There is a lag between deciding to change course and the ship changing direction. It...
INFLATION – 2022/23

INFLATION – 2022/23

INFLATION – 2022/23 Recent conversations with construction CEOs reveal that many industry professionals believe the current inflation spike is only a blip on the economic radar screen that will fade as soon as the supply chain is untangled. I would like to...
What is a Construction Company?

What is a Construction Company?

What is a Construction Company? The title of this blog may seem like an unusual question. But if you try to sell your company or are thinking about buying another, the question takes on a whole new significance. Just think about it for a minute. Is a construction...
Supply Chain Bottlenecks – 2022 And Beyond

Supply Chain Bottlenecks – 2022 And Beyond

Supply Chain Bottlenecks – 2022 And Beyond Industry analysts and experts love to forecast. Back in the 1960s financial analysts began to make money, forecasting the future and recommending stocks based on their crystal ball. To encourage investors to buy and...
Inflation – 2022 And Beyond

Inflation – 2022 And Beyond

Inflation – 2022 And Beyond Have you ever come home from work to discover that your spouse has redecorated the living room? It’s the same space you’ve been sitting in for 20 years, but somehow it feels strange. Welcome to 2022. Redecorated By...