George Hedley

George Hedley is a best-selling author, professional speaker, and business coach. He helps entrepreneurs and business owners build profitable companies. Email gh@hardhatpresentations.com to request a free copy of Everything Contractors Know About Making A Profit! or signup for his e-newsletter. To hire George to speak, attend his Profit-Builder Circle academy or find out how he can help your company grow, call 800-851-8553, or visit www.hardhatpresentations.com.

76 articles by George Hedley:

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Is Your Company Stuck?

Is Your Company Stuck?

Is your business growing and giving you the results you want? Or, are you stuck and unable to get moving? Full story

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How Much Profit Is Enough?

How Much Profit Is Enough?

Construction business owners often ask how much gross or net profit they should expect to make - 5 percent, 10 percent, 15 percent or more? Full story

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Are you a WIMP?

Are you a WIMP?

Have you ever completed additional work and without getting paid for it? Have you ever swallowed extra costs because they weren’t approved before you did the work? Full story

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Let Go to Grow

Let Go to Grow

As a business owner, I don't have any time to sweat the small stuff. But, I have great people who do. Full story

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Slap Their Backs

Slap Their Backs

Praise and recognition can turn people into winners, and increase employee productivity. Full story

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Customer Care Equals Cash

Customer Care Equals Cash

The holiday season seems more stressful every year, with too much food, lots of fun and not enough productivity. Full story

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Bug 'Em Til They Buy or Die

Bug 'Em Til They Buy or Die

I hate cold calls, so I developed a marketing plan that doesn't require them. I call it "Bug 'Em Til They Buy or Die!" Full story

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Replace Yourself With Systems

Replace Yourself With Systems

During my first seven years starting and building my construction company, I tried to do it all myself. This made me crazy and caused most of my hair to fall out! Full story

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How is Your 'Bid-Hit' Ratio?

How is Your 'Bid-Hit' Ratio?

Bid-Hit ratio is the rate at which you successfully bid or propose on projects. Do you know what your bid-hit ratio is? Do you track it? How do you use it, and what should it be? Full story

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9 Steps to Signing a Construction Contract

9 Steps to Signing a Construction Contract

The construction business is risky enough without contractual unknowns. Lower your risk by using this basic checklist for reviewing contracts. Full story

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Flat Times are Here to Stay

Flat Times are Here to Stay

Are you waiting for the economy to turn around? Get over it! You cannot afford to wait. Over the last decade, the construction industry grew consistently. Full story

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7 Steps to Business Failure

7 Steps to Business Failure

Everything is changing. The economy and markets change daily. These are seven sure-fire ways to fail in business, no matter what else changes. Full story

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Are you Keeping up With Tech?

Are you Keeping up With Tech?

Many construction companies still have not embraced technology as a required business tool that is necessary to be a leading company that stays ahead of the competition, maintains loyal customers, and always makes an above-average profit. Full story

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Win Big at the Project Interview

Win Big at the Project Interview

To increase your odds of getting a signed contract, you simply need to score big at the project interview. Full story

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What Labor Shortage?

What Labor Shortage?

Builders, contractors and subcontractors always complain they cannot find enough good help. So the construction industry labor shortage must exist, right? Full story

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Play Business Like Golf

Play Business Like Golf

Do you play the game of business like golf? Do all of your employees know the rules? Do they know when they hit a birdie or bogey? Is there a reward for hitting a good shot? Full story



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