Making the Sale: Wants vs. Needs
When selling homes, does desire or require have the most pull with prospects?
Home Building’s ‘DEW Line’
What are your early indicators that something is going wrong?
National Housing Quality Award
Through the Years With the NHQ Awards: Is This Your Year to Apply?
Winning the National Housing Quality Award feels great, but it’s the rigorous process and journey of self-discovery that really hold the greatest value and benefit for home builders
The 12 Days of Christmas—Gifts for a (Professional) Lifetime
A personal look back at 12 influential, career-defining ‘gifts’ that are both timeless and priceless
The 5 Most Common Home Builder Measurement Fails
Measurement failure—the source of many bad decisions in home building—ultimately means one thing: profit loss
Home Building's Version of Insanity
Most sources of waste in home building are repeat offenders, causing incredible losses in time and money for builders, suppliers, and trades alike—and it continues unabated
The Next Great Thing in Home Building? ... or Not
Over the last 20 years, companies have popped up promising to revolutionize home building, but their visions remain elusive
Business Strategy Lessons From the Building Industry's Sages and Survivors
A sampling of industry wisdom and sage advice from seasoned home building pros
12 Things I Wish I Knew About Building Before I Turned 40
Sharing lessons learned in the hope that the next generation of industry leaders can avoid making the same mistakes
What I Learned From Bill, Part 2
10 lessons from Bill Pulte, the Master Builder. Part two in a two-part series