Currently Reading

Lessons for Home Building Industry Rookies

Advertisement
Business Management

Lessons for Home Building Industry Rookies


July 2, 2021
house
Photo: courtesy Maronda Homes

If you could go back in time, what advice would you give to your rookie self just entering the home building industry?

It's a question that two previous Pro Builder Forty Under 40 honorees answered on HorizonTV this week. Matt Wilson, executive vice president of innovation at Maronda Homes, and Monica Wheaton, director of customer success for residential home construction at ECI Software Solutions, look back on their years in the industry to tell newcomers what they should know.

“As a rookie, I empower you to break down the silos,” says Wilson. “If you’re in the marketing department, learn how production works. If you’re a salesperson, understand that simple little change order you did, how much effect that has on other people. If you’re in the software department or the IT department, understand that all users aren’t created equal.”

Watch the full video below
Watch more from HorizonTV here

 

 

Related Stories

Business Management

Find a Rock and Focus on It

Having a vision you can trust, and keeping your sights set on it, is key to overcoming obstacles in your business

Purchasing

Triggers and Solutions for Home Building Inflation

Why cost containment is key for builders, suppliers, and trades as rising costs continue to raise home prices and threaten new-home affordability

Business Management

Solving the Labor Shortage in 12 Steps

Attaining "unicorn status" as a builder means attracting and keeping the best trade contractors. These 12 steps will get you there.

Advertisement
Advertisement

More in Category




Advertisement
Advertisement

Create an account

By creating an account, you agree to Pro Builder's terms of service and privacy policy.


Daily Feed Newsletter

Get Pro Builder in your inbox

Each day, Pro Builder's editors assemble the latest breaking industry news, hottest trends, and most relevant research, delivered to your inbox.

Save the stories you care about

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet lorem ipsum dolor sit amet lorem ipsum dolor sit amet.

The bookmark icon allows you to save any story to your account to read it later
Tap it once to save, and tap it again to unsave

It looks like you’re using an ad-blocker!

Pro Builder is an advertisting supported site and we noticed you have ad-blocking enabled in your browser. There are two ways you can keep reading:

Disable your ad-blocker
Disable now
Subscribe to Pro Builder
Subscribe
Already a member? Sign in
Become a Member

Subscribe to Pro Builder for unlimited access

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisicing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua.