Bringing your team along as you innovate is another part of the challenge. People hate change. Builder John Wesley Miller calls it the Jonah Complex: Don't tell me it's better. I like it here inside the whale.
For small builders interested in experimenting with new technologies, educate yourself with whatever resources you can find and start with what you're comfortable.
While there are huge demographic, lifestyle and value differences among the 61 million people who belong to the Pre-Boomer and Early Boomer generations, they have shared some common experiences that have helped differentiate them from prior retirees.
Most local builders still are trying to build too many products for too many segments, give the market share they want.
Few people join the ranks of management prepared for the totality of the task because few companies in our industry invest the time and resources necessary to grow their next generation of managers and leaders.
Wrong hires cost you at least two times the salary. You'd never skip due diligence on a piece of land or an acquisition, so why trust only your instinct on an investment as costly as people?