Hope for the Best but Prepare for the Worst


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Thank you for listening to Remodeling Mastery! Become one of the 40,000 listeners by subscribing today at https://www.surefirelocal.com/remodeling-mastery-subscribe/ or by searching for Remodeling Mastery on your podcast app of choice. (0:29) Episode: Hope for the Best but Prepare for the Worst Hoping for the best but preparing for the worst is a simple adage that Mark believes all business owners and remodelers should be thinking about. In this episode, Mark talks through some of the storm clouds and issues facing the home contracting industry in 2019 and how they could affect your bottom line. The key, according to Mark, is to prepare and focus on making Q1 and Q2 of 2019 the best it can be. He offers a few proven tips for how you can do just that, such as focusing on sales training, being conservative with your forecasts and invest more in marketing to drive better leads. (8:25) What’s Happening with Erika Taylor, Director of Content at Professional Remodeler Erika joins Mark to share what she sees happening out there in the industry and the remodeling marketplace that should be on your radar. According to Erika, 2019 is going to be a transitional year for the industry, and she dives into a few new trends that are sure to make waves this year. Understanding these new trends could help you position your business for a strong year. (17:57) Thought Leader Interview with Larry Weinberg, one of the founders of BOWA, one of the largest design-build remodeling organizations in the country. Larry joins Mark on this episode of Remodeling Mastery to share his personal success story. During their conversation, Larry shares the history of BOWA, how their company got started and the trials they experienced, and then how they grew to become one of the best-known brands in the industry. Subscribe to Remodeling Mastery: iTunes | Google Play | SoundCloud | Stitcher In 2019, Mark G. Richardson is taking his popular podcast series to the next level with a fresh new format in store for listeners. Mark will be integrating interviews with thought leaders who have experienced tremendous success in the industry and growing their own businesses to share snippets of wisdom to help you achieve the same. Additionally, Mark is bringing in some experts to share key indicators that they're seeing out there in the marketplace that could have a monumental impact on your business.

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