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    Growing a business can be exhilarating and just as easily exhausting. The fun part seems to come largely from the anticipation of achievement and success. The excitement of project

  • How to Name a Business

    Your funding and capital are in place, your business plan is complete, and you’re ready to open up shop and start your new small business. But have you picked a great name? What

  • Low Price or Best Value

    Did you really lose on price? I hear it all the time. I’m sure you do as well. “Oh, we lost that one on price.” Let me explain why that’s not always true. And I’ll provide

  • Origins of Craftsmanship PPG Celebrating 135 years

    Captain John B. Ford and John Pitcairn started the first commercially successful plate glass factory in the United States at Creighton, Pa. Known as the Pittsburgh Plate Glass Co.,

  • Painting Pro Times, the source for paint professionals!

    There is Big News! AkzoNobel will be split into two companies by selling their chemical business. The Netherlands based company is one of the biggest paint manufacturers in the world

  • The Culture of Leaders

    Tom is a friend of mine. Tom is a triathlete. Tom missed his last event due to a broken collarbone, because Tom went over the handlebars on his bike. It’s time to be the adult in

  • Image Matters

    Image matters. In fact, sometimes it isn’t even the best idea that wins in the marketplace, but the idea that is told in the most compelling way and reaches the right people. For

  • 10 Business Building Tips

    Building a business doesn't have to be complicated--it just has to be effective. As a business owner, we have many concerns. From accounting and inventory to managing employees and

  • Painting Pro Times, the source for paint professionals!

    At a project located in a busy town square, a worker was applying paint to the exterior of a new building. The scaffolding was 3 ½ stories tall.  He climbed from the 2nd level to

  • Safety Psychology

    Every construction environment may be seen as a hazardous environment. Debris and materials can cause a lot of harm, not only to the project itself but the workers involved in the construction.

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    The total market share of non-site built single-family homes was 3.3% of single-family completions in 2017, according to Census Bureau Survey of Construction data and NAHB analysis. This share is expected to rise in 2018 and in the years ahead, due to the ongoing labor shortage in the residential construction sector and...

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    It’s very easy these days to share images you find interesting on social media or your company blog. In fact, it can be a little TOO easy… If you are......

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  • A Modern Makeover for a Historic Cliff May

    Recently the Kramers, local Long Beach, Calif. real estate agents and Mid-century Modern experts, purchased one of these Cliff May properties and transformed it into a modern jewel. With paint products and colors by Dunn-Edwards, heres a look at the transformation....

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    Rocket Fuel by Geno Wickman and Mark Winter does a deep dive into two roles in a business: Visionary and Integrator. This powerful combination is not only necessary for growth, but may be a necessity for a small business owners balance and happiness. The Visionary (you), the idea person and ultimate motivator, got...

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  • Q4 Tips for Entrepreneurs

    Here we are well into the final quarter of 2017. Is your business on target to reach your goals for the year Here are some things you should be doing to make your final quarter as successful as youd like it to be: Review your progress How has your business performed in the first 3 […]...

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