Managing a Construction Firm on Just 24 Hours a Day by Matt Stevens
Run your construction firm more efficiently, with less risk and increased profitability. Industry expert Matt Stevens reveals dozens of behind-the-scenes secrets to managing your firm better than your competitors, explaining everything you need to know about the make-or-break areas of estimating, pricing, bidding, and project management.This in-depth, hands-on guide to the day-to-day business of contracting delivers an invaluable collection of best practices, time-saving business tactics, forms to help you stay organized, and real-world examples of effective reports and other vital management information. From acquiring work and keeping projects on track to managing your people and dealing with common problems, Stevens draws upon his extensive experience and industry observations to show you the smarter way to run your construction business in today's competitive markets. It offers 24-hour tools for success: 130+ best practices for improving and expanding your contracting business; 25+ time- and cost-saving forms, templates, and checklists for estimating, pricing, bidding, marketing, preconstruction planning, scheduling, budgeting, short interval planning, close out, financial management, accounting, administration, and more 100+ illustrations and examples to help you apply the insights.