This month's question came from a dealer in the Northeastern U.S., who’s unsure how much unsolicited help to offer his customers.
As a long-time student on leadership, I find it fascinating that there is no definitive place where a person can learn how to be a good leader.
There are certain rules that—if followed— can take much of the chaos out of a meeting.
In each and every deal we do, potential acquirers will want to know the revenues, sure, because that will show the orders of magnitude of the EBITDA.
From a small labor pool to shrinking interest in the lumber industry, the hiring process is already hard enough without creating additional hurdles for yourself.
You don't close sales deals in the LBM business; you open relationships.
With shortages in skilled labor expected to continue, the lumber industry is turning to innovation to keep pace with expected growth.
When I meet other lumberyard operators who know that I do a significant amount of my retail business over the internet, one of the first things they ask is how they can best hire the staff to get themselves set up for a similar operation.
In sports, in life, and in business, there’s no shortage of opportunities that come our way.
Like the community it serves, Lang Building Supply itself is historic, considered to be one of the oldest continuously-operating businesses in the county.
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