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#70: 8 Tips to Combat Soaring Costs

This is a reading of an article we just published on the Building Optimal blog. If you prefer the written…

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#69: Transparency and Self-Sustaining Companies with Michael Anschel

Michael Anschel is owner of Otogawa-Anschel, a design-build firm out of Minnesota. Michael frequently lectures on topics in the industry and…

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#68: Ensuring Profitability and Employees First with Wally Staples

This is one of my favorite episodes to date. Wally Staples, a builder from Maine, has always made a profit over…

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#67: The Perfect Wall Assembly with Dan Edelman

Dan Edelman with Rockwool joins us to share his perfect wall assembly and discuss a few new innovations and changes…

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8 Tips to Combat Soaring Costs

Twelve years building and this is the most inflation I’ve ever seen in our construction costs. At the writing of…

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Value Buckets for Better Deal Structuring

   “The wise man knows exactly what value should be put upon everything.” — Seneca       Over my 15…

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Some ACTIONABLE Ideas to Protect Your Business

My builder friends, I know y’all are getting a lot of stuff about Coronavirus…emails, ideas, tips, and the like. This one’s…

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21 Business Lessons from the Building Trenches

This is a guest post from my friend Justin Self, a guy I’ve known in this business for some time.…

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