George’s Articles

George Hedley CSP CPBC

George Is The Author Of:

“Get Your Construction Business To Always Make A Profit!”
“Get Your Business To Work!” (Amazon #7)
“The BIZ-BUILDER BLUEPRINT For Contractors”
“Hardhat BIZSCHOOL” – Online University For Contractors
“On-Purpose – On-Target”

Regular Columnist

George is also a regular columnist and has written well over 250 articles which have been published in numerous industry magazines including:

“Construction Business Owner”
“Metal Construction News”
“Masonry”
“For Construction Pros”

George’s articles are available to publish in your magazine or newsletter. To obtain the right to publish one or more of his articles, email George @ GH@HardhatPresentations.com.

Keeping Up With Tech?

Are you convinced computers are here to stay? Many construction companies still haven't embraced technology as a required business survival tool. And survival is not enough to be a leading company that stays ahead of the competition, maintains loyal customers, and...

Low Bid Is Not Enough!

Ever been low bid and didn't get the job?  Follow these ten tips to win more profitable work. Bidding lots of jobs is not enough to guarantee a steady flow of profitable work in today's competitive marketplace. Successful general contractors and subcontractors have...

Will Owners Pay More

Can you imagine living in a world where construction project owners and developers pay more for quality work & excellent service? As a commercial general contractor for over 25 years, I never dreamed this might come true...or has it?   My vast experience...

Win Big at the Project Interview

To increase your odds of getting a signed contract, score big at the project interview!  But keep in mind you won't get enough points by competing on price alone. More and more, clients pick the winning team at the project interview based on a rating scale in which...

Start Every Project Right

Walk through the mud, kick the dirt, smell the air and get excited!  Start every project right by holding a pre-job start-up meeting, on the jobsite, with every team member in attendance. Get everyone focused, outline the goals and objectives, make commitments,...

Is Your Bid Hit Ratio OK?

Bid-Hit ratio is the rate at which you successfully bid or propose on projects.  For example, a 5 : 1 Bid-Hit ratio says for every five jobs you bid or propose on, you are awarded one.  Do you know what your Bid-Hit ratio is?  Do you keep track of it?  How do you...

Handshakes Don’t Count!

Doesn't it seem like there are three phases to most construction projects? -- (1) Pre-Construction, (2) Construction, and (3) Lawsuit?  Contractors, subcontractors, and specialty contractors are optimists.  They bid jobs regardless of difficulty, location or...

Handshakes Don’t Count!

Doesn't it seem like there are three phases to most construction projects? -- (1) Pre-Construction, (2) Construction, and (3) Lawsuit?  Contractors, subcontractors, and specialty contractors are optimists.  They bid jobs regardless of difficulty, location or...

How Much Profit Is Enough

Business owners often ask me: "How much profit should I expect to make? AS MUCH MONEY AS POSSIBLE! Is this a target? MORE! More than what? These are not clear targets or goals. A young entrepreneur came to me for advice and told me his five year goal was to work...

How To Get Paid Fast

Want to improve your cash flow? Then follow these tips to ensure prompt payment for your work. The construction business used to be so easy. All you had to do was bid, build and bill. Submitting bids that were clear, complete and competitive would get you more...

Contact Info

George Hedley CSP CPBC
Hardhat BIZCOACH
GH@ HardhatPresentations.com
Rancho Mirage, CA
(800) 851-8553

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