For many of you, the improving economy has increased your workload and number of employees. And even though it may seem like winter will never end, summer is fast approaching. As an owner of a construction business, you know that summer is usually the busiest time of the year. This may sound like a good problem to have, but it could hurt your business if you’re not prepared. Fortunately, we have a few tips that can help you manage your increased workload.
In short, realize that you are not superhuman. As your business and workload grows, your ability to oversee everything diminishes. Surround yourself with quality people— employees, subs, suppliers—and communicate with them effectively and often. Don’t be afraid to delegate authority and responsibility to trusted workers.