The ability to clearly explain a problem is an invaluable skill. If we want to get good answers and keep our projects on schedule, our questions must be clear and easy to understand.
Inspired by The Checklist Manifesto, I developed this checklist for processing an RFI. I've included a free template you can download.
This is my guide on how to write an RFI. The key points to remember are to be clear, be concise, and be correct.
This is a good book if you are a business owner, entrepreneur, or work in a management position where you have input in how the company operates. It includes a lot of advice for developing systems and processes in your business.
One of my favorite lessons is understanding the difference between working in your business and on your business.
This list was posted inside of a construction trailer and I found it inspiring, I hope you do too!
Built from Scratch is the story of the founding and growth of The Home Depot. I really enjoyed this book and it is written in a similar style to Sam Walton Made in America. It covers topics of customer service, developing people, leadership, management, growth and more.
This is a helpful concept I was introduced to for improving how to delegate tasks and responsibilities. These are levels of authority you give to others when delegating.
Insights into building company culture, what makes good team players, and specific tactics for interviewing and hiring. The book has value for any leaders, managers, employees, and especially for anyone involved in hiring and human resources.
"Your job is to show people how to manage themselves and enjoy it. You want them to succeed when you are not around." This quote summarizes the message of the book. It is written as a narrative. Contains many good insights. I recommend it for anyone, and especially managers and leaders.