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SMART – 84 Lumber

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SMART – 84 Lumber

84 Lumber is doing something smart, they are actually doing something about the labor shortage in construction.

They aren’t simply offering some training and a job, they are getting at the root of the problem. In our desire to provide a better education to everyone, we have now created an environment where unless you have a college degree you are looked down on.

84 Lumber has recognized this problem and is addressing it head on as they invest in ads to drive home the message that learning a trade can be more valuable than earning a college degree.

Read more here.

What are you doing to help the labor shortage in construction?  A shortage of trained career installers is the biggest reason that building product companies sales aren’t growing faster.

What is the biggest challenge to your sales growth?

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I am the leading sales growth consultant in the building materials industry, I identify the blind spots that enable building materials companies to grow their sales and retain more customers.  As I am not an ad agency, my recommendations are focused on your sales growth and not my future income.

My mission is to help building materials companies be the preferred supplier of their customers and to turn those customers into their best salespeople. Contact me to discuss your situation.