Tips & Advice

  • The Most Common Car Rental Mistakes You Need to Avoid
    Posted in: Tips & Advice, Travel

    Rushing into a car rental purchase may be costly! “Jumping the gun” on a rental car may seem like it won’t come with any repercussions at first, but realistically, you could be essentially donating your money to the business without even realizing it. Here are some costly mistakes that many travelers make when it comes […]

  • How to Provide a 5-Star Experience at Your Ice Cream Stand
    Posted in: Tips & Advice

    These days, it’s not enough just to have an amazing product, you have to serve it to people in a way that makes them feel unique. Shop owners are finding themselves going above and beyond more and more in a quest to outdo each other, and competition is fierce. Here are a few tips to […]

  • An In-Depth Look into Construction Claims
    Posted in: Tips & Advice

    Written by: Lyle Charles Consulting Why do construction claims arise within the project? What happens when claims are filed? What are the costs involved? Here are some answers to some questions that you might have about construction claims. Companies heed the advice of construction claims management services primarily because of their legal knowledge as well […]

  • How Staying Green Keeps Your Business from Wilting
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    Keeping a home energy efficient is one thing, but keeping an entire business properly ventilated, insulated, and customer-friendly has its own unique array of troubles. Heat loss in cold climates can leave customers chilly and unhappy. Cold loss in hot climates can make customers sweaty and ornery. Workers and owners suffer alongside them, but there […]

  • Be Prepared for the Worst Case Scenario
    Posted in: Tips & Advice

    Construction is full of pitfalls, all of which cost a ton of money if you find yourself trapped. Delays from poor planning, a lack of personnel or any material shortages are often out of a project manager’s hands too. Construction can be quite lucrative when the work is steady, but a doomsday scenario can turn […]

  • The Many Roles of Interim Management Services
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    Written by: Lyle Charles Consulting A crisis is a major, unpredictable event that threatens to harm an organization and its stakeholders. When a crisis hits a company or construction project, using Interim short term management services is a way to restore order. Interim managers fill a role you don’t think you need until it’s too […]

  • How to Resolve Crunch-Time Challenges
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    Written by: Lyle Charles Consulting Summary: Use these tips to alleviate the stressors of crunch time in your construction project. A commercial construction project has tight deadlines that have to be adhered to if the project manager wants to stay within budget. During the initial phase of management, the project manager must make several critical […]

  • Modern Office Design Ideas
    Posted in: Business Services, Tips & Advice

    Today’s worker has come to expect a unique work environment, and the right kind of improvements can do wonders to increase worker engagement. Being an attractive place to work is one of the key ideas behind building company culture, so an office with all the modern comforts is essential if you expect to retain quality […]