George K Hedley


Roles


Hedley Construction


Employee - 1980- Current


Business Building: What's Your Role As Leader?

True or false? Large or small construction company owners and presidents should be focused on the same top priorities as successful leaders of major Fortune 500 corporations.

Business Building: What’s Your Role As A Leader?

True or false? Large or small construction company owners and presidents should be focused on the same top priorities as successful leaders of major Fortune 500 corporations. Rather than staying focused on top priorities, most construction company owners

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Business Building: Too Busy To Build A Better Business?

Your construction company's goal is not to be busy. Your goal is to build a business that works and delivers what the owners want - Profit, including a high return on investment of time, energy, people, and money.

Business Building: What Happens When Owners Won’t Let Go?

In today's construction industry, there is a significant talent shortage, with less than 3% unemployment for critical roles such as project managers, estimators, and field supervisors.

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Business Building: Why Core Values & Principles Matter

Have you ever played on a team where there was one player who was a bad apple, didn’t play fair, or didn’t follow the team’s vision for success? Or have you worked with a fellow employee who had a bad attitude and constantly complained about the company a

Building Business: Keep Score With A Financial Scoreboard!

Building Business: Keep Score With A Financial Scoreboard!

Business Building: Managing Your Managers & Supervisors Made Easy!

Business Building: Managing Your Managers & Supervisors Made Easy!

Business Building: Start Planning For A Slowdown?

Business Building: Start Planning For A Slowdown?

Business Building: Do You Enjoy The Benefits of Business Ownership?

Business Building: Do You Enjoy The Benefits of Business Ownership?

Business Building: Steps To Transition Your Company To The Next Generation

Business Building: Steps To Transition Your Company To The Next Generation

Business Building: What’s Your Ongoing Improvement Plan?

Business Building: What’s Your Ongoing Improvement Plan?

Business Building: The Right Role For Company Owner / President

Business Building: The Right Role For Company Owner / President

Business Building: Simple Tips To Increase Your Profit!

Business Building: Simple Tips To Increase Your Profit!

Business Building: What’s Your Vision Of A Perfect Company?

Business Building: What’s Your Vision Of A Perfect Company?

Business Building: Can Technology Help Contractors Hit Their Goals?

Business Building: Can Technology Help Contractors Hit Their Goals?

Business Building: Keep Your Profit Builder Wheel Spinning!

Business Building: Keep Your Profit Builder Wheel Spinning!

Business Building: Get People To Do What You Want

Business Building: Get People To Do What You Want

Business Building: Supercharge Your Sales Process!

Business Building: Supercharge Your Sales Process!

Business Building: Does Busy Make You Money?

Business Building: Does Busy Make You Money?

Business Building: Pay Owners What They’re Worth!

Business Building: Pay Owners What They’re Worth!

Business Building: Get Your BIZ-Systems Working!

Business Building: Get Your BIZ-Systems Working!

Business Building: Are You A Money-Maker?

Business Building: Are You A Money-Maker?

Business Building: Stop Profit Margin Shrinkage!

Business Building: Stop Profit Margin Shrinkage!

Business Building: What’s Your Company Worth? Is Your Company Valuable?

Business Building: What’s Your Company Worth? Is Your Company Valuable?

Business Building: Leaders Change To Make BIZ Better!

Business Building: Leaders Change To Make BIZ Better!

Business Building: Where Do You Want Your BIZ To Go?

Business Building: Where Do You Want Your BIZ To Go?

Business Building: Performance Pay Plans Improve Results!

Business Building: Performance Pay Plans Improve Results!

Business Building: No More Excuses For Poor Results!

Business Building: No More Excuses For Poor Results!

Estimate Less Jobs To Win More Work!

MASONRY Columnist George Hedley goes over job efficiency.

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Get Another Quote & Take The Discount!

MASONRY Columnist George Hedley provides insight into the business-building tips and tricks.

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Identify Profitable Targets To Win More Work!

MASONRY Columnist George Hedley discusses profitable targets for a successful business.

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Coaches Empower Players To Win!

George Hedley gives us crucial information on effectively coaching a winning team.

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Business Building: Customer Focus = Bottom-Line Profit!

Business Building: Customer Focus = Bottom-Line Profit!

Customer Focus = Bottom-Line Profit!

MASONRY columnist George Hedley provides essential business management information on the bottom line and profit.

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Business Building: Do You Have A BLUEPRINT For Success?

Business Building: Do You Have A BLUEPRINT For Success?

Do You Have A BLUEPRINT For Success?

MASONRY Columnist George Hedley gives us the blueprint for a successful business.

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Business Building: What Should YOU Be Doing To Build A Better BIZ?

Business Building: What Should YOU Be Doing To Build A Better BIZ?

Business Building: Sell What Customers Want To Win More Work!

Business Building: Sell What Customers Want To Win More Work!

Business Building: Get A Handle On Your Numbers!

Business Building: Get A Handle On Your Numbers!

Build A Winning Team

Build A Winning Team

Business Building: Stay On-Track With BIZ-Scorecards!

Business Building: Stay On-Track With BIZ-Scorecards!

Business Building: Sales Is A Numbers Game!

Business Building: Sales Is A Numbers Game!

Business Building: Tough Guys Finish First!

Business Building: Tough Guys Finish First!

Get Your People To Do Things Right!

Get Your People To Do Things Right!

Business Building: Maximize Your Mark-Up With Variable Rates!

Business Building: Maximize Your Mark-Up With Variable Rates!

Business Building: Fix Your BIZ Fast!

Business Building: Fix Your BIZ Fast!

Business Building: Buy Low & Sell High!

Business Building: Buy Low & Sell High!

Business Building: Get Off The Low Price Treadmill

Business Building: Get Off The Low Price Treadmill

Business Building: Draft A Winning Playbook!

Business Building: Draft A Winning Playbook!

Business Building: Go Small To Make It Big!

Business Building: Go Small To Make It Big!

Business Building: 8 Steps To Become A Wealthy Contractor!

Business Building: 8 Steps To Become A Wealthy Contractor!

Get The Monkey Off Your Back!

Making all the important decisions yourself and doing tasks you should delegate holds your company back from growing and making profits you are capable of achieving.

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Business Building: Get The Monkey Off Your Back!

Business Building: Get The Monkey Off Your Back!

Business Building: Draft A Blueprint For Success!

Business Building: Draft A Blueprint For Success!

Business Building: Draft A Blueprint For Success!

Business Building: Draft A Blueprint For Success!

Business Building: Catch More Fish!

Business Building: Catch More Fish!

Business Building: Lead A ‘Best In Class’ Construction BIZ!

Business Building: Lead A ‘Best In Class’ Construction BIZ!

Business Building: Set Simple Standards To Improve Field Productivity!

Business Building: Set Simple Standards To Improve Field Productivity!

Business Building: Provide Excellent Customer Service And Watch Your Company Grow!

Business Building: Provide Excellent Customer Service And Watch Your Company Grow!

Business Building: You Are What You Want!

Business Building: You Are What You Want!

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Business Building: Mandatory Management Meetings Maximize Money!

Business Building: Mandatory Management Meetings Maximize Money!

Business Building Blocks That Work!

Business Building Blocks That Work!

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Business Building

People Follow The Leader!

People Follow The Leader!

Business Building: You Can't Grow Without the Right People!

Business Building: You Can't Grow Without the Right People!

Business Building: Track Job Costs To Make More Money!

Business Building: Track Job Costs To Make More Money!

Make Project Team Leaders Accountable and Responsible for Results

If I asked each of your construction project managers, field superintendents and crew foremen exactly what they were accountable and responsible for, would they know?

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Stop Doing Change Orders for Free

If you were asked by a good friend to pour money down the drain, would you do it to make them happy and avoid conflict? No!

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December 2016: Business Building

If I asked each of your construction project managers, field superintendents and crew foremen exactly what they were accountable and responsible for, would they know? Could they list what targets, goals and results they were trying to accomplish on the p

What Positions Do You Need to Fill?

When you don’t fill positions with people who have the talent, potential or experience to accept full responsibility, your company won’t get to the next level.

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November 2016: Business Building

If you were asked by a good friend to pour money down the drain, would you do it to make them happy and avoid conflict? No! Then why do you do it on construction projects for your customers? Contractors often try to avoid conflicts and keep their custome

October 2016: Business Building

If you were the general manager of an NBA basketball team, one of your top goals would be to have the best players in each position on your team. With only five players on the court at any one time, every one of them is critical to winning. If you don’t

Develop a Simple Shop Drawing and Submittal System That Works

How many times have you been delayed on construction projects when you don’t have all the necessary approvals in time to order materials and keep the job moving?

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Motivate With Money

Construction business owners seem to be looking for the magic bullet that will motivate their people to work harder and produce more.

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September 2016: Business Building

How many times have you been delayed on construction projects when you don’t have all the necessary approvals in time to order materials and keep the job moving? For example, forgetting to get the concrete foundation design mix approved by the structural

August 2016: Business Building

I get asked about employee incentive and profit sharing programs by every contractor I coach. Construction business owners seem to be looking for the magic bullet that will motivate their people to work harder and produce more. Some hope that providing a

Does Your BIZ Work for You?

Building a great construction business is not easy. It takes a burning desire to grow, make a profit, and continually improve.

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June 2016: Business Building

Building a great construction business is not easy. It takes a burning desire to grow, make a profit, and continually improve by trying new ideas, installing systems, managing operational structure, and hitting results. You must love what you do, love cu

Are Employees Stealing From You?

Everyone wants to trust their employees, but you must have controls to keep honest people honest.

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Business Building: Are Employees Stealing From You?

Have you ever had the worst day possible? One of my construction company coaching clients recently told me a long and winding tale of employee theft and deception too horrible to believe. He had recently hired a new controller. As the controller began to

How to hire right!

I’ve learned that most construction company owners have a common fear: the fear of hiring the wrong person.

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Business Building: Have You Noticed Me Lately?

Construction is a difficult business with lots of moving parts. On every project there are 5,947 chances for things to go wrong. Contractors find themselves at the mercy of project plans, changes, payments, scheduling, weather, labor, equipment, material

Project management, field crew meetings that work

Too often, managers call too many meetings to report on what’s happening without involving the attendees, having meaningful discussions, or adjourning with an action plan.

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March 2016: Business Building

I’ve learned that most construction company owners have a common fear: the fear of hiring the wrong person. And to avoid making a hiring mistake, they usually postpone hiring for months, years or forever. When owners don’t fill positions they need to fil

February 2016: Business Building

Too often, managers call too many meetings to report on what’s happening without involving the attendees, asking for input, having meaningful discussions, or adjourning with an action plan. In some meetings, the leader rambles along and doesn’t keep the

January 2016: Business Building

As a construction business owner or manager, you struggle to get it all done – no matter how hard you try. Why? You’re trying to be and do four different things or business tasks simultaneously. To grow your business, make a profit, and get it to work, y

Catch George Hedley at World of Concrete

George Hedley will be presenting four seminars during World of Concrete, Feb. 1 through 4, 2016, in Las Vegas.

Don’t wear four hats

As a construction business owner or manager, you struggle to get it all done. Why? You’re trying to be and do four different things or business tasks simultaneously.

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Make people accountable and responsible

Want to know why employees aren’t accountable or responsible? The real reason is their boss or, perhaps, you! You don’t make them accountable or responsible!

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Prioritizing people

There are great people looking for great jobs. And if you can’t find them, perhaps they just don’t want to work for your company and what it has to offer.

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November 2015: Business Building

Last week, I was coaching a construction business owner client. He told me his employees were terrible, even though most of them had been with him for five years or more. They weren’t accountable or responsible for anything, getting work done on time, or

People follow the leader

People don’t want to follow big, bad bosses who order people around. People want to follow a leader who has a passionate vision, specific targets and goals.

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October 2015: Business Building

Builders, contractors and subcontractors complain they can’t find enough good trained help. It seems like they continually hope for a miracle, but don’t want to put in the time, energy and resources to build a great place to work that attracts, retains a

Have you noticed me lately?

Construction is a difficult business, with lots of moving parts. On every project, there are 5,947 chances for things to go wrong.

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September 2015: Business Building

Get over it! People don’t want to follow big, bad bosses who order people around and tell them what to do. People want to follow a leader who has a passionate vision, specific targets and goals, excellent communication skills, a caring nature, and the ab

August 2015: Business Building

Construction is a difficult business, with lots of moving parts. On every project, there are 5,947 chances for things to go wrong. Contractors find themselves at the mercy of project plans, changes, payments, scheduling, weather, labor, equipment, materi

Does your timecard work for you?

The main purpose of construction field crew timecards is to keep track of employee hours, so you can pay them properly for the hours they work, right? Not entirely.

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July 2015: Business Building

Playing a sport without knowing the score doesn’t bring out the best in your players. Imagine coaching a basketball team without keeping score. You would put in the best players you have, call plays designed to outscore the opponent, and hope to finish t

Pre-plan your projects

The time invested in planning your projects will be worth many times more than the cost.

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