“Those people who develop the ability to continuously acquire new and better forms of knowledge that they can apply to their work will be the movers and shakers in our society for the indefinite future.” – Brian Tracy

Chuck Miller Education Services

Chuck Miller Education Services and NAHB are committed to providing the best residential home building and new home sales training to foster success in the industry.

A National Association of Home Builders Designation says a lot about you. Professional designations offer excellent opportunities to improve your skills, advance your career, and be recognized for your commitment to professional growth.<

Continue to grow in your professional endeavors. Whether you’re looking to advance in your career or gain additional knowledge about a particular topic, NAHB Education offers a wide-range of learning options.

Chuck's Books

Plan To Profit: Business Planning for Builders and Remodelers

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Small businesses in the construction industry have the second highest failure rate of all industries. A survey of builder and remodeler members of the National Association of Home Builders revealed that fewer than 12 percent had a written business plan, fewer than 15 percent had written operating budgets, less than 18 percent had written mission statements, and almost 70 percent had no formal planning procedures.

Your business plan is the most important management tool you have. It defines your strategy, tactics, and specific activities for execution, including dates and deadlines, budgets and cash flow. It will guide you regarding the types of projects to pursue, how you market your company, the people to hire and the funding needed to succeed. Planning establishes your short-term, intermediate-term, and long-term goals and outlines how you can achieve those goals by breaking down long-range plans into manageable short-term goals that everyone on your team can identify and support.

Your business plan will help you focus strategy, manage milestones, manage metrics, assign and track responsibilities and performance, and manage money using projections for sales, costs, expenses, and cash.

Plan To Profit provides a blueprint you can follow to develop a working business plan. It walks you step by step through the process starting with market research and analysis, followed by developing your product and service, marketing and sales, operations, leadership team and staffing, and goals and action plans. It guides you in creating your financial forecasts and budgets and your vision, mission, core values, and unique selling proposition. It includes a Microsoft(R) Excel(R) workbook which contains financial statement worksheets that you can fill in and use to complete your pro forma financial statements.

“It is my hope that successfully completing the steps in this book and using the completed plan as the most important tool in your toolbox will guarantee that you are one of the small businesses in the construction industry that survives and thrives beyond 5 years and increase the five year survival rate for small businesses in the construction industry.” —Chuck Miller, PLAN TO PROFIT

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You have probably heard the saying "There's strength in numbers." It's true and has never been more important to the housing industry. Despite a drop in our membership over the past couple of years, the National Association of Home Builders has continued to work diligently on behalf of the industry to address rising material costs and supply chain issues, the chronic shortage of skilled labor, proposed changes to building codes that increase the cost to home buyers, and to develop creative solutions that address the affordability crisis. NAHB's efforts benefit all those make their living in the housing industry regardless of whether they are members and contribute to NAHB through dues and contributions to Build-PAC. If you believe that those who are benefiting but not contributing, now is the time to recruit them.

If you aren't comfortable explaining to them why they should be members, contact me or send me their contact information and I will contact them.
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If you are a member of your local home builders association, you are also a member of the National Association of Home Builders and a portion of your dues goes to NAHB to help fund their advocacy efforts on behalf of our industry, As noted in the graphic below, as a result of their efforts, the average home builder will see an average dollar value per housing start of $6,125. That is in addition to any savings the average home builder in your local area and state will realize as a result of your local and state associations' advocacy efforts.
If you know any builders who are not members, they are enjoying these benefits for free thanks to you and all the other dues paying members. Don't you think it's time for them to become members? If you aren't willing to recruit them, send me their contact information and I will.If you are a member of your local home builders association, you are also a member of the National Association of Home Builders and a portion of your dues goes to NAHB to help fund their advocacy efforts on behalf of our industry, As noted in the graphic below, as a result of their efforts, the average home builder will see an average dollar value per housing start of $6,125. That is in addition to any savings the average home builder in your local area and state will realize as a result of your local and state associations' advocacy efforts.

If you know any builders who are not members, they are enjoying these benefits for free thanks to you and all the other dues paying members. Don't you think it's time for them to become members? If you aren't willing to recruit them, send me their contact information and I will.
... See MoreSee Less

If you are a member of your local home builders association, you are also a member of the National Association of Home Builders and a portion of your dues goes to NAHB to help fund their advocacy efforts on behalf of our industry,  As noted in the graphic below, as a result of their efforts, the average home builder will see an average dollar value per housing start of $6,125.  That is in addition to any savings the average home builder in your local area and state will realize as a result of your local and state associations advocacy efforts.
If you know any builders who are not members, they are enjoying these benefits for free thanks to you and all the other dues paying members.  Dont you think its time for them to become members? If you arent willing to recruit them, send me their contact information and I will.

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