Kitchen and Bath Disruption Part V

The Wheels on the Bus Go Round and Round Is it Time to Upgrade Your Company Bus? I think we have all heard the saying about getting the right people in the right seats on the bus. That absolutely holds true and will matter even more in the coming years. We’re going to talk about […]

Dealers and Their Strategic Partners

Industry Disruption Part IV They say that no man or woman is an island and that certainly applies to businesses too. The dynamics that go into building a successful company and brand have the fingerprints of many other organizations planted firmly on productivity, profitability, and the customer’s experience to name a few. They are so […]

Kitchen and Bath Industry Disruption Part III

A Mindset of Change Well, I guess I should start off with a clarification of my location. I am not in Australia right now so you can stop sending letters to the State Department about keeping my “deportation” on permanent status! Maybe one day, but for now, I am on a mission. Not like an […]

Kitchen and Bath Industry Disruption – Part II

Two Types of Highways Impacting Industries in a Similar Way Well, we are back in the saddle after a week off laying on Coogee Beach in Australia. Today I am headed up to Sydney to visit the famous Opera House and walk around the Harbor a bit. Soon enough, my Aussie brothers will show up […]

For Whom the Bell Tolls

The Why, the Who and the How of Disruption in the K&B Industry There has always been a lot of discussion surrounding the idea of disruption in the Kitchen and Bath Industry. In fact, it almost feels like people have been predicting it for so long that it’s not going to be the big storm […]

The K & B Dealer’s Two Best Friends

Service and Systems – A Dancing Machine Sometimes I wonder if my endless rantings about technology and how systems can help increase productivity is the end all for Kitchen and Bath Dealers. Well, nothing could be further from the truth. Yes, you can improve efficiency with systems but that will be all for naught unless […]

Work Less, Live More

I hope everyone is getting a chance to enjoy their summer so far. I know personally I love the fact that it is light outside from early morning until late evening. It actually feels like there’s some daytime left after work. Now if we could just figure out how to work smarter and not harder […]

How Technology can Super Boost Your Bottom Line

It’s Time to Get Curious! I’ve been writing a lot about how technology can help Kitchen and Bath Dealers streamline their business and become more efficient. Now it’s time to talk about how the impact of productivity gains will improve profitability and allow your Designer/Salespeople to make more cheddar! (Yes, embracing technology can have a […]

Clear the Smoke and Start to Lead

I could be referring to the wildfires in Canada which have left our skies clouded with smoke but the fires I am referring to are much closer to home. These fires are taking place every day within our organizations. They are the ones that are brought on by the lack of solid processes and systems. […]

Flip a Bear Market to Bullish with “Change”

Kitchen and Bath Dealers who can Modernize will see Upside Growth Well, hello again! Many thanks to both of my adoring fans that hang on to these blogs like they were a life raft from Heaven. Thanks for tuning into “As the Kitchen and Bath World Turns” as we explore how a new wave of […]