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2007 DreamMaker NewsMakers Archives

December 2007

The S-Curve

Doug Dwyer, Contributing Editor

Professional Remodeler Magazine

As we mature in our leadership and management skills, the need for proven business models, systems and tools is necessary to maintain momentum in our business growth and maturity. I would like to share with you one of these models, known as the S-curve.

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http://www.housingzone.com/proremodeler/index.asp?layout=columnists&columnist=47291

November 2007

DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen Partners With Ellen Cheever to Design Signature Showrooms

WACO,Texas (Nov. 13, 2007) — DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen by Worldwide®, Inc., a national leader in home remodeling, has retained nationally-recognized author, speaker and award-winning designer Ellen Cheever to create a standardized showroom model for the company.

November 2007

Business for Sale

Doug Dwyer, Contributing Editor

Professional Remodeler Magazine

If your business is one of your nest eggs, you might want to start examining it closely. Because, whether you want to retire in two years or twenty, what you do today can go a long way toward what you will get tomorrow when it’s time to sell your business.

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http://www.housingzone.com/proremodeler/index.asp?layout=columnists&columnist=47291

October 2007

Managing the Design Process

Doug Dwyer, Contributing Editor                            

Professional Remodeler Magazine

Every remodeler takes a different approach to managing the design process. So, is it really all that surprising when two similar jobs located in two similar markets handled by two different remodelers end up with drastically different profits? 

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http://www.housingzone.com/proremodeler/index.asp?layout=columnists&columnist=47291

October 2007

DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen Celebrates National Kitchen and Bath Month

Waco, Texas (October 2007) – To kick off National Kitchen and Bath Month, celebrated throughout October, DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen is providing homeowners with the following educational information to help them find the right remodeling professional for their individual needs.

September 2007

Spread The Word

Doug Dwyer, Contributing Editor

Professional Remodeler Magazine

Throughout my career, I’ve seen an evolution in many business functions—one being the changing role of public relations (PR) in daily business operations...

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http://www.housingzone.com/proremodeler/article/CA6474452.html

August 2007

DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen® Names Glaser Franchise Director

WACO, Texas – (August 14, 2007) – DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen by Worldwide®, a national leader in home remodeling, has appointed Dan Glaser as franchise director.

August 2007

Remodelers Lead By Example

Doug Dwyer, Contributing Editor

Professional Remodeler Magazine

Leadership is often confused with management. They are closely related, yet have distinctions making them quite different...

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http://www.housingzone.com/article/CA6465148.html

July 2007

Recruting A Players

Doug Dwyer, Contributing Editor

Professional Remodeler Magazine

Many business leaders have a vision that one day their business could run without them working full time.  The motivation for this varies....

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http://www.housingzone.com/article/CA6457867.html

June 2007

DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen® Names Bartlett Special Projects Director

WACO, Texas – (June 14, 2007) – DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen by Worldwide®, a national leader in home remodeling, has appointed Jimmy Bartlett as special projects director.

June 2007

DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen of Danbury Named to Remodeling Magazine’s “Big 50”

WACO, Texas (June 11, 2007) –DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen by Worldwide® of Danbury has been named one of the nation’s best remodelers in Remodeling magazine’s “Big 50,” published in the May issue.

June 2007

An Overlooked Key To Success

Doug Dwyer, Contributing Editor

Professional Remodeler Magazine

More than two years ago I wrote about what I have determined are the “six key attitudes to success” in any area of life, especially business...

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http://www.housingzone.com/proremodeler/article/CA6447017.html

May 2007

Homeowner Needs and Trends Get Covered

In New Publication from The Dwyer Group®

WACO, Texas (May 7, 2007) – Finding well-rounded information about a home can be difficult. Home magazines often focus on only one area, such as a family’s health, a home’s structural integrity or do-it-yourself projects. That’s all changed.

May 2007

The Numbers Game

Doug Dwyer, Contributing Editor

Profesional Remodeler Magazine

There is an old saying, “numbers don’t lie.” This is true, but they can also be very confusing. Why is that?...

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http://www.housingzone.com/proremodeler/article/CA6439100.html

April 2007

Outside Resources

Doug Dwyer, Contributing Editor

Professional Remodeler Magazine

In business, we are so busy with the day-to-day operations that it’s tough to find time to innovate. This is compounded because many times we lack the confidence about what and how to innovate...

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http://www.housingzone.com/proremodeler/article/CA6429219.html

March 2007

DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen® Names Brooks Communication Manager

WACO, Texas – (March 8, 2007) – DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen by Worldwide®, a national leader in home remodeling, has appointed Jamie Brooks as communication manager.

February 2007

DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen® Names Mills Franchise Director

Waco, Texas – (Feb. 20, 2007) – DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen by Worldwide®, a national leader in home remodeling, has appointed James Mills as franchise director.

February 2007

DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen Named To Entrepreneur Magazine’s 2007 Franchise 500

WACO,Texas (Feb. 1, 2007) — DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen by Worldwide®, Inc., a national leader in home remodeling, is ranked #323 in Entrepreneur magazine’s 28th annual Franchise 500 ranking the top franchise opportunities. The list honors franchises that offer the best opportunities for success based on criteria such as financial strength, stability, growth rate and size of system. DreamMaker® rose 20 places in the ranking from #343 in 2006.

February 2007

THE FUTURE OF HOME REMODELING

WACO, Texas (February 2007) - Looking for the next home remodeling trend? Well, search no further than your everyday news segment detailing the depleting ozone layer, the latest hybrid cars and the newest energy efficient products. Eco-friendly issues and products, along with advanced technology are in, making its way into today’s American homes.

February 2007

Fine Tune Your Marketing Plan

Doug Dwyer, Contributing Editor

Professional Remodeler Magazine

It all begins with becoming very clear about what you are selling and what your unique selling proposition “USP” is...

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http://www.housingzone.com/proremodeler/article/CA6412960.html

January 2007

DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen Names McCadden Director of Business Innovations

WACO,Texas (Jan. 30, 2007) — DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen®, Inc., a national leader in home remodeling, has named Shawn McCadden to director of business innovations.

January 2007

The Benifits of Adversity

Doug Dwyer, Contributing Editor

Professional Remodeler Magazine

One of the best teachers we can ever have is a time of adversity. It is not pleasant to go through short term adversity and it is definitely not when it’s long term...

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 http://www.housingzone.com/proremodeler/article/CA6404481.html

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