Expand your contracting business during a slow market

Trying to predict, or beat, the curve is a fool’s errand. There are things you can do to streamline your business. There is always work to be had for the contractor who looks for it.  

While it may seem counter-intuitive to think about expanding your business in a slow market, when you look at most subcontractor business models it makes sense. It is easy to say, “It’s a tough market out there, I’ll just pull back and wait for it to improve.”  The problem with that type of thinking is it’s a negatively self-fulfilling prophecy.  At what point would you deem it alright to ramp up your business?  Do you hit the beginning of the

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