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Greg Brooks is the editor of LBM Executive and moderator of the Executive Council on Construction Supply. He is a founding editor of ProSales, author of the NLBMDA’s Scope of the Lumber & Building Material Industry, and a steering committee member at the Harvard University Joint Center for Housing Studies. Brooks is a 50-year veteran of the construction supply industry with 18 years’ experience in the field. 303.845.4880,

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Helter skelter

No, not that helter skelter. Charles Manson lifted the term from Paul McCartney, who used it as a metaphor for a

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Herd on the street

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