Builder Nuggets

August 09, 2022

EP 84: She Built This City

She Built This City’s mission is to provide industry disruptive programming that sparks interest and builds pathways to lucrative careers in the skilled trades for youth, women and marginalized communities.

August 02, 2022

EP 83: What Is She Doing Now?

As a small business owner/builder there are always new challenges to face and overcome. Jennifer Hoffman shares with us her journey and growth over the last two years.

July 26, 2022

EP 82: The Great Game of Business

Over the last 4 decades, The Great Game of Business has built a community of businesses that are committed to a better life for themselves and for their employees. Any organization whose performance can be measured with financial statements can play The Great Game of Business.

July 19, 2022

EP 81: Figuring Things Out

Having a solid set of core values and strong relationships with your clients and trades will pave the way for success in your business.

July 12, 2022

EP 80: Master Builder Architect

New England Design & Construction Founder and CEO discusses what it really means to be an Architect in today's world, and how we can change history to build a brighter future for the industry.

July 05, 2022

EP 79: Scrum

John Jardine explains how a visual system for project management ensures everybody knows where a project stands and what needs to be done. Stop putting out fires every day.

June 28, 2022

EP 78: The Roaring 20's (Revisited)

When it comes to the economy you need to block out the noise and don’t be swayed by over-hyped headlines. Make your decisions based on data. Economic forecasting, using leading indicators, will better position your business to thrive.

June 21, 2022

EP 77: The Emotional Homeowner

Homeowners go through an emotional roller coaster while their home is being built or renovated.  It’s easy to see why.  Their normal lives get turned upside down from the chaos of construction  When things go sideways, clients want to...

June 14, 2022

EP 76: A Stolen Opportunity

As builders, we pride ourselves on doing good work for our community. We build the places that raise families, foster small businesses and enrich the lives of those around us. That’s why we invest in equipment that gets the job done right.

June 07, 2022

EP 75: Go for Stupid

Our guest on this episode started out as a bricklayer from London, England. Learn how he developed a mindset, habits, systems, and relationships that have got him into some of the world’s most exclusive circles.

May 31, 2022

EP 74: Why I Go to The Builders Show

In this episode we talk with friend and colleague Brandon Bryant with Red Tree Builders in Asheville, North Carolina. We discuss why events like the International Builders Show are so valuable, mental health, and a few other topics.

May 24, 2022

EP 73: The Paradox of Uncertainty

When you know everything, nobody can help you. When you have the confidence to share your challenges you invite heroes to help you solve them. Shannon Waller shares the subtleties of how to use uncertainty to attract others to your mission.

May 17, 2022

EP 72: Getting Out Of The Way

Tye Alroe believes that building a Dream Home is a culmination of years of visualizing, idea sharing, & hard's something very special and he treats it that way. We think he believes the same about building a dream business.

May 10, 2022

EP 71: Deep Wealth

Guest Jeffrey Feldberg discusses how to increase the value of your business by preparing it for a liquidity event.

May 03, 2022

EP 70: Ready, Set, Grow

A business developer shares how she took a top Salt Lake City Custom Home Builder to new levels by practicing, understanding her team’s value, and telling the right stories.

April 26, 2022

EP 69: The New Reality

We are in a new reality. We’re not going back to what used to be considered NORMAL. In this episode I talk with Business Coach and friend Scott Beebe from My Business on Purpose.

April 19, 2022

EP 68: Great Brands

A brand is an intangible marketing or business concept that helps people identify a company, product, or individual. People often confuse brands with things like logos, slogans, or other recognizable marks. We dive into what these intangible parts are and the impact they have.

April 12, 2022

EP 67: 2022 State of the Industry

Our guest on this episode is Russ Stephens, the co-founder of the Association of Professional Builders (APB) which is a leading business coaching company dedicated to improving the residential construction industry for both builders and consumers....

April 05, 2022

EP 66: Multiplicity

Have you ever wished you could clone yourself? A virtual assistant allows you to get more things done in less time. Think of a VA as an additional member of your team that is laser focused on helping you get your tasks done. Show highlights include: ...

March 29, 2022

EP 65: Inflation is an Opportunity

Inflation is upon us, and probably here to stay. You can look at this as a negative or see it as an opportunity. It’s all about how you position your business for the future. Join us for a conversation with Spencer Powel from Builder Funnel Academy.

March 22, 2022

EP 64: More Storytelling, Less Reporting

People want to do business with People. What types of things are you doing in your business, or for your team, that could be shared with others? Join us for a conversation with returning guest Pamela Durkin as she urges all of us to do more.

March 15, 2022

EP 63: Embracing Technology

Time is money. Paul Kowalski explains why you should embrace technology to improve your business and elevate our industry.

March 08, 2022

EP 62: Diversity is Undeniable

Building the workforce of the future is difficult. Everyone knows the struggles faced by the construction industry when it comes to finding skilled trades or hiring employees. Join us for a conversation with Christi Powell and Judy Dinelle.

March 01, 2022

EP 61: The Booth Interview

Duane Johns sits down with Nick Schiffer from NS Builders for a live interview from the show floor at the 2022 International Builders Show in Orlando, Florida.