Episodes

EP 30: Negotiate Like a Voss!

July 27, 2021

A few years ago we read the book Never Split the Difference and it changed how we viewed conversations. Join us for a discussion with Brandon Voss from The Black Swan Group and improve your emotional intelligence.

EP 29: Profit Series (Billable Time)

July 20, 2021

When it comes to business, profit should not be a dirty word. In fact, profit is one of the key elements of success and essential if you want to create financial freedom for yourself and others.

EP 28: Working With Realtors

July 13, 2021

How do we turn the general adversarial relationship between builders and realtors into a two way street of collaboration and trust? In this episode our guest Kimberley Mackey shares real world solutions for just this.

EP 27: Who's Leading Your Business?

July 6, 2021

We all want to achieve personal and financial freedom through our business but it's not possible without really strong leadership. That leads us to this episode’s topic. Who should be leading your business?

EP 26: Best Month Ever

June 29, 2021

The inspiration for this episode came from an email. A simple note from our guest, a Project Manager on the path to ownership, to the owners of his company. It’s one of those messages that as a business owner you hope to receive.

EP 25: Be the Pig in a Dog Show (Part 2)

June 22, 2021

There is a lot of noise out there these days. Making your business stand out from the crowd is no longer a benefit, it’s a necessity. Our guest Wade Wheeler is going to share with us the elements needed to be unique in your market. Show highlights...

EP 24: Be the Pig in a Dog Show (Part 1)

June 15, 2021

There is a lot of noise out there these days. Making your business stand out from the crowd is no longer a benefit, it’s a necessity. Our guest Wade Wheeler is going to share with us the elements needed to be unique in your market. Show highlights...

EP 23: It's Complicated

June 8, 2021

What are the similarities between running a design firm and running a construction company Well, it’s complicated.

EP 22: The Roaring 20's

June 1, 2021

Few young economists present their insights with the authority, accuracy, and humor that this episodes guest brings to the stage. He delivers with charm and candor, rousing and enlightening all who attend his talks. Join us as we have a conversation...

EP 21: Building From Barbados

May 25, 2021

Can you run your business from anywhere? In this episode we talk with someone that is doing just that. Evelynn Ratcliffe, business owner, is managing the operations of a $10M plus Toronto based custom home building and remodeling company from a villa in sunny Barbados during a world pandemic.

EP 20: The 5 Disciplines

May 18, 2021

Bob Whitten is one of the home building industry’s most respected financial & business management consultants and a frequent speaker to industry groups. He has conducted over 750 workshops and seminars, and is the bestselling author of the NAHB book “Building Partnerships: How to Work with Trade Co…

EP 19: Be Magnetic

May 11, 2021

Pamela Durkin has been a professional interior designer for more than 29 years. She is a past-president of ASID Florida South Chapter, served on the Board of Architecture and Design in New Jersey, and has been a speaker at the IDS Southwest Florida Conference. Join us for a conversation on how to b…

EP 18: It's a Relationship - Not a Transaction

May 4, 2021

You need to understand that business is more relational than transactional. In this episode we talk with James Pagano, Owner of Growth Coach of Charlotte. With over 30 years of business ownership experience, and various corporate positions, he is well...

EP 17: Unicorn Project Managers

April 27, 2021

Project Managers will make or break your business. We expect them to do a lot. One of the biggest challenges in our businesses is the ability to attract, train, motivate, and retain top Project Managers.  In this episode we hear from three...

EP 16: Understanding What Scares You with Michael Dauphinee

April 20, 2021

To be the leader you want to be, you first need to work on yourself. How uncovering your inner strengths (and weaknesses) can propel your team. As the leaders in our businesses we spend a lot of effort on the success and development of our team. In...

EP 15: What Is She Doing Here? with Jenny Hoffman

April 13, 2021

Guest Jenny Hoffman has a background in both architecture and construction, she founded her company, J. Hoffman Studio, in 2015 with a focus on designing and building custom modern dream homes. Not only does she design and build some pretty cool...

EP 14: 3 Week Vacation

April 6, 2021

In this episode we interview a builder who recently returned from a 3 week hunting expedition. He spent countless hours training to be able to hit one of his big bucket list items. He had no cell phone or internet access, yet, after being gone for 23...

EP 13: Vision, Traction, Healthy with David Hickman

March 30, 2021

If you want to get more traction with your business, in your life, with your team… this episode is going to get you started. Our guest is David Hickman, founder and CEO of Traction Partners.