Builder Nuggets

January 11, 2022

EP 54: Hungry, Humble & Smart

Building a successful business takes time and effort but it can provide you the freedom to pursue other things. Sean Sullivan started out as a remodeler and subcontractor and used the Japanese concept of Kaizen to continuously improve himself, his team, and transform his business.

January 04, 2022

EP 53: The People Plan

Most of us, at some point, have lost valuable team members. Our guest this week is a familiar voice, and he's going to explain the change in mindset that's needed to hold onto the people you already have.

December 28, 2021

EP 52: Best of 2021

Thank all of you so much for being a part of our first year! Before we kick off a new season we have one last show to do for 2021. Let's take a look back at what has been most popular with our listeners, and hear a few of our favorites as well.

December 21, 2021

EP 51: Share What You Learn

It’s not what can you get but what can you give? When you're passionate about what you do it shows and giving back is one of the best ways to Level Up!

December 14, 2021

EP 50: Recruiting Myth #3 (We Can Do It Ourselves)

In part 3 of our 6 part series on the Myths of Recruiting Ed Earl and Paul Sanneman explain why setting up systems that can be run by others who specialize in those systems can save you money and help you become more efficient.

December 07, 2021

EP 49: Recruiting Myth #2 (Employees are Expensive)

In part 2 of our 6 part series on the Myths of Recruiting we tackle why believing employees are expensive is a very short-sighted way of looking at things. If you're hiring the right people, they should be more than paying for themselves.

November 30, 2021

EP 48: Recruiting Myth #1 (Only Recruit When You Need Someone)

It’s one of the biggest topics in the industry today. How to find good people. Everyone’s competing for talent, but who’s doing it right? Well, our guests on this episode certainly are. This is part 1 of a 6 part series on recruiting.

November 23, 2021

EP 47: Virtual Assistants are Superheroes

An easy and affordable way to remove chaos from your business is to engage the services of a VA (Virtual Assistant). Stop being overwhelmed by the volume of work left undone in your business. Remote team members can help your organization climb...

November 16, 2021

EP 46: Building Your Funnel

Spencer Powell has proven his expertise in helping hundreds of builders, remodelers, and contractors in the USA and Canada turn their websites into lead generating machines that work 24/7

November 09, 2021

EP 45: A Builders Journey

From the beginning this builder/remodeler had the end in mind. Build a well respected, highly successful business that would become a valuable asset with an exit strategy. The problem was he wasn’t sure how to do it?

November 02, 2021

EP 44: Know Thy Self

Before you can add value to others you need to come to grips with your own strengths and weaknesses. Having the right mindset can help you discover your unique abilities that will empower you to build freedom for yourself and your team. Show...

October 26, 2021

EP 43: Preparing for Exit

In this episode we talk with an industry icon and expert strategic planner David Lupberger. You don’t just walk away from your business...or at least you shouldn’t. You need to prepare well in advance for a successful exit.

October 19, 2021

EP 42: What’s a Fractional CFO?

Guest Michael Stier discusses the benefits of a fractional CFO (and fractional other titles for that matter) that can help you propel your business forward without having to add someone to your staff full time.

October 12, 2021

EP 41: Why Can't I Find Good People?

Business owners across all industries are struggling to find talented people. Why is this? You have to take a look at yourself first and ask what makes you attractive to the workforce.

October 05, 2021

EP 40: The Business Lifecycle

The success, or failure, of any organization depends on its ability to meet the challenges presented by growth and change. But in order to do this you need to know where your company is in the business lifecycle.

September 28, 2021

EP 39: Accountability

If two people are accountable no one is accountable. Roles and responsibilities have to be clearly defined. Our guest on this episode has personally helped many in the Builder Nuggets community. In Episode 13 he gave an overview of EOS (The...

September 21, 2021

EP 38: Who's On Your Team?

The best entrepreneurs have learned that you can’t do everything yourself. Join us for a conversation with Justin Thompson as he shares his insight into how building the right team has created freedom for his builder and remodeler clients (and himself).

September 14, 2021

EP 37: Profit Series (Lean and Mean)

How do you increase profit while reducing risk? Run your business Lean and Mean. Part Two of our Profit Series looks at boosting your bottom line as we share how to scale without bulking up your overhead.

September 07, 2021

EP 36: Builders and Brews

Byron Brooks and Stefan Wright discuss the unique spin they are putting on builder events. It's a refreshing way to bring like minded builders, remodelers, architects, designers, and students together.

August 31, 2021

EP 35: Leveling Up

Join us for a conversation with custom home builder Andrew Black and learn how his quest to find a better way to run his business led to 500% growth, multiple offices, and a team that’s never been happier.

August 24, 2021

EP 34: Perpetual Training (Part 2)

In this episode we continue our conversation with industry consultant and training expert Joe Stoddard on what all of us can do to make training a key element in our business and help build a workforce for the future.

August 17, 2021

EP 33: Perpetual Training (Part 1)

TRAINING! It’s an absolute must. With no end in sight to the high demand for housing, coupled with a tight labor pool and trade base, training will be a necessity for growth moving forward.

August 10, 2021

EP 32: Mindfully Built

Brandon Bryant from Red Tree Builders has been imagining, designing, and building eco-luxury homes for over 13 years. Join us to learn about his mindful approach to building a better home.

August 03, 2021

EP 31: Making It Happen

Our guests on this episode are true innovators with a get it done mindset. Join us for a conversation with Amy Dyer & Megen Rapp from Kohler who believe their company culture is what allows them to make things happen.