#40: Consistent Cash Flow With Even Flow Production

Here’s a short, nine-minute episode on how to manage your project pipeline to keep cash coming in faster than it’s going out. Cash is the source of many stresses for builders, so fix this and life gets a little easier! Enjoy, and more importantly, be sure to implement!

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#39: Top Liability Insurance Problems with Treacy Duerfeldt

Liability insurance is one of the most complicated aspects of your business. Unfortunately, poor or deficient coverage is much more common than we know, and the consequences for your business can be severe. Treacy Duerfeldt, an insurance expert who runs The NationWide Contractors’ Alliance and also WISE Insure, covers some of the top issues in…

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#38: How to Justify Your Fee to Clients

Who hasn’t had a client try to negotiate their fee down? Spend a short amount of time in this business, and it’s going to happen. Here’s what I’ve found as the best approach to avoid those discussions altogether.

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#37: Tips for Stronger Contractor Relationships with Adam Conley

Adam Conley understands the dynamic between builders and contractors in a hot market. He wrote a post on social media that originally caught my attention and spurred our conversation. We talk about his views on building stronger builder/trade partner relationships, even covering a few specific recommendations. Adam is the President of Glass Expanse, a company…

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#36: Talking Bad Advice and the Economy with Shawn Van Dyke

Welcome to a mini-episode, the final of three with business coach and construction consultant, Shawn Van Dyke. Shawn is a national speaker and author of Profit First for Contractors, available on Amazon. We covered ‘Attracting Talent’ and ‘Getting Paid for Pre-Con’ in our first two episodes. This time, we cover a few random topics from…

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#35: Getting Paid for Pre-Con Work with Shawn Van Dyke

Welcome to the second of three episodes with business coach and construction consultant, Shawn Van Dyke. Shawn is a national speaker and author of Profit First for Contractors, available on Amazon. In this episode Shawn outlines plan to help you get paid for your pre-con work. If you’re not doing it already, this is worth…

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#34: Attracting Top Talent with Shawn Van Dyke

Shawn Van Dyke is a business coach and consultant to the construction industry. He travels the county speaking, and he even has authored a book, Profit First for Contractors, available on Amazon. This episode covers attracting talent. We’re doing two more episodes with Shawn, one on getting paid for your pre-construction work, and the other,…

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#33: Happy Client Hack: No Soup For You

It’s an admittedly idiotic name for the episode that we couldn’t resist, in honor of the Seinfeld Soup Nazi, an appropriate flag bearer for this final episode on happy client hacks. This is a reading of our recent article published in our Building Optimal Journal. You can read it HERE.

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#32: Happy Client Hack: Zero Cost Change Orders

This is a reading of our recent article published in our Building Optimal Journal. You can read it HERE.    

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#31: Happy Client Hack: Client Contingency

This is a reading of our recent article published in our Building Optimal Journal. You can read it HERE.

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