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Blue-collar stigma fades, and a new program aims to promote diversity

This week, Taylor covers recently released employment data, why experts are still talking about building in smaller markets, and what the construction industry is doing to combat systemic racism and even outdated stereotypes and stigmas. 

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Ep. 8: Should You Always Be Looking to Grow?

Spencer Powell | Jun 12, 2020 7:15:00 AM | Builder Funnel Radio

Growth in a business is normally a good thing, but there are some circumstances where it might be better to maintain what you have. In this episode, we talk about the good and bad aspects of growth, and how to know when it's time to grow.

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Episode 92: Too Many Leads?

In this episode, Spencer explains why he doesn't believe in "too many leads". He talks about how more leads can lead to better leads, especially if you introduce a good pre-qualification process.

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New home construction grows in rural areas as the market stabilizes

This week, Taylor covers the ongoing stability in the housing market, why the price of home building materials may actually be decreasing, and how new construction is growing in rural and low-density areas.

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Ep. 7: HR Nightmares & How to Deal With Them

Spencer Powell | Jun 5, 2020 7:15:00 AM | Builder Funnel Radio

Having to resolve HR issues can be challenging, especially issues that involve a family member. In this episode, Wes and Brooks give us their thoughts on how to deal with difficult situations along with going about solving them. 

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Episode 91: How to Implement a Virtual Selling Strategy for Your Construction Business w/ Bryan Kaplan

In this episode, Bryan Kaplan of Construction Consulting gives timely tips on how to sell better virtually. In recent months, construction business have switched much of their sales to digital environments. Here is how to use a digital sales environment to your advantage.

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Remodeling projects go on, and a new app connects students to skilled trades

This week, Taylor covers the stability of the housing market, how a new app is connecting students to the skilled trades, and how the roofing industry is expected to grow to nearly $132 billion dollars by the year 2027. 

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Ep. 6: How to Separate Family Life & Business Life

Spencer Powell | May 28, 2020 7:26:20 AM | Builder Funnel Radio

Welcome to the sixth episode of the Building a Family Business podcast! In this episode, we discuss the importance of work-life balance when operating a family business, which can be challenging if you're working with family members. 

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Ep. 5: Build the Next Generation & Prepare Future Leaders

Spencer Powell | May 26, 2020 2:35:21 PM | Builder Funnel Radio

Welcome to the fifth episode of the Building a Family Business podcast! In this episode we discuss the importance of being a leader and setting a positive example for others along with how to develop leadership in your company.

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Episode 90: The Power of Internet Marketing for Construction Businesses

In this episode, Spencer discusses the power that internet marketing can have when used well and the importance of getting scrappy and creative with your business during difficult times.

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