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Snowfighters Institute Podcast

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This is the Snowfighters Institute podcast, where you will hear directly from some of the most interesting people in the professional snow and ice management industry – to learn about their successes, to hear about the challenges they faced along the way, and to have their perspective on critical issues facing our industry today. Hosted by Phil Harwood (Phil@GrowTheBench.com). Follow our social media feeds and check out upcoming events at SnowfightersInstitute.com.

This is the Snowfighters Institute podcast, where you will hear directly from some of the most interesting people in the professional snow and ice management industry – to learn about their successes, to hear about the challenges they faced along the way, and to have their perspective on critical issues facing our industry today. Hosted by Phil Harwood (Phil@GrowTheBench.com). Follow our social media feeds and check out upcoming events at SnowfightersInstitute.com.

Location:

United States

Description:

This is the Snowfighters Institute podcast, where you will hear directly from some of the most interesting people in the professional snow and ice management industry – to learn about their successes, to hear about the challenges they faced along the way, and to have their perspective on critical issues facing our industry today. Hosted by Phil Harwood (Phil@GrowTheBench.com). Follow our social media feeds and check out upcoming events at SnowfightersInstitute.com.

Language:

English

Contact:

2487568035


Episodes

Snowfighters Institute Podcast - Tom Canete Interview

3/23/2022
Listen in as Snowfighters Institute Managing Partner, Phil Harwood, interviews Tom Canete, President & CEO of Canete Landscape and Snow Management, based in Wayne, NJ. In this episode, Tom shares about how he was inspired, how his values were shaped, and how he built his business at a young age. As a snow industry icon with almost 40 years of industry experience, Tom also shares some great advice about the snow business and tells about what it's like to staff up to 400+ people to provide...

Duration:00:46:25

Snowfighters Institute Podcast - David Lammers Interview

2/11/2022
Listen in as Snowfighters Institute Managing Partner, Phil Harwood, interviews David Lammers from Garden Grove Landscaping, based in Waterdown, Ontario. David and his brother, Paul, started their company in 1990 and have over 30 years of hands-on experience. In this podcast, we explore the topics of working in a partnership with a family member, building a culture based on values, and focusing on a clear strategic direction.

Duration:00:48:06

Snowfighters Institute Podcast - Dave Warrick Jr. Interview

1/21/2022
Listen in as Snowfighters Institute Managing Partner, Phil Harwood, interviews Dave Warrick Jr. from Warrick Properties Group LLC, based in Hamilton, NJ. Dave is a second-generation owner, full-time police officer, husband, father, and is passionate about the snow business.

Duration:00:48:43

Snowfighters Institute Podcast - Kim Gottschalk Interview

12/1/2021
Listen in as Snowfighters Institute Managing Partner, Phil Harwood, interviews Kim Gottschalk from Garrick-Santo Landscape Company, based in Wilmington, MA, about how the company is proactively preparing for a transition from first-generation ownership to the second generation.

Duration:00:32:41

Snowfighters Institute Podcast - Josh Flynn Interview

11/10/2021
Listen in as Snowfighters Institute Managing Partner, Phil Harwood, interviews Josh Flynn, CEO of Seabreeze Property Services, based in Portland, Maine. Seabreeze was founded in 1994 and provides year-round property services to some of Maine’s most prominent facilities, neighborhoods, and private residences.

Duration:00:52:14

Snowfighters Institute Podcast - Carlos del Pozo Interview

10/21/2021
Listen in as Snowfighters Institute Managing Partner, Phil Harwood, interviews Carlos del Pozo, co-founder of Team Engine, a provider of solutions for blue-collar businesses seeking to improve the effectiveness of recruiting, build better teams, manage teams more easily, and retain teams longer.

Duration:00:45:44

Snowfighters Institute Podcast - Announcing Snowbidder.com

9/9/2021
Listen in as Snowfighters Institute Managing Partners Phil Harwood and Neal Glatt introduce Snowbidder with Mike Lindenbaum, CEO of Sitefotos and mastermind of Snowbidder.

Duration:00:39:22

Snowfighters Institute Podcast - Neal Glatt & Phil Harwood

8/6/2021
Listen in as Snowfighters Institute managing partners, Phil Harwood and Neal Glatt, provide an insightful analysis of the industry, industry events, and opportunities for professional development for the remainder of 2021 and into 2022.

Duration:00:58:21

Snowfighters Institute Podcast - John Janes Interview

7/16/2021
Listen in as Snowfighters Institute Managing Partner, Phil Harwood, interviews John Janes from Caterpillar, the world’s leading manufacturer construction equipment, about the snow industry, the economy, supply & demand for the industry, and much more.

Duration:00:58:24

Snowfighters Institute Podcast - Tracey Fischer-Gaetz Interview

6/22/2021
Listen in as Snowfighters Institute Managing Partner, Phil Harwood, interviews Tracey Fischer-Gaetz from SnowEx, a leading supplier of snow & ice management equipment, including an extensive line of ice control spreaders, sprayers for liquid products, and brine making equipment, about the state of the industry, demand for equipment, and how SnowEx is listening to its customers in order to innovate and continue to be a leader in the industry.

Duration:00:48:09

Snowfighters Institute Podcast - Will Allen & Ben Westendorf Interview

6/4/2021
Listen in as Snowfighters Institute Podcast host, Phil Harwood, discusses insurance for snow professionals and the concept of an insurance captive with Will Allen, founder of the Green Industry Captive (greenindustrycaptive.com) and Ben Westendorf, owner of Envision Facility Solutions. As options for affordable insurance dry up, the idea of a captive becomes highly attractive. You will not want to miss this episode!

Duration:00:45:07

Snowfighters Institute Podcast - John Berlingieri Interview

5/11/2021
Listen in as Snowfighters Institute Podcast host, Phil Harwood, interviews John Berlingieri from Barrington Snow Removal, located in central Long Island, NY. John's story is a classic American journey of an immigrant family growing a successful business, where he was exposed to high-precision manufacturing and business management practices. Today, John is a multi-faceted entrepreneur with several business ventures, in addition to his snow & ice management company.

Duration:00:42:49

Snowfighters Institute Podcast - Seth Bowen Interview

4/29/2021
Listen in as Snowfighters Institute Podcast host, Phil Harwood, interviews Seth Bowen, President of Three Men and a Shovel Landscaping of Logan, Utah about how he has strategically transformed his company over the past two decades and his perspectives about the snow & ice industry, technology, equipment, and more.

Duration:00:57:20

Snowfighters Institute Podcast - Ryan Dempsey Interview

4/7/2021
Listen in as Snowfighters Institute Managing Partner, Phil Harwood, interviews Ryan Dempsey, Managing Partner of The East End Group, a multi-faceted facilities management firm with one of our industry's largest snow & ice management programs.

Duration:00:45:03

Snowfighters Institute Podcast - Tom Marsan Interview

3/18/2021
Listen in as Snowfighters Institute Podcast host, Phil Harwood, interviews Tom Marsan from Beverly Companies, a diversified outdoor property services firm in the Chicagoland market, about his unique experience in the snow & ice industry, in addition to hearing about his professional football career, balancing work with a family of six, and much more.

Duration:00:51:07

Snowfighters Institute Podcast - Eric Mangum Interview

3/10/2021
Listen in as Snowfighters Institute Managing Partner, Phil Harwood, interviews Eric Mangum from Caterpillar, the world’s leading manufacturer of construction equipment, including Cat® articulated trucks, backhoe loaders, dozers, engines, excavators, generators, motor graders, skid steer loaders and wheel loaders.

Duration:00:44:06

Snowfighters Institute Podcast - Billy Minor Interview

3/4/2021
Listen in as Snowfighters Institute Podcast host, Phil Harwood, interviews Billy Minor, owner of several snow industry businesses including the IBG Magic dealership for Indiana, Kentucky, and Tennessee. Injured while serving in the U.S. military, Billy has overcome challenges that most of us will never face. Hear about his unique journey and approach to business in the snow industry.

Duration:00:41:49

Snowfighters Institute Podcast - Sean Carrington Interview

2/11/2021
Listen in as Snowfighters Institute Podcast host, Phil Harwood, interviews Sean Carrington from Carrington Lawn & Landscape, based in Middleton, Wisconsin, about his experience as a business owner, making big investments in leading-edge equipment, using technology, being involved in an industry peer group, his outlook in the professional snow & ice management industry, and balancing personal and professional commitments.

Duration:00:51:22

Snowfighters Institute Podcast - Aaron Graber Interview

1/28/2021
Listen in as Snowfighters Institute Managing Partner, Phil Harwood, interviews Aaron Graber from Venture Products, manufacturer of Ventrac tractors and attachments.

Duration:00:46:51

Snowfighters Institute Podcast - Donna Garner Interview

12/23/2020
Listen in as Snowfighters Institute Managing Partner, Phil Harwood, interviews Donna Garner, CMO of Arborgold, about how technology is allowing green industry business owners to be better informed, to make better decisions, and to improve profitability.

Duration:00:48:32