As woodworkers, we take raw products and create a finished one. Spencer Sheinin manufactured skincare products. How does this relate? Manufacturing and money. Spencer, as an accountant, knows some things about the financial side of manufacturing that you don’t want to miss out on.
Patrick Ellis is super passionate about sake. He’s no craftsman, but he is a businessman who know just how to take things to the next level through listening and implementing. You're gonna be entertained just as much as you're gonna be informed and educated in this episode where we sit down and talk about everything from lean to your family business and most importantly, how to take your business further.
KWAME Christian from Negotiate Anything Podcast joins us to share some valuable information on how to give and get what we need from a negotiation. When it comes down to it, negotiation is all about knowing when to talk and what to say. With the right questions and the right respect, you may just find the right answers and the deal you’re looking for.
Prepare your business for tomorrow today. “The future” isn’t as far away as it may seem which may be tough to think or talk about. This is why it’s important for you to face the facts and start thinking, planning, and talking about the steps you’ll take to keep your business in the best shape for the days to come. Come sit down with Jeremy Reinbolt and myself as he gives you the tips you need to profit from tomorrow.
Today, we’re learning things from a new angle. I spoke with Mark Graban, an expert in lean manufacturing. As a hospital specialist, Mark has always been focused on culture change, leadership, and getting everyone to participate in continuous improvement.
WoodDust was created for people like you, and me, and everyone for that matter. I talked to Evan Dunstone about his event down in Australia, WoodDust, where people of all sorts come together to enjoy woodworking, from technical to art to everything in between. This truly is showing woodworking as an experience. Did I mention the wonderful guests that will be there? There will be a lot. There is so much happening that it would be a shame to miss. For more information, visit...
We all have to deal with the numbers sometime or another. It’s best for everyone, including your business, that there’s a rhyme and reason for everything that happens behind the closed doors of your finance and forecast meetings. I’ve made it simple and explain everything you need to know about getting straight to the point and holding the attention of the small circle in your room to always stay focused on the numbers.
The work is getting done, but how much time, money, and resources are we spending on the work that isn’t getting done? In this episode, Paul Akers talks to us about Lean. Lean is a simple concept about finding better ways to do things. This will help reduce waste in your business. Reduced waste equals more energy spent on the things that matter. The things that are making you, your business, and your guys money. All it takes is re-assessing and re-thinking the way you do things.
We make money, we spend money. That’s the way things go. The real question is how do we spend money wisely? And how do we get our money to make us more money? I sit down with Buck Joffrey in this episode to talk about who, what, and where to invest your hard-earned money.
Evan Dunstone, a custom chairmaker from Australia, believes that woodworking is an experience from creation all the way to the end of his piece’s life. Every chair Evan makes, he knows will bring an extra special piece into someone’s life that will be a part of making memories, providing comfort, and simply being a beautiful part of someone’s home. We talk about everything from the art of woodworking to the importance of bookkeeping when running a successful business.
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I sit down with Ryan Yurek, owner of First Choice Millwork to talk about working in a family business, succession planning and the different methods he implements from self-help books to creating systems to keep his business running perfectly.
In this episode, we’ll help you discover how to get free money from the government with the help of Stephanie Sang, a seasoned consultant from Granted Consulting. Learn how to leverage government funding to help take your business to the next level.
Have you ever asked yourself the question, “What if my guys worked independently?” That’s right. No more stopping every 20 minutes to answer another (maybe dumb) question. It’s all about implementing a set of expectations for your guys. In this episode, I talk about what exactly those expectations should be and how putting those expectations in place can help you and your guys do the deep work that gets stuff done right and on time.
You have a business. Your time is now worth money. If you’re wasting your time, you’re wasting money. Simple. In this episode, I talk about how much money your time is really worth and how to use your time wisely to get the most money for what you give.
We may know or be a William Hair on Fire. Someone who has all the money, the clients, the things, but they have no time. In this episode, I talk about what you can do to keep your business running efficiently so you can spend time where it matters most.
Have you had someone walk into your office and ask you 101 questions while not offering 1 solution? Probably. This episode is a quick overview on how to get your employees to ask less questions and bring your more solutions, freeing up your time while giving them the freedom to make decisions.
Ever thought about selling your business? Who you would sell it to? How long it would even take to sell it? Then what happens after? These are all things you’ll learn in this week’s episode on selling your woodwork shop for maximum profit. I talk about the different types of buyers, what they’re looking for, and just how long it takes to get from Point A to Point B after finding the right buyer.
Through this episode, I address how I can help you by telling you all about my coaching program, 90-Day Profit Lab, made specifically for woodworkers and others in the trade. It’s is a way for you to get started in a real manageable chunk to turn your business in the direction you want. The work can be hard, but the goal is always to double your profits so you can double your time off. And who wouldn’t want that?
I’m going to show you easiest, most basic and proven way to find good people. The approach is simple and straight to the point--the A-frame sign. Yup- I’m not kidding. It works. But you have to follow the system. It’s also easy to mess up and then you waste time and money. Of course there are some pros and cons to this and a few strange warnings I have to give you. Like the funny but true fact that my Italian dad likes to “ ** find **” frames like these for his tomatoes to grow on! There’s a...
Meetings can be a real hassle, right? But there is a way to have quick effective meetings that people actually look forward to. I happened to be be at Ankit’s office when he held whats called a Huddle meeting. So i invited him to share HOW and WHY he does it as well as the value it brings. He also shared a meeting agenda with us that you’ll find useful. Tune in!