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Listen to The Builder Nuggets Podcast where builders and remodelers share the elements of success needed to transform your business into a valuable asset that thrives using less of your time. Discover how to predictably scale your business, free yourself from day to day operations and develop your exit strategy and legacy. Duane Johns and Dave Young will show you how to build a thriving business that allows you to spend more time doing what you love. Enjoy the stories, strategies and tactics that have helped hundreds of contractors like you build better lives.

Listen to The Builder Nuggets Podcast where builders and remodelers share the elements of success needed to transform your business into a valuable asset that thrives using less of your time. Discover how to predictably scale your business, free yourself from day to day operations and develop your exit strategy and legacy. Duane Johns and Dave Young will show you how to build a thriving business that allows you to spend more time doing what you love. Enjoy the stories, strategies and tactics that have helped hundreds of contractors like you build better lives.

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United States

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Listen to The Builder Nuggets Podcast where builders and remodelers share the elements of success needed to transform your business into a valuable asset that thrives using less of your time. Discover how to predictably scale your business, free yourself from day to day operations and develop your exit strategy and legacy. Duane Johns and Dave Young will show you how to build a thriving business that allows you to spend more time doing what you love. Enjoy the stories, strategies and tactics that have helped hundreds of contractors like you build better lives.

Language:

English


Episodes

EP 71: Deep Wealth

5/10/2022
Guest Jeffrey Feldberg discusses how to increase the value of your business by preparing it for a liquidity event. Show highlights include: If you’d like to book a free strategy call with Jeffrey, email him at jeffrey@deepwealth.com or visit his site at https://deepwealth.com. To get the most out of this podcast, or connect with Duane and Dave, head over to https://buildernuggets.com and join our active community of like-minded builders and remodelers.

Duration:00:49:08

EP 70: Ready, Set, Grow

5/3/2022
A business developer shares how she took a top Salt Lake City Custom Home Builder to new levels by practicing, understanding her team’s value, and telling the right stories. Show highlights include: If you’d like check out the amazing homes Karen builds, follow Alair Homes Salt Lake on Instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/alairhomessaltlake To get the most out of this podcast, or connect with Duane and Dave, head over to https://buildernuggets.com and join our active community of...

Duration:00:48:55

EP 69: The New Reality

4/26/2022
We are in a new reality. We’re not going back to what used to be considered NORMAL. In this episode I talk with Business Coach and friend Scott Beebe from My Business on Purpose. Scott is a past guest and if you are a regular listener you will remember him from one of our most popular episodes, one of the early ones, episode 02 You Can’t Scale Chaos. Show highlights include: For more on Scott and his coaching programs for contractors, visit https://www.mybusinessonpurpose.com/. To get the...

Duration:00:18:42

EP 68: Great Brands

4/19/2022
A brand is an intangible marketing or business concept that helps people identify a company, product, or individual. People often confuse brands with things like logos, slogans, or other recognizable marks, which are marketing tools that help promote goods and services. We dive into what these intangible parts are and the impact they have. Show highlights include: If you'd like to check out Ted’s magazine, you can find it here: https://www.buildmagazine.com/. And you can tune into his...

Duration:00:37:44

EP 67: 2022 State of the Industry

4/12/2022
Our guest on this episode is Russ Stephens, the co-founder of the Association of Professional Builders (APB) which is a leading business coaching company dedicated to improving the residential construction industry for both builders and consumers. Join us as he discusses the 2022 State of the Residential Construction Industry. Show highlights include: If you'd like to check out Russ’s company, the Association of Professional Builders, you can find their website here:...

Duration:00:53:54

EP 66: Multiplicity

4/5/2022
Have you ever wished you could clone yourself? A virtual assistant allows you to get more things done in less time. Think of a VA as an additional member of your team that is laser focused on helping you get your tasks done. Show highlights include: If you’d like to learn more about how a virtual assistance can create more freedom in your business, check out BELAY here: https://belaysolutions.com/ To get the most out of this podcast, or connect with Duane and Dave, head over to...

Duration:00:41:04

EP 65: Inflation is an Opportunity

3/29/2022
Inflation is upon us, and probably here to stay. You can look at this as a negative or see it as an opportunity. It’s all about how you position your business for the future. Join us for a conversation with Spencer Powel from Builder Funnel Academy. Show highlights include: If you’d like to chat with Spencer and see how his team can turn your website into a lead generation machine, go to https://builderfunnel.com. To get the most out of this podcast, or connect with Duane and Dave, head...

Duration:00:33:59

EP 64: More Storytelling, Less Reporting

3/22/2022
People want to do business with People. What types of things are you doing in your business, or for your team, that could be shared with others? Join us for a conversation with returning guest Pamela Durkin as she urges all of us to do more storytelling and less reporting. Show highlights include: If you’d like to read Pamela’s book, Elevate!, you can find it on Amazon here. If you’d like to set up an interview to see how she can help your business, send her an email at...

Duration:00:34:49

EP 63: Embracing Technology

3/15/2022
Embracing technology to improve your business and elevate our industry. Show highlights include: If you’d like to connect with Paul, you can visit his website at https://www.pkbuilders.com/ or on Instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/paulkowalskibuilders/. To get the most out of this podcast, or connect with Duane and Dave, head over to https://buildernuggets.com and join our active community of like-minded builders and remodelers.

Duration:00:42:52

EP 62: Diversity is Undeniable

3/8/2022
Building the workforce of the future is difficult. Everyone knows the struggles faced by the construction industry when it comes to finding skilled trades or hiring employees. Join us for a conversation with Christi Powell and Judy Dinelle from 84 Lumber and the things they are doing to bring change to the industry. Show highlights include: If you’d like to connect with Nick or NS Builders, you can find their website here https://ns.builders/ and their Instagram page here:...

Duration:00:47:00

EP 61: The Booth Interview

3/1/2022
Duane Johns sits down with Nick Schiffer from NS Builders for a live interview from the show floor at the 2022 International Builders Show in Orlando, Florida. Show highlights include: If you’d like to connect with Nick or NS Builders, you can find their website here https://ns.builders/ and their Instagram page here: https://www.instagram.com/nsbuilders/ To get the most out of this podcast, or connect with Duane and Dave, head over to https://buildernuggets.com and join our active...

Duration:00:23:52

EP 60: Unstuck Yourself

2/22/2022
Being an entrepreneur can be a grind. Mike Malatesta learned this the hard way. He endured tragedy and failure - then shifted. Now a best-selling author - he’s on a mission to help other business owners get unstuck Show highlights include: You can grab Mike’s book, Owner Shift, and find more helpful content about building your business on his site https://mikemalatesta.com To get the most out of this podcast, or connect with Duane and Dave, head over to https://buildernuggets.com and join...

Duration:00:41:05

EP 59: A Business Owner that Builds

2/15/2022
Founders of construction and remodeling companies will tell you there are many different roads to starting a business. This week we hear how a self-taught sub-contractor transitioned to building a growing home remodeling company - and the difficult choice he made of building his business, instead of building for it. In the midst of launching a third company branch, Ken Combs sits down to talk us through his past mistakes and the bumpy road to scaling a successful business. Show highlights...

Duration:00:41:46

EP 58: Recruiting Myths 4, 5 & 6

2/8/2022
Everyone’s competing for talent, but who’s doing it right? Well, our guests on this episode certainly are. These guys have cracked to code on how to reach top construction professionals all across North America. We’re back with Ed and Paul from Contractor Staffing Source to bust myths 4, 5, and 6 on recruiting. Show highlights include: If you want to learn more about Paul and Ed and the hiring services they provide, you can visit https://www.contractorstaffingsource.com. Or hit us through...

Duration:01:28:48

EP 57: Pressure is a Privilege

2/1/2022
If you are building a business you have undoubtedly felt the pressure, but that pressure is an opportunity to create more for yourself and the people around you. Our guest for this episode is Jayson Lowe, who shares his experiences around building a business that lasts, and the responsibility that comes with being successful. Show highlights include: If you’d like to connect with Jayson, you send him a message on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/thebankernextdoor/, LinkedIn here:...

Duration:00:47:05

EP 56: Mark Doesn’t Smile Enough

1/25/2022
Mark Neave from NSM Construction has gone on a 20 year journey to uncover his recipe for success. At times that journey was a grind when he couldn’t muscle through. He figured out that “Showing Up” was always a great starting point. Even a mindset. Now he’s on a predictable path to sustained growth. Show highlights include: If you’d like to connect with Mark, you can visit his website here: https://www.nsmconstruction.com/. To get the most out of this podcast, or connect with Duane and...

Duration:00:38:58

EP 55: See the Investment Not the Cost

1/18/2022
Most entrepreneurs have overcome one, if not all, of the following four things at some point in their life: bankruptcy, depression, the highest level of anxiety, and a traumatic experience. The most difficult thing to overcome is the inherent competition in the world of building businesses. Justin Breen dives into the secrets behind having a collaborative mindset and how you should only spend time and energy with people who get it. Show highlights include: If you’d like to learn more about...

Duration:00:39:51

EP 54: Hungry, Humble & Smart

1/11/2022
Building a successful business can provide you the freedom to do other things and spend time doing what you love. And that may just be starting other businesses. Our guest Sean Sullivan started out as a remodeler and subcontractor that took on various small projects. His persistence and appetite for continuous learning transformed his business, Living Stone Design + Build, into the award winning custom home and renovation firm that it is today. Show highlights include: If you’d like to...

Duration:00:32:00

EP 53: The People Plan

1/4/2022
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. Join us as Steve Barkhouse shows us why valuing your people as individuals can create freedom for them and your whole team. Let's jump into the retention business. Show highlights include: If you’d like to learn more about Steve and how to build a company culture your staff loves, check...

Duration:00:44:19

EP 52: Best of 2021

12/28/2021
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. As a thank you for all your support we want to kick-off 2022 with some new surprises for how Builder Nuggets can help you build freedom, elevate your team, and how you can become more involved! Show highlights include: To get the most out of this...

Duration:01:06:05