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Come join me to explore the innovation side of the building materials, coatings & construction industry. Hosted by Tatsuya Nakagawa, Castagra Products, Inc.

Come join me to explore the innovation side of the building materials, coatings & construction industry. Hosted by Tatsuya Nakagawa, Castagra Products, Inc.
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United States

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Come join me to explore the innovation side of the building materials, coatings & construction industry. Hosted by Tatsuya Nakagawa, Castagra Products, Inc.

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English

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Episodes

Ep 13: Selling with the Right Focus

5/13/2019
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Saying “no” to a shiny opportunity is difficult. But if you don’t, it’s easy to get distracted, and before you know it, you’re spread so wide that you’re not able to capitalize on anything. Sales leader, Matt Cullen from Castagra Products, Inc will discuss his thoughts on optimal sales strategy and teamwork. Listen on itunes and google play Please reach out if you have any feedback or questions. Enjoy! tatsuya.n [at] castagra.com Twitter @TatsuyaNakagawa Instagram @tats_n LinkedIn...

Duration:00:34:19

Ep. 12: Forming Winning Partnerships

4/29/2019
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It takes more than luck to engineer a perfect partnership. Curiosity and gaining trust from key players is critical in creating a great match. Skilled innovator and leader, Clark Chow from Plascon Plastics and Inpress Technologies will detail his winning formula for solving difficult client challenges and creating new opportunities. Listen on itunes and google play Please reach out if you have any feedback or questions. Enjoy! tatsuya.n [at] castagra.com Twitter...

Duration:00:31:52

Ep. 11: Doing Less and Achieving More

4/22/2019
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Scaling a business is about doing less not more. It sounds like a contradiction, but it’s true. Where entrepreneurs and innovators fall down is when they add things to their plate, and they forget to take something off. Overloading your plate leads to a lack of consistency, burnout and low-quality work. Serial entrepreneur Jim Estill (Growth zero to $2 billion) will reveal the blueprint that allowed him to achieve massive success in the marketplace and in life. Listen on itunes and...

Duration:00:31:09

Ep. 10: Building Bridges to Opportunity

4/15/2019
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Originality is overrated. Most ideas are borrowed, stolen or modified from other places and reapplied to create new streams of value. If you are only focused on your immediate area or industry, it’s easy to start thinking like everyone else. When you think like everyone else, your opportunity for progress is limited. International business expert, Eric Boycott from Canadian Building Technologies will help you connect the dots between different cultures and industries to help you build a...

Duration:00:48:31

Ep. 9: Tackling Your Weaknesses

4/8/2019
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Most of us understand our weaknesses well but don’t know how to improve them. This lack of understanding can put us in a state of confusion or denial that can get in the way of reaching your true potential. Emotional Intelligence expert, Brent Darnell, will help identify and tackle obstacles that are holding you back from making a breakthrough. Listen on itunes and google play Please reach out if you have any feedback or questions. Enjoy! tatsuya.n [at] castagra.com Twitter...

Duration:00:40:52

Ep. 8: Creating Compelling Stories

4/1/2019
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For those who work day-to-day in a construction business, client projects can begin to seem routine. But, many times, seemingly straight forward projects and client case studies can contain a spark of inspiration that can become a compelling story. Editor In Chief of CoatingsPro Magazine, Stephanie Chizik will reveal how to uncover and develop a great feature story. Listen on itunes and google play Please reach out if you have any feedback or questions. Enjoy! marketing [at]...

Duration:00:41:18

Ep. 7: Developing a Platform for Growth

3/25/2019
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We are all suffering from information overload. As a result, it has become harder to stand out as an individual/company and to have your voice heard. One strategy is to go in the complete opposite direction that everyone else is going... but it takes guts, knowledge and the right support system to do this. Construction entrepreneur and podcast trailblazer, Devon Tilly, will highlight his experience and strategies to keep everything moving forward at warp speed. Listen on itunes and...

Duration:00:23:33

Ep. 6: Collaborate to Change the World

3/18/2019
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Believe it or not, we all possess the ability to change in the world. Whether you’re an innovation leader or pushing change on the front lines, we can make a huge difference. A passing thought, a curious question, or a key insight can spark an idea that could transform the world forever. Peter Roosen, CEO and Chief Innovator at Castagra will outline his methodology and share his key habits for success. Listen on itunes and google play Please reach out if you have any feedback or...

Duration:00:48:58

Ep. 5: Life is good… or is it?

3/11/2019
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Life is good. You’re making good progress towards your goal every day. Everything seems fine - Or is it? Todd Dawalt from Construction Leading Edge will discuss a possible roadblock you may be unknowingly hurtling towards. Listen in and find out how to avoid this troubling situation. Listen on itunes and google play Please reach out if you have any feedback or questions. Enjoy! marketing [at] castagra.com Twitter @TatsuyaNakagawa Instagram @tats_n LinkedIn Tatsuya Nakagawa

Duration:00:41:10

Ep. 4: Are You Focused on Success?

3/4/2019
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Selling in the building materials and construction industry is complicated. It’s complicated because many stakeholders influence the buying process. Knowing where to focus your time and resources is a challenge for any company. Mark Mitchell, a building materials marketing pioneer will dissect this problem and give practical advice on how to move forward. Listen on itunes and google play Please reach out if you have any feedback or questions. Enjoy! marketing [at] castagra.com Twitter...

Duration:00:34:39

Ep. 3: Testing Innovative Products

2/25/2019
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Every building materials and coatings manufacturer feels like their products are the best. They claim to have the best quality, the highest performance, and the best price. The process of selecting the best solution can be especially confusing for the contractor, specifier or property owner, who hears the same story from virtually everyone. Expert contractor and trainer Jef McCurdy will share some of his secret on how to cut through the clutter and get the real deal. Jef McCurdy...

Duration:00:21:33

Ep. 2: Should You Partner Early?

2/19/2019
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They say, “Teamwork Makes the Dreamwork,” but is it always the case? When you’re launching a building products innovation is it better to partner early or build it out? In this episode, I will share my thoughts on this and share a story that may shed some light on the matter. Listen on itunes and google play And remember, please reach out if you have any feedback or questions. Enjoy! marketing [at] castagra.com Twitter @TatsuyaNakagawa Instagram @tats_n LinkedIn Tatsuya Nakagawa

Duration:00:07:04

Ep. 1: Taking the First Step

2/13/2019
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Taking the first step can be terrifying. It can feel like you’re stepping off a cliff with no safety net below. In this episode, I will talk about why I started this podcast and why you need to tackle your fears head-on. Listen on itunes and google play And remember, please reach out if you have any feedback or questions. Enjoy! marketing [at] castagra.com Twitter @TatsuyaNakagawa Instagram @tats_n LinkedIn Tatsuya Nakagawa

Duration:00:07:21