Mon, 7 August 2023
EPISODE 299: What does it take to grow a successful custom home building company?
In today's episode, we've invited a Systematize Your Construction Business (SYCB) client, Alex Gregg, a teacher-turned-construction-business-owner of Gregg Homebuilding, a Tennessee-based company specializing in custom-built and spec homes.
Today, Alex shares the key concepts that moved the needle for his custom home building business and how he became a better leader.
He also talks about how his company was able to switch from giving away free estimates to charging pre-construction services agreements, the major takeaways he had from joining SYCB, and more.
Make sure to tune in so you won't miss it!
From teaching to homebuilding (01:07)
What was it like starting a construction company in 2008? (04:19)
Spec vs. custom home building (05:48)
Misconceptions about custom home building (09:26)
Keys to growing a successful custom building business (13:57)
The truth about giving away free estimates (16:52)
The Kent Hooper story (20:28)
Why is it important for Alex to become a better leader? (27:07)
Delegating outcomes vs. delegating tasks (32:07)
The biggest problems that Alex had before joining SYCB (36:01)
What is nailing the handoff and its impact on Alex's business? (52:43)
The turning-the-tables concept (56:29)
Working ON vs. working IN (58:03)
The 3 key concepts that grew his construction business (59:27)
Life after implementing what he learned from SYCB (1:07:53)
His most valuable takeaway as being part of the CEO Alliance (1:11:41)
The biggest truth about running a business (1:16:06)
Rapid-fire lightning round questions (1:19:20)
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