The Construction Leading Edge Podcast

EPISODE 250: Garrett Moore is a former Navy SEAL, and the founder of Agorus, a company tackling the housing shortage, the labor shortage and using software and robotics to build houses in days instead of months.

Here’s what you’ll hear about in this construction podcast with Garrett Moore:

  • How would a team of Navy SEALS build 500 houses.
  • Misconceptions about being a NAVY SEAL.
  • The biggest killer of teamwork.
  • Amateurs train until they get it right and how pros train.
  • How the Pareto principle applies to skilled trades training.
  • Commander’s Intent and how you can use it.
  • The North Star principle.
  • Being stubborn on vision flexible on details.
  • Risk avoidance vs. ownership, and which one creates a low trust environment.
  • Trust allows decentralized command.
  • Who goes first with trust?
  • Why mantras are effective, and a few good ones to remember.
  • What’s better than carrots and sticks?
  • How being lukewarm hurts culture.

Resources mentioned in this construction podcast episode:

Get Out of Your Business: Make it Run Without You This Year: Free online training workshop -

Systematize Your Construction Business Results Program - Apply to work with us:

Raken - Get the data you need to build better projects with an app your field crews will actually use -

How to connect with Garrett Moore, founder of Agorus:

Company website:



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