The Construction Leading Edge Podcast

"Spencer, can you deposit $1 million on Monday?"  How did Spencer Padgett reply to his banker's request?  How did his homebuilding business survive the recession.  How did a Snickers bar cost $40,000?

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What you'll learn about in this construction podcast episode:

  • Leadership lessons from Spencer's tenure in the Naval Academy and the United States Marine Corps.
  • The cautionary tale of "The $40,000 Snickers Bar."
  • How Spencer's company pivoted to survive the recession of 2008.
  • The importance of "grit."
  • Business lessons Spencer has picked up from working with a software company.
  • Why did Spencer make the transition from homebuilder to working as Builder-in-Residence at CoConstruct?

How to get in touch with Spencer Padgett:

Connect with Spencer on LinkedIn

CoConstruct's website - www.coconstruct.com

Other resources mentioned in this construction podcast episode:

Register for The Advance Spring 2019 in Fort Meyers, FL on April 12-13

Get your free 10 day trial of The Construction Business Accelerator

Webinars and training resources for construction business owners

Free video series: Secrets of Successful Contractors

Free Strategy Call – Own a construction business? Click here to schedule your free strategy session with Todd Dawalt.

Tired of Bookkeeping? Learn about a way to offload those headaches so you can do what makes you money 

Direct download: 110_Spencer_Padgett.mp3
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Here's what you're going to get from my conversation with Devon Tilly from The Art of Construction Podcast:

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What you'll learn about in this construction podcast episode:

  • Trends that are coming soon you need to be aware of.
  • Is the proliferation of technology in construction helping...or hurting?
  • Advice for tech folks who want to have meaningful discussions with contractors.
  • How to NOT get left behind by technology.

Be sure to subscribe to The Art of Construction Podcast hosted by Devon Tilly!

 

Other resources mentioned in this construction podcast episode:

Get your free 10 day trial of The Construction Business Accelerator

Webinars and training resources for construction business owners

Free video series: Secrets of Successful Contractors

Free Strategy Call – Own a construction business? Click here to schedule your free strategy session with Todd Dawalt.

Tired of Bookkeeping? Learn about a way to offload those headaches so you can do what makes you money 

Direct download: 109_Devon_Tilly_WAV_export.mp3
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What would you do if you were going to start a business?  I'm thinking about hiring someone in the office.  How do I get my guys to be more productive.  I answer these common questions in this episode.

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What you'll learn about in this construction podcast episode:

  • The surprising question I ask people who say they want to start a business. 
  • Why you don't want to be the guy with a hammer in search of a nail.
  • How to figure out the type of work that is in your wheelhouse.
  • Some criteria I would look for in an ideal business.
  • What I advise my clients to do before they hire someone.
  • Why you might want to "outsource and reallocate," and how to do it.
  • What activities should you NOT be doing efficiently?
  • What you need to do first if you want your people to be more productive.
  • The parable of Eight Pickles, and what you can learn from it.

Other resources mentioned in this construction podcast episode:

Get your free 10 day trial of The Construction Business Accelerator

Webinars and training resources for construction business owners

Free video series: Secrets of Successful Contractors

Free Strategy Call – Own a construction business? Click here to schedule your free strategy session with Todd Dawalt.

Tired of Bookkeeping? Learn about a way to offload those headaches so you can do what makes you money 

Direct download: 108_QA_with_Todd_WAV.mp3
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