The Construction Leading Edge Podcast

EPISODE 307: 70% of construction businesses fail in the first five years. Alarmingly, the construction industry also has the second highest rate of suicide of all workplace industries. 

What if some of the most painful issues that construction business owners deal with can be traced back to a wrong belief?

In this week’s episode, we’ll discuss how you should reexamine your job as CEO of a construction company.

Today, I’ll unveil the biggest problems that most construction business owners face, how to prepare yourself as a leader to sustain your business growth, the problem with the if attitude, and so much more!

Tune in now!

Key Takeaways:

Introduction (00:00)

The biggest lie (01:23)

Biggest problems for construction business owners (04:20)

The story of Tanner, who wants to be a starting catcher (05:51)

What happens when you’re focused on getting something (10:08)

The question you should be asking yourself (12:07)

Two attitudes toward preparation (15:18)

The problems with the “if attitude” (17:07)

Questions for you to think about (20:36)

What does it look like to prepare as a leader (22:44)

Final thoughts (24:41)


Additional Resources:

- Join the FREE Get Paid for Estimates Masterclass HERE

- Get your FREE customized blueprint to systematize your construction business HERE

- Hear our clients' success stories HERE 


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