Contractor Cents

Discover ideas, tactics, news, and information that matters to your contracting business and you. Increase productivity, profitability, customer and employee satisfaction.

Contractor Cents - Episode 217 - Know Your Lien Rights, Pay on Pay Rights, and More

How do you make sure you are covered when you sign a contract? What
about pay on pay clauses or lien rights? Karalynn Cromeens, Owner and
Managing partner of the Cromeens Law Firm, gives you the answers to these
questions and more.

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Ruth King
Twitter - @RuthKing
 
Podcast Produced by
Nick Uttam

Contractor Cents - Episode 216 - Stupid Truck Things Contractors Do When It Is Busy

Join Ruth King as she explains three really dumb things contractors do with
their fleet when it is busy. Once Ruth reveals them, you won’t do them
again!

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Ruth King
Twitter - @RuthKing
 
Podcast Produced by
Nick Uttam

Contractor Cents - Episode 215 - How To Be Uncopyable & Highly Effective

What does it take to be a superstar salesperson?  One who is laser focused on your company’s moose? My guest, Kay Miller, explains your sales peoples’ moose and how to make them uncopyable and highly effective. 

Here is Kay Miller's email kay@uncopyablesales.com so you can get the "Moose Strategy" chapter of her book Uncopyable Sales Secrets

 

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Ruth King
Twitter - @RuthKing
 
Podcast Produced by
Nick Uttam

Contractor Cents - Episode 214 - Training For The Future

Training is critical, and the traditional classroom will soon be a thing of the past – of course they will still be some…but the majority of your employees want to be trained in a method they are comfortable with – electronic, digitally, and using virtual reality.  Find out more with my guest, Doug Donovan, CEO of Interplay Learning Technologies.

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Ruth King
Twitter - @RuthKing
 
Podcast Produced by
Nick Uttam

Contractor Cents - Episode 213 - Teamwork

Teamwork.  Critical for producing a high performance team. How do you do it?  How do you make sure your team members are pulling in the same direction that you are?  That they fit your culture?  My guest, Natalie Dawson, gives you the answers to these questions and more.

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Ruth King
Twitter - @RuthKing
 
Podcast Produced by
Nick Uttam

Contractor Cents - Episode 212 - 5 Ways To Avoid Lawsuits

Lawsuits are stressful, painful, and not fun.  What can you do to avoid them?  My guest, Scott Reib, America’s Legal Coach, gives you five ways to avoid them and shatterproof your business.

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Ruth King
Twitter - @RuthKing
 
Podcast Produced by
Nick Uttam

Contractor Cents - Episode 211 - Hiring The Right People

What if you had help finding people who wanted to change careers and were interested in HVAC? What if you had people who vetted these career changers and put them through a basic HVAC course before you hired them?
My guest, Alex Coleman, founder of Faraday, is doing just that.

Podcast Sponsor is Profitability Movement - https://profitability-movement.mn.co

Ruth King
Twitter - @RuthKing
 
Podcast Produced by
Nick Uttam

Contractor Cents - Episode 210 - ”Brand”Yourself

The word “brand” has been tossed around for years in our industry.  But, branding in a vacuum won’t help you.  What will? Taking branding, marketing, and customer experience into consideration.  My guest, Matt Christ, partner and brand strategist for Brand3 can help you.

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Ruth King
Twitter - @RuthKing
 
Podcast Produced by
Nick Uttam

Contractor Cents - Episode 209 - Got Mold?

When your techs enters peoples’ homes or offices, they are likely to encounter mold at times.  What is the right thing to do?  My guest. Jason Earle, founder of Got Mold?  discusses what your techs should do

10 percent off discount code: contractor10
 

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Ruth King
Twitter - @RuthKing
 
Podcast Produced by
Nick Uttam

Contractor Cents - Episode 208 - How Rewards Programs Can Help Your Business

How rewards programs can help your business. The national survey of contractors was just released and
Mike Capizzi gives you how these programs can help build your business.

Podcast Sponsor is Profitability Movement - https://profitability-movement.mn.co

Ruth King
Twitter - @RuthKing
 
Podcast Produced by
Nick Uttam

Contractor Cents - Episode 207 - Women in HVAC

If you have women in your company, whether they are field, sales, or office, there is an organization that supports them (men can join too). There are also scholarships for women going through HVAC schools too. Colleen Keyworth explains how Women in HVACR can help your women team members and your company.

Podcast Sponsor is Profitability Movement - https://profitability-movement.mn.co

Ruth King
Twitter - @RuthKing
 
Podcast Produced by
Nick Uttam

Contractor Cents - Episode 206 - Investing Time

Imagine investing two days and getting ideas you can implement immediately in your business to increase sales, profits and more.  And, find out how you can train your technicians while they work. Join Paula Huband as she explains how to accomplish this.

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Ruth King
Twitter - @RuthKing
 
Podcast Produced by
Nick Uttam

Contractor Cents - Episode 205 - Continuous Sales Improvement

A sales training course rarely produces results long term. What does?  Commitment to sales training for a few minutes every day. My guest, Eric Lofholm, author of the book, Continuous Sales Improvement, discusses why a little bit of effort every day produces phenomenal sales results over the long term.

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Ruth King
Twitter - @RuthKing
 
Podcast Produced by
Nick Uttam

Contractor Cents - Episode 204 - Virtual Inspections

Inspections take a lot of time waiting for the inspector. Now you can do them
virtually in some states. Kurt Denninghoff explains how.

Podcast Sponsor is Profitability Movement - https://profitability-movement.mn.co

Ruth King
Twitter - @RuthKing
 
Podcast Produced by
Nick Uttam

Contractor Cents - Episode 203 - 3 Easy Ways to Increase Revenues & Profits

February is traditionally one of the slower revenue and profit months of the year.  I discuss three easy ways to increase revenues and profits in slower times

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Ruth King
Twitter - @RuthKing
 
Podcast Produced by
Nick Uttam

Contractor Cents - Episode 202 - Employee Retention

Employee retention:  one of the keys to growing a profitable business.  Rick Houcek gives you three key actions to take to increase employee retention in your company.

Podcast Sponsor is Profitability Movement - https://profitability-movement.mn.co

Ruth King
Twitter - @RuthKing
 
Podcast Produced by
Nick Uttam

Contractor Cents - Episode 201 - Thinking About Selling Your Business?

Thinking about selling your business either to family, employees or outsiders in the next few years?  Ashish Achlerkar, founder of NearU, discusses how to prepare your business for a sale

Podcast Sponsor is Profitability Movement - https://profitability-movement.mn.co

Ruth King
Twitter - @RuthKing
 
Podcast Produced by
Nick Uttam

Contractor Cents - Episode 200 - I T It’s Like Plumbing, Heating, & Air Conditioning

I T It’s like plumbing, heating, and air conditioning.  When it’s working you never think about it.  But when it breaks…

Join Stephen Price and me as Stephen explains what you can do to keep your IT hardware and software operating at peak efficiency. And, what to do if you have an 8 year old server.

Podcast Sponsor is Profitability Movement - https://profitability-movement.mn.co

Ruth King
Twitter - @RuthKing
 
Podcast Produced by
Nick Uttam

Contractor Cents - Episode 199 - Recruiting & Retention are Critical

Recruiting and retention are critical for both office and field employees.  Join Ken Midgett as he explains how he built a very successful program in Pennsylvania.

Podcast Sponsor is Profitability Movement - https://profitability-movement.mn.co

Ruth King
Twitter - @RuthKing
 
Podcast Produced by
Nick Uttam

Contractor Cents - Episode 198 - Start The Year Off Right

Start the year off right.  Here are six cash mistakes to avoid in 2022

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Ruth King
Twitter - @RuthKing
 
Podcast Produced by
Nick Uttam

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