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Happy Father’s Day

Happy Father’s Day

Happy Father’s Day! The LBM industry is full of fathers that have been teaching and guiding, both professionally and personally. It’s an honor to have my father and mentor, Pat Thorne, as this episode’s guest. In this episode, we discuss his time and over 50 years of...

The Perfect Storm

The Perfect Storm

The LBM Industry is in the Perfect Storm, a condition unlike anything this industry has seen before. Demand is up, but Supply is down. So how do you find a balance? In Episode 33, Brett goes over the historic background that set the stage for the current climate,...

You’re Ready to Sell, But Is Your Business?

You’re Ready to Sell, But Is Your Business?

In our industry, 2020 was a year of mergers and acquisitions. If you have ever thought about selling your business, now is the time. But more importantly, is your business ready for sale? In this episode, I meet with Ryan Brown of Next Level Essentials, and we discuss...

Cocktails with the Queens of the LBM

Cocktails with the Queens of the LBM

This episode is a perfect model of this amazing industry. The Lumber/Building Materials industry is an essential industry that has space and freedom to have some fun and this show is nothing short of that. This episode was actually recorded as a happy hour with some...

The Eye of the Beholder

The Eye of the Beholder

The depth and opportunities for the art industry are vast and amazing.  In Episode 29, I connect with Martha Weidmann from Nine Dot Arts to find out how they are adding the beauty of art to the building materials industry and the passion, detail, and commitment...

Don’t Sell Yourself Short…ages

Don’t Sell Yourself Short…ages

Product shortages have become the new norm in our current and future market conditions. Despite the challenges, shortages can be handled with positive effects both short term and long term. If you or your company do not have a plan to overcome product shortage...

You Don’t Need The Practice, You Need To Get Paid

You Don’t Need The Practice, You Need To Get Paid

At the end of the day, what matters is getting paid. This does not belittle quality, service, or customer satisfaction, but it does signify job completion. Unfortunately, the final step can sometimes be the most challenging. In this episode, we discuss everything you...

New Year, New Career

New Year, New Career

Is your New Year’s Resolution a new job or career change? Tune into this episode with James Aiken with Legacy Search. We breakdown his Talent Marketing Guide and provide listeners with all of the necessary steps and tools to best position themselves for achieving...

2021 Has Begun

2021 Has Begun

It's time to celebrate as the Building The Future Podcast turns 1 year old!! On this first episode of the new year, I reflect back on the beginning of the re-roaring 20's as well as provide some goals for 2021.   

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