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Halftime of the Re-Roaring 20’s Part II

Halftime of the Re-Roaring 20’s Part II

The re-roaring 20's have begun and are living up to the name to say the least. Just past the halfway mark of 2020, the world and our country has tilted a direction unfamiliar to most. In this episode, I connect with dealers from different regions of the country to...

Halftime of the Re-Roaring 20’s Part 1

Halftime of the Re-Roaring 20’s Part 1

The re-roaring 20's have begun and are living up to the name to say the least. Just past the halfway mark of 2020, the world and our country has tilted a direction unfamiliar to most. In this episode, I connect with dealers from different regions of the country to...

Let Your Voice Be Heard

Let Your Voice Be Heard

It is more important now than ever for our industries voice to be heard. Walter Foxworth and I discuss legislative advocacy and why it is so important. If we want changes in building the future, they have to be made by us. For more information of Walter Foxworth and...

Failure to Launch…Successfully

Failure to Launch…Successfully

Failure to plan is the same as planning to fail. Often times when new products are launched there is no plan of going to market and this is the reason that every year there are new products that never get off the ground level and fail. In this episode Tom Zimmerman of...

Finding the Power In You

Finding the Power In You

On this episode with Rick Davis, we talk about personal development and growth. Rick shares his success stories and how you can use his information and experience to achieve your goals. If you want to find out more about Rick, check out episode #6....

If We Don’t Build It Up, They Won’t Come

If We Don’t Build It Up, They Won’t Come

One of the key components of building the future of our industry is bringing new people into our industry. We must also educate them on the opportunities and give them the tools & skills necessary to succeed. As an industry we all have to do this because nobody...

The Credit Overlord

The Credit Overlord

Sales are worthless if you never get paid for them. This reason alone is why collections are so important but collections are only one piece of the credit management puzzle. Thea Dudley, The Credit Overlord, joins me to define credit management and confirm why it is...

The Year of the Corona

The Year of the Corona

The COVID-19 virus has put the world at a tilt and has etched 2020 into the pages of history. As America is reopening for business, the direction of the economy has undergone many shifts and is still looking for solid stable ground to progress. Craig Webb and I...

Memoirs of a Headhunter

Memoirs of a Headhunter

If your #1 assets are your employees, then your recruiting and hiring process needs to be on the same level. If it's not, Building Gurus and the Building The Future Podcast are here to help. And if that's not enough, Rikka Brandon will find your next needle! For more...

The Lumberyard Whisperer

The Lumberyard Whisperer

When you're in the trenches, it's often difficult to see the entire field. Craig Webb came to this industry over a decade ago as a professional journalist and has been giving a construction commentary that starts from the outside looking in. For more information on...

DIY with Strong-Tie

DIY with Strong-Tie

Simpson Strong-Tie has been an anchor to the professional of the building materials industry for over 60 years. They have been innovative in their production and manufacturing that has been building safer, stronger structures both commercial and residential. They are...

Winning at Company Culture Part #1

Winning at Company Culture Part #1

If you want the very best company culture, then you have to learn from the very best. In this episode, Ken Wilbanks gives a profound definition of world-class company culture and a playbook of how to achieve it. If you're in the pursuit of excellence, this episode is...

This is the Sexy Industry

This is the Sexy Industry

This is the sexy industry! From the homes we build to the structures we create, Rick Davis gives insight on how this industry is the hidden secret that few know about. More importantly, he gives information on how anyone can get into this industry and thrive. 

DIB Feb Market 2020

DIB Feb Market 2020

I've got something special for you today. This is what I call the Building the Future Blitz. I am at the Do it Best February 2020 Market and I am running around the show floor picking out some of the latest greatest products. These conversations are high level...

Smart Home 101

Smart Home 101

Episode #4 is all about the Smart Home. Greg Fields from Do it Best provides insight and information about this fast growing concept and the direction it is going. From lighting to locks, this episode has valuable information for the beginner or the pro! For more...

Bob Erwin of Lee Resources

Bob Erwin of Lee Resources

In this episode, I sit down with Bob Erwin of Lee Resources and we take a hard look at the personnel in the industry and more importantly the lack of personnel for the future of this industry. The primary focus of this conversation is from the building materials...

Cody Nuernberg of Northwestern Lumber Association

Cody Nuernberg of Northwestern Lumber Association

I sit down with Cody Nuernberg of the Northwestern Lumber Association and Mid-America Lumbermens Association and break down all the key features and benefits they provide to this industry. Stick with us because the information and value these associations provide play...

The Foundation

The Foundation

We lay down the foundation to the podcast, giving you the who, what, why and how. The goal of this podcast is to be the multi-tool for building the foundation of the future. This podcast will be the conduit of information to all the visions of the building market. We...

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