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Taking ‘Free Days’ Has Got To Be A Regular Goal






On this week’s podcast, we’re welcoming back Justin Bartley, owner of Next Door and Windows, a company he started in the Chicago area in 2002.

Like most entrepreneurs, Justin worked long hours and very rarely took real time off. He has heard me say that your business exists to give you MORE LIFE, not less. And, part of this is taking time off, away from your business. I introduced Justin to the man I learned about the concept of “free days” from - Dan Sullivan of The Strategic Coach.

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3 Easy Steps For Creating High Quality Summer Leads



Today I’m switching things up a bit. Instead of a regular podcast with a special guest, I’m sharing a webinar I recently did regarding how to get leads during the summer. In fact, the information can be used at any time of year when business slows down, including who you need to target first when that happens.

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5 Star Reviews: It’s All About Communication



On today’s episode of The Wealthy Contractor Podcast, we’re talking with John Quint of Quint-Pro Siding & Windows, LLC in Plano TX.

The topic of this podcast is reviews, reviews, reviews, and John has mastered the art of earning them and collecting them. While he got his start in home improvement working for other companies, that experience revealed a real need for a company that had a focus on customer service and customer experience. 

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You’ve Got To Let Go Of Your Ego To Grow Your Wealth



On today’s podcast is Brian Diamond of Quality Home Exteriors based in Omaha Nebraska. Brian is a second-generation home-improvement entrepreneur. 

Starting his company in 2013, his customer-centered approach earned Brian the industry nod of “Remodeling Entrepreneur of the Year” for 2017, and Quality Home Exteriors a Remodeling’s Big 50 membership, a distinction given only to the top 1% of remodelers in North America.

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Ensure the Financial Security of Your Business With A Relationship Mindset



On today’s podcast is “Big” Steve Rennenkamp, owner of award-winning Energy Swing Windows in Murrysville, PA.

Also a student of Dan Kennedy, Steve developed his own product and successfully brought it to market. He’s one of the smartest guys I know when it comes to developing relationships with customers, creating raving fans, and getting reviews.

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Is The Person Answering Your Phone Costing You Leads, Sales & Profits?



On this episode of The Wealthy Contractor Podcast is Dave Azer, VP at Jacuzzi Walk-In Tub. Dave was one of our speakers at Accelerate Live 2019 and is one of the hardest working people I know in the home improvement business. He’s an expert at growing companies and is in the trenches with contractors every single day helping them create leads, convert leads into sales and make more money.

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Getting The Right People In The Right Seats For Massive Business Growth



On this episode of The Wealthy Contractor Podcast is Victor Smolyanov, owner of Victor’s Roofing in southeast Michigan.

When Victor climbed onto his first roof at age 13, he was instantly hooked. His father, Vladimir, was a roofer and put Victor to work to encourage him to take school more seriously and pursue a college degree instead of following in his footsteps.

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Copy Your Way to Massive Success


On this episode of The Wealthy Contractor Podcast is Ken Sherman of Sentry Windows and Doors, located in Canada. (His company is currently being rebranded as Brookstone Home Exteriors.)

Ken’s journey into home improvement began late in 2014 when he opened his first business to improve the perception of the industry. He is living proof that the strategy of connecting with other successful business owners - and copying what they’re doing - really works.

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From The Invisible Comes The Visible



On this episode of The Wealthy Contractor Podcast is Larry Janesky of Contractor Nation, whose mission it is to equip contractors in the home improvement industry with the resources and support they need to deliver positive results to customers, employees, and stakeholders. 

Larry’s journey into home improvement began with an ad he placed in a newspaper at the age of 18, simply asking people to call him if they needed a carpenter. Fast forward to today and Contractor Nation is a $150 million-dollar business with 300 dealers across the U.S. and Canada and over 400 employees.

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Design Your Business to Run Itself



Today’s episode features a return guest, Mike Michalowicz. By his 35th birthday, Mike had founded and sold two multi-million-dollar companies. Confident that he had the formula to success, he became an angel investor…and proceeded to lose his entire fortune.

So, he started all over again, driven to find better ways to grow healthy, strong companies. Among other innovative strategies, Mike created the “Profit First Formula”, and wrote a book called Profit First, which we discussed way back on Episode 6. It details a way for businesses to ensure profitability from their very next deposit forward..

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