TCF387: Improve Your Change Order Process with Cameron Page

August 2nd, 2021|0 Comments

No one becomes a contractor to do paperwork, but if you want to get paid, keeping track of documents like change orders is crucial to save you time and money. Tom’s guest today is Cameron Page, creator of the software app Extracker. Check out how Extracker’s simple tools can help improve your communication, change order process and business!        In this episode, we talk about… Communication is the number one skill general contractors need to build

TCF386: Get Your Ass to the Mile High Profit Summit!

July 30th, 2021|Comments Off on TCF386: Get Your Ass to the Mile High Profit Summit!

No more excuses—it’s time to make a commitment to yourself and get your ass to Denver for the Mile High Profit Summit! Tom explains the powerful experience of being in the same room with people who’ve already traveled the path you’re on and who are ready to share what it takes to learn, grow and succeed in every aspect of your life. Stop procrastinating and get your ticket now!       Top 10 Benefits of the Mile

TCF385: Investing in Your Brand with Dan Antonelli

July 26th, 2021|Comments Off on TCF385: Investing in Your Brand with Dan Antonelli

Investing in your brand is a surefire way to scale your business and increase your revenue if you take the time to do it right. Tom’s guest today is Dan Antonelli, the founder of KickCharge Creative. Dan explains why branding isn’t just about having a logo or clever company name, and how to build a stronger brand that makes more customers want to hire you!         In this episode, we talk about… How to know

TCF384: Take Ownership of Your Overwhelm

July 19th, 2021|Comments Off on TCF384: Take Ownership of Your Overwhelm

If you’re feeling overwhelmed, it’s time to take action and do something about it! Tom and Dan are here to remind you to take back your power and make the choice to prioritize what matters most so you can get your shit done!  In this episode, we talk about… Tom’s Advice to Combat Overwhelm: Recognize your choice—when everything is crucial, nothing is Take a day off or more to reset—the world won’t end if you

TCF383: It’s Time to Implement with Kevin and Oleysa Focht

July 12th, 2021|Comments Off on TCF383: It’s Time to Implement with Kevin and Oleysa Focht

If you’re ready to increase your profits and make sure your team sticks around, get ready to do the research and implement the steps necessary to make it happen! Tom’s guests today are Kevin and Oleysa Focht, owners of Beaver Building and Remodeling. Kevin and Oleysa share the secret sauce of building their brand into a multi-million dollar company!  In this episode, we talk about… Background of Beaver and where it is now How learning

TCF382: Behind the Scenes with the Contractor Fight Coaching Team

July 5th, 2021|Comments Off on TCF382: Behind the Scenes with the Contractor Fight Coaching Team

Running your own company ain’t easy so it’s imperative to have the right tools, mindset, and community that has your back. Tom’s here to introduce you to the men and women behind the Contractor Fight Team who are ready to support your growth and success! In this episode, we talk about… Team introductions and what makes this team unique: grounded, growing, generous, grateful Common mistakes the team sees over and over Example of a hard

TCF381: Join the Revolution and Fight for Your Freedom!

July 4th, 2021|Comments Off on TCF381: Join the Revolution and Fight for Your Freedom!

For Independence Day, Tom’s here to remind you to stop following the contractor masses, stop being a victim of disrespect and poverty, and take the next steps toward your freedom!  In this episode, we talk about… The first shots in the fight for independence Contractors face abuse and oppression—and it’s often self-imposed Freedom, wealth and happiness are about your mindset and taking the right action Resources: The Mile High Profit Summit The $100k Contractor is

TCF380: Keep Showing Up with Brian Hess

June 28th, 2021|Comments Off on TCF380: Keep Showing Up with Brian Hess

You don’t know what happens when you don’t show up so it’s important to stay consistent and keep going if you want your business to grow. Tom’s guest today is Brian Hess, president, and CEO of the Pavement Group, Top Contractor School, and host of the Perspective Podcast. Brian understands how the little things we do every day add up to big results—if we keep doing them—and shares how contractors can keep prospecting simple, why

TCF379: The Impact of Live Events

June 21st, 2021|Comments Off on TCF379: The Impact of Live Events

Inflation will always happen and the economy will always take a shit, and if you’re not prepared—you’re out of luck. Tom and Dan are here to explain the impact of live events and why you need to get your ass to The Mile High Summit to make sure your business is ready for whatever happens next! In this episode, we talk about… The powerful connection of face to face meetings The reason the same stuff

TCF378: Real Mental Strength with Amy Morin

June 14th, 2021|Comments Off on TCF378: Real Mental Strength with Amy Morin

Mental strength is not the same thing as mental health and it’s important to know the difference so you can learn how to manage your emotions when life gets tough. Tom’s guest today is Amy Morin, a successful author, licensed clinical social worker and psychotherapist focused on helping people grow stronger mentally. Amy sheds light on why building your mental strength isn’t all about being tough, easy ways to start building your mental strength, and

TCF377: Don’t Scale Your Business

June 7th, 2021|Comments Off on TCF377: Don’t Scale Your Business

Before you add a service, open a second location, build a showroom or bring on a new business partner, stop and get real about your current business. Tom’s here to share why you must get the fundamentals down before you take any big steps with your business! In this episode, we talk about… There is no such thing as magic contractor fairy dust  Create relevant content to get more eyes on your business Two shitty

TCF376: The Why Behind Our New Sponsor

May 31st, 2021|Comments Off on TCF376: The Why Behind Our New Sponsor

Bringing respect and dignity back to the trades is always our top priority and it’s awesome to find a company that truly understands that mission. Tom and Dan explain why it finally feels right to bring on the show’s first-ever sponsor!        In this episode, we talk about... The why behind our first ever sponsor Logan Shinholser and the Contractor Growth Network  Difference between sales and marketing Why your website should be a sales tool Establishing

TCF375: The One Thing with Geoff Woods

May 17th, 2021|Comments Off on TCF375: The One Thing with Geoff Woods

As a contractor, sometimes it’s hard to know where to invest your time and energy to get the best results for your business. Tom’s guest today is Geoff Woods, the man charged with running The One Thing Company. Geoff provides powerful examples of why clarity is key in both goal setting and leadership, and how to increase productivity by saying yes to what matters most—one thing at a time! In this episode, we talk about…

TCF374: Going All In with Jefferson Rogers

May 3rd, 2021|Comments Off on TCF374: Going All In with Jefferson Rogers

Success takes sacrifice and massive action. Tom’s guest today is Jefferson Rogers, who shifted his life from partying and couchsurfing to starting a window replacement business that went from $0 to $10 million during the first two years of the company’s existence. Listen up as Jefferson explains why you always have the choice to go all in and create the business and life you want for yourself!     In this episode, we talk about… Jefferson’s past

TCF373: Build a Valuable Business with John Warrilow

April 26th, 2021|Comments Off on TCF373: Build a Valuable Business with John Warrilow

Even if you have no plans to sell your business, you should build it so that others want to buy it! Tom’s guest today is John Warrilow, author of Built to Sell, The Automatic Customer, and most recently, The Art of Selling Your Business which is based on concepts from his Build to Sell podcast. John reveals the secrets of building a business that’ll have buyers knocking at your door!  In this episode, we talk

TCF372: Make Paid Ads Work for You

April 19th, 2021|Comments Off on TCF372: Make Paid Ads Work for You

People hire contractors to do the work they can’t do themselves, and the same principle applies to paid ads. If you’re not having success with ads, it’s time to find someone who will. Tom’s here to explain how to make paid ads work for you and why you must attend Fight Night!         In this episode, we talk about… Tips to create a better ad to get the conversions you want:    1- Stand out and grab

TCF359: How to Scale Your Business with Cameron Herold

April 12th, 2021|Comments Off on TCF359: How to Scale Your Business with Cameron Herold

Scaling your business isn’t rocket science but absolutely requires having strong systems and focus in place. Tom’s guest today is Cameron Herold, top business consultant, best-selling author, and the mastermind behind hundreds of companies’ remarkable growth, including the highly successful 1-800-GOT-JUNK?. Cameron breaks down how to scale your business with systems and focus that let you work smarter, not harder! In this episode, we talk about… How to scale: Rip off and duplicate  Doing the

TCF370: Get the Results You Want with Vicki Suiter

April 5th, 2021|Comments Off on TCF370: Get the Results You Want with Vicki Suiter

A team is only as strong as its leader so if you’re not seeing the results you want, it’s time to clarify your expectations and provide your team with the processes it needs to succeed. Tom’s guest today is Vicki Suiter, owner of Suiter Business Builders. Vicki digs into giving your team more control so you can save time and consistently get the results you want!  In this episode, we talk about… How a lack

TCF369: When Should You Follow Up on Estimates?

March 29th, 2021|Comments Off on TCF369: When Should You Follow Up on Estimates?

Tom’s here to remind you that as a contractor you are not in the proposal writing business—you are in the check-cashing business. Take control and stop spending time on people who waste your time and reach the people ready to buy from you! In this episode, we talk about… Stop stealing time from yourself and your family Why follow up calls suck when you don’t pre-qualify prospects 3 Ways to take control of what you

TCF368: Set Yourself Apart with Ryan Shantz

March 22nd, 2021|Comments Off on TCF368: Set Yourself Apart with Ryan Shantz

Seeing is believing and it’s time to optimize your optics and level up your proposals so customers will see your value upfront. Tom’s guest today is Ryan Shantz, the founder of SumoQuote and partner in a multi-million dollar roofing company. Ryan understands how to successfully scale a business and explains easy ways to stand out to customers and increase your closing rate!  In this episode, we talk about… Ryan’s non-traditional path to business Lessons from

TCF367: Get Yourself a Contract with Karalynn Cromeens

March 15th, 2021|Comments Off on TCF367: Get Yourself a Contract with Karalynn Cromeens

Contracts can make or break a business and you must not only have one, but also know what’s in it so you can protect yourself from lawsuits, litigation and lost revenue. Tom’s guest today is Karalynn Cromeens, owner and managing partner for the Cromeens Law Firm, creator of the Subcontractor Institute, and author of the new book Quit Getting Screwed. Listen in and learn how to play defense for your business by really understanding what’s

TCF366: It’s Time to Pick Your Fight and Go to War!

March 9th, 2021|Comments Off on TCF366: It’s Time to Pick Your Fight and Go to War!

If you’re not satisfied with your current job, business, income, life—anything—it’s time to stop making excuses and take action. Tom’s here to remind you to get over your fear so you can truly be unafraid and fight for the life you want!       In this episode, we talk about… Stop being soft and pick a fight with your adversity Do the work and level up your skills Winners find a way to win, losers find another

TCF365: Shifting Your Strategy with Spencer Powell

March 8th, 2021|Comments Off on TCF365: Shifting Your Strategy with Spencer Powell

2020 taught everyone the value of digital marketing and why your online presence matters. Tom’s guest today is Spencer Powell, the creator of Builder Funnel and author of the new book The Remodeler Marketing Blueprint. Spencer breaks down how a content mindset can boost your business and simple ways to build your brand by shifting your online strategy! In this episode, we talk about… Commonalities in 2020’s success stories  How 2020 created a shift and

TCF364: The Truth About Trades with Thomas Moorman

March 1st, 2021|Comments Off on TCF364: The Truth About Trades with Thomas Moorman

Too many people view trade work as a last resort or backup plan instead of considering it as a viable career path and are often unaware of the lucrative opportunities it actually provides. Tom’s guest today is Thomas Moorman from the Perfect Technician Academy. Thomas believes it’s time to shift the stigma of the trade industry and shares why more graduates and military vets should look to the trades as their Plan A instead of

TCF363: Reverse Engineering the Life and Business You Want with Joe Migrala

February 22nd, 2021|Comments Off on TCF363: Reverse Engineering the Life and Business You Want with Joe Migrala

Success looks different for everyone and it’s important to know which results matter most to you. Tom’s guest today is Joe Migrala, owner of Deptford Fence in South Jersey, whose willingness to make mistakes and learn from them has allowed him to build the business and life he wants over the past 5 years. Whether you’re trying to just break even or hit your first million, Joe reminds us we all have the power to