TCF841: Strategic Planning for Contractors with Guest Dominic Rubino

Tom sits down with Dominic Rubino —  business coach and host of ‘Profit Tool Belt’ and ‘Cabinet Maker Profit System’ podcast — to discuss strategic planning for contractors. Dominic shares his approach to keeping strategic planning simple by asking the right questions and also shares practical tips for mapping out the coming year in a straightforward way.

Episode Highlights:

[00:00] – Welcome notes and Dominic’s intro
[01:41] – Dominic’s career journey
[04:17] – Ostrich farming business model
[06:16] – About Dominic’s podcasts
[07:47] – Importance of systems and processes in business
[10:19] – How some contractors complicate systems
[11:28] – Dominic’s definition of strategic planning
[12:31] – Advice on making $1M a year
[16:47] – Key questions to figure out your strategic plan
[20:36] – Strategy vs. tactic
[25:14] – How to execute your plans
[26:04] – Challenges people don’t see on social media
[30:05] – Domino’s approach to coaching
[32:31] – Importance of strategic planning
[33:59] – Changing the attitude towards career in trades
[38:55] – Best way to connect to Dominic

Resources:

== Dominic Rubino on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dominicrubino/ 

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