Travis “Silkstone” Hesketh: A successful entrepreneur with an interesting background
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1w ago
This week, Taylor finally gets an opportunity to sit down and have a chat in person with Silkstone Group’s CEO, Travis Hesketh, a fellow entrepreneur whose journey through professional motocross and a formidable construction career epitomizes both resilience and grit. Travis details his transition from the high-speed world of motocross to the equally challenging construction industry, illustrating how his competitive spirit and lessons from the racetrack have propelled his entrepreneurial ventures. Throughout the conversation, he shares candid insights into the setbacks that shaped him, includ ..read more
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Dr. Sarah Buchner: Real and Practical Applications of AI in Construction with CEO of Trunk Tools Inc.
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by CONEXPO-CON/AGG
3w ago
With apologies to all his other guests, Taylor welcomes “probably the smartest person” he’s “ever had the chance to interview” to the podcast - the mastermind behind Trunk Tools, Dr. Sarah Buchner. Among her many achievements, Sarah is a Stanford MBA Graduate, holds a PhD in Civil Systems Engineering and Data Science, has been named a Forbes ‘30 Under 30’ honoree, and is, most proudly of all, a carpenter. Today, she and Taylor dive into her fascinating journey from working in the field to becoming a tech entrepreneur and a pioneering CEO who is effectively transforming the construction industr ..read more
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Ep. 153: Dave Turin: Talking Gold Rush, and Premiere of New Show
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1M ago
The legendary “Dozer Dave” Turin, a stalwart of gold mining from the acclaimed series Gold Rush and the brain behind America's Backyard Gold, joins Taylor here today to share his journey from civil engineering to becoming a venerated figure in both television and gold mining. This episode delves into the heart of gold mining, touching on the historical significance, the personal narratives intertwined with the quest for gold, and the evolution of mining depicted through television. Dave's stories offer a panoramic view of the mining landscape, revealing the challenges of starting anew in the i ..read more
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Ep 151: Katie Kelleher: We can be better for the workforce
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3M ago
Katie Kelleher, aka “Katie Cranes”, an increasingly prominent, award winning figure in the construction industry joins Taylor for what turns out to be her first visit to the podcast today. Katie’s journey from a sales background to her current role as a crane operator and technical development officer exemplifies the importance of seizing opportunities, and embracing career transitions. Her experiences within the industry shed light on the challenges faced by women in traditionally male-dominated fields, underscoring the need for greater representation and visibility. By leveraging social medi ..read more
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Ep 150: Brian Dietz - Growing a family business, it’s only possible when we’re on the same team.
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4M ago
Taylor welcomes Brian Dietz, Co-owner of Bob Dietz and Sons Inc., to the podcast today, and together, they turn their spotlight on achieving enduring success in the construction industry, particularly as a family-owned construction business. Brian shares his personal journey, instilled with an outstanding commitment to excellence and a strong work ethic passed down through generations. The podcast spotlights the potent force of teamwork, harmonious family dynamics, and technology's role in propelling their enterprise towards a prosperous future. Stressing the importance of nurturing a supporti ..read more
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Ep 149: Randy Blount - How financial projections can boost your business’ profitability (and keep it alive…)
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4M ago
This week, Taylor is joined by legendary leader of Blount Contracting and BuildWitt CFO, Randy Blount, who shares his inspiring journey of taking his family business to simply incredible heights of success. Together, they also dive into such essential themes as leadership, accurate job costing, and the intricacies of managing overhead costs, providing invaluable insights for professionals aiming to enhance the construction industry. Throughout this engaging episode, Randy shares his wealth of expertise, offering listeners some of the tools and knowledge they need to navigate the financial intr ..read more
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Ep 148: EJ Herron – Bringing GPS and 3D Systems to your Jobsite
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5M ago
The visionary behind Dig-It Digital GPS, EJ Herron, joins Taylor on the podcast this week for a fascinating journey through the cutting-edge realm of construction technology. Together, they explore its profound impact on the industry's efficiency and precision, and the exciting possibilities that lie ahead. Whether you're a construction professional seeking to stay at the forefront of industry advancements or simply intrigued by the latest in technological innovation, this episode promises an engaging and informative experience. As shared here today, EJ's personal odyssey, from his early encou ..read more
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Ep 147: Aaron Witt: Putting People First to Transform Construction
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5M ago
Aaron Witt: Putting People First to Transform Construction Taylor welcomes self-proclaimed “Chief Dirt Nerd”, Aaron Witt, to the podcast today for an insightful discussion on construction, entrepreneurship, and personal growth. Currently the CEO of BuildWitt - a services, media, and software business focused on the infrastructure and mining industries - Aaron's incredible journey to this role, as shared here today, highlights such pertinent themes as consistency, personal branding, and the balance between authenticity and professionalism in the digital age. Aaron shares his humble beginnings i ..read more
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Ep 147: Aaron Witt: Putting People First to Transform Construction
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by CONEXPO-CON/AGG
6M ago
Aaron Witt: Putting People First to Transform Construction Taylor welcomes self-proclaimed “Chief Dirt Nerd”, Aaron Witt, to the podcast today for an insightful discussion on construction, entrepreneurship, and personal growth. Currently the CEO of BuildWittt - a services, media, and software business focused on the infrastructure and mining industries - Aaron's incredible journey to this role, as shared here today, highlights such pertinent themes as consistency, personal branding, and the balance between authenticity and professionalism in the digital age. Aaron shares his humble beginnings ..read more
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Ep. 146: Denis Cashman - Living a Life That’s Worth Living
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by CONEXPO-CON/AGG
7M ago
SAMHSA's National Helpline: 800-662-HELP (4357) The National Helpline provides 24-hour free and confidential referrals and information about mental and/or substance use disorders, prevention, treatment, and recovery in English and Spanish. Suicide and Crisis Lifeline: 988 Just Dial 988. The 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline provides 24/7, confidential support to people in suicidal crisis or mental health-related distress. In today’s truly riveting episode of the CONEXPO-CON/AGG Podcast, Taylor engages in a captivating conversation with Denis Cashman, co-owner of Stone etc. Ltd., uncovering a ..read more
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