Today we take another look inside the private Contractor Fight Facebook group (which is free to join) to give you a glimpse inside some of the common things that are discussed right now inside the group. In this episode, Tom picks out a handful of discussions and breaks them down to give you a better understanding on how to handle getting deposits, being aggressive with your marketing, and getting rid of the head trash that you carry around.
Today we talk about silence. In the Contractor Sales Academy, we talk a lot about silence. During the sales process, one of the best things you can do is stay silent. But let’s switch out of that mindset and focus on three areas where silence actually separates and puts distance between you and others, you and the person you want to be, and you and where you want to take your business.
Nigel Costolloe is the owner of Catchlight Painting which serves the Greater Boston Area. With over 25+ years experience in the painting business, Nigel brings a thoughtful and interesting perspective into the conversation. In this episode, Tom and Nigel go over a lot of different topics including money mindset and all the head trash that goes along with it, how being an entrepreneur changes you as a person, personal development, and much much more.
One conversation that is becoming more and more common amongst contractors is guys complaining that they’re having trouble getting paid. If you’re having trouble getting paid it’s YOUR fault. In this episode are three things that you need to be doing for every single job or else you don’t deserve to get paid!
One of the main reasons you are struggling to build your team and recruit winners is all about how you view your role with them. One of the biggest mistakes guy in the industry are making is that they are not looking at themselves as leaders. You are the boss. You are NOT a dictator. You are NOT a babysitter. First and foremost, you need to be a coach. If you want a stronger and more loyal team you need to embrace the role of being a coach and teacher.
Today we cover one of the most commonly asked questions on any Contractor Fight social media page: should my spouse work in my business? The answer isn’t exactly clear-cut. There are quite a few factors to consider when thinking about having your spouse join the business and we break it all down in this week’s episode.
Every single one of us has had something bad happen to them that probably wasn’t ideal. But how long are you going to hang onto the bad crap in your life? I understand. It hurts. But you need to move on. Too many people are using their past pains as an excuse to underachieve in their life. Isn’t it about time to put it behind you and move forward?
Today’s question comes from a YouTube comment and is very applicable to most of you out there. How do you handle marketing and running your business while also working in the field at the same time? In this episode, we go over a couple of different approaches on how to manage your time so that you’re able to achieve both working in the field and running a successfully marketed business.
A lot of you are looking for the “one hack” that’s going to make things easier for your business. You’re looking to cheat Google and gain the system instead of paying your dues. You’re looking for the one thing that’s going to be a savior in your business. Your desire for the silver bullet is going to keep you down and distracted from doing the real work that’s necessary to reach your goals. There is NO silver bullet. Instead of reaching for the silver bullet, follow the 4 things we talk about in this episode instead.
Don’t be afraid to bet on yourself. The minute you look outside yourself to solve your problems, you become the victim. Nobody benefits from you winning more than you, nobody knows what’s inside you better than you do, and nobody controls your thinking or your actions more than you do. You are the key to your own success so bet on yourself every single time.