Episode 63 - Kevin Choquette from Ravin Builders!
March 27th, 2023 | Season 1 | 1 hr 7 mins
build, builder, business, business owner, carpenter, carpentry, deck, deck builder, entrepreneur, entrepreneurship, small business owner, tradesmen, tradesperson
In this weeks episode, Sean and Catherine got a chance to catch up with Kevin Choquette of Ravin Builders up at the JLC Live show! Kevin is not only a really incredible builder and businessman, he is also a really solid guy! This is a must listen!
Episode 62 - Big Jobs vs. Little Jobs, Taking the BEST Photos, and Women in Construction Week!
March 20th, 2023 | Season 1 | 1 hr 5 mins
build, builders, business owners, carpentry, construction, content marketing, entrepreneurs, entrepreneurship, framing, tradesmen, tradespeople, tradeswomen
Sean and Catherine are back to their regular programming! In this weeks episode, they touch on the never ending debate of doing fewer but bigger jobs vs more but smaller jobs. They also do a recap on Women in Construction week. And lastly they give their best pointers and stress the importance of getting the best quality pictures you can get! TUNE IN!
Episode 61 - Sean Francis of Apex Home Design!
March 13th, 2023 | Season 1 | 1 hr 7 mins
Sean and Catherine got the opportunity to sit down and chat with Sean Francis of Apex Home Design! Sean has a great sales minded business model and a really fresh perspective on the trades! Oh, and did we mention he can fly planes? Check it out!
Episode 60 - Communication is key!
March 6th, 2023 | Season 1 | 57 mins 2 secs
In this weeks episode, Sean and Catherine discuss how important clear and open communication is within not only your client relationships, but also your coworking relationships! They tell some bad client stories, and also discuss their recent disagreements as coworkers! Check it out!
Episode 59: The Schedule Shuffle
February 27th, 2023 | Season 1 | 51 mins 56 secs
In this weeks episode, Sean and Catherine discuss Seans recent trip to Cabo, the dreaded schedule shuffle, and as always is filled with ample squirelliness!
Episode 58: Budget Talk
February 20th, 2023 | Season 1 | 1 hr 1 min
In this weeks episode, Sean and Catherine have some exciting updates! We're making big moves over here at the Hardworking Happy Hour, and its starting with a new shop space/podcast studio! They also get deep in to some budget planning talk. Tune in!
Episode 57 - Post Game Analysis of a Job Well Done
February 13th, 2023 | Season 1 | 58 mins 25 secs
In this episode, Sean and Catherine get in to the importance of not only analyzing when a job goes wrong, but also when a job goes RIGHT! Plus, Catherine is doing 75 Hard and can't stop yapping about it, so we of course have to talk about that too...
Episode 56 - Code Guru, Glenn Matthewson!
February 6th, 2023 | Season 1 | 1 hr 5 mins
build, builder, building code, business owner, carpenter, carpentry, deck, deck design, entrepreneur, entrepreneurship, in the trades, inspiration, motivation, small business owner, tradesmen, tradesperson, tradewomen
In this weeks episode, Sean and Catherine chat with Glenn Matthewson, the founder of code Building Code College and notable code expert. This episode gets deep in to why we need codes and how the code is and should always be adapting to what society dictates. Glenn offers a fresh and interesting perspective to something we regard often regard as 'dry' but all have to deal with. Definitely a must listen!
Episode 55: Special Guest, Scott Kelly of Precision Construction!
January 30th, 2023 | Season 1 | 58 mins 6 secs
build, builder, business, business owner, deck, deck design, entrepreneur, entrepreneurship, hardscape, hardscaper, in the trades, inspiration, motivation, small business owner, trades, tradesmen, tradeswomen
In this weeks episode, Sean and Catherine had the privilege of sitting down with Scott Kelly of Precision Construction at the Deck Superstore's CDX event! Scott is an amazing builder with a great attitude towards the industry and life in general. Tune in!
Episode 54 - They would have asked for a faster horse...
January 23rd, 2023 | Season 1 | 1 hr 4 mins
In this weeks episode, Sean and Catherine discuss the meaning behind the Henry Ford quote 'If I asked them what they wanted, they would have said a faster horse'. This leads in to some design talk and of course, a bit of squirreliness!
Episode 53: What makes you different?!
January 9th, 2023 | Season 1 | 58 mins 48 secs
Sean and Catherine have a discussion about marketing and storytelling and how to figure out exactly what makes YOU different!
Episode 52: Happy New Year!
January 2nd, 2023 | Season 1 | 1 hr 4 mins
In this episode, Sean and Catherine go over how Premier Outdoor Living did on their 2022 goals, and well as their personal goals, and where they want to be in 2023! Kick of the New Year right, tune in!
Episode 51: Decision Fatigue
December 19th, 2022 | Season 1 | 59 mins 35 secs
business, carpentry, construction, creativity, entrepreneurship, innovation, leadership, trades, tradesman, tradesperson, tradeswoman
In this weeks episode, Sean and Catherine discuss decision fatigue and the end of the year/holiday 'blahs'. But on the flip side, the mounting excitement for the new year refresh!
Episode 50: Q&A for FIFTY episodes!
December 12th, 2022 | Season 1 | 1 hr 23 mins
As promised, Sean and Catherine get TURNT and answer questions, and wow what a journey this episode takes. A little deep, a little heartfelt, and a LOT of squirreliness. Enjoy!
Episode 49: Big Egos and Tall Buildings
December 5th, 2022 | Season 1 | 52 mins 33 secs
In this weeks episode, Sean and Catherine dig deep in to what justifies having a big ego, which may or may not be building tall buildings. Tune in to see the connection!
Episode 48: Financing, yay or nay?
November 28th, 2022 | Season 1 | 52 mins 48 secs
In this weeks episode, Sean and Catherine give their thoughts on offering financing. Also, potentially adding a couple more employees to the team!