Hardworking Happy Hour

Sean and Catherine break down all things about the trades, entrepreneurship, and turning your creativity into a passion career.

About the show

Each week Sean and Catherine will break down all things about the trades, entrepreneurship, and turning your creativity into a passion career.

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Episodes

  • Episode 106: Turning your customers in to your best salespeople!

    February 26th, 2024  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 6 mins

    In this weeks episode, Sean and Catherine were inspired by Down To Earth Landscaping's customer 'Thank You' boxes, which contain branded swag as well as a QR code to leave a review, to think of their own version of the idea! Small gifts can have big impacts! Tune in!

  • Episode 105: Major League Baseball Mental Performance Coach, Brian Miles!

    February 19th, 2024  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 12 mins

    In this weeks episode, Sean and Catherine have a chance to chat with Brian Miles, the mental performance coach for the Cleveland Guardians! This is a super interesting opportunity to dive in to what goes in to making some one who is already a top performer in one area, in this case professional baseball players, top performers mentally as well! Brian gives real world examples of how we can also use tips and tricks to make sure we are all performing at our peak, no matter what our profession is! Tune in!

  • Episode 104: Lessons learned on the beaches of Jamaica!

    February 12th, 2024  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 12 mins

    In this weeks episode, Sean and Catherine discuss the lessons Sean learned from some of the top builders/businessmen in the decking industry while on the Pro Summit in Jamaica! They also discuss what they thought of this weeks book club book 'Surrounded by Idiots'. Tune in!

  • Episode 103: Lessons learned after 9 years in business!

    February 5th, 2024  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 16 mins

    In this weeks episode, Sean discusses the lessons he has learned in his 9 years of business. Shout out to LinkedIn for notifying Team Premier of this milestone. They also discuss Arnold Schwarzenegger's book 'Be Useful'. Tune in!

  • Episode 102: Switching up our job strategy a bit...

    January 29th, 2024  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 6 mins

    In this weeks episode, Sean and Catherine discuss the new direction of jobs they will be seeking out for 2024. Also, they discuss the book 'Extreme Ownership' by Jocko Willink and Leif Babin. Tune in!

  • Episode 101: Winter Blues Anyone?

    January 22nd, 2024  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 10 mins

    In this weeks episode Sean and Catherine discuss why the heck everyone gets so down in the winter! Whether it's weather delays, or lack of motivation, or just being plain old cold, everything seems to go a little slower in the winter. Let's figure out how to make it better! They also discuss of their favorite books, 'How to Win Friends and Influence People' by Dale Carnegie. Tune in!

  • Episode 100: WE MADE IT!! - Q&A and shenanigans!

    January 15th, 2024  |  Season 1  |  59 mins 11 secs

    In this weeks episode, Sean and Catherine do a Q&A in honor of their 100th episode!! Tune in for all the usual squirelliness but also some random questions! Cheers!

  • Episode 99: Happy New Year!!

    January 1st, 2024  |  Season 1  |  55 mins 15 secs

    Happy New Year from the Hardworking Happy Hour!! In this weeks episode, we discuss new and old goals, the year in review, and of course our book club! Tune in!

  • Episode 98: Year End Accounting!

    December 18th, 2023  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 6 mins

    In this weeks episode, Sean and Catherine discuss Premier's year end accounting! They also give their take on the book 'Unf#$k Yourself' by Gary Bishop. Tune in!

  • Episode 97: Customer Service, Drama, and Learning How To Read People

    December 11th, 2023  |  Season 1  |  58 mins 4 secs
    customer service, entrepreneur, entrepreneurship, self help, small business

    In this weeks episode, Sean and Catherine recap their week which includes a slight client hick up. In an effort to see what they can learn from the experience, they dive deep in to customer service and what that means for the business. Also, for this weeks book club selection, Sean and Catherine share the lessons learned from 'Read People Like a Book' by Patrick King. Tune in!

  • Episode 96 - Cyclical freak-outs and what goes in to being a creative!

    December 4th, 2023  |  Season 1  |  59 mins 54 secs
    business, creativity, entrepreneur, entrepreneurship, rick rubin, small business owner, the creative act, trades

    In this weeks episode, Sean and Catherine discuss whether it's normal or not to have cyclical freak outs in business. Is it a part of doing business, or a disruptive distraction? They also discuss Rick Rubins book, The Creative Act and how it could benefit anyone who wants to up their creativity! Tune in!

  • Episode 95: Eat That Frog!

    November 27th, 2023  |  Season 1  |  55 mins 2 secs

    In this episode, Sean and Catherine discuss the theories in Brian Traceys book 'Eat That Frog'. In a pretty timely episode for the team, the messages about procrastination hit home hard and they feel need to be shared with the HWHH audience! Tune in!

  • Episode 94: Post Game (Job) Wrap Up!

    November 20th, 2023  |  Season 1  |  52 mins 46 secs

    In this weeks episode, Sean and Catherine do a post job wrap up from their current job. After the end of each job they like to pick out some high and lows to discuss and try to improve, so they decided to share that process with all of you! Tune in!!

  • Episode 93: New Guys and Working A Man (or woman) Down!

    November 13th, 2023  |  Season 1  |  47 mins 46 secs

    In this weeks episode, Sean and Catherine discuss how the journey of adding a new employee is going, while also working around vacations, a busy design season, and travel season! My goodness, its busy at Premier Outdoor Living! Tune in!

  • Episode 92: Junk Drawer Clean Out!

    November 6th, 2023  |  Season 1  |  55 mins 37 secs

    In this weeks episode, Sean and Catherine have a touch base after so many on-the-road episodes! They tackle the topic of falling off the horse to get back on the horse, who to trust to give good solid meaningful advice, and Seans new land! Tune in!

  • Episode 91: Craig Sheller of Sheller Outdoor Living!

    October 30th, 2023  |  Season 1  |  30 mins 59 secs

    In this weeks episode, Sean and Catherine are still at HNA! They had a chance to catch up with Craig Sheller of Sheller Outdoor Living. They asked all the hard hitting questions like how he has managed to pay himself since day 1 of his business, and whether he is a Swiftie or not. Tune in!