Hardworking Happy Hour

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

118 episodes of Hardworking Happy Hour since the first episode, which aired on December 13th, 2021.

  • Episode 70: Zen and the Art of Dingo Maintenance

    May 15th, 2023  |  Season 1  |  52 mins 42 secs

    In this weeks episode, Sean and Catherine discuss all the lessons that were learned, physically, mentally, and emotionally which trying to fix the Dingo track loader this week and it gets surprisingly deep! But no worries, as always plenty of squirrels show up too.

  • Episode 69: Managing Expectations

    May 8th, 2023  |  Season 1  |  59 mins 17 secs

    In this episode, Sean and Catherine discuss setting expectations within your self, within your client relationships, and within your business. Its all important and should be top of mind regularly!

  • Episode 68: Family Business, yes or no?

    May 1st, 2023  |  Season 1  |  58 mins 42 secs

    In this weeks episode, Sean and Catherine talk about the thought process and emotions behind wanting to create and leave a business for your children; which was brought on by a successful 'Bring Your Child To Work Day'!

  • Episode 67: Q&A!

    April 24th, 2023  |  Season 1  |  55 mins 30 secs

    In this weeks episode, Sean and Catherine get a little turnt while answering some questions! Catherine also gives a 75 hard recap, and promises this will be the last time she talks about it. We will have to see about that. Tune in!

  • Episode 66: Social Media Trends for 2023

    April 17th, 2023  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 37 secs
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    In this weeks episode, Sean and Catherine discuss what they are seeing in social media trends for 2023! Social Media is constantly evolving and changing, so they thought they would give an update to their social media episodes! And as always, there is a bit of squirreliness. Tune in!

  • Episode 65 - Flexibility vs Rigidity, and Some Sales Tips!

    April 10th, 2023  |  Season 1  |  53 mins 56 secs

    In this weeks episode, Sean and Catherine discuss when its important to be flexible and when its important to be rigid, and how to know the difference between the two. They have also realized Catherines RBF would make for a terrible time in sales, Sean tries to help out with that. TUNE IN!

  • Episode 64: Spring Cleaning, and The Power of Saying No

    April 3rd, 2023  |  Season 1  |  59 mins 13 secs

    In this weeks episode, Sean and Catherine discuss the theory of spring cleaning your mind, body and business! They might have come up with the concept, or maybe not, but they think there is some real merit to taking advantage of the sunshine and warmer weather to leveling up your space and process! They also touch on the power that is in saying NO. Tune in!

  • 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!