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 90: Evan Newcombe of Pride Hardscapes!

    October 27th, 2023  |  Season 1  |  48 mins 50 secs

    In this weeks episode, Sean and Catherine are back with a special HNA episode! Tune in to hear Evan Newcombe's story of how he built his business, starting when he was just 12 years old! You don't want to miss this one!

  • Episode 89: Richard Carroll of RC Outdoor!

    October 23rd, 2023  |  Season 1  |  32 mins 16 secs

    In this weeks episode, Sean and Catherine are on the road at HNA (Hardscape North America)! They were able to catch up with Richard Carroll of RC Outdoor, and man does he have an interesting story! Tune in!!

  • Episode 88 - Sales Climate of 2023

    October 16th, 2023  |  Season 1  |  50 mins 47 secs

    In this weeks episode, Sean and Catherine discuss what their current sales process is like in the current sales climate. Coming hot off of the renovation boom that covid caused, are we in that recalibrate period we have all been warned about? Tune in!!

  • Episode 87 - The Future of Construction

    October 9th, 2023  |  Season 1  |  54 mins 29 secs

    In this weeks episode, Sean and Catherine are discussing the future of construction! Is it all doom and gloom and robots taking our jobs? Will we all be AI in the metaverse one day? Who knows! But let's chat about it! TUNE IN!

  • Episode 86 - Special Guest: Anthony Lombardo!

    October 2nd, 2023  |  Season 1  |  51 mins 47 secs

    In this weeks episode, Sean and Catherine have their first and only three time guest, Premiers own Anthony Lombardo! They took a rain day opportunity to drag Anthony of the job-site to have a sit down and talk all thing Premier, the current hiring process, and just life thoughts in general. Tune in, we all know Anthony is a fan favorite!

  • Episode 85 - Hiring New Employees, filling voids vs growing a team!

    September 25th, 2023  |  Season 1  |  53 mins 43 secs
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    In this weeks episode, Sean and Catherine discuss their plan to find a new employee or two. Bringing new people in to your existing team can add some challenges, so picking the right people is crucial. Lets get in to it! Tune in!

  • Episode 84: Making a SUSTAINABLE social media strategy!

    September 11th, 2023  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 7 mins
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    In this weeks episode, Sean and Catherine break down and give step by step directions on how to craft your perfect SUSTAINABLE social media strategy. Key word being sustainable! This guide could be for beginners or anyone who is looking to get more strategic with their content. Tune in!!

  • Episode 83 - Ethics in Business

    August 28th, 2023  |  Season 1  |  50 mins 39 secs

    In this weeks episode, Sean and Catherine discuss a current event going down in the outdoor living community. There is unfortunately yet another 'guru' business coach getting busting for questionable business ethics! Tune in to hear all the ridiculous details!

  • Episode 82 - Rent vs Buy and some epic FAILS!

    August 21st, 2023  |  Season 1  |  48 mins 44 secs

    In this weeks episode, Sean and Catherine discuss how they failed pretty darn epically this week. But, of course, they didn't let that stop them, it just slowed them down a good bit. They also got in to the never ending debate of renting vs buying equipment. TUNE IN!!

  • Episode 81 - Turn your laborers into craftsmen!

    August 14th, 2023  |  Season 1  |  57 mins 42 secs

    In this weeks episode, Sean and Catherine talk about what it takes to turn your laborers in to true craftspeople! Being passionate or finding your purpose might be a long and winding road for some people, but it takes true mentors and leadership to help carve that path. Be a force for good in your employees! Tune in!

  • Episode 80: Lets clear out the junk drawer...

    August 7th, 2023  |  Season 1  |  55 mins 28 secs

    In this weeks episode, Sean and Catherine have a lot to chat about. The heat of the summer may be getting to them, so they want to discuss ways to keep employees motivated during the dog days of summer, aka everyones busy season. They also touch on the current alien situation... you are going to want to tune in!

  • Episode 79: Friends with Employees?

    July 31st, 2023  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 6 mins

    In this weeks episode, Sean has a quote he is dying to share with everyone. Sean and Catherine also go in to what they do to tread the balance of being friends with your coworkers. Its a fun episode, TUNE IN!!

  • Episode 78 : Talking Tech with Jeff Wraley of Groundwork!

    July 24th, 2023  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 15 mins

    In this weeks episode Sean and Catherine have a very special guest, Jeff Wraley of Groundwork! Tech is something that is slowly starting to make its way in to the trades and they get in to the benefits of finding ways to make it work for your business! Tune in!

  • Episode 77: The Power in Finding Your People!

    July 17th, 2023  |  Season 1  |  56 mins 53 secs

    For this weeks episode, Sean and Catherine have a bit of a mixed bag casual fit episode! They get in to the benefits of collaboration and finding your people, Premier's new side hustle, and a paraplegic corn hole champion! Tune in!

  • Episode 76: Backyard Giveaway and Company Culture!

    July 10th, 2023  |  Season 1  |  52 mins 45 secs

    In this weeks episode, Sean and Catherine recap their first Backyard Giveaway! So much work went in to prepping for it, it is so fun to be able to go over all the ins and outs! Plus, they deep dive in to company culture and what makes a healthy balance. Tune in!

  • Episode 75: The Psychology of Marketing

    June 26th, 2023  |  Season 1  |  54 mins 16 secs

    In this weeks episode, Sean and Catherine continue their Psychology series and dive deep in to the psychology behind marketing! Marketing is all about getting in front of your right people, so they give up their best tips of what has worked for them! Tune in!