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 10: Leadership with Chris Breen

    February 14th, 2022  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 4 mins
    business, business strategy, carpenter, carpentry, company leader, construction, contractor, diy, entrepreneur, entrepreneurship, in the trades, leader, leadership, networking, power of networking, social media, trade show, trade shows, trades, tradesmen, tradeswomen

    On this weeks episode, Sean and Catherine chat with Chris Breen of Legacy Decks about how he was able to maximize efficiency not only within his company, but within himself to be the best leader he could be!

  • Episode 9: The Power of Networking

    February 7th, 2022  |  Season 1  |  44 mins 30 secs
    business, business strategy, carpenter, carpentry, construction, contractor, diy, entrepreneur, entrepreneurship, in the trades, networking, power of networking, social media, trade show, trade shows, trades, tradesmen, tradeswomen

    Sean and Catherine get in to all their recent networking events and why they find so much value in them! Whether you are attending trade shows, or you prefer to network via social media, there is so much value in putting yourself out there!

  • Episode 8: Q&A

    January 31st, 2022  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 23 mins
    business, business strategy, carpenter, carpentry, construction, contractor, diy, entrepreneur, entrepreneurship, in the trades, social media, trades, tradesmen, tradeswomen

    Sean and Catherine answer questions from the listeners! This week we kept it casual for happy hour and riffed on some solid questions; some business related and others just for fun! Listen to find out some solid contract tips as well as our favorite hobbies! And much more!

  • Episode 7: Prequalifying

    January 24th, 2022  |  Season 1  |  56 mins 46 secs
    business, business strategy, carpenter, carpentry, construction, contractor, diy, entrepreneur, entrepreneurship, getting leads, in the trades, leads, pre-qualification, qualifiers, social media, trades, tradesmen, tradeswomen

    On this weeks episode, Sean and Catherine get in to the importance of prequalifying your clients. If you are at a stage where you are able to prequalify, or want to get to a point where you have enough steady leads to be able to prequalify, this episode has some solid tips to help you get off on the right foot!

  • Episode 6: Branding

    January 17th, 2022  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 9 mins
    business, business strategy, carpenter, carpentry, construction, contractor, diy, entrepreneur, entrepreneurship, in the trades, social media, trades, tradesmen, tradeswomen

    Sean and Catherine discuss why branding your business is such an important concept for any and every entrepreneur! We break down what exactly branding means and how to best implement strategies to further create the best reputation for your business.

  • Episode 5: Mental Health

    January 10th, 2022  |  Season 1  |  41 mins 33 secs
    anxiety, business, carpentry, construction, creativity, entrepreneurship, goal setting, innovation, leadership, mental health, mental illness, trades, tradesman, tradesperson, tradeswoman

    In this weeks episode, Sean and Catherine break down the stigma around mental health. Whether your mental health is something you struggle with or if you are just trying to be the best version of yourself, there is always room for improvement!

  • Episode 4: Goal Setting for the New Year

    January 3rd, 2022  |  1 hr 6 mins
    business, carpentry, construction, creativity, entrepreneurship, goal setting, innovation, leadership, new years, new years resolutions, resolutions, trades, tradesman, tradesperson, tradeswoman

    Sean and Catherine discuss the best way to implement and attain your New Years resolutions with goal setting!

  • Episode 3: All Things Social Media

    December 27th, 2021  |  1 hr 6 mins
    business, business strategy, carpenter, carpentry, construction, contractor, diy, entrepreneur, entrepreneurship, in the trades, social media, trades, tradesmen, tradeswomen

    Sean and Catherine go in to detail about how to utilize social media to help grow your business.

  • Episode 2: College vs. The Trades

    December 20th, 2021  |  1 hr 3 mins
    blue collar, business, business owner, carpentry, college, college vs trade, construction, design, education, entrepreneur, entrepreneurship, higher education, outdoor design, premier outdoor living, schooling, trades, white collar

    Sean and Catherine break down the pros and cons of going to college and taking the higher education route, vs going right in to the trades. Or, making the increasingly more popular big life change and jumping to a new career later in life!

  • Episode 1: Thinking Outside the Box

    December 13th, 2021  |  1 hr 1 min
    business, carpentry, construction, creativity, entrepreneurship, innovation, leadership, trades, tradesman, tradesperson, tradeswoman

    Sean and Catherine break down the importance of thinking outside the box, not just in entrepreneurship but also in life in general.