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 22: Confidence in Your Vision

    May 9th, 2022  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 5 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, workalike, worklifebalance

    Sean and Catherine discuss how to move confidently forward in your business or ventures. Confidence is not something that always comes naturally to all of it, so we discuss a bit about our journeys as well as things that have held us back. Personally and professionally, confidence is key!

  • Episode 21 - Design with Intention!

    May 2nd, 2022  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 1 min
    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, workalike, worklifebalance

    Sean and Catherine the Premier Outdoor Living ways to design! They cover the conversations you should be having with your clients, what details you should focus on, and how to manage a budget!

  • Episode 20: Creating Good Habits

    April 25th, 2022  |  Season 1  |  49 mins 30 secs
    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, workalike, worklifebalance

    Sean and Catherine go through how to create good personal and professional habits, and also what leads to us often breaking these habits or falling shorts. Lets make some good habits together!

  • Episode 19: Level Up Your Business!

    April 18th, 2022  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 48 secs
    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, workalike, worklifebalance

    In this weeks episode, Sean and Catherine dive in to some tips to help level up your business! Listen in for some tangible steps to take your business to the next phase.

  • Episode 18: Creating Your Dream Team

    April 11th, 2022  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 7 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, workalike, worklifebalance

    Sean and Catherine break get in to how to not only find your ideal employees but also have to keep them! Its definitely an employees market right now, so we cover ways to make your business attractive to potential employees as well as identifying exactly what your needs are. Make creating your dream team a reality!

  • Episode 17: Work Life Balance

    April 4th, 2022  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 2 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, workalike, worklifebalance

    Sean and Catherine get in to how to have better work life balance, something we all struggle with! They get in to both what makes It difficult and actionable steps to take help strive for a more balanced life.

  • Episode 16: Pivoting with Zach Dettmore

    March 28th, 2022  |  Season 1  |  56 mins 59 secs
    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

    Sean and Catherine were on the road again this week and got a chance to chat with Zach Dettmore! Zach is planning a shift in his business, so the crew dives deep on how and why business goals sometimes move or change! Zach has a ton of great insight, this episode is a must listen!

  • Episode 15: Becoming a Master with Anthony Lombardo

    March 21st, 2022  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 3 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 episode, Sean and Catherine chat with Premier's very own, Anthony Lombardo! They discuss what got Anthony in to trades and how he got so dang good at carpentry. And did you know that Anthony was QB2 to a Super Bowl MVP in high school? Tune in to find out more!

  • Episode 14: Q&A part 2

    March 14th, 2022  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 48 secs
    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

    This week Sean and Catherine take on more listener questions! They cover a lot of ground in this episode, from why its a great idea to pair hardscaping with deck building, to what their favorite TV shows are, and also give an update on how those New Years resolutions are going! Make sure to tune in for a more relaxed fit episode!

  • Episode 13: Mistakes in Business

    March 7th, 2022  |  Season 1  |  56 mins 38 secs
    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 discuss different mistakes business owners make on the their business journeys. Seans gives a few of his own examples, and the crew polled their followers to send in theirs for further input! Don't worry, its not all doom and gloom and regret, they keep it light for a fun lighthearted episode! Enjoy!

  • Episode 12: Social Media Deep Dive

    February 28th, 2022  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 2 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

    After Sean and Catherine's first episode about Social Media, they got a lot of requests and questions about diving deeper in to the specifics of growing your social media presence. So, without further ado, here are some of Sean and Catherines best tips for maximizing your channels, attracting clients, and all around making the most of these internet feeds!

  • Episode 11: Creative Ways to Look at Business with WoodBully

    February 21st, 2022  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 11 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 episode, Sean and Catherine chat with Gordon South, aka WoodBully, to discuss different ways they have found success when trying to start a grow their businesses that might be considered unorthodox.

  • 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!