Whether you own a business or whether you service, repair, build, design, or market pools, we want to build a podcast tailored to fit our needs. We will be interviewing business owners, pool service and repair companies, builders, manufactures, marketing and social media experts, as well as many others that can help progress, inspire and entertain us all.
Sutro - The Future of Pool Water Chemistry Controlled by an App & Professional Reagents with Jim Conti
Jim Conti is the Head of Sales at Sutro. The brainchild of founder Ravi Kurani, Sutro began with a focus on ORP technology before the company made the pivot to reagent-based testing with photometry, resulting in Sutro’s flagship product, the Sutro Smart Monitor. Jim explains the limitations of ORP and what led the team at Sutro to home in on incorporating Reagent Cartridges by LaMotte into their current technology.
Valuing Your Legacy - Business Tip of the Month with Justin Kuperberg of National Pool Partners
In today’s edition of Business Tip of the Month, we’re joined by Justin Kuperberg, Chief Development Officer at NPP. Our discussion centers on what we believe are the three things that owners should consider when thinking about the future of their business: legacy, net worth, and intangibles. Listen in as Justin speaks on the common factors that sellers overlook when selling their business and the steps that immediately follow.
AquaStar - Vertical Integration, State of The Art Research Facility & VGBA Updates with Todd Pieri & Steve Barnes
In this conversation, we sit down with AquaStar Pool Products COO Todd Pieri and Director of Science and Compliance Steve Barnes. Listen in as Todd and Steve illustrate the importance of referring back to the fundamentals. Steve also shares how AquaStar built their state-of-the-art facility and explains how the main drains are tested as well as how they must meet NSF standards. The two also discuss the story of AquaStar and how it grew to be the multifaceted company it is today.
September - News and Notes with Megan Kendrick of Pool Pro Magazine
Today’s special episode is the second in a new series we’re calling “News & Notes” in partnership with Pool Pro Magazine. We discuss the relevant public news and notes, Megan then goes over recent industry news, and Tyler and Megan also speak on the various regulatory changes in the industry, as well as exciting new events that pool professionals can look forward to in the coming months. Finally, Megan gives an announcement on the upcoming September-October issue of Pool Pro Magazine.
Leslie's Pro Website with Chad Christensen
Leslie’s pool professional customers have always had access to their 925 store locations and over 17 commercial locations; but now, they will be able to enjoy the convenience of being able to shop for all their needs through the brand new Leslie’s Pro website at www.lesliespro.com. Overall, convenience and a personalized shopping experience is Leslie’s ultimate goal with the launch of the Leslie’s Pro website.
Growth Mindset - Business Tip of the Month with Chad Nikkel of National Pool Partners
Listen in as Chad offers his thoughts on nurturing a growth mindset as a pool professional. He explains why it is important to constantly be working at refining your customer base and why market saturation gives you an edge over your competition. Chad encourages business owners to embrace their particular niche in the industry and to be unafraid of refining or tweaking their brand in response to market changes, why it pays to always be hiring, and how hiring helps you keep a pulse on the market.