34 min

Finding Quality Jobs & Keeping Your Guys Busy W/ James McLean Gathering The Kings Construction

    • Entrepreneurship

Host Chaz Wolfe brings on James McLean, a 7+ figure king in the construction industry.  James owns McClean Contracting LLC, and is based out of Baltimore Maryland.  James has been in the industry for two years and started his business in the peak of COVID.  He’s already pacing to hit 7+ figures in his 2nd year of business and brings a strategic marketing focus to his industry and has already niched down into residential outdoor construction.
In this episode, Chaz and James discuss legacy, finding your niche, lead generation and the importance of marketing for growth.  Tune in now to learn the lessons that James has learned along the way so that you can start growing your own business today. 

 
During this episode, you will learn about;

[01:34]  Intro to James and his business
[02:25]  Why James continues to push 
[04:03]  The reason legacy became important to James 
[05:08]  How James got started in the industry 
[06:30]  James’s biggest struggle with building systems
[12:26]  A good decision that James made in his business
[15:59]  A bad decision that James made in his business
[18:54]  Hire your weaknesses
[20:48]  James’s decision making process
[24:07]  What James would tell his past self?
[28:04]  If James could only track one metric, what would he track?
[30:31]  Does James intentionally mastermind or network with other business owners?
[31:19]  If he had 1 hour a week to work on his business, what would James do in that 1 hour?
[31:44]  If he lost it all, what would James do?
[32:20]  How to connect with James  
[33:30]  How to connect with Chaz and information on the Gathering The Kings 90 Day Intensive 

Notable Quotes

 “You only can have so much natural talent in the business, you still gotta really learn the business.” - James McLean

“My mindset at that point in time, I wanted to ride that market up and have my business ride with the market.” - James McLean

“Say I spend a hundred dollars on an Angie lead, I can spend a hundred on Instagram and get seven leads, but I'm not mad at Angie's/Home Advisor cuz that was the way in.” - James McLean

“You need leads, period.” - Chaz Wolfe (Host)

“You don't start cutting your sources off, you build multiple sources. Like multiple sources of income, you have multiple sources of client leads.” - James McLean


“Your right hand might be stronger, and you write with it, but that doesn't mean you cut off the left hand.” - Chaz Wolfe (Host)


“We put out good work, good products - people tend to migrate to us.” - James McLean 

“In the residential side, you have to set authority with your clients and let them know what you want to do and what you're not going to do” - James McLean

“Hire your weaknesses.” - James McLean 

“Don’t make decisions out of desperation” - James McLean




Books and Resources Recommended:

Complete Guide To Money by Dave Ramsey
https://www.amazon.com/Dave-Ramseys-Complete-Guide-Money/dp/1937077209

Let’s Connect!

James McLean:
Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/james.d.mclean.7
Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/mcleancontractingllc/
Email:  info@mcleancontracting.net



Chaz Wolfe...

Host Chaz Wolfe brings on James McLean, a 7+ figure king in the construction industry.  James owns McClean Contracting LLC, and is based out of Baltimore Maryland.  James has been in the industry for two years and started his business in the peak of COVID.  He’s already pacing to hit 7+ figures in his 2nd year of business and brings a strategic marketing focus to his industry and has already niched down into residential outdoor construction.
In this episode, Chaz and James discuss legacy, finding your niche, lead generation and the importance of marketing for growth.  Tune in now to learn the lessons that James has learned along the way so that you can start growing your own business today. 

 
During this episode, you will learn about;

[01:34]  Intro to James and his business
[02:25]  Why James continues to push 
[04:03]  The reason legacy became important to James 
[05:08]  How James got started in the industry 
[06:30]  James’s biggest struggle with building systems
[12:26]  A good decision that James made in his business
[15:59]  A bad decision that James made in his business
[18:54]  Hire your weaknesses
[20:48]  James’s decision making process
[24:07]  What James would tell his past self?
[28:04]  If James could only track one metric, what would he track?
[30:31]  Does James intentionally mastermind or network with other business owners?
[31:19]  If he had 1 hour a week to work on his business, what would James do in that 1 hour?
[31:44]  If he lost it all, what would James do?
[32:20]  How to connect with James  
[33:30]  How to connect with Chaz and information on the Gathering The Kings 90 Day Intensive 

Notable Quotes

 “You only can have so much natural talent in the business, you still gotta really learn the business.” - James McLean

“My mindset at that point in time, I wanted to ride that market up and have my business ride with the market.” - James McLean

“Say I spend a hundred dollars on an Angie lead, I can spend a hundred on Instagram and get seven leads, but I'm not mad at Angie's/Home Advisor cuz that was the way in.” - James McLean

“You need leads, period.” - Chaz Wolfe (Host)

“You don't start cutting your sources off, you build multiple sources. Like multiple sources of income, you have multiple sources of client leads.” - James McLean


“Your right hand might be stronger, and you write with it, but that doesn't mean you cut off the left hand.” - Chaz Wolfe (Host)


“We put out good work, good products - people tend to migrate to us.” - James McLean 

“In the residential side, you have to set authority with your clients and let them know what you want to do and what you're not going to do” - James McLean

“Hire your weaknesses.” - James McLean 

“Don’t make decisions out of desperation” - James McLean




Books and Resources Recommended:

Complete Guide To Money by Dave Ramsey
https://www.amazon.com/Dave-Ramseys-Complete-Guide-Money/dp/1937077209

Let’s Connect!

James McLean:
Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/james.d.mclean.7
Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/mcleancontractingllc/
Email:  info@mcleancontracting.net



Chaz Wolfe...

34 min