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Welcome to HVAC Success Secrets: Revealed, a podcast dedicated to revealing the success secrets to create and unleash the ultimate HVAC business.

HVAC Success Secrets: Revealed Thaddeus Tondu & Evan Hoffman

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Welcome to HVAC Success Secrets: Revealed, a podcast dedicated to revealing the success secrets to create and unleash the ultimate HVAC business.

    E: 86- Kevin Thornton w/ JB Warranties - How To Properly Utilize Warranties For Your Business

    E: 86- Kevin Thornton w/ JB Warranties - How To Properly Utilize Warranties For Your Business

    This week, we are excited to have Kevin Thornton on the podcast! For those who do not know Kevin, he is the current VP of Dealer Success at JB Warranties. Over his career, he has led revenue teams that have produced sales of over $1B in software and services. Most recently, Kevin has held senior executive positions in the Field Services industry with Service Fusion, Baytek, and ECI Software. His passion for field service and helping dealers thrive and succeed through digital adoption and better business management is second to none! If this is the first time you have heard of JB Warranties, they are the nation's leading provider of extended warranties to the HVAC and plumbing industries. Their online system provides contractors with the most comprehensive and easy-to-use extended service agreement solutions. Join our conversation to know more about warranties and how they can help your clients and your business as well!


    Why should you be more intentional in asking those “what if?” questions for your business?
    How can a business really embrace the changing world of tech and why is that important?
    Where can a technician find the information that will help them accomplish the mindset shift toward a manager/business owner mindset?
    If you were to give someone advice on how to be more kind, what would you say? 
    Why was Sera the software that JB Warranties chose to support over other software? 
    What are the implications if more than 20% of your business is new construction versus repairs or residential replacements? 




    Find Kevin :
    On The Web: https://www.jbwarranties.com/
    Via Email: kevin@jbwarranties.com
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HVACWARRANTY

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/hvacwarranty
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/hvacwarranty/
    Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kevinthorntontx/




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    • 59 min
    E: 85- TJ Harnett w/ Flywheel Coaching Group- Using The Fall To Plan for Next Summer

    E: 85- TJ Harnett w/ Flywheel Coaching Group- Using The Fall To Plan for Next Summer

    Generally, one of two things happen, and we've all been there before... Either we get busy recovering from the summer that we forget to take time, reset, and adjust our course for NEXT summer in the fall. Or our summer sucked so badly that we don't know where to being to prep for next summer. No matter what camp you fall into, TJ Harnett from Flywheel Coaching Group can help you! Join us as we dive into all things operations so YOU can crush NEXT summer in the fall.


    How can you use the fall to leverage next summer? 
    How can you choose the best business coach for your operation?
    What is a “happy call” and how can you get the highest value out of those calls?
    What’s another way you can reach out to clients that’s not sales-y?
    What are some unique ways to gather reviews in a personal way?
    What is the ideal Google Review rating?
    What are some ways that you can be more present?


    Find TJ :
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thomas.hartnett.96
    Facebook: https://facebook.com/groups/flywheel 
    Via Email: tj@flywheelcg.com 
      



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    Presented By On Purpose Media: https://www.onpurposemedia.ca

    For HVAC Internet Marketing reach out to us at info@onpurposemedia.ca or 888-428-0662
    Sponsored by Sera. Sign up now! https://sales.sera.tech/hvac-revealed

    • 56 min
    E: 84- Billy Stevens w/ Sera Systems-How To Use Technology To Your Business’s Advantage

    E: 84- Billy Stevens w/ Sera Systems-How To Use Technology To Your Business’s Advantage

    Let’s start September with a familiar face, shall we? This week, we welcome back Billy Stevens to the podcast! Billy is the founder and CEO of SeraSystems and the CEO of BillyGo. SeraSystems provides immense contributions to making businesses profitable and operations more efficient. This is why it is important to use Sera to ensure the success of your business during the shoulder season. That is one topic we want to get into, and more! Join in on the conversion to ensure your business thrives in the shoulder season. Pour your favorite drink (or in Billy's case, ranch water)!


    If you’d like a free copy of the slides featured in this episode, text “slides” to (855)968-4116 and we’ll get those sent to you in seconds! Standard messaging rates may apply.


    What is JTE? 
    What are some of the benefits of accurately tracking the time it takes to install a new unit? 
    How can you use JTE to adjust your price book in real time?
    Is it possible to measure your business’ efficiency and what are the industry standards for that? 
    Is there a level where that inefficiency in time is impeding the average ticket?
    What are the 4 KPIs that really move the financial meter, and why should you be paying attention to them as a business owner?



    Find Billy :
    On The Web: www.sera.tech

    Via Email: billy@sera.tech

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SeraSystems



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    Presented By On Purpose Media: https://www.onpurposemedia.ca

    For HVAC Internet Marketing Reach out to us at info@onpurposemedia.ca or 888-428-0662

    Sponsored By Sera Systems https://www.sera.tech

    • 1 hr 5 min
    E: 83- Dan Antonelli w/ KickCharge Creative-How To Kickcharge Your Branding For Your Business

    E: 83- Dan Antonelli w/ KickCharge Creative-How To Kickcharge Your Branding For Your Business

    We are glad to have Dan Antonelli back on the podcast this week! For those who do not know Dan, he is the President and Creative Director of KickCharge Creative, based in Warren County, NJ. His passion for brand building and logo design goes all the way back to when he was hand-lettering trucks at 15 years old. He took that same passion and brought KickCharge Creative to life, a full-service, award-winning advertising agency that’s setting the standard for marketing small and mid-sized businesses in everything from branding, vehicle advertising, and print collateral to web design and digital strategy. Aside from working wonders at KickCharge, he is also releasing a new book called “Branded Not Blanded.” Want to know what this book is all about? Join in our conversation to find out more! Let’s end August with another episode that will get your creative juices flowing!


    When is the right time to rebrand?
    Why would an owner rename their company and what does that process look like?
    What does the quote “a camel is a horse designed by a committee” from your book mean and how does it relate to branding?
    How can you build trust and get buy-in with your clients when it comes to decisions that they may not agree with?
    What is the psychographics of someone looking to rebrand?
    What is the idea of disruption in branding, and how can you leverage disruption to build a better brand?
    Who is your favorite client to work with; start-ups or established?
    What does the culture look like at KickCharge and how did you develop it?


    Find Dan:


    On The Web: https://www.kickcharge.com
    E-mail: dan@kickcharge.com
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KickChargeCreative

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/kickcharge
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/kickchargecreative/
    Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/kickcharge-creative/
    Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/danantonelli/




    Join Our Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/hvacrevealed
    Presented By On Purpose Media: https://www.onpurposemedia.ca

    For HVAC Internet Marketing Reach out to us at info@onpurposemedia.ca or 888-428-0662
    Sponsored By Sera Systems https://www.sera.tech 

    • 1 hr 18 min
    E: 82 - Victor Rancour w/Absolute Airflow and Service Rocket - How To Have Absolute Success In The HVAC Industry

    E: 82 - Victor Rancour w/Absolute Airflow and Service Rocket - How To Have Absolute Success In The HVAC Industry

    This week, Victor Rancour returns to the podcast! For those of you who don’t know Victor, he is the owner of Absolute Airflow and the CEO and founder of Service Rocket. His rise in the industry from a top repair man to sales and service manager to owner has been incredible. He took Absolute Airflow from scratch to over $20 million in revenue in 24 months and is now one of the top HVAC companies in California! He co-founded Service Rocket, which helps business owners and their teams grow and improve in order for their businesses to achieve their goals! This episode is going to be FUN! Get your drinks and join the conversation!

    What has your journey towards self-awareness looked like? 
    What are the one or two things people should be looking at in their business from an efficiency standpoint? 
    What checks and balances do you have in place financially today that have changed your business from where it was last year?
    When you started to make changes when you started to “trim the fat” so to speak, how did you get buy-in from your team? 
    What are some of the forecasting markers you’re looking at for hiring great people? 
    How can we as an industry come together more?
    What are some lessons you’ve learned from bad partnerships?
    Who does Victor want to become? 
    What sort of advice would you give someone struggling with determining their core values? 



    Find Victor :


    On The Web: https://www.absoluteairflow.com/
    On The Web: https://www.servicerocketnetwork.com/
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/victor.rancour
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/absoluteairflowoc/
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RocketPodcastWithVictorRancour
    Instagram: https://instagram.com/victor_rancour



    Join Our Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/hvacrevealed
    Presented By On Purpose Media: https://www.onpurposemedia.ca

    Presented By On Purpose Media: https://www.onpurposemedia.ca
    For HVAC Internet Marketing Reach out to us at info@onpurposemedia.ca or 888-428-0662
    Sponsored By Sera Systems https://www.sera.tech 

    • 58 min
    E: 66 - Tom Howard w/ Lees Air Conditioning - Growing By Using Technology

    E: 66 - Tom Howard w/ Lees Air Conditioning - Growing By Using Technology

    This week, we are joined by Tom Howard. He is the current Vice President of Customer Experience at Service Titan and the owner of Lee’s Air, Plumbing, & Heating. He got his start at just 15 years old after a guy who fixed their refrigerator offered him a job. After that, he had a job in the finance industry and then went back to Lee’s to be their general manager and eventually became the owner. In his first year back, he almost doubled the company's revenue to $3 million. Now? They are into 8 figures in annual revenue. Switching to Service Titan was part of the catalyst for them, and sees his role as their VP of Customer Experience as an integral part of helping others be able to leverage the platform to have success. Another fun episode is heading your way so sit back, relax, and grab your favorite drink! 


    What does success look like to you?What are the biggest challenges of running a successful business?What books are you currently reading?How do you find a mentor?How do you maximize going to an event? What's the most difficult thing about being you?How do you create a great company culture?Where do you see the future of the HVAC industry going?How do you implement new technology to your business?
    Find Tom:


    On The Web: https://www.servicetitan.com/home
    Via Email:  thoward@servicetitan.com
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ServiceTitan
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LeesAirConditioning
    Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/thomas-howard-80567417


    Find Us!
    Join Our Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/hvacrevealed

    Presented By On Purpose Media: https://www.onpurposemedia.ca

    For HVAC Internet Marketing Reach out to us at info@onpurposemedia.ca or 1-888-428-0662

    Sponsored By Sera Systems https://www.sera.tech

    • 1 hr 7 min

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BlueTudor ,

Super cool podcast

Thad and Evan are super entertaining with great content. They have interesting guests that talk about cool business stories. I enjoyed the show with Jeff Padgett. Smart guy. They brought out the best in him!

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