63 episodes

Do you like stories about business? I do! I’m endlessly fascinated by the creative and innovative strategies business people employ to build their businesses. I love the stories of how businesses were started, bought, sold, grown, failed, and the stories of pitfalls and advances. They’re all interesting. As someone who runs a business and advises others who run businesses, I find the stories useful and informative as well as cautionary and inspirational.

Profiles in Prosperity Service Roundtable

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    • 4.8, 17 Ratings

Do you like stories about business? I do! I’m endlessly fascinated by the creative and innovative strategies business people employ to build their businesses. I love the stories of how businesses were started, bought, sold, grown, failed, and the stories of pitfalls and advances. They’re all interesting. As someone who runs a business and advises others who run businesses, I find the stories useful and informative as well as cautionary and inspirational.

    63 - Dave Bailey: The Flying Plumber

    63 - Dave Bailey: The Flying Plumber

    Dave Bailey, Plumbing Vertical Market Manager for Service Nation Alliance, tells us about his career, we learn why he’s “The Flying Plumber”, and we discuss the power of the humble checklist.

    • 9 min
    62 - Ron Smith - Three Tips to Improve Your Business

    62 - Ron Smith - Three Tips to Improve Your Business

    Ron Smith has a long history of innovative success in Residential Service. He was founder of Modern Air in Fort Myers, Florida, founder of Service America, COO of Service Experts, is the author of several books, is in the Contracting Business Hall of Fame, and recognized with many industry awards. He is one of the premier consultants in our industry. If you ask Ron Smith for three business tips, you know you’re not going to get usual boring advice; Ron always delivers great value! So I asked Ron for three business tips…

    • 16 min
    61 - Jim Hinshaw - What Successful Contractors Are Doing Now

    61 - Jim Hinshaw - What Successful Contractors Are Doing Now

    Jim Hinshaw is the HVAC Vertical Market Manager for Service Nation, an amazing sales trainer, and author of several books. Jim tells us about what some successful contractors are doing during the COVID pandemic to grow, and better serve their customers.

    • 26 min
    60 - Joe Cunningham - Growing in the Time of COVID

    60 - Joe Cunningham - Growing in the Time of COVID

    Joe Cunningham is a well known trainer, consultant, and business owner in the HVAC industry. Joe joins us to talk about how he adapted his business to remain successful in the days of the COVID pandemic.

    • 17 min
    59 - Jason Fox - An HVAC Call Center

    59 - Jason Fox - An HVAC Call Center

    Many people talk about creating a successful HVAC call center, but most don’t actually attempt it, and most of those that attempt it either fail or scale back their plans. Jason Fox is the owner of Capital Heating and Cooling, a very successful HVAC company in Wisconsin. He also created a wildly successful call center that is integral to the success of his business. What did Jason do to make it work?

    • 19 min
    58 - Kelly Schols - Never By The Book

    58 - Kelly Schols - Never By The Book

    Kelly Schols is former president and owner of CPI Plumbing in Washington, and a current author, speaker, coach, and mentor. Kelly joins us to talk about his new book, “Never By The Book” and to share some of his experiences getting through tough times.

    • 19 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
17 Ratings

17 Ratings

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As the name of this podcast says “Profiles in Prosperity” this podcast some of the industry’s best and brightest leaders sharing openly how they have achieved their success.

Make this a must listen to.

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So good

These are so awesome and I wish they were longer!

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