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An online show by contractors for contractors. We bring you the latest Inspiration, Motivation, and Education helping you use today's technology to grow your business with purpose.

Protractor Podcast Martin Holsinger

    • Business
    • 4.8 • 108 Ratings

An online show by contractors for contractors. We bring you the latest Inspiration, Motivation, and Education helping you use today's technology to grow your business with purpose.

    How To Earn Extra Money From Home As A Contractor

    How To Earn Extra Money From Home As A Contractor

    3 Ways that a contractor can earn some extra cash from home using the knowledge and experience he already has.

    • 29 min
    10 Tips For Contractors Stuck In Quarantine

    10 Tips For Contractors Stuck In Quarantine

    I've been thinking a lot about all that we've been going through the past few weeks. And I've been thinking a lot about the contracting industry. So I recorded 10 Tips to help you as a contractor make the most of this time, if you feel stuck in quarantine. I hope this message helps! Please share!

    • 27 min
    Peter Akguc

    Peter Akguc

    Peter Akguc started his career as trader on wall street after pursuing a degree in finance. But the stress of the job lead to an unhealthily lifestyle. He transitioned into real estate and construction as the economy was rebounding from the financial crisis. The skills he gained on wall street helped him take great calculated risk in real estate investing.
    He said that once he started doing building projects on the side, he was much happier out there on the job site than he was managing projects on Wall Street.
    But the biggest question he faced concerning whether to switch careers, was this, "Can I support my family?"
    He decided he could, and took the plunge. Here is his story...

    • 47 min
    Adam McKinnon

    Adam McKinnon

    Adam McKinnon from Utah is a stair builder who’s seen every kind of staircase there is. After a shortage of work, he started working as a subcontractor to grow his business. He found a small niche and networked with other contractors to grow and his business. You will be inspired by this episode!

    • 56 min
    Justin MacDonald

    Justin MacDonald

    In this episode, Justin MacDonald, an electrical contractor from Nova Scotia talks how to price jobs, and the importance of properly estimating jobs. Also, he discusses scheduling when it comes to project management and staying small to maximize efficiency. 

    • 40 min
    Brady Johanson

    Brady Johanson

    In this episode you will hear the story of Brady Johanson and how he built his award winning custom home business. @bradycoltcustomhomes

    • 1 hr 1 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
108 Ratings

108 Ratings

JoshCrist ,

Entertaining, insightful and actionable! 🔥

Whether you’re well established as someone who can translate creative energy into the impact you want to have on the world as a contractor, or just getting started as a catalyst for change - this is a must-listen podcast for you! Martin does an incredible job leading conversations that cover a huge breadth of topics related to the ins and outs of building a thriving business and life you can be proud of - from leaders who’ve actually walked the path. Highly recommend listening and subscribing!

Great course ,

Inspire, Motivate and Educate

Martin's motto of "inspire, motivate and education' is exactly what his podcast does. His content is based on real life experience in how to build a successful contracting business. Great stories and real life scenarios, and not just theory. Love it!

Garen Johnson ,

Glad summers over!

Such a solid podcast for any contractor trying to build, grow or refine their company. I Never miss an episode and always get at least one or two things to think about and apply from each each story.

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