33 episodes

This is the Snowfighters Institute podcast, where you will hear directly from some of the most interesting people in the professional snow and ice management industry – to learn about their successes, to hear about the challenges they faced along the way, and to have their perspective on critical issues facing our industry today. Hosted by Phil Harwood (Phil@GrowTheBench.com). Follow our social media feeds and check out upcoming events at SnowfightersInstitute.com.

Snowfighters Institute Podcast Phil Harwood

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This is the Snowfighters Institute podcast, where you will hear directly from some of the most interesting people in the professional snow and ice management industry – to learn about their successes, to hear about the challenges they faced along the way, and to have their perspective on critical issues facing our industry today. Hosted by Phil Harwood (Phil@GrowTheBench.com). Follow our social media feeds and check out upcoming events at SnowfightersInstitute.com.

    Snowfighters Institute Podcast - Mike Hilborn Interview

    Snowfighters Institute Podcast - Mike Hilborn Interview

    Listen in as Snowfighters Institute Managing Partner, Phil Harwood, interviews Mike Hilborn, owner of RTD Snow Plowing and Roof-To-Deck Restoration, based in St. Paul, Minnesota.  Mike shares his story about starting his business and how it grew into a multi-faceted service business in both the residential and commercial segments, along with his perspectives about association involvement, professional development, and lessons learned along the way.  

    • 43 min
    Snowfighters Institute Podcast - Levi Jett Interview

    Snowfighters Institute Podcast - Levi Jett Interview

    Listen in as Snowfighters Institute Managing Partner, Phil  Harwood, interviews Levi Jett, CEO of Jett Facility Consulting, author of the book, Preparing the Snowfighter: a guide to SNOCON and the MSTS!, available at Amazon.com, and retired military veteran. 

    • 48 min
    Snowfighters Institute Podcast - Tom Canete Interview

    Snowfighters Institute Podcast - Tom Canete Interview

    Listen in as Snowfighters Institute Managing Partner, Phil Harwood, interviews Tom Canete, President & CEO of Canete Landscape and Snow Management, based in Wayne, NJ. In this episode, Tom shares about how he was inspired, how his values were shaped, and how he built his business at a young age.  As a snow industry icon with almost 40 years of industry experience, Tom also shares some great advice about the snow business and tells about what it's like to staff up to 400+ people to provide snow & ice management services at MetLife Stadium. 

    • 46 min
    Snowfighters Institute Podcast - David Lammers Interview

    Snowfighters Institute Podcast - David Lammers Interview

    Listen in as Snowfighters Institute Managing Partner, Phil Harwood, interviews David Lammers from Garden Grove Landscaping, based in Waterdown, Ontario. David and his brother, Paul, started their company in 1990 and have over 30 years of hands-on experience. In this podcast, we explore the topics of working in a partnership with a family member, building a culture based on values, and focusing on a clear strategic direction.  

    • 48 min
    Snowfighters Institute Podcast - Dave Warrick Jr. Interview

    Snowfighters Institute Podcast - Dave Warrick Jr. Interview

    Listen in as Snowfighters Institute Managing Partner, Phil Harwood, interviews Dave Warrick Jr. from Warrick Properties Group LLC, based in Hamilton, NJ.  Dave is a second-generation owner, full-time police officer, husband, father, and is passionate about the snow business. 

    • 48 min
    Snowfighters Institute Podcast - Kim Gottschalk Interview

    Snowfighters Institute Podcast - Kim Gottschalk Interview

    Listen in as Snowfighters Institute Managing Partner, Phil Harwood, interviews Kim Gottschalk from Garrick-Santo Landscape Company, based in Wilmington, MA, about how the company is proactively preparing for a transition from first-generation ownership to the second generation. 

    • 32 min

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