100 episodes

Welcome to The 7-Power Contractor® Radio, a radio show for plumbing, heating, cooling, electrical and other service contracting business owners. Our mission is to help run your contracting business with less stress and more success. I'm your host, Al Levi, business consultant,

All episodes are under 10 minutes so you can listen and learn on the fly.

Enjoy and if you have any questions or comments I'd love to hear them...email me at al@7powercontractor.com. Love the show? Please leave us a review wherever you listen.

The 7-Power Contractor® Radio Al Levi

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Welcome to The 7-Power Contractor® Radio, a radio show for plumbing, heating, cooling, electrical and other service contracting business owners. Our mission is to help run your contracting business with less stress and more success. I'm your host, Al Levi, business consultant,

All episodes are under 10 minutes so you can listen and learn on the fly.

Enjoy and if you have any questions or comments I'd love to hear them...email me at al@7powercontractor.com. Love the show? Please leave us a review wherever you listen.

    Chief Executive Communicator

    Chief Executive Communicator

    I have a new title for you: Chief Executive…Communicator! What is that? In this episode I explain the critical importance of this role, which involves creating your vision and helping your employees see that vision as their vision too.
    https://www.7powercontractor.com/chief-executive-communicator/
    Notice to listeners: The information in this book, along with the forms and structures provided, are meant to serve as a helpful reference guide for the plumbing, heating, cooling, electrical, and other contracting industries. The host of and contributors to this podcast take no responsibility for compliance with the laws or regulations that govern your specific business. The responsibility for making sure everything is compliant (among other things) is 100 percent yours. Before you implement any new information or forms, please check with your own trusted business advisers, including your own attorney, to make certain that the forms and the information you plan to implement will comply with all relevant laws, customs, and regulations.

    • 9 min
    Right Way to Say Goodbye to a Bad Employee

    Right Way to Say Goodbye to a Bad Employee

    Getting rid of a bad employee can improve your business immediately, but if not done carefully also can cause a lot of problems. In this episode I talk about the steps of corrective action you can use to document departures from expectations outlined in your operating manuals and either get them back on board or make separation easier for both parties.
    https://www.7powercontractor.com/right-way-firing-bad-employee/
    Notice to listeners: The information in this book, along with the forms and structures provided, are meant to serve as a helpful reference guide for the plumbing, heating, cooling, electrical, and other contracting industries. The host of and contributors to this podcast take no responsibility for compliance with the laws or regulations that govern your specific business. The responsibility for making sure everything is compliant (among other things) is 100 percent yours. Before you implement any new information or forms, please check with your own trusted business advisers, including your own attorney, to make certain that the forms and the information you plan to implement will comply with all relevant laws, customs, and regulations.

    • 7 min
    90% Chance Nothing Bad Will Happen

    90% Chance Nothing Bad Will Happen

    Scared to take time out of the business to work on it? In this episode I wax on about how there is a 90 percent chance nothing bad will happen if you take two hours a week to work ON the business instead of in it, along with some tips on how to do just that.
    https://www.7powercontractor.com/90-percent-chance/
    Notice to listeners: The information in this book, along with the forms and structures provided, are meant to serve as a helpful reference guide for the plumbing, heating, cooling, electrical, and other contracting industries. The host of and contributors to this podcast take no responsibility for compliance with the laws or regulations that govern your specific business. The responsibility for making sure everything is compliant (among other things) is 100 percent yours. Before you implement any new information or forms, please check with your own trusted business advisers, including your own attorney, to make certain that the forms and the information you plan to implement will comply with all relevant laws, customs, and regulations.

    • 8 min
    No Such Thing as Accidental Company Culture

    No Such Thing as Accidental Company Culture

    If the culture is crummy in your company, whose fault is that? Yours! The good news is that because you created it, you alone can fix it. In this episode I'll tell you how.
    https://www.7powercontractor.com/no-accidental-company-culture/
    Notice to listeners: The information in this book, along with the forms and structures provided, are meant to serve as a helpful reference guide for the plumbing, heating, cooling, electrical, and other contracting industries. The host of and contributors to this podcast take no responsibility for compliance with the laws or regulations that govern your specific business. The responsibility for making sure everything is compliant (among other things) is 100 percent yours. Before you implement any new information or forms, please check with your own trusted business advisers, including your own attorney, to make certain that the forms and the information you plan to implement will comply with all relevant laws, customs, and regulations.

    • 9 min
    Who Goes to Training and Seminars?

    Who Goes to Training and Seminars?

    Conferences, training seminars, webinars, demonstrations—who goes? If you're like we were in my company, it was us! In this episode I explain why it's more beneficial to use those opportunities to train your techs so that they can become more capable and better at their jobs.
    https://www.7powercontractor.com/training-seminars-probably-just-you/
    Notice to listeners: The information in this book, along with the forms and structures provided, are meant to serve as a helpful reference guide for the plumbing, heating, cooling, electrical, and other contracting industries. The host of and contributors to this podcast take no responsibility for compliance with the laws or regulations that govern your specific business. The responsibility for making sure everything is compliant (among other things) is 100 percent yours. Before you implement any new information or forms, please check with your own trusted business advisers, including your own attorney, to make certain that the forms and the information you plan to implement will comply with all relevant laws, customs, and regulations.

    • 8 min
    What to do When the Work Family is Fighting

    What to do When the Work Family is Fighting

    Family's fight. It's what they do. My brothers and I are very close and when we all were working together in the famly business, we had some doosies. In this episode, I'll provide some guidance on how to successfully navigate through the family dramas to get everyone refocused on the business.
    https://www.7powercontractor.com/business-family-fighting-work/
    Notice to listeners: The information in this book, along with the forms and structures provided, are meant to serve as a helpful reference guide for the plumbing, heating, cooling, electrical, and other contracting industries. The host of and contributors to this podcast take no responsibility for compliance with the laws or regulations that govern your specific business. The responsibility for making sure everything is compliant (among other things) is 100 percent yours. Before you implement any new information or forms, please check with your own trusted business advisers, including your own attorney, to make certain that the forms and the information you plan to implement will comply with all relevant laws, customs, and regulations.

    • 7 min

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Great!

This is the most useful and concise information I have found on service businesses in Podcast form.

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Al is the Real Deal

I have known Al for some time and he is the real deal. His real world experience and know how are such a help to those in the trades. I have had Al on my Blue Collar Nation Podcast several times and he always draws our biggest audiences. That does not happen by accident. Those who know Al know that he is going to give actionable advice to make your service business better. Al is the main, and we always learn something when we tune in to him

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Al has walked the walk

Al has been there and done it. He brings great experiences to any situation where he has had the same problem and resolved it. He helps so much with his stories and examples of what need to be done when there is a problem. Thanks for your insight Al!

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