28 episodes

Welcome to The Build and Serve Podcast where service professionals are conspiring together to reach new levels of wealth building and service standards that actually make a difference in the world.

Check us out weekly for new interviews and conversations with successful and inspiring individuals that bring value to the table which will help you grow your business.

The Build And Serve Podcas‪t‬ Andrew Ammons

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    • 5.0 • 14 Ratings

Welcome to The Build and Serve Podcast where service professionals are conspiring together to reach new levels of wealth building and service standards that actually make a difference in the world.

Check us out weekly for new interviews and conversations with successful and inspiring individuals that bring value to the table which will help you grow your business.

    Contractor Talk: Whoops, You Just Lost | B&S 028

    Contractor Talk: Whoops, You Just Lost | B&S 028

    Is your field highly competitive?
    Are you making the most of every lead?
    Regardless of your industry, there are always plenty of people who stick to the status quo. 
    If all of your actions are within normal standards then you’re bound to be overlooked.
    Use thorough preparation and timely execution of actions to separate yourself from the pack.
    Impactful Moments:
    Polish Your Wardrobe And Appearance Refine your Proposals And Presentations Link Everything To Admirable Quality In this episode of “Build And Serve,” Andrew explains how a particular contractor’s overzealous maneuvers turned into a costly gamble.
    Ambition displays eager enthusiasm, but surpassing expectations on a regular basis is what builds healthy and wealthy lifetime relationships.
    “Big doors swing on small hinges.”
    Get more episodes and other valuable resources by visiting http://www.buildandserve.com 

    • 29 min
    Small Talk: The Blue Heat Challenge | B&S 027

    Small Talk: The Blue Heat Challenge | B&S 027

    Are you scared to be uncomfortable?
    Do you have the discipline to grow?
    Distractions are so ubiquitous that they can easily take over our lives. 
    The energy devoted to unnecessary tasks eventually feels productive.
    Just because something came out positive doesn’t mean it couldn’t have been completed at a later time.
    Temperature Scale:
    Red Flames Are Wild And Cool White Flames Are Warmer Blue Flames Are As Hot As It Gets In this episode of “Build And Serve,” Andrew breaks down how to differentiate between direct and indirect activities. 
    Running around with a flamethrower may keep everything warm, but intense heat that hits the bullseye of importance will light the largest fire.
    “It wasn’t what was needed to be done today to get the win tomorrow.” 
    Check out more episodes and other valuable resources by visiting http://www.buildandserve.com 

    • 31 min
    Small Talk: When You Need To Vanish | B&S 026

    Small Talk: When You Need To Vanish | B&S 026

    Where are your best efforts used today?
    How long do you spend focusing on one task?
    Grinding endlessly feels productive, but not all output results in the same outcome. 
    Life is not perfectly balanced.
    The four goals of growth don’t deserve exactly twenty-five percent of your attention each day. 
    Delivering direct focus on a needy avenue when it requires deserved attention benefits the long-game approach.
    Honing In On Necessities:
    Social Media Knows How To Swallow Your Time Shifting your Mindset Is Not Instantaneous Tend Today’s Issues For Tomorrow’s Rewards In this episode of “Build And Serve,” Andrew announces a new sixty-day plan to abstain from silly distractions. 
    Instead of distributing his time evenly, he describes his intention to aim hours towards opportunities that have proven themselves to be productive.
    “Even those few minutes were taking me away from reviewing my day.”
    Check out more episodes and other valuable resources by visiting http://www.buildandserve.com 

    • 24 min
    Thought Talk: More Problems, Where The Rubber Meets The Road | B&S 025

    Thought Talk: More Problems, Where The Rubber Meets The Road | B&S 025

    Has the daily grind put you in a rut?
    Do you feel any closer to your destination?
    The monotony of performing repetitive tasks has a way of hypnotizing us into believing that we’re doing the same old thing.  
    Fairy tales have made us believe that one day everything will be easy.
    Struggles never stop.
    If you’re growing, expect to encounter new dilemmas.
    Relative Outlook:
    Problems Are Opportunities To Improve Old Problems Need To Be Eliminated Immediately Embrace New Problems With Excitement In this episode of “Build And Serve,” Andrew delves into the dreary malaise that comes from burning the candle at both ends.  
    It only takes a few moments to step back and gain perspective.
    Incremental movements will propel you into faster waters.  
    You may be advancing quicker than you realize.
    “If you coast, you’re slowing down.
    Check out more episodes and other valuable resources by visiting http://www.buildandserve.com 
     

    • 24 min
    Contractor Talk: White Noise | B&S 024

    Contractor Talk: White Noise | B&S 024

    Do you know how to solve people’s problems?
    Are you committed to assisting others?
    Running a business is chaotic.  
    Multiple employees and multiple projects create unexpected issues. 
    Constantly putting out fires feels productive, but it’s only a distraction from critical tasks.  
    Prioritize what truly needs to be completed and hone in until that has happened.
    Three Phase Office Door Policy:
    Wide Open - Feel Free To Enter About Anything Half Open - Only Enter About Something Essential Closed - Anyone Who Enters Gets A Stapler Thrown At Them In this episode of “Build And Serve,” Andrew and Zac break down the concept of ‘White Noise.’  
    Family and colleagues may need your attention, but taking breaks from your agenda will elongate the initiative considerably.  
    Let people know that they are important, but not at the moment.
    “Put your phone in the other room.”
    Get more episodes and other valuable resources by visiting http://www.buildandserve.com 
     

    • 35 min
    Relationship Talk: In The Event, We Lose Cabin Pressure SAVE YOURSELF | B&S 023

    Relationship Talk: In The Event, We Lose Cabin Pressure SAVE YOURSELF | B&S 023

    Are you a people pleaser?
    Has your altruism gone too far?
    The relationships that we’ve committed to will require most of our time.
    Attempting to raise well-balanced children or bring unprecedented profits to your company are noble tasks.   
    Unfortunately, devoting yourself to others can leave you depleted.
    Taking On The Challenge:
    Figure Out Which Program Is Suitable For You Stick To Your Routine Without Fail Use Others To Help Hold You Accountable In this episode of “Build And Serve,” Andrew and Dru explore the benefits of embracing an individual health challenge for one month.  
    A strict diet and exercise plan replenishes the body and focuses the mind.
    Destroy your old habits and discover untapped energy and clarity through positive selfishness.
    “I can’t take care of all the people I love when I’m down.”
    Check out more episodes and other valuable resources by visiting http://www.residualbulldog.com 

    • 49 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
14 Ratings

14 Ratings

L.C.Meerkat ,

Great trades podcast

Andrew is a great guy and has a wealth of knowledge to share in this podcast. Definitely a must have for any contractor

iTangoTex ,

This dude is REAL!

I can relate to this guy in so many ways. The subway story got me! That has happen to me more than once! This podcast has made me more aware of things and how to handle our problems in the contracting world. Thank you Ammons!

Josh Mikkelsen ,

Didn't realize I was missing this until I heard it

The Ammons brothers have a knack for timing the right message at the right time. They keep it real, without the hype and just focus on what were are dealing with as we level up. Thanks for sharing guys!

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