6 episodes

Construction industry professionals telling their personal stories on how they discovered their trade, what kept them in it and why they love the craft.

The Dust Life Javier Flores

    • Entrepreneurship
    • 4.8 • 13 Ratings

Construction industry professionals telling their personal stories on how they discovered their trade, what kept them in it and why they love the craft.

    BONUS Episode: Dr. Sarah Alemi - Acupuncture, Cupping and Herbs for Blue Collar Workers

    BONUS Episode: Dr. Sarah Alemi - Acupuncture, Cupping and Herbs for Blue Collar Workers

    On this bonus episode I sit down to talk with Dr. Sarah Alemi owner of Eastern Roots Wellness in Mclean Virginia about the benefits of acupuncture, cupping and Chinese medicine for those of us with physically demanding jobs and also dealing with high stress environments. 

    • 30 min
    BONUS Episode: Loba Family - Rep Talk

    BONUS Episode: Loba Family - Rep Talk

    On this bonus episode I sit down with three of my co-workers Amanda Bartik, Tito el Frito and my main man Micah. We discuss the current state of the industry, branding & marketing and just shoot the shit about life and have a couple good laughs.  

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Ep. 4: Jeremy Summerford - Faith Hardwood Flooring

    Ep. 4: Jeremy Summerford - Faith Hardwood Flooring

    Jeremy Summerford - Owner of Faith Hardwood Flooring in North Carolina delivers his story on how he discovered the hardwood flooring trade and a few stories from his younger days including dealing cocaine, getting into a gun fight, all of his tools getting stolen one week into his new business and finally finding his higher power and realizing he was on the wrong track before turning his life around, becoming a family man and polishing his skills as a hardwood flooring craftsman. 

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    • 1 hr 1 min
    Ep. 3: Dan Van Aucken - Wood Tech Hardwood Flooring

    Ep. 3: Dan Van Aucken - Wood Tech Hardwood Flooring

    Dan Van Aucken - Owner of Wood Tech Hardwood Flooring in Michigan delivers his story on how he got into the hardwood flooring trade while discussing his downfall into opioid addiction, the loss of his first business due to bankruptcy and his family leaving him. Dan then overcame the odds through rehabilitation and finding his higher power and was able to restore his spirit, family and his business. 

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    • 1 hr 17 min
    Ep. 2: Joel Arias - Peninsula Hardwood Floors

    Ep. 2: Joel Arias - Peninsula Hardwood Floors

    Joel Arias - Owner of Peninsula Hardwood Floors in the Bay Area delivers his story on how he became a hardwood flooring craftsman. We also discuss immigrating from Mexico at a young age, culture, family and plans on riding out the ongoing crisis through self development and reflection. 

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    • 1 hr 1 min
    Ep. 1: Joe Rocco - Artistic Floors by Design

    Ep. 1: Joe Rocco - Artistic Floors by Design

    Joe Rocco - Owner of Artistic Floors by Design in Denver, delivers his story of becoming a hardwood flooring craftsman, while also discussing the current corona virus situation and how contractors can keep busy and get ready for when things get back to normal. 

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    • 1 hr 7 min

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13 Ratings

13 Ratings

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