The Firestarter Podcast, sponsored by Service Excellence, is a show where host Todd Liles interviews business owners and managers who have all undergone radical transformations for the better in their professional and personal lives. Listen to hear inspiring stories from some of the home service industry's finest!
Interview with Kevin Doran
Welcome to the Firestarters Podcast, where your host and Service Excellence founder, Todd Liles, interviews owners and managers in the home services industry about stories of radical transformation. Today, Todd is interviewing Kevin Doran, the sales manager at NextGen Air and Plumbing of Anaheim, California. Kevin discusses a variety of topics, including NextGen’s astronomical growth, curating healthy and productive company culture, effective branding and marketing strategies, and beyond. Tune in to hear more about how you, like Kevin, can ignite the power within!
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Interview with Mike Drenk
In this episode of The Firestarters Podcast, your host Todd Liles interviews Service Excellence’s very own coach, Mike Drenk. Mike Drenk has spent over 25 years coaching, teaching and leading in one form or another.
Prior to joining Service Excellence’s team in 2021, Mike was the owner of a plumbing franchise system. While his father and brother were familiar with the industry, Mike had never worked in the home services industry before. Mike put aside a set amount of money to start his business, however, he quickly found himself losing money and going into debt.
In this episode, you will learn about how failures help us to grow and can actually help to make you more successful.
Interview with Steve and Rachel Egner
In this episode of the Firestarters Podcast, Todd Liles interviews Steve and Rachel Egner, the dynamic duo behind Steve's Plumbing. The pair talk about their failures and successes and their plans for the future. Check it out!
Interview with Billy Bostick
In the second episode of the Firestarters Podcast, your host, Todd Liles, interviews Billy Bostick of Pioneer Plumbing out in Houston, Texas. In this interview, you'll learn about Billy's rise to success and his unquenchable drive to ignite the power within himself and his business.
Interview with Toby Tippets
Welcome to the first-ever episode of The Firestarters Podcast, where your host, Todd Liles interviews owners and managers in the home services trades and discusses stories of radical transformation. In this episode, Todd interviews Toby Tippets of Big Mountain Heating and Air Conditioning, a successful HVAC company out in Sacramento California. They discuss the lows and eventual highs of Toby's inspiring career and how he got to where he is today.