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If you’re in a truck-based, home services industry of any kind, you’re in the right place. Listen every week as hosts Carter Harkins and Taylor Hill interview experts in your industry, and find the gold nuggets that will help you build the dream business you have always wanted to have.

Using Your Business to Give Back

Today on the show Carter and Taylor talk about the importance of using your business to give back. Not only does participating in your community’s charitable endeavors make you feel good about what you’re doing, but it’s a great culture-building opportunity for your team and it can have positive business benefits, too.
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Saving a Toxic Culture

Is your culture driving employees and customers away? Today we talk to Hope Stevenson about how to prevent a culture from getting out of control and salvaging a culture that has turned toxic. Creating and sticking to core values, being open and honest with yourself and your employees, and holding yourself accountable is just the beginning!
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Bracing for the Busy Season

Most service businesses have some level of seasonality that owners need to negotiate. Today we’re talking to Chuck Roydhouse of The Roydhouse Effect about how to best prepare for the busy season and be proactive rather than reactive. Listen in to find out the keys to being ready to embrace the flood, manage the workload, and even out the feast and famine cycle.
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Branding & Promotional Strategies That Actually Work

Branding is so much more than just coming up with a catchy company name. Companies have to think bigger than having just a single logo and a handful of business cards. Check out what Kimble Bosworth, our resident brandmom, has to say about branding and promotional strategies that actually work!
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Be smart enough to get out of your own way!

Get out of your own way! Past failures, comparison culture, and failure to implement can keep business owners stuck in their ruts. Tune into today’s episode with Jerry Isenhour to find out how to get out of the weeds and get back to what you do best.
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Good leadership isn’t just part of business – it’s the whole game!

If you aren’t actively curating your culture, it’s left to run wild on its own. Ignoring your leadership duties can ruin your company in the end, just like poor operations or uninformed bookkeeping decisions. Today on the show we talk to Trevor Flannigan about his booming chat service business and how monitoring the company culture is contributing to his success. What steps are you taking to make sure you have an active, positive role in your company’s culture and your business overall?
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How to have culture-building events that don’t suck

Are you taking the time to bond with your team? Jasper Drengler joins us today to talk about a very unique culture-building experience he had with his team. Not every culture-building opportunity has to be quite so extravagant, though. Carter and Taylor review some low-effort, high-return social events they have with their own crew. What do you do with your team for fun? Let us know in the BCP Facebook group!

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Communication is Worth More Than You Think

Are you communicating thoroughly with your customers? With your employees? With your business partners? Tim Reed joins us in the studio today to talk about the real money value of communication and how it may be unknowingly affecting your bottom line and customer lifetime value.

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The Recipe For Growing Your Business

Growing your business takes vision, but it also takes great leadership, great culture, and a great mindset. Are you looking for the secret to growing your business and having the life that you want? Listen up because our guest, Mark Stoner, is sharing the recipe that gave him the good life.

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Women in Blue Collar Businesses

Are you giving women the same consideration as men when hiring? So many companies discount female technicians in blue collar trade industries, but check out our interview with Brandi Biswell and find out why this half of the population can be a valuable asset to your company, especially in a technical capacity.

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