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The Contractor Fight with Tom Reber

The Contractor Fight Podcast challenges contractors to live unafraid & motor against mediocrity. It's time to pick a fight and take back our dignity. It's time to wage war on the mindsets that hold us back from business and personal success.
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Jan 26, 2023

Millions of people in almost every corner of the world set New Year's Goals. But only a small percentage of those people succeed in achieving them. So, in this episode, Tom shares some tips on goal setting that will be extremely powerful when it comes to achieving the things you want. Tune in now!

 

Conversation Highlights:

[00:00] - Intro

[00:40] - Things Tom has learned about setting goals

[01:42] - Set extremely challenging goals

[04:00] - Be very specific

[06:42] - Ignore the timeframe

[08:25] - Break your goals into daily activities

[10:40] - Talk like you've achieved the goal

 

Resources: 

 

đź’¸ Grab your copy of our FREE Contractors Guide to Spotting Cheap Prospects here: https://thecontractorfight.com/cheap 

 

== Join us in BATTLEGROUND ==

Everything your contracting business needs in one comprehensive program with three main focus areas: Leadership, Communication, and Numbers. For more info, check out: https://TheContractorFight.com/Battleground 

 

== Get your questions answered and connect with other contractors building stronger businesses in The Contractor Fight: https://thecontractorfight.com/facebook 

 

== Grab the Gear ==

https://gear.thecontractorfight.com/ 

 

== Find Us on Social Media ==

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/TomReber 

Instagram: https://thecontractorfight.com/ig 

 

== Rate the Podcast ==

Help your fellow contractors find the podcast! Please leave a rating/review! 

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Jan 23, 2023

Tom talks with April Hall, of the SRC Summit. April comes from a construction family and started her own construction company while in college. Through the SRC Summit, April brings together contractors from all over the United States for learning, networking, and fun, featuring some of the industry's top experts to share their strategies for success and bring integrity and education to the contracting market.

 

In this episode, we talk about… 

  • About the SRC Summit — why she started it, its history, and what contractors can expect
  • April's experience starting her own business at a young age
  • Mistakes most contractors make when building their businesses
  • April’s advice for contractors who understand the importance of training, but are struggling due to lack of money
  • Some marketing tips and strategies for contractors

 

Resources: 

 

== SRC Summit: https://www.srcsummit.com/ 

 

đź’¸ Grab your copy of our FREE Contractors Guide to Spotting Cheap Prospects here: https://thecontractorfight.com/cheap 

 

== Join us in BATTLEGROUND ==

Everything your contracting business needs in one comprehensive program with three main focus areas: Leadership, Communication, and Numbers. For more info, check out: https://TheContractorFight.com/Battleground 

 

== Get your questions answered and connect with other contractors building stronger businesses in The Contractor Fight: https://thecontractorfight.com/facebook 

 

== Grab the Gear ==

https://gear.thecontractorfight.com/ 

 

== Find Us on Social Media ==

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/TomReber 

Instagram: https://thecontractorfight.com/ig 

 

== Rate the Podcast ==

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Jan 19, 2023

In this episode, Tom walks through how to bid for interior painting projects. He explains why your price may be higher or lower than your competition's and shares some important considerations for estimating projects in the painting business.

 

Conversation Highlights:

[00:00] - Introduction

[00:33] - Identifying leaks in your business

[02:25] - Pricing strategies in the construction industry

[03:09] - Scientific approach for pricing

[04:30] - The importance of production rates

[07:23] - “Take some time and track”

[09:44] - Bidding for repainting a 12 x 12 room

[13:08] - The art and science of estimating

[16:16] - Optimizing productivity through task time management

[18:00] - The Fight GPS call

 

Resources: 

== Find out what's holding you back from making more money. Discover the leaks in your business and learn how to fix them with The Fight GPS Call. Visit contractorfight.com/gps

 

đź’¸ Grab your copy of our FREE Contractors Guide to Spotting Cheap Prospects here: https://thecontractorfight.com/cheap 

 

== Join us in BATTLEGROUND ==

Everything your contracting business needs in one comprehensive program with three main focus areas: Leadership, Communication, and Numbers. For more info, check out: https://TheContractorFight.com/Battleground 

 

== Get your questions answered and connect with other contractors building stronger businesses in The Contractor Fight: https://thecontractorfight.com/facebook 

 

== Let us help you take your business to the next level. Check out our Foundations Program: https://thecontractorfight.com/foundations/ 

 

== Grab the Gear ==

https://gear.thecontractorfight.com/ 

 

== Find Us on Social Media ==

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/TomReber 

Instagram: https://thecontractorfight.com/ig 

 

== Rate the Podcast ==

Help your fellow contractors find the podcast! Please leave a rating/review! 

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Jan 12, 2023

How do you market your company to the right people? Tom talks to Jeani Ringkob from StoryBuilt Marketing about how to use marketing to recruit your ideal employee and how to target the right people for your business, so you continue to build your team and grow your business. Jeani is a speaker and marketing coach who comes from a third-generation construction family.

 

Conversation Highlights:

[00:00] - Intro — How to use marketing to recruit and build your team

[01:46] - Jeani’s backstory

[04:23] - The trades industry is all about relationships

[08:22] - Things that women do better than men in the contracting industry

[13:18] - Every business owner should be prepared for a crisis

[14:06] - Examining the labor shortage issue through history

[16:46] - How the Boomers impacted the labor workforce

[18:15] - Signs of workforce shortage

[23:22] - An example of a marketing headline to use for recruiting 

[27:07] - Marketing tips and strategies for recruiting employees

[30:19] - Designing, implementing, and investigating your marketing strategy

[30:51] - The litmus test for job fairs 

[34:48] - Word-of-mouth marketing

[36:41] - Tactics to identify your ideal hire

[39:45] - Nick Saban’s approach to recruiting

[41:14] - The right time to recruit effectively

[45:36] - About StoryBuilt Marketing

[46:55] - Marketing-related books recommendations

 

Resources: 

== StoryBuilt Marketing: https://www.storybuilt.marketing/ 

 

đź’¸ Grab your copy of our FREE Contractors Guide to Spotting Cheap Prospects here: https://thecontractorfight.com/cheap 

 

== Join us in BATTLEGROUND ==

Everything your contracting business needs in one comprehensive program with three main focus areas: Leadership, Communication, and Numbers. For more info, check out: https://TheContractorFight.com/Battleground 

 

== Get your questions answered and connect with other contractors building stronger businesses in The Contractor Fight: https://thecontractorfight.com/facebook 

 

== Let us help you take your business to the next level. Check out our Foundations Program: https://thecontractorfight.com/foundations/ 

 

== Grab the Gear ==

https://gear.thecontractorfight.com/ 

 

== Find Us on Social Media ==

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/TomReber 

Instagram: https://thecontractorfight.com/ig 

 

== Rate the Podcast ==

Help your fellow contractors find the podcast! Please leave a rating/review! 

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Jan 5, 2023

Why do some people achieve success and others don't? In this episode, Tom discusses why you might not be having the success you desire and shares one key element that plays a significant role in reaching your goals but is often overlooked.

 

Conversation Highlights:

[00:00] - Intro — Why you might not be having success

[00:46] - Only 8% of people fulfill New Year's resolutions

[02:03] - The overlooked ingredient for being successful

[02:43] - "Where do I find the book?"

[04:19] - Have some resourcefulness in you

[07:38] - The impact of technology

[10:19] - Closing remarks — Take action and seek out resources

 

Resources: 

 

đź’¸ Grab your copy of our FREE Contractors Guide to Spotting Cheap Prospects here: https://thecontractorfight.com/cheap 

 

== Join us in BATTLEGROUND ==

Everything your contracting business needs in one comprehensive program with three main focus areas: Leadership, Communication, and Numbers. For more info, check out: https://TheContractorFight.com/Battleground 

 

== Get your questions answered and connect with other contractors building stronger businesses in The Contractor Fight: https://thecontractorfight.com/facebook 

 

== Let us help you take your business to the next level. Check out our Foundations Program: https://thecontractorfight.com/foundations/ 

 

== Grab the Gear ==

https://gear.thecontractorfight.com/ 

 

== Find Us on Social Media ==

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/TomReber 

Instagram: https://thecontractorfight.com/ig 

 

== Rate the Podcast ==

Help your fellow contractors find the podcast! Please leave a rating/review! 

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Dec 29, 2022

Are you low on cash and struggling to understand why you're in this situation? In this episode, Tom explores three main reasons why this might be happening to you. Don't let a low bank account hold you back – listen to this episode, take control and make the changes you need to improve your financial situation!

 

Conversation Highlights:

[00:00] - Intro

[01:23] - The low cash situation 

[02:40] - You think you're special

[05:08] - You didn't plan things as needed

[06:20] - You lack discipline

[07:36] - The concepts of success and making money

 

Resources: 

 

đź’¸ Grab your copy of our FREE Contractors Guide to Spotting Cheap Prospects here: https://thecontractorfight.com/cheap 

 

== Join us in BATTLEGROUND ==

Everything your contracting business needs in one comprehensive program with three main focus areas: Leadership, Communication, and Numbers. For more info, check out: https://TheContractorFight.com/Battleground 

 

== Get your questions answered and connect with other contractors building stronger businesses in The Contractor Fight: https://thecontractorfight.com/facebook 

 

== Let us help you take your business to the next level. Check out our Foundations Program: https://thecontractorfight.com/foundations/ 

 

== Grab the Gear ==

https://gear.thecontractorfight.com/ 

 

== Find Us on Social Media ==

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/TomReber 

Instagram: https://thecontractorfight.com/ig 

 

== Rate the Podcast ==

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Dec 22, 2022

In this episode, Tom talks with The Fight coaches Dan, Tim, and Derek about business development and sales. They cover the nitty-gritty of what makes a salesperson stand out, the most important aspects that a contractor must get right to solidify a good relationship with their client on the sales call, and discuss different ways contractors can be clever about creating a winning sales strategy.

 

Conversation Highlights:

[00:00] - Welcome notes and intro of Dan, Tim, and Derek

[03:50] - Dan, Tim, and Derek's definition of sales

[07:31] - Times when Tim and Derek looked at sales as slimy

[09:21] - Things that make someone a good salesperson

[12:03] - Dan explains his sales baseline

[14:44] - Being empathetic in the sales process

[19:05] - Letting the people pop into the conversation instead of giving them a solution

[22:33] - Guidance for contractors on reaching their sales goals

[24:18] - Understanding your daily number is the key to running a successful business

[26:23] - An explanation of going rates 

[30:23] - Being ethical in business

[32:28] - People buy and pay according to their reasons

[37:10] - Contractors are the creator of their circumstances

[39:42] - Contractors shouldn't underestimate their power over sales

[41:30] - Dan tells the story of his experience negotiating in Germany

[47:23] - The biggest things The Contractor Fight coaching promises

[54:25] - How Tom, Dan, Tim, and Derek are improving as salespeople

[01:04:46] - Sales has to be your number one priority.

 

 Resources: 

đź’¸ Grab your copy of our FREE Contractors Guide to Spotting Cheap Prospects here: https://thecontractorfight.com/cheap 

 

== Join us in BATTLEGROUND ==

Everything your contracting business needs in one comprehensive program with three main focus areas: Leadership, Communication, and Numbers. For more info, check out: https://TheContractorFight.com/Battleground 

 

== Get your questions answered and connect with other contractors building stronger businesses in The Contractor Fight: https://thecontractorfight.com/facebook 

 

== Let us help you take your business to the next level. Check out our Foundations Program: https://thecontractorfight.com/foundations/ 

 

== Grab the Gear ==

https://gear.thecontractorfight.com/ 

 

== Find Us on Social Media ==

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/TomReber 

Instagram: https://thecontractorfight.com/ig 

 

== Rate the Podcast ==

Help your fellow contractors find the podcast! Please leave a rating/review! 

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Dec 15, 2022

It's winter—the slow season for many contracting businesses. But whatever the situation is, you've got to keep growing. Today Tom shares his thoughts on productive things you could do when business is slow. He talks about how to make the most of this time so you can come out of the other end winning.

 

Conversation Highlights:

[00:00] - Intro

[01:13] - Embrace the truth

[02:56] - Getting your systems in order in your business

[05:00] - Building your brand

[06:02] - Working on your database

[07:43] - Start networking

[08:55] - Doing something positive to get better

 

Resources: 

 

== Learn how to spot the tire kickers from a mile away with our đź’¸ FREE Contractors Guide to Spotting Cheap Prospects. Grab yours here: https://thecontractorfight.com/cheap 

 

== Join us in BATTLEGROUND ==

Everything your contracting business needs in one comprehensive program with three main focus areas: Leadership, Communication, and Numbers. For more info, check out: https://TheContractorFight.com/Battleground

 

== Are you struggling to build your business or starting your first business and need help? Check out our foundation course. Everything you need to know about starting a business and what to do. Go grab it at https://thecontractorfight.com/foundations/  

 

== Get your questions answered and connect with other contractors building stronger businesses in The Contractor Fight: https://thecontractorfight.com/facebook 

 

== Grab the Gear ==

https://gear.thecontractorfight.com/ 

 

== Find Us on Social Media ==

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/TomReber 

Instagram: https://thecontractorfight.com/ig 

 

== Rate the Podcast ==

Help your fellow contractors find the podcast! Please leave a rating/review! 

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Dec 13, 2022

Do you have a hard time selling because of your mindset? Would you like to become better at your craft and make more sales? Join Tom as he shares some great tips on how to fix your sales head trash, so you can get out there and crush it!

 

Conversation Highlights:

[00:00] - Getting your sales head trash out of the way

[02:01] - You must develop a strong “you.”

[04:30] - Growing your communication skills

[05:49] - Having confidence in your numbers

[06:43] - Spending time with the right people

[07:53] - Message of closure

 

 Resources: 

== Get the FREE Contractor’s Guide to Spotting a Cheap Prospect BEFORE They Waste Your Time:

https://thecontractorfight.com/cheap/ 

 

== Join us in BATTLEGROUND ==

Everything your contracting business needs in one comprehensive program with three main focus areas: Leadership, Communication, and Numbers. For more info, check out: https://TheContractorFight.com/Battleground 

 

== Get your questions answered and connect with other contractors building stronger businesses in The Contractor Fight: https://thecontractorfight.com/facebook 

 

== Let us help you take your business to the next level. Check out our Foundations Program: https://thecontractorfight.com/foundations/ 

 

== Grab the Gear ==

https://gear.thecontractorfight.com/ 

 

== Find Us on Social Media ==

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/TomReber 

Instagram: https://thecontractorfight.com/ig 

 

== Rate the Podcast ==

Help your fellow contractors find the podcast! Please leave a rating/review! 

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Dec 12, 2022

Today, Tom talks about relationships by sharing a post that he made on social media captioned "She Comes with Me" with a picture of him and his wife on an airplane. It's about showing your significant other they're your priority, crucial to your success, and it matters that they're with you.

 

In this episode, Tom discusses… 

  • The reason why Tom's wife comes with him to work
  • Making your significant other know that they are a priority for you and vital to your success
  • The success that you want starts with you and begins at home

 

Resources:

==Grab our free resources: https://thecontractorfight.com/worksheets/ 

== Join Us in the BATTLEGROUND ==
Everything your contracting business needs in one comprehensive program with three main focus areas: Leadership, Communication, and Numbers. For more info check out:
https://TheContractorFight.com/Battleground 

== Get your questions answered and connect with other contractors building stronger businesses in The Contractor Fight: https://thecontractorfight.com/facebook 

== Find Us on Social Media ==

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/TomReber 

Instagram: https://thecontractorfight.com/ig 

 

== Rate the Podcast ==

Help your fellow contractors find the podcast! Please leave a rating/review! 

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Dec 9, 2022

How often do you make assumptions in your business? Dan discusses another core value of The Contractor Fight—No assumptions. He shares why it is so important NOT to make assumptions and how they can affect your business's success.

 

In this episode, we talk about…  

  • Mistakes you are making when you're making assumptions
  • Three areas in your business where you can apply the value of making no assumptions
  • Making a habit of examining every situation and avoiding assumptions

 

Resources: 

 

== Check out Contractor Sales Pros on Facebook. The place to ask questions and share strategies and best practices to help each other get better as salespeople in the construction industry: https://thecontractorfight.com/salespro 

 

== Join us in BATTLEGROUND ==

Everything your contracting business needs in one comprehensive program with three main focus areas: Leadership, Communication, and Numbers. For more info, check out: https://TheContractorFight.com/Battleground 

 

== Get your questions answered and connect with other contractors building stronger businesses in The Contractor Fight: https://thecontractorfight.com/facebook 

 

== Grab the Gear ==
https://gear.thecontractorfight.com/ 

 

== Find Us on Social Media ==
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/TomReber 

Instagram: https://thecontractorfight.com/ig 

 

== Rate the Podcast ==
Help your fellow contractors find the podcast! Please leave a rating/review! 

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Dec 8, 2022

Good cash flow is the straw that stirs the drink. But it's a lot easier said than done, right? Join Tom as he shares some helpful insights on ways that you can improve your cash flow and be profitable regardless of whether you're in a recession or not.

 

Conversation Highlights:

[00:00] - Intro

[02:28] - Improving your cash flow during a recession

[03:28] - Reasons why cash flow is crucial to your success

[10:26] - Pay attention to your contract terms for improving cash flow

[11:47] - Consider early pay discounts

[12:59] - Pay your bills as late as you can

[14:02] - Send invoice right after the project is done

[14:29] - Keep track of your obligations daily 

[15:34] - Increase your rates

[16:06] - Upsell your service

[16:48] - Have a weekly money meeting

[18:40] - There are no days off for a small business owner

 

Resources: 

== FOUNDATIONS ==
Are you pricing your work correctly? Check out the Contractor Fight Foundations Program - The basics of business for contractors who are struggling to make ends meet: https://thecontractorfight.com/foundations/

== Join us in BATTLEGROUND ==

Everything your contracting business needs in one comprehensive program with three main focus areas: Leadership, Communication, and Numbers. For more info, check out: https://TheContractorFight.com/Battleground 

 

==Are you struggling to build your business or starting your first business and need help? Check out our foundation course. Everything you need to know about starting a business and what to do. Go grab it at https://thecontractorfight.com/foundations/  

 

== Get your questions answered and connect with other contractors building stronger businesses in The Contractor Fight: https://thecontractorfight.com/facebook 

 

== Grab the Gear ==

https://gear.thecontractorfight.com/ 

 

== Find Us on Social Media ==

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/TomReber 

Instagram: https://thecontractorfight.com/ig 

 

== Rate the Podcast ==

Help your fellow contractors find the podcast! Please leave a rating/review! 

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Dec 7, 2022

Tom talks about the best way to get customers after starting your contracting business. Using a simple format... the 3-by-3 marketing plan, he teaches how to market your business and build it from the ground up.

 

Conversation Highlights:

[00:00] - Intro

[01:20] - The 3-by-3 marketing plan

[01:56] - Pre-job marketing tactics

[02:29] - During-job marketing tactics

[03:49] - Post-job marketing tactics

[05:26] - Outro

 

Resources: 

 

== Get the FREE Contractor’s Guide to Spotting a Cheap Prospect BEFORE They Waste Your Time:

https://thecontractorfight.com/cheap/ 

 

== Join us in BATTLEGROUND ==

Everything your contracting business needs in one comprehensive program with three main focus areas: Leadership, Communication, and Numbers. For more info, check out: https://TheContractorFight.com/Battleground 

 

== Get your questions answered and connect with other contractors building stronger businesses in The Contractor Fight: https://thecontractorfight.com/facebook 

 

== Grab the Gear ==

https://gear.thecontractorfight.com/ 

 

== Find Us on Social Media ==

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/TomReber 

Instagram: https://thecontractorfight.com/ig 

 

== Rate the Podcast ==

Help your fellow contractors find the podcast! Please leave a rating/review! 

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Dec 6, 2022

Do you want to land bigger sales but don’t know how? Are you ready to find out what really works? Tune in as Tom shares some powerful tips and strategies you can do to get better clients, bigger contracts and higher-paying jobs.

 

Conversation Highlights:

[00:00] - Intro

[00:59] - The things you can do to avoid low leads

[01:10] - Landing bigger sales by being proactive

[02:42] - Reasons to pursue high-end clients

[04:20] - The prospecting plan

[07:23] - Strategies for attracting high-paying clients

[09:47] - Actionable steps you can do to get high-paying clients

 

 Resources: 

 

== Get the FREE Contractor’s Guide to Spotting a Cheap Prospect BEFORE They Waste Your Time:

https://thecontractorfight.com/cheap/ 

 

== Join us in BATTLEGROUND ==

Everything your contracting business needs in one comprehensive program with three main focus areas: Leadership, Communication, and Numbers. For more info, check out: https://TheContractorFight.com/Battleground 

 

== Get your questions answered and connect with other contractors building stronger businesses in The Contractor Fight: https://thecontractorfight.com/facebook 

 

== Let us help you take your business to the next level. Check out our Foundations Program: https://thecontractorfight.com/foundations/ 

 

== Grab the Gear ==

https://gear.thecontractorfight.com/ 

 

== Find Us on Social Media ==

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/TomReber 

Instagram: https://thecontractorfight.com/ig 

 

== Rate the Podcast ==

Help your fellow contractors find the podcast! Please leave a rating/review! 

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Dec 5, 2022

A key lesson Tom wants you to learn about achieving success is that it's never convenient. For success to come to you, you will have to do things that you don't want to do and make sacrifices. That's the tradeoff for success.

 

In this episode, Tom discusses… 

  • Embracing discomfort—discomfort generates growth and power
  • You cannot achieve success on your terms—you must do what it takes
  • Getting rid of the excuses that are holding you back from success

 

Resources:

==Grab our free resources: https://thecontractorfight.com/worksheets/ 

== Join Us in the BATTLEGROUND ==
Everything your contracting business needs in one comprehensive program with three main focus areas: Leadership, Communication, and Numbers. For more info check out:
https://TheContractorFight.com/Battleground 

== Get your questions answered and connect with other contractors building stronger businesses in The Contractor Fight: https://thecontractorfight.com/facebook 

== Find Us on Social Media ==

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/TomReber 

Instagram: https://thecontractorfight.com/ig 

 

== Rate the Podcast ==

Help your fellow contractors find the podcast! Please leave a rating/review! 

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Dec 2, 2022

You have to deliver above expectations if you want your clients to come back for more—That's the meaning of "Roll the Red", this week's core value. Dan discusses how contractors can use this core value in their business and how it will benefit them longer-term.

 

In this episode, we talk about…  

  • The importance of having core values 
  • Three ways you can Roll the Red without fawning your clients to move your business forward:
    • Pre-planning your jobs
    • Being pre-emptive in communication
    • Celebrating your client's project

 

Resources: 

 

== Check out Contractor Sales Pros on Facebook. The place to ask questions and share strategies and best practices to help each other get better as salespeople in the construction industry: https://thecontractorfight.com/salespro 

 

== Join us in BATTLEGROUND ==

Everything your contracting business needs in one comprehensive program with three main focus areas: Leadership, Communication, and Numbers. For more info, check out: https://TheContractorFight.com/Battleground 

 

== Get your questions answered and connect with other contractors building stronger businesses in The Contractor Fight: https://thecontractorfight.com/facebook 

 

== Grab the Gear ==
https://gear.thecontractorfight.com/ 

 

== Find Us on Social Media ==
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/TomReber 

Instagram: https://thecontractorfight.com/ig 

 

== Rate the Podcast ==
Help your fellow contractors find the podcast! Please leave a rating/review! 

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Dec 1, 2022

Tom discusses three key meetings you should hold with your team members on a regular basis to explode your income and business. If you want to develop lasting and profitable relationships in your business, then you should start scheduling these meetings!

 

Conversation Highlights:

[00:00] - Intro

[01:15] - Guidelines for effective meetings

[02:21] - Three meetings to explode your profits

[02:36] - Annual planning meeting

[03:10] - Vision day meeting

[05:41] - Quarterly meeting

[10:11] - Closing remarks

 

Resources: 

 

== Join us in BATTLEGROUND ==

Everything your contracting business needs in one comprehensive program with three main focus areas: Leadership, Communication, and Numbers. For more info, check out: https://TheContractorFight.com/Battleground 

 

== Get your questions answered and connect with other contractors building stronger businesses in The Contractor Fight: https://thecontractorfight.com/facebook 

 

== Grab the Gear ==

https://gear.thecontractorfight.com/ 

 

== Find Us on Social Media ==

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/TomReber 

Instagram: https://thecontractorfight.com/ig 

 

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Nov 30, 2022

Tom talks about the easiest way for you to get more referrals. He gives some simple tips for increasing your clients and making the most of your time in the referral game. Those who want their clients to rave about their service won't want to miss this episode!

 

Conversation Highlights:

[00:00] - Being referral worthy

[01:41] - The transfer of trust meeting

[02:37] - Being prepared for the pre-job visit

[05:05] - Recapping the plan with the client

[08:05] - Scheduling the daily update with the client

[09:19] - Being prepared for the final walkthrough

 

Resources: 

 

== Get the FREE Contractor’s Guide to Spotting a Cheap Prospect BEFORE They Waste Your Time:

https://thecontractorfight.com/cheap/ 

 

== Join us in BATTLEGROUND ==

Everything your contracting business needs in one comprehensive program with three main focus areas: Leadership, Communication, and Numbers. For more info, check out: https://TheContractorFight.com/Battleground 

 

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Nov 29, 2022

Do you struggle with selling? Are you eager to grow your business but don't know how? Well, Tom is here to help. His suggestions will help you to add more to your sales funnel without getting stressed out and continue to sell more.

 

Conversation Highlights:

[00:00] - Intro

[01:44] - Ways to make more sales without stressing out

[02:16] - Identifying your ideal client 

[03:14] - Adopting a time kills deals mentality

[05:02] - Assignment selling

[06:28] - Having personal discipline

[07:53] - Outro

 

 Resources: 

 

== Get the FREE Contractor’s Guide to Spotting a Cheap Prospect BEFORE They Waste Your Time:

https://thecontractorfight.com/cheap/ 

 

== Join us in BATTLEGROUND ==

Everything your contracting business needs in one comprehensive program with three main focus areas: Leadership, Communication, and Numbers. For more info, check out: https://TheContractorFight.com/Battleground 

 

== Get your questions answered and connect with other contractors building stronger businesses in The Contractor Fight: https://thecontractorfight.com/facebook 

 

== Let us help you take your business to the next level. Check out our Foundations Program: https://thecontractorfight.com/foundations/ 

 

== Grab the Gear ==

https://gear.thecontractorfight.com/ 

 

== Find Us on Social Media ==

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Nov 28, 2022

Tom shares his story of how he once looked at someone successful and thought he was not capable of becoming anything like that...to becoming that guy. He encourages you to work hard on yourself, to achieve your goals, and to live your dream life.

 

In this episode, Tom discusses… 

  • Tom's story of admiring someone's status to becoming that guy
  • Working on yourself and your goals and living the life that you desire
  • The importance of daily nourishing your self-confidence

 

Resources:

==Grab our free resources: https://thecontractorfight.com/worksheets/ 

== Join Us in the BATTLEGROUND ==
Everything your contracting business needs in one comprehensive program with three main focus areas: Leadership, Communication, and Numbers. For more info check out:
https://TheContractorFight.com/Battleground 

== Get your questions answered and connect with other contractors building stronger businesses in The Contractor Fight: https://thecontractorfight.com/facebook 

== Find Us on Social Media ==

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Nov 25, 2022

Dan lays out his favorite Contractor Fight core value — GO FOR IT. He tells why it's an essential value and shares three situations where contractors would be better off if they practiced this core value.

 

In this episode, we talk about…  

  • Importance of The Fight's core value "Go for it."
  • Areas where "Go for it" need to be applied in the contracting world:
    • Getting yourself on the payroll
    • Hiring crews
    • Investing in your business

 

 Resources: 

 

== Check out Contractor Sales Pros on Facebook. The place to ask questions and share strategies and best practices to help each other get better as salespeople in the construction industry: https://thecontractorfight.com/salespro 

 

== Join us in BATTLEGROUND ==

Everything your contracting business needs in one comprehensive program with three main focus areas: Leadership, Communication, and Numbers. For more info, check out: https://TheContractorFight.com/Battleground 

 

== Get your questions answered and connect with other contractors building stronger businesses in The Contractor Fight: https://thecontractorfight.com/facebook 

 

== Grab the Gear ==
https://gear.thecontractorfight.com/ 

 

== Find Us on Social Media ==
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Instagram: https://thecontractorfight.com/ig 

 

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Nov 24, 2022

In this episode, Tom uncovers the secrets to making more money, having more sex and living a happy life, and he does so by sharing about his upcoming book, Win the Moments. So get started and stop dreaming!

 

Conversation Highlights:

[00:00] - Intro

[00:30] - Chapter three of Win the Moments

[01:36] - Tom's best version of himself

[03:03] - Your daily decisions determine who you will become in the future

[05:52] - The reason why most people don't realize their life's vision

[06:15] - The key to winning

[07:05] - Don't be seduced by success

[09:20] - Tom's challenge for you

 

Resources: 

 

== Join us in BATTLEGROUND ==

Everything your contracting business needs in one comprehensive program with three main focus areas: Leadership, Communication, and Numbers. For more info, check out: https://TheContractorFight.com/Battleground 

 

== Get your questions answered and connect with other contractors building stronger businesses in The Contractor Fight: https://thecontractorfight.com/facebook 

 

== Grab the Gear ==

https://gear.thecontractorfight.com/ 

 

== Find Us on Social Media ==

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/TomReber 

Instagram: https://thecontractorfight.com/ig 

 

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Nov 23, 2022

New clients are a big part of growing your business. So how do you get new clients? Listen in as Tom shares the three best methods for getting new clients for your business.

 

Conversation Highlights:

[00:00] - Intro

[00:40] - Three best ways to get new clients for your business

[02:29] - Be visible as a company

[05:21] - Make yourself a magnet for clients

[08:50] - Don't wait for clients to find you, find them

[11:15] - Wrap up

 

Resources: 

 

== Get the FREE Contractor’s Guide to Spotting a Cheap Prospect BEFORE They Waste Your Time:

https://thecontractorfight.com/cheap/ 

 

== Join us in BATTLEGROUND ==

Everything your contracting business needs in one comprehensive program with three main focus areas: Leadership, Communication, and Numbers. For more info, check out: https://TheContractorFight.com/Battleground 

 

== Get your questions answered and connect with other contractors building stronger businesses in The Contractor Fight: https://thecontractorfight.com/facebook 

 

== Grab the Gear ==

https://gear.thecontractorfight.com/ 

 

== Find Us on Social Media ==

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/TomReber 

Instagram: https://thecontractorfight.com/ig 

 

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Nov 22, 2022

In today's podcast episode, Tom shares a strategy that will have the biggest impact on your closing rate. He shares how setting a pricing bracket can help you have better conversations with people so that you can close your projects at a higher rate.

Conversation Highlights:

[00:00] - Intro
[02:18] - Setting a pricing bracket helps to raise your closing rate
[04:21] - Technique of bracketing
[06:55] - When you do bracketing, you get to the money faster
[07:53] - Another way to set the bracket
[09:47] - Bracketing is going to save you time

 

 Resources: 

 

== Get the FREE Contractor’s Guide to Spotting a Cheap Prospect BEFORE They Waste Your Time:

https://thecontractorfight.com/cheap/ 

 

== Join us in BATTLEGROUND ==

Everything your contracting business needs in one comprehensive program with three main focus areas: Leadership, Communication, and Numbers. For more info, check out: https://TheContractorFight.com/Battleground 

 

== Get your questions answered and connect with other contractors building stronger businesses in The Contractor Fight: https://thecontractorfight.com/facebook 

 

== Let us help you take your business to the next level. Check out our Foundations Program: https://thecontractorfight.com/foundations/ 

 

== Grab the Gear ==

https://gear.thecontractorfight.com/ 

 

== Find Us on Social Media ==

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Instagram: https://thecontractorfight.com/ig 

 

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Nov 21, 2022

There are a lot of people out there that are successful in life, business, relationships, and health. Well, what do they do differently from other people? They simply do what it takes when it is time for them to take action. Tom wants to remind you not to put off what you need to do right now. Do the work that needs to be done. There's no other time than now!

 

In this episode, Tom discusses… 

  • You shouldn't wait until tomorrow to take action if you want to accomplish your goals—Right now is the best time to take action.
  • Many people fail in business, relationships, and life because they put things off.
  • You'll regret it if you keep holding yourself back.

 

Resources:

==Grab our free resources: https://thecontractorfight.com/worksheets/ 

== Join Us in the BATTLEGROUND ==
Everything your contracting business needs in one comprehensive program with three main focus areas: Leadership, Communication, and Numbers. For more info check out:
https://TheContractorFight.com/Battleground 

== Get your questions answered and connect with other contractors building stronger businesses in The Contractor Fight: https://thecontractorfight.com/facebook 

== Find Us on Social Media ==

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/TomReber 

Instagram: https://thecontractorfight.com/ig 

 

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