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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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Now displaying: November, 2021
Nov 29, 2021

Challenges are opportunities for personal growth and self-improvement! Dan is here to remind you that hard times are there to refine you and mold you into a better version of yourself.

 

In this episode, we talk about…

  • Being refined, being tested, and growing through it
  • Making you a better version of yourself
  • Refining yourself through the heat of your life
  • Learning from your pains
  • Your perspective of seeing problems will change your life
  • Things don’t happen to you—they happen for you

 

Resources:

Follow Tom on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/realtomreber 

 

The $100k Contractor is designed to get you to at least $100k a year in personal income. It’s time we quit stealing from our families and get that time back! https://TheContractorFight.com/100k  

 

The Contractor Fight Facebook Group – https://www.facebook.com/groups/thecontractorfight/ 

 

The Contractor Fight Night – https://thecontractorfight.com/fightnight/  

 

The Contractor Fight TV – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCEWHDzg1Tnogow9uAL3YESw  

Nov 26, 2021

You must explore areas in your life that need improvement, eliminate activities that are draining you, and cut people out of your life if you wish to be happy and successful. Dan is here to remind you that in order to grow in your life and business, you must cut the cord.

 

In this episode, we talk about…

  • Prioritizing people in your life
  • Things that are holding you back, dragging you down, or making you miserable—get rid of them
  • Getting over the fear of change
  • Finding out what makes you happy and miserable
  • Don’t be too trusting and too complacent 
  • Being ruthless with the services you offer
  • Weeding out toxic people from your life
  • Weeding out the activities that are holding you back

 

Resources:

 

Ben Newman on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/continuedfight/ 

 

NASHVEGAS LIVE 2021: https://thecontractorfight.com/nashvegas-2021/  

 

Follow Tom on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/realtomreber 

 

The $100k Contractor is designed to get you to at least $100k a year in personal income. It’s time we quit stealing from our families and get that time back! https://TheContractorFight.com/100k  

 

Order Your Fight Planner – https://thecontractorfight.com/fight-planner  

Nov 25, 2021

HAPPY THANKSGIVING from all of us here at Fight HQ!

Listen in as Tom and Dan answer your question about ensuring that the quality standards are being met without physically checking every step of the process.

 

In this episode, we talk about… 

  • Question: “How to ensure that quality standards are being maintained?”
    • Setting a proper expectation of the result
    • Having weekly meetings with your team
    • Commit to training your people and giving them autonomy
    • Rising up and developing other leaders
    • Look at the big picture of the project and — break it down into different pieces, and set your expectations
    • Knowing what needs to be done and why it needs to be done
    • Following the process of ‘no show do review.’
    • Making the needed adjustments as problems pop up
    • Finding higher quality employees

 

Resources:

To have your questions answered by Tom and Dan shoot us an email to help@thecontractorfight.com with the subject “Podcast” and we’ll try and answer it on a future show.

 

Follow Tom on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/realtomreber 

 

Visit our sponsors of this episode, NiceJob. NiceJob is Reputation Marketing software that will help your business collect 2-3 times more reviews on Google, Facebook, and the platforms that matter. Don’t forget to use code “Fight” for $50 off the first month on new accounts! https://www.TheContractorFight.com/nicejob 

The $100k Contractor is designed to get you to at least $100k a year in personal income. It’s time we quit stealing from our families and get that time back! https://TheContractorFight.com/100k  


Order Your Fight Planner – https://thecontractorfight.com/fight-planner

Nov 24, 2021

Managing a business will always present challenges, and peer networking allows you to have a better chance of overcoming them. Today, Tom’s guest is Jeremy Owens, the CEO of Three Generations Improvement and founder of US Construction Zone, a new community built to help contractors, leaders, and vendors in the construction industry by building relationship networks.

 

In this episode, we talk about…

  • Advice for people working in family businesses — do what you’re good at, don’t care who is running the business
  • The older generation needs to trust and accept the way the young generation runs the business
  • The main goal for establishing US Construction Zone 
  • There are always going to be problems in the construction industry — make your connections
  • Obstacles that Jeremy ran into to bring the organization to life
  • Patience is needed when you are launching a startup
  • Contractors don’t come to the table with a lot of skills — ongoing education is necessary
  • One zoom call with one person at a time is rewarding
  • Ideal members for the US Construction Zone
  • How the older generation can have a positive impact on the young contractors
  • You need to have a vision, mission statement, and marching order to attract young people to your business.
  • Give reasons for people to work in the construction industry



Links to resources:

US Construction Zone Website: https://usconstructionzone.com/ 

 

3 Generations Improvements: https://www.3ghomeimprovements.com/ 

 

Email Jeremy: jeremyowens@usconstructionzone.com 

 

Follow Tom on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/realtomreber

 

The $100k Contractor is designed to get you to at least $100k a year in personal income. It’s time we quit stealing from our families and get that time back! https://TheContractorFight.com/100k   

 

The Contractor Fight Facebook Group – https://www.facebook.com/groups/thecontractorfight/  

 

The Contractor Fight Night – https://thecontractorfight.com/fightnight/  

 

The Contractor Fight TV – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCEWHDzg1Tnogow9uAL3YESw 

Nov 22, 2021

Your single act of gratitude can make a positive impact on so many lives! Tom is here to remind you of the power of gratefulness.

 

In this episode, we talk about…

  • The power that gratitude holds.
  • Letting people know that you are grateful to them.
  • How being grateful makes people feel significant.
  • How giving feedback encourages people.
  • Things and people that Tom is grateful to:
    • His team
    • His relationships
    • The support he is getting from the listeners



Resources:

Follow Tom on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/realtomreber  

 

The $100k Contractor is designed to get you to at least $100k a year in personal income. It’s time we quit stealing from our families and get that time back! https://TheContractorFight.com/100k  

 

The Contractor Fight Facebook Group – https://www.facebook.com/groups/thecontractorfight/ 

 

The Contractor Fight Night – https://thecontractorfight.com/fightnight/ 

 

The Contractor Fight TV – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCEWHDzg1Tnogow9uAL3YESw 

Nov 19, 2021

Turn your mediocre meetings into incredible ones—more ideas will pop up! Dan is here to remind you that a planning meeting can be exciting.

 

In this episode, we talk about…

  • Tests like the DiSC test and Kolbe test can help you learn more about your colleagues
  • Using the data of personality assessment tests to celebrate your strengths and uniqueness
  • Incorporating your strengths in a way that propels your team members forwards
  • Mutual clarity gives good results
  • Surrounding yourself with FWS—you will, by default, become one
  • Nothing happens when you try to level up someone else’s faults



Resources:

Ben Newman on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/continuedfight/ 

 

NASHVEGAS LIVE 2021: https://thecontractorfight.com/nashvegas-2021/  

 

To have your questions answered by Tom and Dan shoot us an email to help@thecontractorfight.com with the subject “Podcast” and we’ll try and answer it on a future show.

 

Follow Tom on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/realtomreber  

 

Contractor Growth Network – http://thecontractorfight.com/CGN  

 

The $100k Contractor is designed to get you to at least $100k a year in personal income. It’s time we quit stealing from our families and get that time back! https://TheContractorFight.com/100k  

 

Order Your Fight Planner – https://thecontractorfight.com/fight-planner  

Nov 17, 2021

Listen in as Tom and Dan answer your questions about how to build a good relationship with your clients and employees so that you can boost your sales.

 

In this episode, we talk about…

  • Question 1: “What should you do to build a healthy relationship with your clients and employees?”
    • Set expectations in the sales process with your client
    • Respond to your clients within minutes
    • Select who you work for
    • Level up your brand and be more visible
    • Look at the ideal age of employees you want to hire
    • Give your employees a promising futurethey will stay longer with you
    • Train your employees how to offer better customer services
    • Treat your employees like gold!

 

Resources:

NASHVEGAS LIVE 2021: https://thecontractorfight.com/nashvegas-2021/  

 

To have your questions answered by Tom and Dan shoot us an email to help@thecontractorfight.com with the subject “Podcast” and we’ll try and answer it on a future show.

 

Follow Tom on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/realtomreber  

 

The $100k Contractor is designed to get you to at least $100k a year in personal income. It’s time we quit stealing from our families and get that time back! https://TheContractorFight.com/100k  

 

Order Your Fight Planner – https://thecontractorfight.com/fight-planner  

Nov 15, 2021

Don’t let the 6 inches between your ears get in the way of your financial success. What you focus on wins. Tom’s here to remind you that it's easy to make money.

 

In this episode, we talk about…

  • Be picky about what you allow into your brain.
  • Tell yourself that it's easy to make money.
  • Remember TBAR: Thoughts, Beliefs, Actions, Results
    • We BELIEVE what we THINK
    • We ACT what we BELIEVE.
    • We get RESULTS from what we ACT.
  • Take the necessary actions to make more money.



Resources:

 

Follow Tom on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/realtomreber 

 

The $100k Contractor is designed to get you to at least $100k a year in personal income. It’s time we quit stealing from our families and get that time back! https://thecontractorfight.com/100k

 

The Contractor Fight Facebook Group – https://www.facebook.com/groups/thecontractorfight/

 

The Contractor Fight Night – https://thecontractorfight.com/fightnight/

 

The Contractor Fight TV – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCEWHDzg1Tnogow9uAL3YESw

Nov 12, 2021

If you want to grow your business, you have to let go of the fear of failure. Dan’s here to remind you growing pains are unavoidable so just go for it!  

 

In this episode, we talk about…

  • Learn how to delegate—there’s only so far you can go by yourself 
  • Realize you can’t control everything—things will go wrong 
  • 3 Ways to Minimize Damage:
  1. Set clear expectations—provide contracts to inform customers and employees  
  2. Have systems in place to ensure repeatable results—create a road map and take the mystery out of the day to day business
  3. Give your team enough room to solve problems—provide the outcome you want, clear expectations and ask for their input  
  • Embrace the suck and learn from your mistakes!

 

Links to resources:

The $100k Contractor is designed to get you to at least $100k a year in personal income. It’s time we quit stealing from our families and get that time back! 100k Contractor Coming Soon! https://thecontractorfight.com/100k

The Contractor Fight Facebook Group – https://www.facebook.com/groups/thecontractorfight/

The Contractor Fight Night Webinars – https://thecontractorfight.com/fightnight/

The Contractor Fight TV – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCEWHDzg1Tnogow9uAL3YESw

Nov 11, 2021

Listen in as Tom and Dan answer your questions about how to know what you should pay employees and why market value is about more than just money! 

 

In this episode, we talk about…

  • Question 1: “How do you know what the market value is to pay an employee or what you should pay yourself?”
    • Employees must add value to the company 
    • Owners must know what the position is worth to them 
    • Consider current costs and focus on building your brand and culture 
    • Play the long game and roll the red carpet for customers AND employees! 

 

Links to resources:

NASHVEGAS LIVE 2021: https://thecontractorfight.com/nashvegas-2021/

To have your questions answered by Tom and Dan, shoot us an email to help@thecontractorfight.com with the subject "Podcast" and we'll try and answer it on a future show.

Follow Tom on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/realtomreber

Visit our sponsors of this episode, NiceJob. NiceJob is Reputation Marketing software that will help your business collect 2-3 times more reviews on Google, Facebook, and the platforms that matter. Don't forget to use code "Fight" for $50 off the first month on new accounts! https://www.TheContractorFight.com/nicejob

The $100k Contractor is designed to get you to at least $100k a year in personal income. It’s time we quit stealing from our families and get that time back! https://TheContractorFight.com/100k

The Contractor Fight Facebook Group – https://www.facebook.com/groups/thecontractorfight/

The Contractor Fight TV – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCEWHDzg1Tnogow9uAL3YESw

Nov 10, 2021

Being your best requires you to show up and do the work daily, even when you don’t feel like it. Tom’s here to remind you to pick your pain, stay consistent and focus on the long game!  

 

In this episode, we talk about…

  • Pick your pain—you have a choice between success or struggle  
  • Embrace the long game:
    • Get familiar with patient urgency  
    • Take the pressure off yourself to be perfect and cut yourself some slack 
    • Honor the commitments you make to yourself 
  • Figure out the right domino to knock down next  

 

Links to resources:

Order Your Fight Planner – https://gear.thecontractorfight.com/collections/accessories/products/tcf-planner

Follow Tom on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/realtomreber

The $100k Contractor is designed to get you to at least $100k a year in personal income. It’s time we quit stealing from our families and get that time back! https://thecontractorfight.com/100k

The Contractor Fight Facebook Group – https://www.facebook.com/groups/thecontractorfight/

The Contractor Fight Night – https://thecontractorfight.com/fightnight/

The Contractor Fight TV – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCEWHDzg1Tnogow9uAL3YESw

Nov 8, 2021

Tom’s here to remind you to keep showing up and be stubborn about the right things!     

 

In this episode, we talk about…

  • Be stubborn about:
    • Your vision and targets for the future 
    • Your brand—consistency matters 
    • Getting oxygen—so you can continue your impact 
    • Your culture—intersection of what you expect and what you tolerate so know what you want   
    • Trusting your gut—honor your commitment to yourself  

 

Links to resources:

Follow Tom on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/realtomreber

The $100k Contractor is designed to get you to at least $100k a year in personal income. It’s time we quit stealing from our families and get that time back! https://thecontractorfight.com/100k

The Contractor Fight Facebook Group – https://www.facebook.com/groups/thecontractorfight/

The Contractor Fight Night – https://thecontractorfight.com/fightnight/

The Contractor Fight TV – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCEWHDzg1Tnogow9uAL3YESw

 

Nov 5, 2021

Dan’s here to remind you that people want the underdog to win so learn to embrace it and keep going! 

 

In this episode, we talk about…

  • Definition of an underdog
  • 3 Advantages of Being an Underdog 
  1. Forces you to excel and harness nervous energy  
  2. Nobody pays attention to you—including competitors 
  3. People root for you and want to see you succeed! 
  4.  

Links to resources:

The $100k Contractor is designed to get you to at least $100k a year in personal income. It’s time we quit stealing from our families and get that time back! 100k Contractor Coming Soon! https://thecontractorfight.com/100k

The Contractor Fight Facebook Group – https://www.facebook.com/groups/thecontractorfight/

The Contractor Fight Night Webinars – https://thecontractorfight.com/fightnight/

The Contractor Fight TV – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCEWHDzg1Tnogow9uAL3YESw

Nov 4, 2021

Listen in as Tom and Dan answer your questions about how to hire, even when it feels like no one is available. 

 

In this episode, we talk about…

  • Question: "I have a relatively new business that’s two years old. I'm struggling with hiring, I have two people but I need ten, and even subcontractors in my area are a no-go. Finding able-bodied young people is really difficult. Any suggestions?” 
    • Bid and sell your work at at least a 50%—if you're doing that and need 10, bid it at 70%
    • Build your brand—create a hiring strategy based around who you are as a company 
    • Provide excellent service—make customers want to hire you and employees want to work with you 
    • Reverse engineer your personal goals 
    • Be mindful of how you’re presenting your ads 
    • Know what services you’re offering and focusing on 

 

Links to resources:

NASHVEGAS LIVE 2021: https://thecontractorfight.com/nashvegas-2021/

To have your questions answered by Tom and Dan shoot us an email to help@thecontractorfight.com with the subject “Podcast” and we’ll try and answer it on a future show.

Follow Tom on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/realtomreber

Visit our sponsors of this episode, NiceJob. NiceJob is Reputation Marketing software that will help your business collect 2-3 times more reviews on Google, Facebook, and the platforms that matter. Don't forget to use code "Fight" for $50 off the first month on new accounts! https://www.TheContractorFight.com/nicejob

Contractor Growth Network - TheContractorFight.com/CGN

The $100k Contractor is designed to get you to at least $100k a year in personal income. It’s time we quit stealing from our families and get that time back! https://TheContractorFight.com/100k

Order Your Fight Planner – https://thecontractorfight.com/fight-planner

Nov 3, 2021

If you’re ready to change your life and strengthen your business, get your ass to Nashville! 

In this episode, we talk about…

  • Why you should get to NashVegas 
  • Breakdown of the NashVegas Schedule
  • Opportunity to hang with the Contractor Fight Team and Shin-Fu Black Belts
  • Chance to change your life and your business! 

 

Links to resources:

Who’s joining us in Nashville this year?

Our Shin-Fu Sales Training is focused on one area of the sales system... pre-qualification.

This live event will be a deeper dive into how to build an ENTIRE SALES SYSTEM that works for you 24/7. No basics of Shin-Fu will be covered here. This event is for those wanting the next steps.

  • Great networking and relationships
  • High leverage strategies and tactics that will put big money in your bank account
  • How to use your database to increase sales
  • And, a TON MORE.

Get to Nashville:

https://thecontractorfight.com/nashvegas

Nov 1, 2021

No matter what you’re going through, you have to believe you can get through it! Tom’s here to remind you that you have what it takes to keep going and never give up!    

 

In this episode, we talk about…

  • You have to believe there’s a brighter future 
  • Take action—think right and act right 
  • Lean on your community for support
  • You are not alone—Don’t ever give up!   

 

Links to resources:

Follow Tom on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/realtomreber

The $100k Contractor is designed to get you to at least $100k a year in personal income. It’s time we quit stealing from our families and get that time back! https://thecontractorfight.com/100k

The Contractor Fight Facebook Group – https://www.facebook.com/groups/thecontractorfight/

The Contractor Fight Night – https://thecontractorfight.com/fightnight/

The Contractor Fight TV – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCEWHDzg1Tnogow9uAL3YESw

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