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Episode 5: Five Things Every Building Company Must Have With Andy Skarda

The most effective coach in the world is the person who you no longer need; that actually means that you've done a good job of coaching.

In episode five of the Professional Builders Secrets podcast, our host, Bosco Anthony is joined by Head Coach at the Association of Professional Builders, Andy Skarda. Throughout this episode, Andy shares the five things that every successful building company must have.

key moments

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  • 1:59 Andy’s background.
  • 6:33 What coaching is to Andy.
  • 10:22 State of the industry today.
  • 14:53 Why builders need to have financial awareness.
  • 15:50 How coaching helps builders.
  • 17:24 Why 80% of building companies fail in their first five years.
  • 19:32 Five (+1) fundamentals for a building company.
  • 21:49 APB Membership vs APB Mentoring.
  • 24:14 Challenges that builders face.
  • 27:29 Risks builders need to pay attention to.
  • 33:28 Preparing builders for the future.
  • 36:55 Andy’s advice to builders.

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key moments

  • 1:59 Andy’s background.
  • 6:33 What coaching is to Andy.
  • 10:22 State of the industry today.
  • 14:53 Why builders need to have financial awareness.
  • 15:50 How coaching helps builders.
  • 17:24 Why 80% of building companies fail in their first five years.
  • 19:32 Five (+1) fundamentals for a building company.
  • 21:49 APB Membership vs APB Mentoring.
  • 24:14 Challenges that builders face.
  • 27:29 Risks builders need to pay attention to.
  • 33:28 Preparing builders for the future.
  • 36:55 Andy’s advice to builders.

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Andy Skarda has owned and led businesses in South Africa, the United States, South-East Asia, and for the last decade, Australia. With 30+ years of business experience, Andy heads up the coaching team at the Association of Professional Builders (APB), helping business owners in the building industry identify and implement the skills and systems they need to be successful, without needing to go back to school or more importantly, without going bust.

“A specialised podcast made just for the owners of custom home building companies. Extraordinary guests, valuable content and  amazing stories from other builders.”

Cheri K

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