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Episode 21: Using Systems To Maximise Efficiency With Dennis Wong

It's about identifying tasks that absorb most of your time and finding ways to eliminate, automate, or delegate them.

In episode 21 of the Professional Builders Secrets podcast, we’re joined by one of the executive business coaches at APB, Dennis Wong. Throughout this episode, Dennis shares the secrets to building a winning team for a building company.

key moments

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  • 1:04 Dennis’s coaching background.
  • 4:32 The challenges Dennis sees builders facing.
  • 5:53 Why it’s important for builders to optimise for maximum efficiency.
  • 8:59 Where to start to maximise your efficiency.
  • 11:52 Metrics to measure efficiency.
  • 13:51 The core blindspots in a building company and how Dennis helps builders overcome them.
  • 15:46 The importance of using data to drive decision making.
  • 16:41 How to stay consistent after improving your efficiency.
  • 18:13 Crucial systems for efficiency.
  • 20:11 Dennis’s advice when it comes to communication with their team members.
  • 21:29 Dennis’s take on the future of the industry.
  • 22:49 What’s surprised Dennis the most about the residential construction industry.
  • 24:15 What Dennis believes builders need to focus on for the future.
  • 25:24 Common challenges Dennis helps builders overcome.
  • 26:38 Dennis’s advice to builders.
  • 30:33 Dennis’s recommended reading.

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key moments

  • 1:04 Dennis’s coaching background.
  • 4:32 The challenges Dennis sees builders facing.
  • 5:53 Why it’s important for builders to optimise for maximum efficiency.
  • 8:59 Where to start to maximise your efficiency.
  • 11:52 Metrics to measure efficiency.
  • 13:51 The core blindspots in a building company and how Dennis helps builders overcome them.
  • 15:46 The importance of using data to drive decision making.
  • 16:41 How to stay consistent after improving your efficiency.
  • 18:13 Crucial systems for efficiency.
  • 20:11 Dennis’s advice when it comes to communication with their team members.
  • 21:29 Dennis’s take on the future of the industry.
  • 22:49 What’s surprised Dennis the most about the residential construction industry.
  • 24:15 What Dennis believes builders need to focus on for the future.
  • 25:24 Common challenges Dennis helps builders overcome.
  • 26:38 Dennis’s advice to builders.
  • 30:33 Dennis’s recommended reading.

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Based in Sydney, Australia, Dennis Wong is one of the Australasian Executive Business Coaches at the Association of Professional Builders. A Coach-U and FocalPoint Coaching accredited business coach also serving on the Executive Committee of the Asia Pacific Alliance of Coaches (APAC), Dennis now works exclusively with owners of residential building companies in Australia and New Zealand that are looking to fast-track their results.

“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

5-star review on Apple Podcasts

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