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Episode 36: The Benefits Of Joining A Builders Network With Duane Johns

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In episode 36 of the Professional Builders Secrets podcast, we’re joined by Duane Johns, Regional Partner with Alair Homes and Co-host of the Builder Nuggets podcast. Throughout this episode, we learn how Duane got into the construction industry, and the barriers he had to overcome in his career.

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  • 1:11 About Duane, Builder Nuggets Podcast and Alair Homes.
  • 4:36 How Duane got into the construction industry.
  • 6:10 What it was like starting out in business for Duane.
  • 7:53 The barriers that Duane has overcome in his career.
  • 9:20 Duane’s role at Alair Homes.
  • 11:24 What is Builder Nuggets Podcast?
  • 14:34 How Duane transformed his building company.
  • 19:11 The benefits of being part of the Alair Homes Network.
  • 21:35 Duane’s relationship with APB.
  • 23:29 What Duane loves about what he does.
  • 25:24 The future for Duane and Alair Homes.
  • 27:07 The blindspots Duane sees in the industry.
  • 29:34 Where Duane sees the industry involving to.
  • 31:19 What success looks like now and in the future for Duane.
  • 32:35 Duane's advice for his younger self and other builders.

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key moments

  • 1:11 About Duane, Builder Nuggets Podcast and Alair Homes.
  • 4:36 How Duane got into the construction industry.
  • 6:10 What it was like starting out in business for Duane.
  • 7:53 The barriers that Duane has overcome in his career.
  • 9:20 Duane’s role at Alair Homes.
  • 11:24 What is Builder Nuggets Podcast?
  • 14:34 How Duane transformed his building company.
  • 19:11 The benefits of being part of the Alair Homes Network.
  • 21:35 Duane’s relationship with APB.
  • 23:29 What Duane loves about what he does.
  • 25:24 The future for Duane and Alair Homes.
  • 27:07 The blindspots Duane sees in the industry.
  • 29:34 Where Duane sees the industry involving to.
  • 31:19 What success looks like now and in the future for Duane.
  • 32:35 Duane's advice for his younger self and other builders.

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Duane Johns entered the construction industry working on oceanfront estates in The Hamptons on Long Island, New York. In 1996 he moved to Charlotte, North Carolina. In 1997 he started a general contracting business with Roger Ketchum and the two achieved success right away, winning industry awards and earning rave reviews from clients. That relationship continues today. Duane is very active with industry trade organisations and is a strong advocate for professionalism in the construction industry. His passion is providing an outstanding experience for each and every client.

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

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