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Episode 37: Getting Results For Your Building Company With Andy Skarda

If you're not making genuine net profits after paying yourself a market salary, you have a job, you don't have a business.

In episode 37 of the Professional Builders Secrets podcast, we’re joined by APB’s Head Coach, Andy Skarda. Throughout this episode, we get into how APB’s coaches help builders get into a results oriented mindset, and how they can actually measure those results.

key moments

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  • 2:17 Why a framework for results is necessary for builders.
  • 3:54 How APB’s coaches help builders get into a results oriented mindset.
  • 5:59 Measuring results.
  • 6:58 The importance of using reporting tools.
  • 8:41 How Andy identifies problems in building companies.
  • 10:56 Why exit planning is critical.
  • 12:49 When builders can expect to see results.
  • 15:33 APB’s professional builder levels.
  • 16:18 Professional builders who have achieved results by using the results-oriented framework.
  • 18:32 Key considerations for builders to get the results they want.
  • 20:32 The benchmarks and roadmap to achieving results.
  • 22:25 Common barriers builders need to overcome.
  • 24:13 Common blindspots.
  • 25:51 How the APB coaches holding builders accountable in order for them to reach their desired results.
  • 27:50 Where builders should be focusing their energy.
  • 29:57 Importance of forecasting and having cash reserves.
  • 31:12 Current challenges and scenarios builders are facing.
  • 32:12 #1 best practice.

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key moments

  • 2:17 Why a framework for results is necessary for builders.
  • 3:54 How APB’s coaches help builders get into a results oriented mindset.
  • 5:59 Measuring results.
  • 6:58 The importance of using reporting tools.
  • 8:41 How Andy identifies problems in building companies.
  • 10:56 Why exit planning is critical.
  • 12:49 When builders can expect to see results.
  • 15:33 APB’s professional builder levels.
  • 16:18 Professional builders who have achieved results by using the results-oriented framework.
  • 18:32 Key considerations for builders to get the results they want.
  • 20:32 The benchmarks and roadmap to achieving results.
  • 22:25 Common barriers builders need to overcome.
  • 24:13 Common blindspots.
  • 25:51 How the APB coaches holding builders accountable in order for them to reach their desired results.
  • 27:50 Where builders should be focusing their energy.
  • 29:57 Importance of forecasting and having cash reserves.
  • 31:12 Current challenges and scenarios builders are facing.
  • 32:12 #1 best practice.

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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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