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Episode 41: Learning New Skills With Sky Kolade

Every single person is busy, but the most successful people know how to prioritise.

In episode 41 of the Professional Builders Secrets podcast, we’re joined by Co-founder of the Association of Professional Builders Sky Stephens. Throughout this episode, we go over why it is so crucial to learn new skills when running a residential building company.

key moments

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  • 1:48 Why it is so crucial to learn new skills when running a residential building company.
  • 4:09 The biggest challenge people face when learning new skills.
  • 5:33 The barriers and common fears people need to overcome to learn new skills.
  • 7:52 How APB helps builders to reshape their mindset.
  • 9:26 Why people often fail at learning new skills.
  • 12:19 The most common self identity concepts that builders battle every day.
  • 17:36 The winning formula to succeed when learning new skills.
  • 23:29 The winning habits that help builders transform.
  • 29:06 The most common skills builders are interested in learning when joining APB.
  • 31:32 The first signs of success when builders begin learning new skills.
  • 35:48 The winning formula to mastering skills.
  • 41:05 The role APB plays in skilling up professional builders.
  • 44:20 How APB's Professional Builders Levels was born.
  • 46:05 Available resources for builders wanting to upskill.
  • 46:59 What Sky is currently upskilling on.
  • 47:56 APB's culture of learning.

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key moments

  • 1:48 Why it is so crucial to learn new skills when running a residential building company.
  • 4:09 The biggest challenge people face when learning new skills.
  • 5:33 The barriers and common fears people need to overcome to learn new skills.
  • 7:52 How APB helps builders to reshape their mindset.
  • 9:26 Why people often fail at learning new skills.
  • 12:19 The most common self identity concepts that builders battle every day.
  • 17:36 The winning formula to succeed when learning new skills.
  • 23:29 The winning habits that help builders transform.
  • 29:06 The most common skills builders are interested in learning when joining APB.
  • 31:32 The first signs of success when builders begin learning new skills.
  • 35:48 The winning formula to mastering skills.
  • 41:05 The role APB plays in skilling up professional builders.
  • 44:20 How APB's Professional Builders Levels was born.
  • 46:05 Available resources for builders wanting to upskill.
  • 46:59 What Sky is currently upskilling on.
  • 47:56 APB's culture of learning.

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Sky Kolade is a Co-founder of the Association of Professional Builders, a business coaching company dedicated to improving the residential construction industry for both builders and consumers. Sky is a proud member of The National Association of Women in Construction and she was also recognised as one of 2023’s Top 100 Women.

“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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