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Episode 85: Working With Family With Russ and Sky

Working with family can bring unique interpersonal dynamics and challenges, especially when involving multiple generations or siblings in different roles within the company.

Professional Builders Secrets brings you an exclusive episode with Co-founders of the Association of Professional Builders Russ Stephens and Sky Kolade. In this episode, the two delve into the joys and trials builders may face when choosing to work with their family.

Inside episode 85 you will discover

  • The importance of a mediator
  • The secrets to success in a family run business
  • Balancing family and professional relationships at work
  • Navigating family dynamics at work
  • How to harness strengths and manage conflicts
  • And much, much more.

key moments

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  • 0:32 How common is working with family in the building industry?
  • 7:17 The challenges of working with family
  • 16:47The potential of inheriting a massive liability
  • 20:14 The implications a family dynamic can have on the business
  • 22:20 Advice for family businesses

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key moments

  • 0:32 How common is working with family in the building industry?
  • 7:17 The challenges of working with family
  • 16:47The potential of inheriting a massive liability
  • 20:14 The implications a family dynamic can have on the business
  • 22:20 Advice for family businesses

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Russ Stephens 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. Russ is a data analysis expert who has introduced data-driven decision making to the residential construction industry. Russ is also a proud member of the Forbes Business Development Council.

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.”

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