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Episode 87: Managing Stress With Russ, Sky & Andy

Mindset plays a huge role in how we handle stress. A positive outlook can transform challenges into opportunities for growth.

Professional Builders Secrets brings you an exclusive episode with Co-founders of the Association of Professional Builders Russ Stephens and Sky Kolade, along with APB’s Head Coach, Andy Skarda. In the episode, the trio talk about managing stress as a building company owner.

Inside episode 87 you will discover

  • How builders interpret stress
  • What happens if building company owners don’t address their stress levels
  • How to think differently about stress and empower your staff
  • The big mistake building company owners make that could be contributing to their stress
  • Actionable steps home builders can put in place to better manage stress
  • Why leadership capability is critical to managing stress in a building company
  • And much, much more.

key moments

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  • 1:01 Defining Stress
  • 5:30 What causes stress for building company owners
  • 13:08 The implications stress has on a building company
  • 22:26 The mistakes builders are making
  • 32:43 Creating a second brain

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key moments

  • 1:01 Defining Stress
  • 5:30 What causes stress for building company owners
  • 13:08 The implications stress has on a building company
  • 22:26 The mistakes builders are making
  • 32:43 Creating a second brain

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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.

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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