#220: Scaling Up, Staying in Your Lane & Creating Skilled Labor with Mike Brewer

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Mike Brewer is CEO of a plumbing business in Arizona with 400 employees. They stopped trying to find plumbers. Now they're creating them.

What you'll learn about in this construction podcast episode:

- How one word on your business card can steer business decisions.

- The unique solution Mike's company is using to solve the skilled labor shortage. They're not trying to find plumbers...they're making them.

- The piece of information that would have prevented Mike from starting his training program if he had known about it.

- How he almost went out of business three times, and a couple of the reasons behind the near failure.

- Importance of attaching actions to outcomes.

- Why they provide financial management training for their new hires.

- "Not having cash puts you out of business faster than anything else."

- Importance of staying in your lane, understanding your limits.

- MIke's thoughts on having a business coach and a system to follow.

Resources mentioned in this construction podcast episode:

STRUXI Labor Productivity Software - https://struxi.com

3 Questions to Help You Get Paid for Estimates - https://buildermasterclass.com/script

Mastermind Group for CoConstruct Users- https://buildermasterclass.com/cogroup

Schedule Your Strategy Call with Todd Dawalt - https://buildermasterclass.com/apply

Brewer Companies website: www.brewercompanies.com

Brewer University: www.breweruniversity.com

Brewer Craftsman Academy Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/BrewerCraftsmanAcademy

Build Your Future Arizona: www.BYFAZ.org

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