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Build Perspectives Podcast
33 minutes | Sep 4, 2021
Marriage of Building Science and the Industry
Is our industry going from the laggard to innovators in the adoption bell curve? Follow the conversation on the latest in building technology with Tyson Kindstrom's nonlinear path to Vice President of Industrialized Construction at Sto Corp. We tease upcoming topics like digital construction, pre-fab, block chain, and where our industry is headed.
21 minutes | Jul 22, 2021
Fun with Nomenclature
What do the words parapet, rabbeting, and butt-joint have in common? or efflorescence, visqueen and rebar? Where else can you find all of these words in one conversation? Listen and tell us what you think!
29 minutes | Jun 30, 2021
The Whizard Summit Breakdown
Mark Mitchell, a.k.a. The Whizard of building materials sales and marketing, has now become famous for finding hidden talents throughout the building materials industry. Every year Mark puts on the Whizard Summit in Boulder and various other cities. This is a MUST-SEE event, especially if you're new to the industry. The presenters and keynotes come from complementary backgrounds that will make the most well-rounder marketing or sales leader in your product segment. Topics: How architects want to hear from you, latest SEO technology, how to properly launch a product, the new chasm in real estate, where do you need to be in social media, messaging, video prospecting and much more. We give you the Build Perspectives happy hour (tequila may or may not have been involved) take here.
11 minutes | Jun 10, 2021
Katerra, "The Man in The Arena" - Teddy Roosevelt
The people at Katerra are the women and men "in the arena". You might think about hiring them to bring that experience and resilience into your organization. Here is the substack blog mentioned in the episode: https://tinyurl.com/mks5mt5n
27 minutes | May 4, 2021
Type 1-5 Construction
Do you know which construction type is most common? most expensive? most robust? Special nerdy edition of Build Perspectives talking about the relevance and importance of knowing construction type. And here is the link to the Whizard Summit where we are both presenting. www.buildperspectives.com
22 minutes | Apr 27, 2021
How to Network in Construction:
The need for connection is not going away. Should you pay for summits when AIAs and CEUs and all kinds of free training abounds in the interwebs? How to network in construction is an episode we're going to do in the coming weeks. It is such an important skill to stay relevant and thrive in our industry. We touch on it a bit in this episode. We will be at Mark Mitchell's Wizard Summit May 18-20. Will we see you there? Sign up before May 7th to receive $50 off. You get what you pay for, how will you spend your time? www.buildperspectives.com
23 minutes | Apr 19, 2021
FOMO (information overload)
The need for distilled thought and difference of opinions and experiences is more important now than ever! How do you see it? Do you have a process for consuming knowledge and combing through all the information coming at us in all directions? Today Tim and I discuss practices of consuming information and the ability to squeeze our truth, through the filter or our education, culture, upbringing, and experience. www.buildperspectives.com
21 minutes | Apr 8, 2021
Jacked Up: The Lumber Supply Crisis and Mass Timber
Lumber pricing is sky high. Is there a silver lining? What is going on with the lumber shortage? We start off with the basics, then get into the goods. And a review of the Global Mass Timber Conference. www.buildperspectives.com
44 minutes | Mar 24, 2021
The 3 Secrets to Building a Lucrative Building Materials Business from Scratch
Alison and Matt Raes, of ILA Marketing, have built a thriving sales and marketing business in the building materials industry for the past 23 years. In today's episode they reveal the top 3 secrets to success beyond their wildest dreams, despite recessions, being in Canada promoting non-Canadian products, raising kids while being busy entrepreneurs and so much more. www.buildperspectives.com
25 minutes | Mar 18, 2021
Latest in Distribution and User Experience
Demand shock, supply shock and labor shock are all occurring simultaneously. Orders haven't stopped but fulfillment has not caught up. How do we keep happy clients in this craziness? Tune in, evaluate, rate us and leave a review! www.buildperspectives.com
24 minutes | Mar 5, 2021
3D Printed Construction and Facades
Have you heard of 3D Printed houses? Is this a thing builders, manufacturers and installers need to worry about? In this episode we create a foundation of knowledge for the 3D printing technologies we've seen out in the field in the construction industry. We are scratching the surface of this intriguing use of a technology and process that has been around over 30 years. But it is taking on a new form, and the uses one can think up are fascinating to say the least! Please rate and review our podcast and share it with folks you think would like it! www.buildperspectives.com
55 minutes | Feb 18, 2021
The 4 Main Construction Industry Archetypes
This is a long one, because it’s a topic Tim and I both are super passionate about. How to increase sales, be more efficient, get more business by deeply understanding and relating to your clients. This a deep dive follow-up to the VE Conundrum episode we dive deeper into the players at the VE table. How do you figure out who you’re talking to? We get into the nitty gritty and break it all down for you. This episode will make you lots of money and greatly diminish heartache and stress if you implement this into your everyday life. www.buildperspectives.com
37 minutes | Feb 9, 2021
The Uneducated Economist visits Build Perspectives
In this very exciting episode The Uneducated Economist shares how he picked himself up from a down-and-out economy in 2008 and has become a YouTube influencer with over 45,000 followers. He is generous with all the knowledge he shares and is an example of how hard work and determination are the main keys to massive success. www.buildperspectives.com
40 minutes | Jan 25, 2021
The VE Conundrum
We get into the dirty world of value engineering. We get into ways and anecdotes of getting VE'd into and out of projects. How do you protect your spec? And how can you position yourself to be the natural solution a contractor or goes to when needing alternates? www.buildperspectives.com
55 minutes | Jan 23, 2021
Are you a goal-setter? Are you a let life lead me kind of a person? Or somewhere in between, perhaps? Many folks have been burned out by goal setting, discouragement is easy. But goal setting does not have to be complicated or lead to disappointment. What if goal setting is just a way to be intentional with how you live your life. Maybe this is the year where you really make things happen instead of letting things happen to you. Give this method a shot and tell us what you think! What's the worst that can happen? www.buildperspectives.com for all the downloads.
31 minutes | Dec 23, 2020
What if you weren't afraid of getting fired?
Have you ever kept your opinions to yourself in meetings for fear of getting judged, chastised or even fired? Are employers losing out on the brilliance of their employees by having them hold back on who they really are? Are you ok with giving free-rein to your team? How would you do your job if you were not afraid to get fired? We get real about following your heart, avoiding the ego and the money trap to reach true career fulfillment in the industry. www.buildperspectives.com
51 minutes | Dec 16, 2020
The Quarantine Follow-Up
In April 2020 - when the pandemic hit we came up with personal development plans for the stay at home order. How did we actually do? We recorded this after hours, with Woodford Reserve as our witness. www.buildperspectives.com
29 minutes | Dec 9, 2020
The Pandemic 9 Months in...
Come on in to Build Perspectives coffee talk where we review how far this pandemic has taken the housing crisis, the great migration out of cities, the revamped work space, building materials sales, distribution and so much more. www.buildperspectives.com
46 minutes | Nov 24, 2020
Module Housing with Brian Gaudio
This self starting NC State grad and former imagineer walks us through his path to a successful business in human centered modular home building. This is next level, design focused housing. Brian graciously shares details and inspiration for his business and we go into a case study: The Latham House, featuring Nichiha panels for the exterior and Fireclay tile inside. www.buildperspectives.com
26 minutes | Nov 16, 2020
It's our 1st Anniversary!
As we close the first year of Build Perspectives episodes, we share with you the most downloaded episodes, our most memorable shows and what we're planning for this coming year for you. www.buildperspectives.com
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