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The Contractor Fight with Tom Reber


The Contractor Fight with Tom Reber

TCF422: Time Blocking with Chris Bello

Wed, 20 Oct 2021

Efficiency and productivity doesn’t have to be a struggle. Tom’s guest today is Chris Bello, real estate expert and host of the Entrepreneur Motivation Podcast. Chris shares tips on delegating tasks, time blocking and different ways to protect your energy while building your business! 

 

In this episode, we talk about…

  • Problems vs. solutions and rethinking your process for getting things done
  • Advice for hiring a virtual assistant and ramping them up in your business
  • How Chris identifies tasks only he can do vs. delegating 
  • Energy audit and focusing on your zone of genius 
  • What time blocking is and how to use it for your business 
  • Honor your calendar—if it’s not on your calendar, it doesn’t exist 
  • We all have enough time for the shit that’s important to us 
  • Suggestions for how to time block your week using a theme for each day 
  • Why contractors should leverage technology as much as possible 
  • Make it easy for people to work with you and they won’t shop around  

 

Links to resources:

Chris Bello - https://chrisbello.com/

Entrepreneur Motivation Podcast - https://chrisbello.com/entrepreneur-motivation-podcast/

Chris on Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/chrisbello_/

Follow Tom on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/realtomreber

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The $100k Contractor is designed to get you to at least $100k a year in personal income. It’s time we quit stealing from our families and get that time back! https://thecontractorfight.com/100k

The Contractor Fight Facebook Group – https://www.facebook.com/groups/thecontractorfight/

The Contractor Fight TV – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCEWHDzg1Tnogow9uAL3YESw

 

TCF421: Consistent Communication with Laura Reale

Tue, 19 Oct 2021

It’s easy to do what everyone else is doing when it comes to communication, so how can you set yourself apart and keep your customer’s attention? Tom’s guest today is Laura Reale, co-founder of the water feature company AquaReale and founder of Landscape Marketing Secrets. Laura breaks down how to consistently communicate with your clients, build trust and stand out from the competition!    

 

In this episode, we talk about…

  • Email marketing can be a powerful way to get business even without focusing on sales
  • 3 big mistakes to avoid in email marketing:

1-Not sending emails enough

2-Being too salesy 

3-Not collecting emails to build your list  

  • Suggestions for giving tips to customers—not everyone knows what you know
  • When you continue to show up and add value, you position yourself as an industry expert
  • Advice for making phone calls—don’t hide behind texts! 
  • How to use videos, blogs and your website to build your credibility 
  • Repurposing content and why it’s worth it to invest in high-quality photos 
  • Social media as a form of communication vs. a place for politics
  • Tips for differentiating a customer’s experience with intentional presents 
  • Details about Landscape Marketing Secrets 



Links to resources:

AquaReale - https://www.aquareale.com/

Landscape Marketing Secrets - https://landscapemarketingsecrets.com/

Email Laura - Laura@landscapemarketingsecrets.com

Text Laura - 215-805-8256

Follow Tom on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/realtomreber

Contractor Growth Network - TheContractorFight.com/CGN

The $100k Contractor is designed to get you to at least $100k a year in personal income. It’s time we quit stealing from our families and get that time back! https://thecontractorfight.com/100k

Order Your Fight Planner – https://thecontractorfight.com/fight-planner

The Contractor Fight Facebook Group – https://www.facebook.com/groups/thecontractorfight/

The Contractor Fight Night – https://thecontractorfight.com/fightnight/

The Contractor Fight TV – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCEWHDzg1Tnogow9uAL3YESw

TCF420: Monday Mojo - Be One of the Few

Mon, 18 Oct 2021

Everyone wants to be on the winning team but not everyone does what it takes to WIN. Tom’s here to remind you to implement what you learn and do the work!    

 

In this episode, we talk about…

  • Don’t just like the idea of having a successful business
  • Know how far you were made to go  
  • Do the shit you don’t feel like doing no matter what 
  • Attack the things that you want

 

Links to resources:

Follow Tom on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/realtomreber

The $100k Contractor is designed to get you to at least $100k a year in personal income. It’s time we quit stealing from our families and get that time back! https://thecontractorfight.com/100k

Order Your Fight Planner – https://thecontractorfight.com/fight-planner

The Contractor Fight Facebook Group – https://www.facebook.com/groups/thecontractorfight/

The Contractor Fight Night – https://thecontractorfight.com/fightnight/

The Contractor Fight TV – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCEWHDzg1Tnogow9uAL3YESw

TCF419: Friday Fails: Be Aware of Burnout

Fri, 15 Oct 2021

As we approach the end of the year, days start getting shorter and maybe your patience is, too. Dan’s here to remind you why you must check in with your team and yourself to avoid burnout and keep going! 

 

In this episode, we talk about…

  • 3 dimensions of burnout: exhaustion, cynicism, feelings of reduced professional ability 
  • 2 levels of burnout: Burn the world down and general everyday exhaustion 
  • How burnout impacts your customer, team and personal relationships 
  • The point of no return burnout 
  • Why you must pour into your team and your health 

 

Links to resources:

The $100k Contractor is designed to get you to at least $100k a year in personal income. It’s time we quit stealing from our families and get that time back! https://thecontractorfight.com/100k

Order Your Fight Planner – https://thecontractorfight.com/fight-planner

The Contractor Fight Facebook Group – https://www.facebook.com/groups/thecontractorfight/

The Contractor Fight Night – https://thecontractorfight.com/fightnight/

The Contractor Fight TV – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCEWHDzg1Tnogow9uAL3YESw



TCF418: Contractor Q&A: "I need help, but I'm moving. Do I hire, or use subs?"

Thu, 14 Oct 2021

Listen in as Tom and Dan answer your questions about how to hire and how to handle your business now, even if you might move in the future. 

In this episode, we talk about…

  • Question 1: "Is a Now Hiring post on Instagram and Facebook a good option or should a traditional option be sought?"
    • Example of  what works—@the_yardist on Instagram 
    • If you want to build your team, you have to build your brand
    • Why you need a content plan vs. a hiring post 
    • Host your own job fairs, use your emails and network  
    • Recruiting is a 365 days a year gig 


  • Question 2: "I need help, but I might be moving. Do I hire, or use subs?” 
    • Perfect the current position you’re in so if you move—you’ll be ready vs. reinvent the wheel 
    • You can’t sit still—”Movement is life” 
    • Attack! Build your business, culture and team like you’re staying there 

    

Links to resources:

NASHVEGAS LIVE 2021: https://thecontractorfight.com/nashvegas-2021/

To have your questions answered by Tom and Dan shoot us an email to help@thecontractorfight.com with the subject "Podcast" and your question, and we'll try and answer it on a future show.

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The $100k Contractor is designed to get you to at least $100k a year in personal income. It’s time we quit stealing from our families and get that time back! https://TheContractorFight.com/100k

The Contractor Fight Facebook Group – https://www.facebook.com/groups/thecontractorfight/

The Contractor Fight Night – https://thecontractorfight.com/fightnight/

The Contractor Fight TV – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCEWHDzg1Tnogow9uAL3YESw

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