Tag Archives: advice

#11 ~ Attitude & Work Ethics

Attitude & Work Ethic

Roger and Robin, fresh back from their summer holidays, jump back into podcast action and tackle the subject of having the right attitude and work ethics.

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Is Off-site Construction the Future?

Is Off-site Construction the Future of Construction

Off-site construction is the completion of elements or components for a structure at another location in a factory environment. The many advantages to this method, including reduced carbon emissions and shorter construction time plausibly outweigh the disadvantages.

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5 Ways Builders Can Boost Their Online Presence

5 ways builders can boost their online presence

What distinguishes the construction sector from other UK industries? Its sheer number of workers who are self-employed. So why not bring the power of technology to your business? Here are five easy and inexpensive ways you can increase your visibility online, and drive more business, without breaking the bank.

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#10 ~ Keeping Track & Organisation

Keeping Track & Organisation

Robin & Roger are back with another podcast episode to help you in your everyday work life and we're looking at getting organised and keeping track of materials, time and even 'people'.

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#9 ~ Mental Health & Dealing with Stress

Podcast 9 - Mental Health

The podcast is back and we're tackling mental health, depression and anxiety. The building industry has a huge problem with mental health issues and its workforce suffers more than average.

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#8 ~ Dealing With Disasters & Insurance

Dealing with disasters

So far in the podcast, we've talked about how wonderful and clever Roger and Robin are so it's time to embrace the power of vulnerability.

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#7 ~ How to Find a Good Builder

Finding a Good Builder

It's hard to track down a good builder, in this episode, we offer some solutions beyond the usual first port of call for most people which are the trades recommendation websites.

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#5 ~ Dealing With Customer Complaints

Dealing With Customer Complaints

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 35:10 — 24.2MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Spotify | TuneIn | RSSDealing with customer complaints can be the hardest part of any job, so it’s time for Roger and Robin to share their experiences and tips on how to handle customer complaints.

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#4 ~ Getting Paid, Bad Debts & Cowboy Customers

Podcast #4 ~ Getting Paid & Bad Debts

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 49:09 — 33.8MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Spotify | TuneIn | RSSRobin is back with Roger to discuss the all-important issue of getting paid and taking every measure in avoiding bad debts so you’ll escape being knocked by cowboy customers.

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#3 ~ Fault Finding & Diagnosing Problems

Podcast #3 ~ Fault Finding & Diagnosing Problems

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 39:53 — 54.9MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Spotify | TuneIn | RSSRoger and Dylan discuss fault finding and troubleshooting in the third episode of the Skill Builder podcast. Roger has developed a taste and knack for solving problems over the years and loves a challenge. In this episode, he talks about his experiences and …

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#2 ~ Benefits of Going Self-Employed

Podcast #2 ~ Benefits of Going Self-Employed

It takes courage to leap from the security and comfort of your job, but the fact that you're here tells us that you're thinking of making the leap into the world of being the master of your own destiny.

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#1 ~ Quoting Jobs & Price Conditioning

Podcast #1 Quoting Jobs & Price Conditioning

The tips and techniques developed by Roger and Robin during the course of their long careers will help you avoid the misery of pricing yourself out of, or into certain projects.

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