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520. Are We Sending The Correct Message To Our Applicants w Hugh Gallagher

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Release Date: 04/21/2021

687. How Artificial Intelligence Creates Business Opportunities with Neil Sahota show art 687. How Artificial Intelligence Creates Business Opportunities with Neil Sahota

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Today’s guest is Neil Sahota, an IBM Master Inventor, United Nations A.I. Advisor, professor at UC Irvine, and globally-recognized speaker and author. Neil is a founding member of the UN’s Artificial Intelligence for Social Good Committee, and he’s here to talk about the ways we can harness the power of AI and use it for social good. Neil is also the author of Own the A.I. Revolution, providing a future-forward look at A.I., focusing on how businesses can use it to commercialize while doing good in the world. We’ll discuss things like the challenges posed by A.I. and how we can...

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686. Be Everything That Your Organization Needs with Tom Connally show art 686. Be Everything That Your Organization Needs with Tom Connally

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Today’s guest, Tom Connally, is an experienced leader, strategist, and change agent with proven performance leading, building, and fixing organizations by creating a culture of performance. In over 30 years of Marine leadership, he led organizations from 50-3500 personnel, with budgets up to $2.8B. Tom served as a Director for two defense companies, before founding Connally Consulting where he helps leaders improve their performance and success professionally, personally, spiritually, and physically.    [00:01 - 09:00] Opening Segment Introducing Tom to the show A retired Marine...

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685. Simplifying and Organizing Your Finances for a Small Business w Garrett Baird show art 685. Simplifying and Organizing Your Finances for a Small Business w Garrett Baird

Service Business Mastery - Home Service Business Tips and Strategies for the Skilled Trades Service Industry

As a service business owner, you must understand your numbers, like being able to read and interpret financial statements, knowing your breakeven point, and having a good handle on cash flow.    When you know your numbers, you can make informed, strategic decisions about where to allocate resources and which products or services are most profitable. Good number-crunching skills will help you run your business more efficiently and effectively. Though, it’s too stressful to keep all those numbers organized in your head, so you need tools and software to manage that for you.  ...

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684. Living Out Your Best Life through Forgiveness with Derek Stone show art 684. Living Out Your Best Life through Forgiveness with Derek Stone

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After working to support his family as a struggling artist, Derek Stone chose to reevaluate his life and his way of thinking, and in three short years grew a small one-man show into a million-dollar company. This amazing transformation came about through a decision to forgive his father. Derek left the path of blame and began traveling down a path of forgiveness which led him to start living his best life. He is now on a mission to help empower others to make the same transformation by helping them take charge of their own lives.   [00:01 - 08:30] Opening Segment Introducing Derek to the...

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683. A Survivor's Guide on How to Improve Your Business with Tony Guarnaccia show art 683. A Survivor's Guide on How to Improve Your Business with Tony Guarnaccia

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Tony has helped thousands of businesses survive crises. Whether it was post 9/11, during the Great Recession, or amidst massive company acquisitions, Tony has helped businesses navigate the uncertainties and emerge stronger on the other side. As a child, Tony experienced firsthand the devastating crisis of business failure when his parents’ small business failed and they lost everything, including their home. Its impact on his life was powerful. Having lost everything, he determined he would one day figure out how to help business owners like his parents by learning how to run a profitable...

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682. Digital Marketing and Google Advertising Hacks for Contractors show art 682. Digital Marketing and Google Advertising Hacks for Contractors

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If you want to WIN in ductless sales in 2023 and beyond, you need a marketing strategy that’s competitive. But how do you differentiate your service business from the competition and dominate your customers’ search engines? This week’s guest is going to tell you just how to do that in any market, regardless of the size.   Meet Michelle LaFrance, aka “The Ductless Marketing Gal”. Michelle is President and CEO of Smarty Pants Web, a digital marketing and web design firm, as well as Founder of The Ductless Directory, a comprehensive resource for consumers, contractors, and...

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681. How to Deal with the IRS with Ben Golden show art 681. How to Deal with the IRS with Ben Golden

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Today we are joined by resident expert Ben Golden of Golden Tax Relief to help us navigate through the three most feared letters in the alphabet with ease–the IRS. Ben has years of experience working with service businesses and understands exactly what these businesses go through when it comes to dealing with the IRS. He talks about why it's important for service businesses to file their taxes as soon as possible, what consequences you might face if you don't do so, and what steps you can take to increase your chances of a successful outcome should you receive an audit letter from the IRS....

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On today's episode, we talk with Jeff Revlett of EGIA.org about the Lead2022 event.      In business, as in life, success is often about surrounding yourself with the right people and learning from those who are already successful.  Jeff Revlett has spent 27 years in the HVAC industry and, during that time, has become a leader in his field by following this approach. He has surrounded himself with quality people, soaked up information like a sponge, and learned from the best in the business.  This has allowed him to perfect his craft and think outside the box when it...

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679. Texting is the Future of Lead Generation with Aaron Christopher show art 679. Texting is the Future of Lead Generation with Aaron Christopher

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Aaron Christopher (A.C.) Evans is a pioneer in conversational marketing and the co-founder and CEO of Drips.com. Drips is the first conversational texting company of its kind, founding a new category and leading the way for some of the biggest brands in the world to use automated, humanized conversations at scale. On a daily basis, Drips engages in tens of millions of completely humanized conversations with zero client-side human resources or operators. Starting at the early age of 16, A.C. has been passionate about “scaling the unscalable” in all of his business ventures and Drips is no...

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678. Reactivate Your HVAC & Plumbing Client List show art 678. Reactivate Your HVAC & Plumbing Client List

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Service Business Mastery Podcast show notes: How to Re-Engage Your Current Client List Tersh & Josh are discussing re-engaging their current client list. Josh talks about how humans are more afraid of spiders than they are of humans. Noah discusses simplicity in online marketing, and how it can help small businesses grow rapidly. Is It Because We've Always Done It This Way, Or Is This The Best Way To Do It?  Contractors are busy and need to find ways to be more efficient There are many different ways to be more efficient, including reactivating old customers Email is a good way to...

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Tersh talks with Hugh Gallagher of The Gallagher Search Group about hiring do's and don't's when it comes to finding new employees!

Today's market is one of extreme uncertainty when it comes to hiring new employees! We have always had to battle the competitors within our industry, but now we are battling the extremely high-paying unemployment department as well. Tersh and Hugh talk about what it takes to get and retain the most qualified individuals for our team. Tersh shares his hiring practices and some of the ways he has found success when hiring.

Here is a little about Hugh and his team over at The Gallagher Search Group...

The Gallagher Search Group, Inc is a Recruiting and Consulting firm based in the Lehigh Valley area of Pennsylvania. We have two goals: to help our clients improve their own recruitment function in order to minimize the need to enlist third-party recruiters for assistance and to deliver the very best talent at an affordable price when your in-house efforts aren’t generating the talent you seek. In order to achieve this, we act as a true partner to your organization. We have the same goal, make YOUR recruitment function the very best it can be. We do this through our unique service offerings which focus on improving your organization’s ability to recruit and retain talent.

Call us to schedule a free consultation to determine what custom service would work best for your organization.

Our services include:
On-Site Consulting - Our on-site corporate recruitment training program for your recruiting team and hiring managers. Learn how to effectively recruit from the best in the area!! We have half-day, full-day, week-long, and longer-term on-site programs available to fit your needs.

Recruitment Consulting and Process Improvement - Our human capital consultancy works with your board, your executive team, or your HR and recruiting leaders to look at your current recruiting function in order to uncover areas of opportunity and needed process improvement. We share our findings with you and discuss ways of making an immediate and sustainable change to the way you recruit and retain talent!

Executive Search – Our team of search professionals will identify, attract and deliver the top-end talent your organization needs to grow! We work on both a retained as well as a contingent basis and our pricing structure is flexible to ensure you are getting the top talent you need at a price that won’t break the bank! 

In today's episode, Tersh & Hugh talk about the 6 MUST DO's for you to hire amazing people for your team!   

Our Deep Dive~

  1. Don't waste people's time during the interview process.
  2. Watch your interviewee's reactions in a tough situation.
  3. Tersh explains his virtual hiring events.
  4. Give an infomercial of your business...
  5. ...you'll have to listen to the rest of the episode for these juicy details! 

 

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