Episodes

Jan. 26, 2023

310 :: The Leadership of WXRT's Lin Brehmer (1954-2023)

In episode 310, Bradley remembers famous WXRT disc-jockey and Chicago personality, Lin Brehmer, who recently passed away. Bradley shares a unique story about his chance encounter with Brehmer. *** If you enjoyed this podcast, we'd sincerely...

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Jan. 24, 2023

309 :: Todd Sattersten: The 100 Best Business Books of All-Time

In episode 309, Bradley is joined by Author and Bard Press Publisher, Todd Sattersten. Todd shares a glimpse into the publishing world by offering advice on pricing books as well as how new writers can be successful. Bradley and Todd …

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Jan. 19, 2023

308 :: Southwest, The Parable of The Ass-Kicking Line, and You

In episode 308, Bradley uses the Southwest Airlines fiasco that left thousands stranded over the holidays as a lesson to those in the construction industry who continue to use antiquated systems to run their business. He explains how...

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Jan. 17, 2023

307 :: Innovation and Differentiation with Key-Link Trio: Javan Lapp,…

In episode 307, Bradley and Erik The Producer visited New Holland, PA, home of . They were given an amazing plant tour by recently promoted CEO, Javan Lapp, VP of Sales, Tim Smoyer, and Manager of Business Development and Training, …

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Jan. 10, 2023

306 :: Patrick Suermann of Texas A&M and Lauren Collins of Kiewit: Lo…

In episode 306, Bradley is joined by Texas A&M Associate Professor and Department Head, Patrick Suermann and Sr. Business Partner at Kiewit, Lauren Collins. They discuss how loyalty has changed amongst young people in the workforce. ...

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Jan. 5, 2023

305 :: The Backfire Effect

In episode 304, Bradley explains The Backfire Effect and how it can hinder your leadership abilities. He also offers 4 rules to help you avoid The Backfire Effect. This episode is brought to you by *** If you enjoyed this …

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Jan. 3, 2023

304 :: Live From LBM Journal's Annual Conference on Sales Performance…

In episode 304, Bradley delivers an important keynote speech at LBM Journal's Annual Conference in Denver, Colorado on the significant role analytics are going to play in the construction industry. He explains how utilizing Sales Performance...

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Dec. 27, 2022

303 :: Mark Harari of Remodelers Advantage :: Zillow's Line Extension…

In episode 303, Bradley is joined by Mark Harari, Vice President and Author at Remodelers Advantage. They discuss Zillow's line extension that went horribly wrong. Bradley and Mark also examine the shift towards remodeling in the...

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Dec. 20, 2022

302 :: Elf - Leadership Lessons in Film

In episode 302, Bradley discusses leadership lessons that can be learned from the classic holiday film Elf with Data Scientist, Brock Lacy and returning guest, Sales Leader, Matt Potter. They examine Walter Hobbs' transformation from tough leader...

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Dec. 15, 2022

301 :: Holiday Book Buying Recommendations

In episode 301, Bradley helps those of you struggling to find the perfect holiday gift by offering several book recommendations you should consider. He also reintroduces his PAROLE book scoring system and the concept of the Anti-Library. You can...

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Dec. 13, 2022

300 :: Brent Hull and Mike Barrett: 100 Year Windows and Construction…

In episode 300, Bradley sits down with owner and founder of Hull Works, Brent Hull and owner of Barrett Homes, Mike Barrett. They discuss designing the 100 Year Window and why it's important to move away from the disposable mindset …

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Dec. 8, 2022

299 :: Mis-Judging Ohtani, The Black Swan Innovation in Baseball

In episode 299, Bradley explains why we continue to discount the feats of pitcher/outfielder/designated hitter/unicorn, , while shining a light on great, but lesser players such as outfielder (only), . How does this relate to business...

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Dec. 6, 2022

298 :: Armen Alajian of Arto: The Empresario of Brick

In episode 298, Bradley is joined by Armen Alajian, owner of Arto Brick. In this roller coaster episode, Bradley and Armen touch on many subjects including craftsmanship, leadership, technology, and family. Armen reveals the struggles he's...

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Dec. 1, 2022

297 :: Bill Walton :: One-on-One Leadership Discussion with the NBA L…

In episode 297, Bradley is joined by NBA Legend and Hall of Famer Bill Walton at Annual Convention that was held October 19-21 in San Diego, CA. Bill discusses leadership lessons he learned from coaches, including John Wooden at UCLA, …

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Nov. 29, 2022

296 :: Bill Walton, NBA Legend - Keynote Live from WCLBMA's Annual Co…

In episode 296, Bradley introduces NBA Legend and Hall of Famer Bill Walton at Annual Convention that was held October 19-21 in San Diego, CA. Bill discusses how he had to overcome many obstacles throughout his life including a tremendous …

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Nov. 22, 2022

295 :: Rikka Brandon: Recruiting and Hiring Expert, Live from the WCL…

In episode 295, Bradley is joined by Rikka Brandon, President and Chief Executive Recruiter at . Rikka reveals her 3S Framework for you can follow to hire effectively in your organization. She offers insights into assembling talent for...

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Nov. 21, 2022

294 :: WCLBMA All Star Panel Lineup :: Matt Saunders of John Burns Re…

In episode 294, Bradley introduces an all star panel at the Annual Convention that was held October 19-24 in San Diego, CA. The panelist included Matt Saunders of , George Emmerson of , Steve Patterson of . Steve Swanson of …

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Nov. 15, 2022

293 :: Bill Lee: Kolbe Assessment to GSD

In episode 293, Bradley is joined by Sales Leader and Consultant Bill Lee. They discuss the importance of using assessment tests, such as the Kolbe A, to determine whether a person would be a good fit to join your company …

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Nov. 10, 2022

292 :: Know Your Role. Do Your Job: The Risks of Wearing Too Many Hats

In episode 292, Bradley offers a preview of the being held April 10-12, 2023 in Ft. Worth, Texas. He also tells the story of Venture Capitalist, Luke Nosek, who missed out on huge opportunities because he was wearing too many …

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Nov. 8, 2022

291 :: Negotiation and the 2023 Sales Fundamentals Workshop

In episode 291, Bradley offers a preview of the being held April 10-12, 2023 in Ft. Worth, Texas. He also offers tips to negotiate and save money. Bradley reveals the difference between negotiation, The Journey, and negotiation, The...

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Nov. 3, 2022

290 :: Time Management and the 2023 Sales Fundamentals Workshop

In episode 290, Bradley and Erik: The Producer offer a preview of the being held April 10-12, 2023 in Ft. Worth, Texas. They also discuss the importance of a time management system and why a to-do list isn't a time …

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Nov. 1, 2022

289 :: Sales Pipeline Management and the 2023 Sales Fundamentals Work…

In episode 289, Bradley and Erik: The Producer offer a preview of the being held April 10-12, 2023 in Ft. Worth, Texas. They also discuss the importance of tracking your pipeline and answer the most common objections they hear from …

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Oct. 28, 2022

288 :: Kimberly Simonson on Hurricane Ian Rebuilds and Risk

In episode 288, Bradley speaks with President of Simonson Design USA, Kimberly Simonson, about the devastation that Hurricane Ian caused in Florida. Kimberly offers advice for those who have been affected including several steps you can take to...

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Oct. 27, 2022

287 :: The Bold Look of Walking in Stupid Every Morning: RIP Herb Koh…

In episode 287, Bradley examines the lives of two entrepreneurs who recently passed, Herb Kohler, Jr. and Dan Wieden. Herb Kohler, Jr. who led the Kohler brand went from poetry to hotels to golf courses to faucets. Dan Wieden made …

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