Prime Resources Podcast

Prime Resources Podcast

BDR’s Prime Resources Podcast is dedicated to providing you with the knowledge you need to help your business achieve Prime results – with Prime being the most flourishing stage or state.


November 1, 2023 32 mins

In this engaging episode of the Prime Resources podcast, BDR Service Coach & Trainer Catherine Bares discusses how to take advantage of great opportunities in your business through lead nurturing.

Catherine outlines why lead nurturing is so important for home service businesses, what the different types of leads are and how to track them, and nurturing strategies to make the most out of every opportunity. She also discusses how ...

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In the latest episode of Prime Partners Podcast, BDR's Training & Instructional Designer, Scott Tinder, dives into the significant challenge of connecting generations within the workplace. Given the presence of multiple generations actively engaged in the workforce, this podcast provides invaluable insights into comprehending and forging connections that bridge the generational divide.

The discussion covers common issues that ca...

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Labor management holds great significance as it directly influences project efficiency, productivity, and profitability.

In this episode of Prime Resources Podcast, BDR Head Coach and Trainer Shaun Weiss delves into the importance of labor management and how it impacts contractors.

Overcoming challenges and implementing effective strategies can lead to improved timelines, cost reduction, client satisfaction, and increased profitabili...

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Team-building events are an important tool to foster stronger relationships, improve communication, boost morale, and enhance teamwork within your company.

In this episode of the Prime Resources Podcast, BDR Event Coordinators Francis Robinson and Allison Kourkos walk through the process of organizing a team-build event and discuss the key elements involved, including where to start in planning the event, who should be involved in t...

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In this episode of the Prime Resources Podcast, Profit Coach Advisor Gavin Percy and Senior Marketing Communications Specialist Tyler Gunhus discuss the impact of Artificial Intelligence (AI) on the home services industry.

How can you use AI resources right now? What tools and services powered by AI might be available in the future?

If you don’t know much about AI, listen to learn best practices to apply as you investigate Chat GPT a...

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Family businesses face common challenges, such as conflicts, communication issues, boundary maintenance, and succession planning. In this episode of the Prime Resources Podcast, join BDR Head Coach Jay Crowe as he explains how your family business can prioritize communication, have transparent structures, well-defined policies and procedures, professional management, and a plan for succession and continuity.

If family members are a ...

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May 1, 2023 29 mins

In this episode of BDR's Prime Resources podcast, Head Coach Josh Taylor discusses the importance of writing effective hiring ads to attract and recruit top talent for contractors. He highlights common mistakes made in ads and provides tips for getting into the right mindset for writing and posting successful ads. Discover the best time and place to post ads, appropriate response times for applications, and other strategies for spr...

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In this episode of the Prime Resources Podcast, BDR’s Head Coach, Ronda Chaney, talks through what it means to make a great exit in your business, important factors in the process, and what contractors should start doing now to prepare for their eventual exit.

Whether you’re gearing up for a sale now or still have decades ahead in your company, listen as we dig into the resources available to you in preparing to make a great exit fr...

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March 1, 2023 24 mins

In this episode of the Prime Resources Podcast, BDR’s Lead Head Coach and Trainer, John Michel, discusses what head trash is, the tools you need to identify it, discovering your head trash triggers, and ways you can stop it.

How can you challenge yourself and your thought processes in a positive way to get through and clear out your head trash? Listen and find out!

Time Stamps
  • (00:57) - What is head trash?
  • (03:28) - Where does head...
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In this episode of the Prime Resources Podcast, BDR’s Head Coach and Trainer, Shaun Weiss, breaks down when the first five minutes of your sales call begins, how to approach and build a rapport with the customer, and the specific things you can do to make your appointment successful.

Are you taking all the correct steps? Listen to find out!

Episode Time Stamps:

(01:45) - When do the first five minutes in a sales appointment begin?


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In this episode of the Prime Resources Podcast, BDR’s Head Coach, Ronda Chaney, shares her expertise and guidance on establishing, communicating, and maintaining your company’s mission, vision, and values.

Does your company have a mission and vision? What about values? Why are these important to a new, growing, or well-established company? Discover if your company has everything it needs to communicate its goals to its team members ...

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In this episode of the Prime Resources Podcast, BDR's Logistics & Operations Support Manager, Mark, explains how to have great cybersecurity hygiene and protect yourself from cyber-attacks. Whether you are taking all the precautions at home or in your business, there is always a weak link. Discover what it could be and what appropriate steps you can take to defend yourself and your business.

(01:07) – About Mark and his cybersec...

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In this episode of the Prime Resources Podcast, BDR's Senior Marketing Communications Specialist, Tyler Gunhus, tackles the subject of how to develop or enhance your company's social media presence. Whether you're experienced or just starting out with social media, listen to learn how you can make the most of this important - but ever evolving - marketing tool.

(03:03) - The role of social media in marketing

(06:57) - Social media pl...

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In this episode of the Prime Resources Podcast, BDR Lead Head Coach and Trainer John Michel shares on the power of accessories to drive profitability, enhance the customer experience, and increase worker pay in residential plumbing. Looking for ideas on accessory products you can offer? Want to know how to get your team on board? Wondering how to launch an accessory program in your company? All that and more is covered in this info...

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In this episode of the Prime Resources Podcast, BDR Lead Financial Coach Adriane Woodrum explains how to build a consistent month end process for financials that ensures accurate and timely financial reporting.

Adriane shares how the month-end process begins far in advance of information reaching accounting and involves the entire team. Listen to find out how to develop the communication and process steps needed to succeed at month...

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August 1, 2022 35 mins

In this episode of the Prime Resources Podcast, BDR Head Coach and Trainer Chris Koch discusses ways companies can improve their employee retention. Spoiler alert - it's not just about pay! Chris shares a variety of retention strategies and explains why companies should seek to become the "employer of choice" in their marketplace to help drive their retention efforts.

(01:11) - Why retention is important to a business

(03:20) - Beco...

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In this episode of the Prime Resources Podcast, BDR Lead Head Coach and Trainer Jeff Plant provides strategies to maximize the results from your business plan through periodic reviews and updates. Jeff explains how a business plan removes the need to "guess" in business and also shares the benefits of committing to an annual business planning process. Don't let your business plan gather dust on shelf. Commit to review, update, and ...

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In this episode of the Prime Resources Podcast, BDR Financial Coach Brittany Baimbridge shares what it means to think like a CFO. You don't have to be in the Fortune 500 to apply the same thought processes as a Chief Financial Officer to your company. Tune in to learn how you can fine-tune your financial and management reports and utilize them as strategic, decision-making tools.

(01:57) - Brittany's industry background

(03:37) - W...

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In this episode of the Prime Resources Podcast, BDR head coach Paul Grizzle shares how to practice self-leadership and goal setting. Paul discusses the four pillars of self-leadership, the impact that self-leadership has on goal achievement, and how it all ties together in your personal and professional life. Learn how self-leadership could impact your business planning and drive you ahead of your competition.

(01:38) – What is self...

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In this episode of Prime Resources, BDR financial coach Laura Irons Finley discusses the importance of creating and documenting procedures. Laura shares the positive impact that procedures, workflows, and policies can have on your company. Clarifying communication, building consistency, and improving service delivery are just a few of the benefits. Discover how to start building out your procedures and documenting them so you can m...

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