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Construction Genius

Mar 31, 2020

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Being in the construction business often involves working in the field for long hours. However, if you want to grow your business, there are many areas you need to work on that doesn’t involve building projects.

Scaling up a construction business is a process that takes time and a commitment to grow not just in terms of sales, but also relationships.

In today’s episode, we chat with Shone Freeman, who shares with us the sacrifices he has made to grow his custom framing business and the shift in his mindset from building projects to building people.

If you’re a company planning on taking your business to a larger scale, tune in to this episode now. 

What’s Discussed In This Episode:

  1. What sets them apart? [02:22]
  2. What led Shone to choose to do custom homes? [03:11]
  3. Sacrifices and scaling up the business [04:14]
  4. Continuous development and learning [08:28]
  5. Managing relationships with general contractors and homeowners [10:13]
  6. The challenge in communication [12:09]
  7. The impact of a great mentor [13:13]
  8. The struggles of running a business [14:34]
  9. Structuring days to maximize leadership impact [16:33]
  10. Finding a sense of accomplishment in building people [18:36]
  11. Tips for growing your company [23:03]

About Our Guest:

Shone Freeman is the President of S.R. Freeman, a residential custom framing company out of the Bay Area. Being in business for the past 30 years, they have over 200 employees and make tens of millions of dollars in revenue annually. 

Connect with me on LinkedIn. For more podcast episodes, you may also visit my website. Tune in and subscribe to the Construction Genius: A Leadership Master-Class Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Stitcher.

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