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Building the Future Podcast

18 EpisodesProduced by Brett ThorneWebsite

The Building the Future podcast is your direct link to the pulse of the construction market. The podcast will cover topics such as residential and commercial construction, the housing market, real estate, remodeling, technology, products, and much more.

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Halftime of the Re-Roaring 20's Part II

September 16th, 2020


The re-roaring 20's have begun and are living up to the name to say the least. Just past the halfway mark of 2020, the world and our country has tilted a direction unfamiliar to most.

In this episode, I connect with …

Halftime of the Re-Roaring 20's Part 1

September 2nd, 2020


The re-roaring 20's have begun and are living up to the name to say the least. Just past the halfway mark of 2020, the world and our country has tilted a direction unfamiliar to most.

In this episode, I connect with …

Let Your Voice Be Heard

August 19th, 2020


It is more important now than ever for our industries voice to be heard. Walter Foxworth and I discuss legislative advocacy and why it is so important. If we want changes in building the future, they have to be made by …

Failure to Launch...Successfully

August 5th, 2020


Failure to plan is the same as planning to fail. Often times when new products are launched there is no plan of going to market and this is the reason that every year there are new products that never get off the ground …

Finding the Power In You

July 15th, 2020


On this episode with Rick Davis, we talk about personal development and growth. Rick shares his success stories and how you can use his information and experience to achieve your goals. If you want to find out more …

If We Don't Build It Up, They Won't Come

July 1st, 2020


One of the key components of building the future of our industry is bringing new people into our industry. We must also educate them on the …

The Credit Overlord

June 17th, 2020


Sales are worthless if you never get paid for them.  This reason alone is why collections are so important but collections are only one piece of the …

The Year of the Corona

June 3rd, 2020


The COVID-19 virus has put the world at a tilt and has etched 2020 into the pages of history.  As America is reopening for business, the direction of …

Memoirs of a Headhunter

May 20th, 2020


If your #1 assets are your employees, then your recruiting and hiring process needs to be on the same level.  If it's not, Building Gurus and the Building The Future Podcast are here to help. And if that's not enough, …

The Lumberyard Whisperer

May 6th, 2020


When you're in the trenches, it's often difficult to see the entire field.  Craig Webb came to this industry over a decade ago as a professional …

DIY with Strong-Tie

April 15th, 2020


Simpson Strong-Tie has been an anchor to the professional of the building materials industry for over 60 years. They have been innovative in their production and manufacturing that has been building safer, stronger …

Winning at Company Culture Part #1

April 1st, 2020


If you want the very best company culture, then you have to learn from the very best.  In this episode, Ken Wilbanks gives a profound definition of …

This is the Sexy Industry

March 18th, 2020


This is the sexy industry! From the homes we build to the structures we create, Rick Davis gives insight on how this industry is the hidden secret that few know about.  More importantly, he gives information on how …

DIB Feb Market 2020

March 4th, 2020


I've got something special for you today. This is what I call the Building the Future Blitz. I am at the Do it Best February 2020 Market and I am running around the show floor picking out some of the latest greatest …

Smart Home 101

February 19th, 2020


Episode #4 is all about the Smart Home.  Greg Fields from Do it Best provides insight and information about this fast growing concept and the direction it is going.  From lighting to locks, this episode has valuable …

Bob Erwin of Lee Resources

February 5th, 2020


In this episode, I sit down with Bob Erwin of Lee Resources and we take a hard look at the personnel in the industry and more importantly the lack of personnel for the future of this industry.  The primary focus of this …

Cody Nuernberg of Northwestern Lumber Association

January 23rd, 2020


I sit down with Cody Nuernberg of the Northwestern Lumber Association and Mid-America Lumbermens Association and break down all the key features and benefits they provide to this industry. Stick with us because the …

The Foundation

January 8th, 2020


We lay down the foundation to the podcast, giving you the who, what, why and how. The goal of this podcast is to be the multi-tool for building the …

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