Contractors Playbook
Goodbye for Now | Michael Gogan and Isaac Moore from CompanyCam

Goodbye for Now | Michael Gogan and Isaac Moore from CompanyCam

July 1, 2022

You've maybe noticed a steady decline in the frequency of these episodes so Michael and Isaac sat down to chat in this goodbye episode. We'd love some feedback your feedback, so head to companycam.com/podcast and give us some thoughts to help direct our content in the future. Thanks so much for tuning in! 

Retaining Good Contractors in a Labor Shortage | Benji Carlson from Breakthrough Academy

Retaining Good Contractors in a Labor Shortage | Benji Carlson from Breakthrough Academy

April 15, 2022

Benji Carlson from Breakthrough Academy joins Michael Gogan to talk about the harsh world of retaining your contractors. This is a must-listen and gives excellent insight into attracting contractors and keeping them happy! Enjoy!

Defining Your Purpose to Steer Personnel Decisions | Emily Howard from American Painting Contractor

Defining Your Purpose to Steer Personnel Decisions | Emily Howard from American Painting Contractor

April 1, 2022

Emily Howard from American Painting Contractor joined Michael Gogan a few weeks back to talk not just about the painting industry, but really about the labor shortage as a whole. The conversation flowed from there and covered some great ground that you'll want to take in as it impacts your hiring strategy. Enjoy! 

Curating Your Brand and Creating Authentic Content | Tyler Campbell from Storybuilder

Curating Your Brand and Creating Authentic Content | Tyler Campbell from Storybuilder

March 18, 2022

Tyler Campbell transitioned from working in the industry to helping develop company brands throughout the industry. He sat down with Michael Gogan to share some of what he has learned in the process and how developing your brand can help refine what you do as a company, help you land better employees, and connect with your customers more authentically. 

Caring for Your Customers | Ryan Holliday & Ken Lollar from iink Payments

Caring for Your Customers | Ryan Holliday & Ken Lollar from iink Payments

October 29, 2021

"This might be the best episode yet," were the first words out of Michaels mouth after recording with Ryan and Ken from iink payments. Our first podcast live from our very own studio was a conversation about how Ryan and Ken's experience in the contracting world has given them a unique look into the customer journey. From gaining new customers to retaining old customers and everything in between, the insight in this conversation is for anyone trying to care for the people they come in contact with in their work. 

Grass Roots Growth and Foundational Priorities | Paul Jamison from the Green Industry Podcast

Grass Roots Growth and Foundational Priorities | Paul Jamison from the Green Industry Podcast

October 15, 2021

Paul Jamison, best selling author of "Cut That Grass and Make That Cash" and host of the top-rated Green Industry Podcast, joins Michael Gogan to talk about starting a business from nothing, lessons he learned along the way, and different routes he would recommend for someone starting fresh today. There is some solid, practical content here for any contractor in all lanes of the contractor industry. 

Planning, Policies, and Protection | T.J. Ware from Paradise Claims

Planning, Policies, and Protection | T.J. Ware from Paradise Claims

October 1, 2021

Michael Gogan is out on the road down at RoofCon 2021 in Orlando, FL where he sits down with T.J. Ware, a licensed public insurance adjuster and reigning 2020 Hurricane Hero. If you're a contractor who is around big seasonal storms, or really any insurance claims, you won't want to miss out on this conversation. 

What Is Your ”Why”? | Taco Bout It Episode with Ben Fisher from The Big Fish Contracting Company

What Is Your ”Why”? | Taco Bout It Episode with Ben Fisher from The Big Fish Contracting Company

September 17, 2021

Ben Fisher out of Pittsburgh, PA joins Michael Gogan from our Taco Bout It series as they talk about what has made The Big Fish Contracting Company successful. You'll hear a lot about relationships, serving your community, and knowing your why while keeping it all centered around your people. Enjoy! 

Changing Direction, Marketing Pivots, and Respecting the Business | Caleb Auman from Auman Landscape

Changing Direction, Marketing Pivots, and Respecting the Business | Caleb Auman from Auman Landscape

September 3, 2021

In our first Landscaping conversation on the Contractors Playbook we are joined by Caleb Auman of Auman Landscape out of Lancaster, Ohio. A seasoned hardscaper who has been through his share of failures that have led to big successes, there is plenty to gain from listening in.

Collaboration, Dumb Tax, and Losing Your Ego | Jonathan Sherwood from Roofers Helping Roofers

Collaboration, Dumb Tax, and Losing Your Ego | Jonathan Sherwood from Roofers Helping Roofers

August 20, 2021

Jonathan Sherwood, a veteran in the commercial roofing industry and founder of Roofers Helping Roofers, sits down with Michael Gogan for an inspiring conversation. His story is one that will motivate you to build community around your industry and help you grow both professionally and personally. Enjoy!

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