Leaps & Bounds

Leaps and Bounds is a podcast for the professional home services and contractor community, presented by Leap. We will be inviting a variety of guests to discuss what’s made them successful, what they’re doing today ...more

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October 14, 2021 00:37:55
Capturing the Industry | Our Conversation with Luke Hansen

Capturing the Industry | Our Conversation with Luke Hansen

Like most great technology, CompanyCam was born out of necessity. On this episode I'm joined by Luke Hansen, CEO & Founder of CompanyCam who realized there had to be a better way to share, categorize, and communicate project specifics. Listen as he shares what he’s most excited about, what it’s been like to scale and grow the business and his advice for others in the industry. He'll share some of his favorite stories and talk about what it’s like to be leading a team that loves to have fun and continues to drive their product and customer experience forward.   Luke spends his days supplying the vision, acquiring funds, hiring the best folks around, and distracting all the smart people he’s hired with long-winded anecdotes. Luke’s mission is to get CompanyCam in the hands of every contractor on the planet, and he won’t rest until he’s done. When Luke isn’t speaking at high volume on the phone, he’s golfing, spending time with his kids, tweeting nonsense, and beating teenagers in Fortnite on the reg.    ...

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September 29, 2021 00:39:51
The Serial Entrepreneur | Our Conversation with Ben Hodson

The Serial Entrepreneur | Our Conversation with Ben Hodson

On this episode, I’m joined by JobNimbus CEO, Ben Hodson. In addition to being an entrepreneur, Ben is a writer, musician, filmmaker, comic book artist, and software developer. After spending time as a touring musician and finishing degrees in business and software systems from the University of Washington, he started his first company in 2000. That business, Venafi, was sold for $1.2 billion in 2020 to Thoma Bravo. After leaving the day-to-day operations of Venafi, Ben proceeded to start nine companies with the most recent being JobNimbus, a software and growth solution for roofing and home exterior contractors. In January 2021, JobNimbus received its first investment of $53 million from Mainsail Partners. Listen as we discuss the early need for technology in home improvement, the benefits of adoption, and the keys to scaling. Listen as we discuss the early need for technology in home improvement, the benefits of adoption, and the keys to scaling. ...

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September 20, 2021 00:37:07
The Sales Transformation - A Conversation With Ryan Groth

The Sales Transformation - A Conversation With Ryan Groth

On this episode, I’m joined by Ryan Groth, Founder of Sales Transformation Group. As someone who grew up in the industry, Ryan saw first-hand the impact of not having a predictable, consistent sales system in place. After his time playing professional baseball, Ryan found his passion in helping others and advancing the profession. Listen as he shares some of his insights and advice for business owners and sales professionals alike. We’ll dive into topics such as creating vision, hiring, and how processes and technology contribute to your success. ...

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September 03, 2021 00:37:49
Conversion Rates, Cancellations, and Leads - Our Conversation with Caleb Nelson

Conversion Rates, Cancellations, and Leads - Our Conversation with Caleb Nelson

On this episode, I’m joined by Caleb Nelson, President, and founder of Destination Motivation. Caleb and team work with 23 of the 30 largest contractors in North America, implementing systems and structures that generate predictable results. From decreasing cancelation requests to increasing conversion rates, Destination Motivation is bringing immense value to their clients. Listen as Caleb shares how these companies leverage their solution, and the advice he has for others.  ...

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July 22, 2021 00:45:07
Technology Trailblazers | Our Conversation with Scott Moellenkamp

Technology Trailblazers | Our Conversation with Scott Moellenkamp

On this episode, I’m joined by Scott Moellenkamp, Chief Marketing Officer at ABC Seamless. With a long and storied history, ABC Seamless has made a name for themselves in the industry. We’ll ask Scott about that, and dive into what’s made them so successful. We’ll also discuss their keen ability to identify technology leaders at a very early stage. We’ll learn what keeps him up at night and what he’s most excited about, as well as the labor shortage and some of the solutions to address it. ...

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July 08, 2021 00:35:48
The Sales Team Blueprint | with Chuck Thokey

The Sales Team Blueprint | with Chuck Thokey

In this episode, I’m joined by Chuck Thokey, VP of Sales at American WeatherTechs and a sales and marketing coach, author, mentor, and keynote speaker. Listen as he discusses what makes someone in sales successful. From leadership to the sales manager and the sales representative, Chuck will give us the key qualities and traits they possess, and what they can do to elevate their game. We’ll also dive into who makes a good sales manager, who to hire, and how to train them. ...

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