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

Latest Episodes

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April 01, 2021 00:37:09
A Winning Formula with Peter DeVellis of Rite Window

A Winning Formula with Peter DeVellis of Rite Window

On this episode, you’ll learn what’s made Peter and the team at Rite Window so successful. From hiring the right people to creating the perfect customer experience, Peter details the lessons he learned and shares the advice he has for others. We’ll also discuss his vision for the future, why communication is key, and the importance of having the right systems and processes in place. ...

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March 04, 2021 00:40:52
Effective Sales Leadership | A Conversation with Chadd Castrilli

Effective Sales Leadership | A Conversation with Chadd Castrilli

In this episode, Tom sits down with Chadd Castrilli, Sales Manager at Nu Look Home Design to discuss his success and the lessons he’s learned over the last 15 years. From knocking on doors to establishing new offices, to the stark reality that he needed to be back in the field, Chadd shares his start in the industry and opens up about the effects of the pandemic. We’ll also discuss best practices for in-home selling, his thoughts on being a selling sales manager, and the best method for training sales reps. ...

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February 18, 2021 00:41:45
What’s in a Brand | A Conversation with Chuck Allen, GM at Rio Blanco Roofing

What’s in a Brand | A Conversation with Chuck Allen, GM at Rio Blanco Roofing

Chuck and I first crossed paths over 10 years ago when I purchased materials from his small, new distribution outlet in Charlotte, NC. Today, Chuck continues to blaze a trail as he has taken a fledgling business and pumped new life into it. On this episode, we’ll explore what it takes to bring a business to life, the power of branding, and some of the unique ways Chuck looks to stay ahead of his competition. ...

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February 04, 2021 00:36:03
The Technology Essentials | A Conversation With Tim Keefer of Owens Corning

The Technology Essentials | A Conversation With Tim Keefer of Owens Corning

With a deep-rooted history in IT, Tim Keefer, Digital Marketing Leader at Owens Corning, takes us through a typical tech stack and the essential pieces that every contractor needs. We’ll also discuss his digital philosophy, how to get key buy-in, and where Tim sees technology going in the future. ...

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January 21, 2021 00:32:19
From Start-Up To Over $9MM in 9 Months | Our conversation with Dustin Rees

From Start-Up To Over $9MM in 9 Months | Our conversation with Dustin Rees

Dustin started Gladiator Roofing and Restoration in March of 2020. By year's end, they had over $9MM in revenue! His secret? Hire great people, be true to your word and provide the best possible experience. We’ll discuss his start in the industry, what led him to start his own business and take a step-by-step look at the insurance restoration sales process. We’ll also get more context around the trending hashtag #roofwarz, why he was served a cease and desist, and his thoughts on the future of the industry. ...

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January 07, 2021 00:40:00
Mindset, Strategy and Coaching | A Conversation with Kyle Hoffman, Owner of Roofing & More

Mindset, Strategy and Coaching | A Conversation with Kyle Hoffman, Owner of Roofing & More

Philanthropist, coach and author, Kyle Hoffman, owner of Roofing & More drops by the show to talk about how his company continues to make the home improvement experience enjoyable for their customers. Founding Roofing & More in 1993, Hoffman’s mission was to re-invent new ways and ideas to serve their customers better, to improve the lives of their employees and to give back to the community. He also talks about his early start in roofing and the passion he has for helping others. ...

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