June 18, 2019

Click here to listen in iTunesClick here to listen on GooglePlay If you’re like most businesses in the hearth industry, you hear about the HPBA every year at your local affiliate meeting—but most of it is in one ear and out the other. The truth is that many business owners are so caught up in the…

June 11, 2019

Click here to listen in iTunesClick here to listen on GooglePlay If you’re like most companies in our industry then your staff is weighted heavily towards the male side of the gene pool. When that’s the case we can often overlook who it is that has the buying power in most transactions and it’s… the…

June 4, 2019

Click here to listen in iTunesClick here to listen on GooglePlay One of the questions that I get most often is, “Tim, what are the resources that have helped you?”. Based on that, this week’s episode goes through books, podcasts, gear and some other miscellaneous things that have helped grow myself (and my company)—I know…

May 28, 2019

Click here to listen in iTunesClick here to listen on GooglePlay Most companies think they have a message that makes sense to their customers when it’s actually confusing them. The reason is because companies are too close to what they do and aren’t able to back up enough to see from the perspective of their…

May 27, 2019

Click here to listen in iTunesClick here to listen on GooglePlay In today’s episode of the Fire Time Podcast the tables turn and Clay Leavitt (VP of Sales, Marcus Lumber) grills Tim with questions ranging from team building,  to motivation, to leadership skills. In this episode, Tim and Clay cover: How to approach tough conversations…

May 14, 2019

Subscribe in iTunesSubscribe in GoogleMusicListen on Spotify Do you have a hard time motivating millennials in your business? In today’s episode, we talk with Kaleb Tinsley (Hearthside Distributors,  Tennessee) about the young generation in the hearth industry. If you want to hear the inside scoop on what millennials are thinking (and what is important to them) then…

May 6, 2019

Tuesday, May 7th @ 7am PDT (10am EDT) – Don’t miss the opportunity to get questions answered that are specific to your business! Subscribe in iTunesSubscribe in GoogleMusicListen on Spotify I know that you want to be a winning hearth company that grows every year. In order to do that, you’re always looking to sell…

April 30, 2019

Most businesses struggle everyday to find good people, but have no idea how to train them when they come onboard. This leads to burnout, frustration and stress all the way around. In today’s episode, Jerry Isenhour (President, CVC Success Group) sits down with Tim Reed to cover how companies need to train their team members…

April 23, 2019

If you’re like most hearth companies, you don’t have a system of follow up that you use with customers—and it’s costing you hundreds of thousands of dollars. In today’s episode, Carter Harkins and Taylor Hill (Founders of Closing Commander) stop by to talk about how to create a follow up system that makes you money and…

April 16, 2019

If your business feels like a whirlwind that’s out of control then you need to listen to this episode with Brandi Biswell. Brandi is the owner at Flue’s Brothers (Kansas City) where she has built an incredible service business through systems and processes that scale beyond herself. On top of that she is a business…