September 18, 2018

Carter Harkins and Taylor Hill from the Blue Collar Proud show stop by to talk all things SEO. These guys are doing some amazing things, check them out at the links below: https://bcpshow.com https://sparkmarketer.com https://www.closingcommander.com   If you want more content to help move the needle in your business, make sure to subscribe–for free: Subscribe…

September 13, 2018

In episode 2, Grant Falco (from Falco’s in Spokane, WA) is our guest. We sat down right after NWHPBA’s annual meeting in Seattle to talk all things business. Grant has huge innovation and drive and its taken him to some amazing places (their retail store is seriously amazing). If you want to learn from one…

September 4, 2018

It’s finally here: The Fire Time Podcast, Episode 1! Tim Rethlake, VP of Sales Enablement at Hearth n Home Technologies stops by in the inaugural episode to talk about all things sales. If you want to revolutionize your sales team, this episode is for you. Make sure to subscribe so that you can have value like this…

August 27, 2018

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August 27, 2018

I couldn’t help myself! Here is a sneak peak of what is to come in The Fire Time Podcast… Make sure to subscribe in iTunes to get valuable content like this every week! Also, please give us a review if this moves the needle in your business. I can’t wait to see how this helps you…

August 11, 2018

In today’s world, business is moving faster than ever and technology has changed the way the game is played. Small, specialty retailers are held to standards created by Amazon , Uber and other convenience companies. This makes it tough when you are a small business that is built on service, one-to-one relationships and technical expertise….

July 11, 2018

We don’t understand how serious the customers are that come into our stores and it costs our businesses thousands of dollars. If your company is anything like mine, it is all too easy to get tunnel vision and forget the big picture. So often, business owners slip into an infectious pessimism when they talk about…

June 1, 2018

Our industry is going blind. Very similar to the idea that the fish are the last to see the water; we are the last to really understand what’s really going on around here. We think that our competition is “Gypsy Vandal Fireplace Co.” down the street or “The 800 lb. Gorilla” manufacturer, but that’s wrong. It’s…

May 25, 2018

We live in a noisy world. Can you even remember what it was like to be bored? So often, I talk with people who get to the end of their day and wonder what they even did. We are busier than ever, but busyness does not equal productivity. I think we all understand the difference….

May 9, 2018

This is a Keynote that I gave recently for the OHPBA Spring Conference, it’s the same as the one I gave in Nashville for HPB Expo and in Seattle for NWHPBA recently. I’m relentless that most hearth company’s are wasting thousands of dollars each year because of poor marketing, ineffective sales practices and bad leadership….