16 Apr 2022

EP12: Special Guest: Brad Martin Leading Edge Electrical

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Episode 12: Special Guest: Brad Martin Leading Edge Electrical

Brad Martin is the founder and owner of Leading Electrical in Hamilton, New Zealand. Brad has been on the program for over 9 years, starting out as a team of 2 with himself and his apprentice Jesse. In 13 years, Brad has grown the team to 20, operating 9 vehicles and owns the building the crew works out of.

Like many tradespeople starting their own business, Brad set up because he thought he could run a business better than his boss. He quickly realized what he had gotten himself into, when asked Brad said, “I didn’t know what I was doing” but thought he’d take one more crack at it as he was sick of working weekends and thought being on wages would be a whole lot easier. Brad reached out to Profitable Tradie for help and got stuck in.

Leading Edge is now a well systemized business, an employer of choice, and brings in over $300K in revenue each month. In this episode Brad tells his story and shares a heap of knowledge on things like the Leading Edge sales process, creating a culture, the 4 day working week, tool allowance, keeping the team productive and more. Brad is a real example of what is possible if you just work hard with the right systems and strategies in place.

WHAT YOU’LL GAIN FROM TODAYS PODCAST:

  • Inspiration and motivation to build your business beyond expectation
  • Tips and tricks from one of the best performing businesses in the program
  • There really are too many to list from this episode

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