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Profit First for Contractors

Transform Your Construction Business From a Cash-Eating Monster to a Money-Making Machine
Auteur(s): Shawn Van Dyke
Narrateur(s): Shawn Van Dyke
Durée: 6 h et 19 min
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Construction industry business coach, speaker, and author, Shawn Van Dyke, has taken the core concepts of Mike Michalowicz's Profit First and customized them to address the specific needs of the construction industry. Profit First for Contractors addresses the major struggles contractors face and provides clear and actionable guidance on how to overcome them. Shawn shows contractors how to go from simply getting by to becoming permanently profitable. This audiobook is for every construction business owner who dreams of prosperity. 

Using Van Dyke's Profit First for Contractors system, listeners will learn how to break out of the "craftsman cycle" - the seemingly never-ending loop of urgent tasks and responsibilities that keep contractors from gaining traction toward their important goals. He guides construction business owners how to understand their financial statements and how to use them to determine the markup and margin that lead to profits. You will also learn how to develop solid rules of thumb for the operation of your construction businesses, and how to implement an effective cash management plan that simplifies accounting and leverages normal human behavior. Using real-life stories from actual construction business owners, step-by-step advice, and his conversational twang, Van Dyke puts permanent profitability within reach of every construction business owner.

©2018 Shawn Van Dyke (P)2019 Shawn Van Dyke

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Changed my way of thinking

Shawn has really changed the way I view cash management of my small business. I have downloaded his extra packages and bought a few extra copies of is book for my friends but I listen to the audiobook on my drive to and from work. Thanks Shawn for changing my life. Deren in Kelowna BC, Canada

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  • Tom Popa | Popa Construction
  • 2019-01-23

A must for any contractors / construction business

I have been following Shawn Van Dyke since 2016 and meet him for the 1st time at the International Builders Show in 2017. Shawn is a great guy and a wealth of knowledge which he shares in his book. I have bought the book and now download the audible version to listen to.

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  • ken alger
  • 2019-01-24

A must listen for contractors

This book is a life changer for all those contractors that are suck in the craftsman cycle. Once you listen to this book and implement the process your business will go from a cash cow to a well oiled money making machine.

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  • Todd R. Thomas
  • 2019-01-24

A must have.

Own both the hardcopy and the audio. Shawn is a true leader with in the construction industry. His program and now this book are tools no one in the construction industry should be with out. PFC has totally changed the way we deal with our comoany income. You need to listen or read the book and DO the things Shawn tells you to.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 2019-06-14

Not going to help you

I’m always trying to stay motivated and learning more but this was horrible. The steps in this book are what an actual good accountant will set you up with and tell you to do when you first start your business. Heck even a personal banker will tell you to do these things. (Regardless what the author says about an accountant)
Basics of the book. Don’t be the cheapest, don’t try and win every estimate, pay yourself a check, set money aside for taxes. That’s it.
If your not doing that in the first place you shouldn’t own a business or it’s just a hobby.

The chapter of going over numbers and excel sheets probably should have been left out of the audible book as well.

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  • Dan
  • 2019-03-28

A must book for every contractor!

This is the most important book for a contractor. You need to make profit first! Or you will burn out and your doors will close.

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  • Proficient Builders
  • 2019-03-12

Productive

Great book, reccommended to a fellow tradesman. He ordered it. Shawn speaks with passion, focus, determination. We love how he incorperates existing clients. a great listen/read.

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  • Izzy Q
  • 2019-02-27

the best book I have listen to in making me money.

this book has change my life and my buisness. after all the books on sales I have read this one is the one that fits perfect for my buisness as a contractor. now I know why I haven't made any profit even do I get a lot of money.

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  • Kyle Davis
  • 2019-02-26

15 years experience 1 year business owner

As I am transitioning my skills into business ownership this book is a simple road map that is easy to read and easy to understand how it should be implemented to help my business. Looking forward to the ROI on this book!

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  • Utilisateur anonyme
  • 2019-02-23

90% crust, 10% rest of pizza.

The amount of usable information to the average person is very little. I read the first 30 mins of this book and couldn’t get through the rest. I skimmed going over 20 min sections. I am glad this book was free. I can see why. The other reviews seem non-genuine. This is all common sense stuff. Nothing groundbreaking or intuitive here. Make profit. There I spoiled the book. This might get deleted now. Make profit guys!

Wow, I think I need to write a book because I understand that I want profit. Wow, I should write one on wanting to put on shoes in the morning. I’ll call it For Shoes - “how to make it walking around without blisters.” Chapter 1: Have you ever wondered why we do things over and over again and still get the same result. This is why I am going to show you how to not get blisters. The definition of insanity is.... you get the bliss.

A lot of the info was served to me by just breathing and walking around places. If you didn’t do a lot of walking around and existing in the world, then this book is for you! Buy it! It’s Groundbreaking! He tells you exactly how to live life by understanding common sense virtues and things.

He also loses me talking about his life. I don’t need this. You’ve not done anything for me. In fact, I did something for you by clicking this book and giving away my precious time.

My precious time. There’s my book.

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  • Utilisateur anonyme
  • 2019-02-04

This stuff works for real

Shawn lays out the simple process for how you WILL make a profit in your construction business.. Starting today (yep). Could not recommend this enough for anyone who's frustrated with the boom and bust cycle of making money and then watching it mysteriously disappear. Apply this book, change your life. Audiobook is easy to listen to with great stories and examples, plus Shawn's voice is like warm carmel running down a gradual snow crested mountainside.