Season 2

Episode 5 - Business & BIM

On today’s show, we had the opportunity to brainstorm with the BIM Manager at Roy Anderson Corp. -Eddie Rivers. Eddie is incredibly knowledgeable in many aspects of our industry, especially the technical side. Being that his background is architecture, Eddie is able to offer a completely diverse way of thinking as he wears many hats at Roy Anderson Corp. He challenges the way things have always been done and brings a whole new perspective to our industry! Be sure to Tech out this episode, ha!

Episode 4 - Building & Brewing

On today’s episode we welcomed John Purdy, Owner of both D+P Architects and Threefoot Brewing Company in Meridian, MS. We were curious how he juggles running an architecture firm with his best friend, opening up a brewery with his wife, and raising two small kids all at the same time! His response- “Just don’t overthink it!” Wouldn’t life be so great if we all took that advice? Listen as John discusses how he is making his two passions collide and his view on the construction industry from the eyes of an architect. Grab you a Threefoot Brewing Company beer while you listen! You won’t be disappointed.

Episode 3 - ASA board Members

ASA board Members- We’re doing things a bit different in this episode. As we’re waiting on the ASA Drawdown to start we’re interviewing three of the top subcontractors in our industry- Tyler Norman with Norman Roofing, Jamie Massey with Massey Glass, and Tom Kline with Kline Mechanical. All three of these guys are on the ASA board as well as work in their family businesses. Listen from these three as they share the benefits of ASA, give a brief history of their companies, and share their opinion on the top issue we all are facing and how we can work together to fix it!

Episode 2 - The Hangout Music Festival creator, Shaul Zislin

“Failure is not an option,” says Shaul Zislin, the creator of The Hangout Music Festival in Orange Beach, AL. From the music industry to real estate development, to restaurants, to retail- there is simply nothing this man can’t accomplish. He’s “addicted to the thrill” as he puts it in this episode. Shaul’s story is sure to inspire you and make you think twice about making excuses. Shaul believes in the power of relationships, perseverance, and problem-solving.  Hear the amazing story of how this self-made badass entrepreneur overcame adversity time and time again in order to fulfill his life’s passion.

Episode 1- HGTV’s Dustin Anderson with Anderson Glass

Dustin Anderson with Anderson Glass as seen on HGTV’s hit show Fixer Upper: This guy is unstoppable. Not only has he been on HGTV but he runs his family glass business, has a design consulting company, and two passion projects including The Artisan Project and The Alone Effect. In this interview, we learn what it's like working on set with a film crew, how putting your heart into something gets you further in life, what it’s like growing up in a family business, and Dustin’s advice on practicing loyalty in today’s world. Tune in as this Texan born entrepreneur drops some knowledge on our industry!

Season 1

Episode 9 - Awaken the Leader in You with Bob McCall!

Awaken the Leader in You with Bob McCall!- In this Season Finale, Bob stresses the importance of “finding your people doing things right” in order to create a high performing team. Bob brings so much energy and honesty in this episode and teaches how to become a better leader for not only ourselves but for our TEAMS! “Leaders create Leaders” as Bob says! You don’t want to miss these helpful tips on how to recognize your strengths and weaknesses in order to achieve greatness within yourself and your company! What a way to end Season 1- Mic-Drop!

You can book Bob to speak to your team at inspirehighperformance.com and check out his new book at Amazon.com

Episode 8 - Crane Boys Talk COVID-19

Awaken the Leader in You with Bob McCall!- In this Season Finale, Bob stresses the importance of “finding your people doing things right” in order to create a high performing team. Bob brings so much energy and honesty in this episode and teaches how to become a better leader for not only ourselves but for our TEAMS! “Leaders create Leaders” as Bob says! You don’t want to miss these helpful tips on how to recognize your strengths and weaknesses in order to achieve greatness within yourself and your company! What a way to end Season 1- Mic-Drop!

You can book Bob to speak to your team at inspirehighperformance.com and check out his new book at Amazon.com

Episode 7 - Find The Funny with Tim Gard

Our second Hall of Fame Speaker in Season 1... say whaaaat?! We are so thrilled to have Tim Gard on our show today! Tim is one of the top motivational speakers in the world, and he promotes laughter in the workplace! Today, Tim gives us insight into how we can find the positive during this crazy COVID19 pandemic-which we all need right now! Listen as Tim teaches us how we can change our perceptions, act instead re-act, find the humor in situations, and ultimately be in control of our own experiences! Check him further at www.timgard.com

Episode 6 - Royism with Roy Carubba

With 35 years of experience in the construction industry, Roy Carubba has a lot to say and holds nothing back! This guy right here is one of the most entertaining and honest people we have met! Listen as Roy shares his opinions on our industry and how it’s quite similar to being in a relationship, how ego can destroy both people and business, and his advice to our industry on how we can grow if we all become better listeners and work together for the greater good. You can have Roy’s knowledge right at your fingertips when you purchase his book called No Trees in the Fairway- which has nothing to do with golf if that’s what you were thinking! This can be purchased here and all proceeds go to Covenant house Charity. Listen as Roy unloads all of his “Royism” in this highly comically and educational episode!

Episode 5 - Melinda Davidson - WIC Week

With 35 years of experience in the construction industry, Roy Carubba has a lot to say and holds nothing back! This guy right here is one of the most entertaining and honest people we have met! Listen as Roy shares his opinions on our industry and how it’s quite similar to being in a relationship, how ego can destroy both people and business, and his advice to our industry on how we can grow if we all become better listeners and work together for the greater good. You can have Roy’s knowledge right at your fingertips when you purchase his book called No Trees in the Fairway- which has nothing to do with golf if that’s what you were thinking! This can be purchased here and all proceeds go to Covenant house Charity. Listen as Roy unloads all of his “Royism” in this highly comically and educational episode!

Episode 4 - CEO of ABC Mississippi Chapter - Lee Nations

Listen as the CEO and Director of ABC Mississippi discusses the benefits of ABC and shares with us his knowledge about the industry!

Episode 3 - Construction Cowboy

We wouldn't be here without our man Drew Lewis - Listen as he tells all on how he introduced Cody and Kristen, the building construction science program at MSU, the difference in life as a general contractor vs life as a sub, and the advice he gives to young professionals who want to excel in their careers!  This guy is super entertaining.  You're not going to want to miss this!

Episode 2 - Safety First with Chad Hymas

It’s not every day you get to interview a guy that The Wall Street Journal calls “One of the top 10 most influential people in the world”, but that’s exactly how we are kicking off 2020! Not to mention he is also a world record holder! AND the youngest person to be inducted into the National Speaker Hall of Fame! How did we land this guy?! Our very first guest- Chad Hymas, is going to blow you away as he covers several topics including safety, perspective, faith, family, and how he transformed his mindset after a life-altering accident that left him a quadriplegic at the age of 27. Y’all do NOT want to miss this episode!

Episode 1 - Introduction to Couple of Subs

“Couple of Subs” is a construction podcast by a young couple, Kristen Smith and Cody Crane, from Mississippi who both work with their family-owned subcontractor company’s. - Glass Incorporated and F.L. Crane & Sons. On this podcast, Kristen and Cody, strive to bridge the gap in communication by supplying entertaining insight from multiple viewpoints throughout the construction industry. They discuss different construction-related topics with both established and up-and-coming leaders. You will hear them talk about the ups and downs of construction, how to unify the industry, leadership, teamwork, overcoming adversity, construction horror stories, incredible success stories, as well as what it’s like working in a family business. “Couple of Subs” provides comic relief in the stressful world of construction and emphasizes the importance of relationships and communication. Their goal is to become more educated in construction fields other than their own, while also sharing knowledge about life as a Sub. Listen as this dynamic duo puts on their hard hats and gets after this project!

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