The Construction Life

The Construction Life

Manny Neves
What is The Construction Life? The Construction Life is a daily routine of waking up at 5am, working out, showering, preparing lunch, sending off the family, driving to the construction site, organizing and preparing for the day's work, building, having fun on the job, wrapping up at the end of the day, returning home, spending time with the family, and preparing for the next day. It's a lifestyle that involves a constant commitment to hard work and a love for what you do, and it's never about settling for "good enough." The Construction Life is about striving for excellence every day.
#590 Surviving a rigged financial system with John W. McGuire of Wealth Eazy
We celebrate John's book launch with the story of his father and by teaching lessons you won't find in schools. We talk about paying tax on the seed not the harvest, building retirement cashflow, Canadians running US businesses, what has to happen to fix the economy, and not leaving money to the kids on this episode of The Construction Life Podcast.Find John W. McGuire's new book Wealth Without Wall Street on Amazon and Indigo. Find more at JohnWMcguire.com and @John.W.McGuire. Stay connected with The Construction Life Podcast by texting Manny at 416 433-5737 or emailing him at [email protected]. If you have something to contribute to the podcast, email [email protected] to schedule a time to join us in studio. Are you interested in the latest trends in building, renovation, home improvement, real estate, architecture, design, engineering, contracting, trades, and DIY? Look no further! Our construction podcast and social media content cover a wide range of topics, including project management, safety, best practices, business development, leadership, marketing, customer service, productivity, sustainability, technology, innovation, and industry news
Jun 15
1 hr 34 min
#589 Heavy equipment renting with Camille and Phil of Edge1 Equipment Rentals.
Camille and Phil tell us about leadership in a male-dominated industry, changes in communication, matching services to client needs, prioritizing safety, and deciding what to buy. We also discuss covid's effect on brands, issues with changing to battery, and teaching kids that construction is an option on this episode of The Construction Life Podcast. Find Camille Jagdeo and Phil da Costa of Edge1 Equipment Rentals at Edge1.ca and @Edge1Equipment. Reach out at 1-800-216-6663, [email protected], and [email protected]. Stay connected with The Construction Life Podcast by texting Manny at 416 433-5737 or emailing him at [email protected]. If you have something to contribute to the podcast, email [email protected] to schedule a time to join us in studio. Are you interested in the latest trends in building, renovation, home improvement, real estate, architecture, design, engineering, contracting, trades, and DIY? Look no further! Our construction podcast and social media content cover a wide range of topics, including project management, safety, best practices, business development, leadership, marketing, customer service, productivity, sustainability, technology, innovation, and industry news
Jun 11
1 hr 38 min
#588 Building Joy, a call-in podcast for Trades seeking a brighter, more fulfilling life on & off the job site!
Welcome to the first episode of Building Joy, the live call-in podcast series for those seeking a brighter, more fulfilling life on and off the job site! Together with Teresa Greco, a certified happiness life coach and founder of Steps to Happiness Coaching, we lay the foundation for a happier, more satisfying life. In each episode, we delve into the unique challenges and opportunities faced by construction workers in pursuit of happiness. From long hours and physical exertion to the camaraderie and sense of accomplishment, we explore how to maximize joy in every aspect of your construction career and personal life.On this episode we talk about being weighed down by professional life with Jonathan Cinelli, working on happiness despite mental illness with Alex @BlueCollar506, learning to let others handle things with Clifford of Pegasus Underpinning, finding happiness in making peace with Larry Serpa, gaining perspective from the negative with Laurie, connecting to the universe with Taha of Crewmen Group, and keeping relationships strong through family changes with Jason of Property Max Development. Tune in to hear how others are finding their happiness on this episode of The Construction Life Podcast.Want to work on your happiness with Teresa? Check out her coaching programs TeresaGreco.ca or reach out on IG @TeresaGreco_StepstoHappiness or by email at [email protected] GrecoB.A., B.Ed., M.Ed, Ph.D. studentTeresa Greco is a certified happiness life coach pursuing her Ph.D. in transpersonal psychology and inner happiness. She is a multiple-time TEDx speaker, 4X bestselling author, international writer, and editor of a Canadian lifestyle magazine. An educator of over 25 years and educational technologies consultant, Teresa is also the host of two Internet TV and radio shows. As the founder of Steps to Happiness Coaching, Teresa helps individuals and organizations who are looking for more love, peace and happiness in their lives. Learn more about Teresa and her coaching programs on:Website: teresagreco.ca Facebook https://www.facebook.com/stepstotruehappinesshttps://www.facebook.com/teresa.greco.773Instagram https://www.instagram.com/teresagreco_stepstohappiness/LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/teresagreco/YouTube: @teresagreco_stepstohappinessTikTok https://www.tiktok.com/@teresa_greco**BIG NEWS: My TEDx Talk "Does money buy happiness? Here's what the experts say." is now out on YouTube. I hope you'll check it out 🙏❤️
Jun 9
2 hr 7 min
#587 Building a painting business with Justin and Mark of 519 Painters.
Justin and Mark tell us about doorknocking competitions, summer vs winter work, faulty paints, screening new employees, caring for tools, stolen vans and deck staining on this episode of The Construction Life Podcast. Find Justin Georgopoulos and Mark Shelley of 519 Painters at 519Painters.com and @519Painters. Reach out at 519-686-3870 and [email protected]. Stay connected with The Construction Life Podcast by texting Manny at 416 433-5737 or emailing him at [email protected]. If you have something to contribute to the podcast, email [email protected] to schedule a time to join us in studio. Are you interested in the latest trends in building, renovation, home improvement, real estate, architecture, design, engineering, contracting, trades, and DIY? Look no further! Our construction podcast and social media content cover a wide range of topics, including project management, safety, best practices, business development, leadership, marketing, customer service, productivity, sustainability, technology, innovation, and industry news
Jun 8
1 hr 34 min
#586 Leaving clients better than you found them with James Kenneth of The Door Supply
James tells us about teach clients hire to avoid being taken advantage of by upselling and poor products. We discuss removing sales people, strange doors, finding your clients, overvaluing convenience, cash jobs, and the hard times mindset on this episode of The Construction Life Podcast.Find James Kenneth of The Door Supply at TheDoorSupply.com and @TheDoorSupplyOfficial Reach out at [email protected] connected with The Construction Life Podcast by texting Manny at 416 433-5737 or emailing him at [email protected]. If you have something to contribute to the podcast, email [email protected] to schedule a time to join us in studio.Are you interested in the latest trends in building, renovation, home improvement, real estate, architecture, design, engineering, contracting, trades, and DIY? Look no further! Our construction podcast and social media content cover a wide range of topics, including project management, safety, best practices, business development, leadership, marketing, customer service, productivity, sustainability, technology, innovation, and industry news
Jun 6
1 hr 29 min
#585 The truth about brain injuries with Mind Forward Brain Injury Services
Joined by Ashley Budd, Hunter Saggar, Andrea Ure and Mike Redgers, we discuss the prevalence of brain injuries, establishing touch points with patients, the importance of helmets, how age effects recovery, neuroplasticity and maintaining brain health on this episode of The Construction Life Podcast. Find Mind Forward Brain Injury Services at MindForward.org and @MindForwardBIS. Reach out at [email protected]. Stay connected with The Construction Life Podcast by texting Manny at 416 433-5737 or emailing him at [email protected]. If you have something to contribute to the podcast, email [email protected] to schedule a time to join us in studio. Are you interested in the latest trends in building, renovation, home improvement, real estate, architecture, design, engineering, contracting, trades, and DIY? Look no further! Our construction podcast and social media content cover a wide range of topics, including project management, safety, best practices, business development, leadership, marketing, customer service, productivity, sustainability, technology, innovation, and industry news
Jun 4
1 hr 26 min
#584 The truth of cyber safety with Robert Falzon of Check Point Software Technologies
Robert teaches us the dangers of technology and how it's used against us for profit. We talk about what we can do to protect ourselves from the poorly regulated technology that surrounds us on this episode of The Construction Life Podcast. Find Robert Falzon of Check Point Software Technologies at CheckPoint.com and on LinkedIn. Reach out at [email protected]. Stay connected with The Construction Life Podcast by texting Manny at 416 433-5737 or emailing him at [email protected]. If you have something to contribute to the podcast, email [email protected] to schedule a time to join us in studio. Are you interested in the latest trends in building, renovation, home improvement, real estate, architecture, design, engineering, contracting, trades, and DIY? Look no further! Our construction podcast and social media content cover a wide range of topics, including project management, safety, best practices, business development, leadership, marketing, customer service, productivity, sustainability, technology, innovation, and industry news
Jun 2
1 hr 32 min
#583 Toronto infrastructure developments with Charles G. Crans of Geo-Structural Project Services.
Charles tells us about the Union Station revitalization, solutions to Toronto's traffic problems, unnecessary restrictions, lack of cooperation between government agencies, and possible tunneling beneath the harbour. Learn how infrastructure is forging ahead on this episode of The Construction Life Podcast. Reach out to Charles Crans of Charles G. Crans Geo-Structural Project Services at [email protected]. Stay connected with The Construction Life Podcast by texting Manny at 416 433-5737 or emailing him at [email protected]. If you have something to contribute to the podcast, email [email protected] to schedule a time to join us in studio. Are you interested in the latest trends in building, renovation, home improvement, real estate, architecture, design, engineering, contracting, trades, and DIY? Look no further! Our construction podcast and social media content cover a wide range of topics, including project management, safety, best practices, business development, leadership, marketing, customer service, productivity, sustainability, technology, innovation, and industry news
Jun 1
1 hr 27 min
#582 Out-of-the-box reno details with Karl Wawrzyniak of @Renos_by_Karl
We talk about making function beautiful, heating unconventional surfaces, boring safety in shaker, and renovating for children. We also discuss finding your crew, backing your word, lack of safety in comfort and understanding what going on your own entails on this episode of The Construction Life Podcast. Find Karl on Instagram @Renos_by_Karl. Reach out at 416-558-4499 and [email protected]. Stay connected with The Construction Life Podcast by texting Manny at 416 433-5737 or emailing him at [email protected]. If you have something to contribute to the podcast, email [email protected] to schedule a time to join us in studio. Are you interested in the latest trends in building, renovation, home improvement, real estate, architecture, design, engineering, contracting, trades, and DIY? Look no further! Our construction podcast and social media content cover a wide range of topics, including project management, safety, best practices, business development, leadership, marketing, customer service, productivity, sustainability, technology, innovation, and industry news
May 30
1 hr 40 min
#581 Getting paid in commercial high-rise construction with David Sierra of RCS Insulation
David tells us about struggling against a builder that doesn't want to pay and Manny lays out what a trade has to do to get paid without getting legal involved. Don't let them win by giving up on your money with this episode of The Construction Life Podcast. Find David of RCS Insulation at RCSInsulation.ca and @RCSInsulation. Reach out at 416-731-4235 and [email protected]. Also check out Takara Imports; Importing quality Japanese work clothes for North American tradespeople. Stay connected with The Construction Life Podcast by texting Manny at 416 433-5737 or emailing him at [email protected]. If you have something to contribute to the podcast, email [email protected] to schedule a time to join us in studio. Are you interested in the latest trends in building, renovation, home improvement, real estate, architecture, design, engineering, contracting, trades, and DIY? Look no further! Our construction podcast and social media content cover a wide range of topics, including project management, safety, best practices, business development, leadership, marketing, customer service, productivity, sustainability, technology, innovation, and industry news
May 26
1 hr 35 min
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