Episode 62

Published on:

31st Mar 2023

Speed Up Your Estimating & Pricing Process With Groundplan Software

This week we are doing things a little different…

Subbing in for heavy knowledge hitter, and well, a heavy hitter himself, Phil, is a World Champion Kick Boxer and Co-Founder of Groundplan, Rex Redden.

We talk about taking hits and the journey to becoming a World Champion Muay Thai Kick Boxer.

We dive into his complete change in direction to business and building a 3 million dollar revenue company.

We bring it home by talking about his software Groundplan and how it can help you tackle issues around the lack of predictability surrounding labor and materials.

There's also some helpful tips on getting paid, and not eating into your own margin.

Rex is no stranger to building something world class and shares his tips on assembling a team that works.

Let’s get into it…



  • Tips from a World Champion
  • A new tool to add to your business toolbelt
  • What to avoid when building your team


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