September 7, 2023

Modular Protective Buildings for High-Hazard Environments

In this episode of Get the Intel, Chad Gill sits down with Karen Vilas, President of FORTRESS Protective Buildings, to delve into the world of multi-hazard resistant buildings (MRBs). Together, they discuss the inspiration behind FORTRESS’ patented modular design and the construction process of modular precast buildings. Karen shares her thoughts on the challenges of finding a niche market for MRBs and the intricacies of managing a product-based business versus a service-based organization.
August 24, 2023

Designing Stormwater Management Systems for Maximum Performance

In this episode of Get the Intel, Chad Gill sits down with Doug Buch, Founder of PaveDrain, LLC, to discuss the intricacies of eco-friendly and functional stormwater management systems. Doug shares his transition from technical sales to inventing the award-winning PaveDrain System and the drawbacks of ponds in stormwater management. He provides insights on replenishing aquifers, the factors mitigating permeable drainage solutions, and the challenges of the concrete industry.
August 10, 2023

Simplifying Business Processes and Scaling Effectively

In this episode of Get the Intel, Chad Gill interviews seasoned entrepreneur and Certified EOS Implementer JJ White to explore the intricacies of scaling in business. JJ emphasizes the importance of simplifying business operations through proven business tools, how EOS helps team leaders foster effective collaboration, and how companies can navigate the challenges of EOS implementation. He also reflects on his entrepreneurial journey and the role of effective people management in business success.
July 27, 2023

The Power of Confidence in the Workplace

In this episode of Get The Intel, Chad Gill welcomes Fahteema Parrish, Founder and President of Parrish & Sons Construction, to discuss how to build effective workflows, address workforce development challenges, and the elements of successful scaling. Fahteema shares her incredible career transition from information technology to construction, the key systems and processes that make a sustainable business, and how she empowers more women to take leadership positions.
June 1, 2023

How To Work Less To Achieve More

In this episode of Get the Intel, Chad Franzen interviews Chad Gill, Founder of Laminin Coach. They discuss Laminin Coach’s guidance and implementation techniques, the benefits of having an executive assistant, how to work less and do more, and the importance of delegation and accountability in a business. Chad also shares his secret to a good work-life balance, why executive assistants are often overlooked, and what mistakes to avoid when hiring one.
May 18, 2023

How to Design Your Success Despite All Odds

In this episode of Get The Intel, Chad Gill sits down with Ethan King, Co-founder of Zeus’ Closet. They discuss the values of forum training, the six dimensions of success, the myths and truths surrounding artists' career struggles, and getting in shape without sacrificing your personal or professional development. Ethan shares his best tips on understanding and listening to your intuition and the essential elements of coaching that prepare you for success.
March 9, 2023

How To Restore Your Work-life Balance

In this episode of Get the Intel, Chad Franzen interviews Chad Gill, Founder of Laminin Coach. They discuss the challenges entrepreneurs and businesses face and ways to deal with them, the most common stress factors of running a business, and the advantages of hiring an assistant. Chad also shares his advice on avoiding the most common mistakes business owners make and modernizing your mindset for continued success.
November 17, 2022

How to Harness Your Business Confidence

In this episode of Get the Intel, Chad Gill welcomes Kara Goldin, Founder and CEO of Hint Inc. They talk about finding and maintaining the determination for success, the inspiration behind Kara’s book Undaunted, and how thinking outside the box can broaden one’s resolve to achieve one’s goals. Kara also shares her favorite insights on the importance of understanding consumer needs, staying proactive, and celebrating successes while maintaining a healthy level of ambition.
October 13, 2022

Why You Need a Business Coach

In today’s episode of Get the Intel, Chad Franzen of Rise25 talks with Chad Gill, Owner and Founder of Concreate and Workforce Recon, about the value of a business coach. Chad shares why he hired a business coach and how he began coaching, his strategic coaching process, and his business’ target clients and services.