Building A Culture of Award Winning Construction with Metzger Builders

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Building A Culture of Award Winning Construction with Metzger Builders

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⏱️Quick Facts: 
Based in Christchurch, Canterbury, South Island, New Zealand.

Building since 1996 with over 62 Master Builders Awards at time of writing.

Specialising in architecturally designed, high end new builds, and extensions.

Lead by 4 in the management team, and 6 Foremen.

These Foremen usually run jobs from start to finish taking most responsibility.

They typically run 6-8 projects at a time.

Turnover sitting on average around $12-15 million

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PEOPLE:
8min - Structure of team
8min - Why Foremen stay on jobs from start to finish
9min - The employee Vs contractor split
11min - The "After Match Service" of taking care of clients after the project
13min - Importance of Retaining the best people
13min - "He owns 1/3rd of the business now"
14min - "We look after you well enough that you don't feel like you need to go and work for yourself"
15min - Balancing Bonuses, Benefits and the Business

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PROJECTS:
25min - The true value of a good name and reputation 
34min - What the CLIENT has to lose going with the wrong builder
35min - What the BUILDER has to lose going with the wrong client
43min - Doing spec builds and private projects
51min - Training the most important people on site
51min - Poaching Vs Training talent 

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PROCESS: 
26min - How to find the best Subs 
29min - Handling difficult conversations with your team and subs
49min - Running performance reviews for your team 
49min - Getting feedback on yourself from your team
53min - How the management team support the Foremen 
66min - Client expectations being at all time highs
67min - Identifying who's next to lead MBL

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PROFIT: 
36min - How do you discuss budget with a client
38min - Pricing a project accurately and fairly 
40min - Contract types and ones to avoid
41min - Retentions and how to handle them with architects
54min - Managing cashflow
55min - Invoicing process to maintain cashflow
58min - The importance of your team knowing HOW you make money
60min - Wet weather pay and shuffling guys between projects

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    Moriss

    Great episode loved the thing but the intro was a little long

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    BEEN WAITING FOR THIS. Thank you Andrew for everything you do. Youre a true hero to society for the research you do and for sharing it with the public.

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    Josh

    6:00 who is the intro sooo long 😂

    2 months ago·2 likes·

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