The Contractor's Best Friend

Brought to you by ForConstructionPros.com and Caterpillar, TCBF: The Contractor’s Best Friend Podcast, is the ultimate “motivational and informational” podcast, perfect for your commute. Tailored specifically for contractors on-the-go, you’ll learn essential tips and tricks needed to develop your business and increase your ROI.

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Education
Business
1
S4E10: How Construction Contractors Can Find an...
Traditional recruiting methods don't work as well today, so contractors need to start thinking outside the box.
17 min
2
S4E9: Take Time for Training
Despite a solid effort across the industry, construction contractors should be investing more time and money in training.
15 min
3
S4E8: Managing Machines and Growing Margins
Contractors should be reviewing telematics data at least daily and using that data to drive decisions that improve profits and decrease costs.
19 min
4
S4E7: Is Your Crew Really Ready for an Emergency?
Assess the potential emergencies your crew could face and create proactive plans so all are prepared
17 min
5
S4E6: Let Your Profits Take Flight - Get Your D...
Drones can have a positive effect on construction contractors' profits
16 min
6
S4E5: Should You Buy or Rent New Construction E...
How can contractors determine if it's better to buy or rent their construction equipment?
17 min
7
S4E4: Getting the Most Out of Machine Features ...
How contractors can stay on top of updates to equipment features
16 min
8
S4E3: Getting the Most Out of Machine Features ...
Maximize the ability of your construction equipment
14 min
9
S4E2: Best Resources Contractors Should Be Using
What can construction contractors gain from resources such as trade associations, educational resources and more?
14 min
10
S4E1: Safety Tips for the New Normal
Recommended safeguards recommended as construction contractors learn to balance the “new normal”
17 min
11
S3E19: New Ways to Find Employees Part 2
10 min
12
S3E18: New Ways to Find Employees Part 1
8 min
13
S3E17: Intelligent Compaction Part 2
7 min
14
S3E16: Intelligent Compaction Part 1
7 min
15
S3E15: New Equipment Checklist Part 2
Investing in training can pay off big time
10 min
16
S3 E14: New Equipment Checklist
How to effectively train your operators on new equipment
7 min
17
S3E13: Drone’s-eye View Part 2
Training and technology surrounding drone usage and why you should add one to your inventory.
6 min
18
S3E12: Drone’s-eye View
A different perspective on the technology of drones
9 min
19
S3E11: Turn Data into Dollars
6 min
20
S3E10: New Equipment & Technology Part 2
8 min
21
S3E9: New Equipment & Technology Part 1
12 min
22
S3E8: Technology Advancements to Prepare for P...
Technology Advancements to Prepare for Part 2
9 min
23
S3E7: Technology Advancements to Prepare For
Technology Advancements to Prepare For
7 min
24
S3E6: Top 5 Success Strategies Part 2
Top 5 Success Strategies Part 2
8 min
25
S3E5: Top 5 Success Strategies Part 1
Top 5 Success Strategies Part 1
9 min
26
S3E4: Site Mapping Strategies
Site Mapping Strategies
13 min
27
S3E3: Maximize Site Efficiencies
Maximize Site Efficiencies
13 min
28
S3E2: Building and Training Safety
Building and Training Safety
16 min
29
S3E1: The Evolution of Leadership
The Evolution of Leadership
13 min
30
S2E9: Our Future, Autonomous Equipment
Our Future, Autonomous Equipment
10 min
31
S2E8: Turning Data into Profits
Turning Data into Profits
18 min
32
S2E7: To Filter or Not to Filter, that is the Q...
To Filter or Not to Filter, that is the Question
16 min
33
S2E6: Understanding the Benefits of Compaction ...
Understanding the Benefits of Compaction Technology
16 min
34
S2E5: Understanding the Benefits of Compaction ...
Benefits of Compaction Technology
14 min
35
S2E4: Training the New Generation
Training the New Generation
14 min
36
S2E3: Finding & Keeping Labor
Finding and Keeping Labor
17 min
37
S2E2: Choosing the Right Machine for the Job, P...
Choosing the Right Machine for the Job
12 min
38
S2E1: Choosing the Right Machine for the Job, P...
Choosing the Right Machine for the Job
14 min
39
E12: Safety & How it Impacts Culture & Employee...
Safety, How it Impacts Culture and Employees
14 min
40
E11: Safety & How it Impacts Culture & Employee...
Safety, How it Impacts Culture and Employees
14 min
41
E10: How to Make Smart Planning Choices, Pt. 2
How to Make Smart Planning Choices
12 min
42
E9: How to Make Smart Planning Choices, Pt. 1
How to Make Smart Planning Choices
15 min
43
E8: Technology & the Future of Your Business, P...
Technology and the Future of Your Business
10 min
44
E7: Technology & the Future of Your Business, P...
Technology and your Future Business
10 min
45
E6: Technology & Employee Retention, Pt. 2
Technology & Employee Retention
15 min
46
E5: Technology & Employee Retention, Pt. 1
Technology & Employee Retention
13 min
47
E4: Millennials in the Workplace, Pt. 2
Millennials in the Workplace
14 min
48
E3: Millennials in the Workplace, Pt. 1
Millennials in the Workplace…
15 min
49
E2: Drones & Jobsite Management, Pt. 2
Drones continue in the second part of Drones & Jobsite Management
14 min
50
E1: Drones & Jobsite Management, Pt. 1
Drones!
16 min