Leadership for the Trades

Providing Value Through Our Proven Leadership Method

At Built For The Trades, our team is passionate about sharing our expertise to help you achieve personal and business growth. Being a leader is no easy task, but after decades of industry experience as leaders, our team members have come together and developed our proven leadership method “The Four Stages of Leadership.” We offer leadership training and speaking for a variety of companies and events, large or small.

Our training programs and speeches are geared towards fostering leadership development and enabling business leaders to break through the growth ceiling that is common to home service businesses. We are able to assess your current level of leadership and design a customized leadership growth plan tailored to your plumbing, electrical or HVAC business and personal goals. These plans are carefully constructed with clear measurables and accountability in mind.

Has your business hit a revenue plateau? Call (800) 789-4486 to discover how Built For The Trades can help you.

Our Home Service Industry Leaders

Each member of our team was hand selected and chosen because of their extensive experience, success in the home services industry, and passion for sharing insight and providing reliable guidance. We are deeply familiar with the obstacles that most plumbing, electrical, and HVAC companies face, and have developed a comprehensive leadership program to help you conquer these obstacles and meet your business goals.

In addition, to ensure that your leadership program is as effective and valuable as possible, each one of our leadership coaches is a fully certified John Maxwell Leadership Coach. As the #1 Most Influential Business Leader in America, John Maxwell has published over 100 books written on leadership in the last 40+ years.

At Built For The Trades, we utilize John Maxwell’s endless experience and knowledge when developing your customized leadership program. We take the success of your business very seriously, which is why we ensure each one of our coaches is equipped with the tools and expertise necessary to elevate your business.

Dan Dowdy

Our founder, Dan Dowdy, was inspired to create Built For The Trades after decades of leading a successful home service business that experienced million-dollar growth year after year. At some point in his career as a leader, he found that his company had hit a revenue plateau that he couldn’t break away from. In an attempt to make a change, he joined various coaching groups that didn’t seem to be making any difference. It wasn’t until he became a student of business leadership that he discovered the secret: you must develop your own personal level of leadership before your can lift the growth lid off your company.

From here, he developed his proven leadership program, “The Four Stages of Leadership.” By expanding his knowledge and improving his leadership, Dan was able to take his business to the next level, transforming it into a five-star company that is set for growth and looked upon as one of the best companies in the Austin, Texas market.

Dan is incredibly proud to be a tradesman and is passionate about serving those around him. After finding success in the home service industry, he is ready to use his knowledge and experience to help others achieve success. He is focused on transforming home service businesses by encouraging leadership development. Dan is driven by the desire to strengthen and grow the trades industry and help his fellow tradesmen and women succeed. He believes that the key to success if “finding awesome and copying it!”

Hear It From The Source

Our Clients' Big Wins
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Leadership is not about titles, positions or flowcharts.
It is about one life influencing another.”
– John C. Maxwell

Get Started Today

If you’re ready and willing to put in the work it takes to improve your leadership and grow your business, all you have to do is sign up. At Built For The Trades, we believe that your business should give you the freedom and financial success you’ve always dreamed of and we are here to help make that happen. Our Four Stages of Leadership training program and speaking events are guaranteed to make a difference for your business.

Are you ready to get started? Give us a call at (800) 789-4486 or complete our online contact form today!

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