Successful Electrical Contracting Business
Successful Electrician Interview With Tony Arnold
Tony Arnold is the current President of Master Electricians Australia and the Director of Arnolds Electrical & Data Installations based in Queensland, Australia.
In this episode, we discuss Tony's ability to compete in Ironman, Marathons and Huge Bike Races while running a large business and performing his duties as president at Master Electricians Australia.
This is a truly inspirational person with a lot of lessons share with you today to help you become successful as an electrician or electrical contractor in the electrical industry.
3.00: Tony's recent exercise achievements and how he fits these around running a large electrical business and life itself.
7.20: The electrician journey of Tony and why he became an electrician.
10.30: Factors to why modern electrical contractors are failing
12.30: Processes to estimating for success
14.30: Tools to provide clarity to contractors
16.30: Experiences that took him to the next level in the electrical industries
18.30: How it used to be before software and mobile phones
20.10: How Arnold's has changed over the years in terms of the electrical work they do.
22.00: Steps contractors can take to work for QUALITY clients that you want to work for.
23.50: Mistakes that contractors make when starting with new clients.
24.20: How to approach variations to maintain a good client relationship
26.30: Discuss the role as President at Master Electricians Australia.
28.30: What Tony is learning about the industry now he is President of Master Electricians Australia.
30.30: What Tony wish he knew when he was 30 years old.
31.30: How trusting people has caused some major issues in Tony's life in business.
34.00: More mistakes and how to identify them early to create the right solution for the issue.
36.00: How to minimise the risk of losing out on jobs.
37.30: Tools and strategies for accurate estimations for tenders
40.00: The process AEDI go through to ensure the correct electrician is hired for the correct role to maintain culture.
43.30: Main takeaways and advice that from Tony's experience in the electrical industry.
45.30: How succession planning will provide the best opportunity for success.
46.30: The cause of some of Tony's hardest times in business and life and how to create a balanced life.
48.00: Steps to take to create an environment where you can have a life outside of business.
51.00: How to connect with Tony Arnold and AEDI
52.00: How to become a member of Master Electricians Australia.