Successful Electrical Contracting Business



President of Master Electricians Australia shares Successful Electrical Contracting Business Tips

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 electrical business and performing his duties as president at Master Electricians Australia. He is a truly inspirational person with a lot of electrical contracting business lessons to share with you. The podcast can help you to become successful as an electrician or electrical contractor in the electrical industry.

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Show Summary of Successful Electrical Contracting Business Podcast

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 successful electrical contracting business.

14.30: Tools to provide clarity to electrical 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 and develop a successful electrical contracting business.

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.


Successful Electrical Contracting Business