#34: The Value and Power of Having an Org Chart With Mike Nicolai - Contractor Momentum

#34: The Value and Power of Having an Org Chart With Mike Nicolai

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#34: The Value and Power of Having an Org Chart With Mike Nicolai
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How An Org Chart

In this episode, our special guest is Mike Nicolai of Triton Air. Triton Air is a family-owned HVAC business in Southern California run by Mr. Nicolai himself. Mike and I talk about organizational charts and how these could help your company grow.

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Mike’s Org Chart: https://contractormomentum.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/hvac-org-chart-from-podcast.jpg

Mike’s Company site: https://www.tritonair.com/

 

Here’s what we got to cover:

0:30 A brief overview of Triton Air

  • What’s it like operating with a staff of 45 people and 25 vehicles on the road
  • Generating over $9.4 million in annual revenue
  • How a partnership with Costco opened more opportunities for the company

4:50 People first, profits follow

  • Why partnerships are strongest when you work with people whose core philosophies align with your own
  • Getting Triton Air recognized as a Costco HVAC contractor
  • Growing by 70% and reaching an even broader audience for their marketing and promotional campaign
  • The value of having one or more lead source

11:40 Having an org chart posted in your office

  • Having clients are actually on top of the org chart hierarchy, and why you should do the same
  • The importance of expanding your org chart with your company

19:00 The impact of the org chart on Triton Air’s staff

  • Providing staff a feeling of comfort by showing a clearer structure compared to a disorganized mess
  • Creating a reference point for employees and giving them room for growth regardless of their primary role
  • How to keep people from losing hope or motivation by recognizing their worth

22:30 Communicating ideas with your staff

  • Why showing your staff images or diagrams of your ideas are more effective

24:00 Finding valuable skills outside of primary roles

  • Capitalizing on your staff’s work experience by offering them better positions

34:00 Wrapping up

  • What you can do to provide a clear path for personal growth as employees.

35:20 How to get started

  • Starting out with bubbles
  • Avoiding stretching yourself thin
  • Importance of putting part-timers in your org chart

We hope these insights will help you create an effective org chart that will help your company grow!

Corey Philip
 

Founder & investor in home service companies. Aside from running these businesses, I love trail running and mountain running.

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