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November 28, 2022

Building a Community in the Industry

Competition has changed forever due to improvements in communication and productivity. Nobody can hope to keep secrets or hide their processes from their competitors. Culture and the willingness to do things for the long haul will set leaders apart from the rest of the pack. 

Our host, Mike Merrill, is joined by Keith Post and Steve Little from KPost for a second episode live in person. Keith and Steve are long-time friends of the show and if you haven’t seen their original interviews please listen to episodes seven and eight. The KPost team discusses their peer group and how they openly share information with other businesses, even competitors, in order to help improve the industry as a whole. The podcast covers the importance of competition and how it can make you better. They also talk about how competition is good for the industry and how it helps


Key Takeaways:

  • The importance of competition and how it can make you better
  • How competition is good for the industry and helps keep prices down
  • The importance of finding a “Foxhole buddy” in the business world
  • The importance of getting involved in your associations and finding other peer groups
  • The importance of not getting too big too fast
  • The National Roofing Partners organization
  • How the group helps each other with things like business practices, buying power, and servicing regional and national accounts