SHAWN VAN DYKE

Construction Consultant | Business Coach | Mentor

PROJECTS I AM WORKING ON NOW

This page is a launchpad for some of the projects I am developing, research I am conducting, and programs I am offering.  Check out the current postings below and contact me if you have any questions or have an idea for a project that will help change the way the world views the trades.

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#keepcraftalive is more than a hashtag. It’s our initiative @finehomebuilding to support those who are passionate about careers in building. If you’re headed to #ibs2018 in Orlando come show your support at the #keepcraftalive fundraising event. We’re throwing this party in partnership with like-minded brands @diamondback.toolbeltsand @huberwood 100% of registration revenues are going to our scholarship fund with @skillsusa

How to Grow

Estimate a Construction

Project – Spreadsheet Functions

HOW TO ESTIMATE A CONSTRUCTION PROJECT – SPREADSHEET FUNCTIONS

In this article on FineHomebulding.com, I show you three simple spreadsheet functions that will demonstrate how to estimate a residential construction project in less time and with more accuracy.

Spreadsheets don’t have to be confusing.

Fine HomeBuilding Blog

MY 2017 BOOK LIST:

36 BOOKS

THAT MADE FOR

A STELLAR YEAR

MY BOOK LIST OF 2017:

I love consuming books.  Eventually I will reach my goal of 52 books in a year, but I will settle for only 36 in 2017.

This post lists the 36 books I consumed in 2017.  If you own a construction business, then you have to read top 5 on the list.

Fine HomeBuilding Blog

Check out the Fine Homebuilding Podcasts recorded live during the Remodeling|Deck Expo|JLC LIVE 2017 event in Nashville, TN October 26th and 27th.

Fine Homebuilding Podcast Episode 81 — Wrapping Up the 2017 Remodeling Show and DeckExpo

Fine Homebuilding Podcast Episode 80 — Shawn Van Dyke at the 2017 Remodeling Show and DeckExpo

Fine Homebuilding Podcast Episode 79 — John Hourihan at the 2017 Remodeling Show and DeckExpo

Fine Homebuilding Podcast Episode 78 — Andy Moore at the 2017 Remodeling Show and DeckExpo

Join the Research Project

What Say You?

Recruiting.

Hiring.

Training.

SKILL THE LABOR GAP: the Blueprint for Recruiting, Hiring, and Training the Skilled Labor You Need Today is the latest book project from Shawn Van Dyke.  He is currently conducting research for the book and would love to have your opinion.

All participants in the research will receive a free DRAFT COPY of the book prior to publishing.

Click the button below to take the survey. (it only takes a couple minutes)

Dose of Leadership

with Richard Rierson

A conversation about leadership, culture, and clarity within the construction industry.

“The way your people think about your business…that’s your culture.”  Leadership expert and mentor, Richard Rierson, interviews Shawn for this episode of Dose of Leadership.  Dose of Leadership is a podcast about leadership and how relevant good leadership is in every aspect of life.  Check out Episode 292 with Shawn and subscribe to Dose of Leadership.

the Paperwork Punch List:

28 Days to Streamline Your Construction Business

Join the Research Project

What Say You?

Share Your Opinions.

Get Connected.

Help the Trades.

the SKILLED TRADE | SOUND BUSINESS project is an on-going research project I am conducting with professionals in the construction, skilled trade, and design industries to gather information about what they do, why they do it, and their greatest needs in growing their businesses.

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