Trading Secrets - education, business & zesty Brazilian sauce

Trading Secrets - education, business & zesty Brazilian sauce

Hosted by: Roger Magalhaes

Welcome to Trading Secrets: a podcast about tools, techniques and education on window treatment installations as well as the everyday struggles of our profession. I am your host Roger Magalhaes and to spice things up,...

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E#016: The Insurance Policy

Welcome back to the Trading Secrets Podcast. This show is sponsored by WCAA - the Window Coverings Association of America. Their mission is to make available educational and networking opportunities, to encourage a...
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E#015: Details Matter

A large portion of the window fashions industry is dedicated to discretionary income: Getting consumers with money to spend on things they want versus things they need. For that reason, these consumers can be very...
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E#014 - The Kaizen Way

In today’s episode of the Trading Secrets Podcast we are talking about the kaizen way. This is one of my favorite Japanese words and concepts that I apply to my life and my business that has really made a huge impact...
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E#013 - Celebrating Small Victories

In case you didn’t know … I’ve almost left this Earth four times. And I wasn’t even 25 yet. Intrigued? In this episode of the Trading Secrets Podcast, we discuss the importance of not celebrating just your biggest...
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E#012 - Hidden In Plain Sight

Unless you are trying to avoid being discovered by the FBI or the IRS, your name should be all over the place. Confused? Don’t be. In today’s episode of the Trading Secrets Podcast, we will be discussing the...
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E#011 - Mr. Know It All

On today’s episode of The Trading Secrets Podcast we are talking about ego and the long term effect it can have on your business.  You all know how important continuing education and learning is to me, and in this...
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E#010: Should I stay or Should I go?

Hello everyone, welcome back to another episode of The Trading Secrets Podcast. In today’s show, we are going to talk about the importance of networking events and seminars and why attending home shows can help you...
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E#009 - Avoidable Mistakes; Dealer Edition

On today’s episode of Trading Secrets Podcast I will share with you an installation project that resulted in an unhappy client, unhappy installer, and unhappy dealer. In every industry, companies strive to provide the...
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E#008 - Installation Startup Course

Why I created the Installation Start Up Course Brought to you by WCAA (Window Coverings Association of America) In today’s show we are going to talk about what the installation course is and why I created it! If you...
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E#007 - Just One Goal For 2022

In today’s episode, let’s talk about motorization and home automation, along with how you need to get involved in this trend ASAP. This trend has been on the rise since 2006 and is now exploding exponentially. This is...
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E#006 - One Word and Nine Meanings

In today’s episode, we are going to be talking about one word and nine meanings. This one word represents 9 qualities that any top-notch installer needs to have. Last week I received a Christmas card from my graphic...
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E#005 - Seven Ways To Put Safety First In Your Window Treatment Business

In this episode we are going through seven ways to put safety first in your window covering business. This includes proper ways to load your van, cordless treatments, as well as what installers can do to keep...
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