Lighting for Profits Episodes

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Phillip Ambrose - Leap from Washing Houses to Dazzling Homes

Phillip Ambrose - Leap from Washing Houses to Dazzling Homes

This week on the show we welcome Phillip Ambrose, from installing Directv to washing houses, he found his true calling in Christmas light installation, which led to a successful career in landscape li... ...more

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July 15, 202460 min read

Aviv Ben-Abraham & Craig Batten - Insights from Lighting Experts

Aviv Ben-Abraham & Craig Batten - Insights from Lighting Experts

This week on the show we welcome Craig Batten, President of S4 Lights and S4 Decor, who brings over 25 years of experience in decorative and seasonal lighting, including the introduction of LEDs to th... ...more

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July 08, 202454 min read

James Solecki - Unveiling Illuminating Innovations!

James Solecki - Unveiling Illuminating Innovations!

This week on the show we welcome James Solecki, a lighting industry veteran with over two decades of experience. He founded INTEGRA Bespoke Lighting, a leading outdoor lighting company in Ontario know... ...more

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July 01, 202473 min read

Greg Shults - Your Go-To for Bright Ideas!

Greg Shults - Your Go-To for Bright Ideas!

This week on the show we welcome Greg Shults, the Seasonal Product and Education Manager at Holiday Bright Lights. With 14 years of industry experience, he has witnessed the transition to LED lighting... ...more

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June 25, 202459 min read

Eric Holmgren - From Music Man to Lighting Maestro

Eric Holmgren - From Music Man to Lighting Maestro

Eric's lighting designs are characterized by meticulous attention to detail and an innovative flair, resulting in the creation of distinctive styles that he brings to the outdoor lighting and audio in... ...more

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June 17, 202470 min read

Chase Lord - Washing Away the Limits

Chase Lord - Washing Away the Limits

This week on the show we welcome Chase Lord who co-founded MEGAH SoftWash in 2016. They've grown it to $1.3M with a 20% profit margin and are on track for $2M in 2025. ...more

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June 11, 202469 min read

James Reed - The Hardscape Industry Game-Changer

James Reed - The Hardscape Industry Game-Changer

This week on the show we welcome James Reed, who is dedicated to innovating the hardscape industry by assisting other companies in building their brands and identifying their target markets. ...more

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June 03, 202476 min read

Paul Jamison - Landscape Startups Transformational Magic!

Paul Jamison - Landscape Startups Transformational Magic!

This week on the show we welcome Paul Jamison who specializes in guiding and empowering lawn and landscape startups on their journey from operational chaos to streamlined efficiency. ...more

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May 28, 202459 min read

Spouses of Landscape Lighting Businesses - Spouses Spark Success in Style!

Spouses of Landscape Lighting Businesses - Spouses Spark Success in Style!

This week on the show Ryan engages in a conversation with the spouses of accomplished landscape lighting business owners. This diverse group includes spouses who are not directly involved in the busin... ...more

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May 13, 202461 min read

Jeff Hesser - 35 Years of Shaping Green Dreams!

Jeff Hesser - 35 Years of Shaping Green Dreams!

This week on the show we welcome Jeff Hesser With 35 years of experience in the landscape industry, who brings a wealth of expertise to every project. ...more

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May 06, 202464 min read

Neel Parekh - MaidThis Journey Unraveled

Neel Parekh - MaidThis Journey Unraveled

This week on the show we welcome Neel Parekh who in 2013, amidst his corporate endeavors, chanced upon a Reddit post that ignited the inception of MaidThis - a groundbreaking cleaning service tailored... ...more

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April 29, 202464 min read

Joe Crisara - From Debt to Dominance in Home Services!

Joe Crisara - From Debt to Dominance in Home Services!

This week on the show we welcome Joe Crisara, who journeyed from a struggling home service contractor to a beacon of success. Faced with financial turmoil and a lack of sales expertise, Joe's breakthr... ...more

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April 23, 202479 min read

Ron Callis - The Tech Marketing Maverick Behind One Firefly

Ron Callis - The Tech Marketing Maverick Behind One Firefly

This week on the show we welcome Ron Callis, Jr., the founder of One Firefly, a leading marketing firm in the technology industry. Renowned as a marketing guru and industry authority, Ron's expertise ... ...more

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April 16, 202463 min read

Matt Hyden - The Matt Hyden Christmas Chronicles

Matt Hyden - The Matt Hyden Christmas Chronicles

This week on the show we welcome Matt Hyden, San Diego native and first-generation Christmas Light Installer. Ventured into mortgages before finding passion in marketing, achieving $6.5 Million in the... ...more

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April 09, 202468 min read

Dan Raker - Serial Entrepreneur & Business Coach

Dan Raker - Serial Entrepreneur & Business Coach

This week on the show we welcome Dan Raker, our "Recovering" serial entrepreneur turned CEO coach with 30 years of experience. As the anchor of the prestigious LLS Circles of Leadership program, they ... ...more

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April 01, 202466 min read