In this episode of the Build Hatch Podcast, we had the opportunity to hear from Nick Lonsdale from Lonsdale Building Group.
In this episode we talk about:
Nick grew up in country Thomastown, Victoria.
Nick was very social at school, yet in year 10 the principal told him he needed to get a job.
Nicks introduction to hard work came from his upbringing.
The road that brought Nick to the construction industry.
The mentors and motivators Nick had at the start of his career.
-Nick regularly uses Saturdays to complete site cleans and enjoys the moment of reflection and hard work.
Three years into his career Nick started sub-contracting which rolled into starting his own company, Lonsdale Building Group.
Finding practical ways to solve problems.
Mistakes can bring learnings if you allow yourself to learn from them.
Nick’s aspirations today compared to when he first started the Lonsdale Building Group.
The importance of learning on trusted friends when it comes to making business decisions.
Nick won Young Builder of the year 2018.
The flow on effect of winning the builders award.
Nick was approached to be involved in a TV production, ‘Healthy Homes’ to promote Master Builders Association of Victoria.
The opportunities of working on a television show and Nicks learnings from this experience.
Focusing on long-term goals rather than profit upfront.
Nick’s tips for working in property development.
Finding a niche and paying your tax are the keys to good business growth.
Aspirations Nick has for the future of Lonsdale Building Group.
Sit back and enjoy this helpful interview with award-winning contractor, Nick Lonsdale.
Credits: Podcast Produced by Pretty Podcasts
Build Hatch Podcast Soundtrack Title: “Ride It Like You Mean It”. Artist Name: Kristian Leo. Written By: Evert Zeevalkink. Published by Soundstripe Productions.