The EBFC Show

It Happened on the Job

February 3, 2021

Mike Fisher and Brian Somers are the hosts of the It Happened on the Job Podcast. Their collection of conversations with contractors come from all sides of the construction industry. In this episode, we take turns being podcast guests to uncover how we got started in the industry and podcasting, daily challenges, and some interesting stories from jobsites that we all love to hear and share around the water cooler. We went deeper into how to adopt Lean Construction companywide, Lean thinking, and how to generate the maximum possible amount of customer value to make work Easier, Better, Faster, and as a result, Cheaper. 

Mike Fisher has been in the insurance world as a broker for nearly 10 years. Starting out writing long-haul truck insurance in Texas, he has been with Goodman Insurance since 2014, a family-owned and operated agency that works exclusively with contractors in California. Mike prides himself on his technical expertise in coverage as it pertains to contractors and construction. 

Connect with Mike via 

LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/mikefishergoodman/

Brian Somers has been working solely with contractors in the insurance space for the last 5 years. Initially coming from a medical sales background, he joined the Goodman team while coaching T-ball with Justin Goodman, the president of the company, back in 2015. Brian has a talent and a passion for ensuring that his clients are properly covered so that they can run their construction businesses with peace of mind. 

Connect with Brian via

LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/brian-somers/

Listen to Felipe's shorter It Happened On The Job interview here: 

https://ithappenedonthejob.com/episode-95-felipe-engineer/

Connect with Felipe via

LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/engineerfelipe 

Twitter at https://twitter.com/felipe_engineer  

Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/thefelipeengineer  

 

Today’s episode is sponsored by Construction Accelerator. Construction Accelerator is an online learning system for teams and individuals that offers short, in-depth videos on numerous Lean topics for Builders and Designers to discuss and implement, just like on t his podcast. This is tangible knowledge at your fingertips in the field, in the office, or at home. Support your lean Lean learning at your own pace. Learn more at http://trycanow.com/ 

 

Today's episode is also sponsored by the Lean Construction Institute (LCI). This non-profit organization operates as a catalyst to transform the industry through Lean project delivery using an operating system centered on a common language, fundamental principles, and basic practices. Learn more at https://www.leanconstruction.org

 

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