Elevating the Trade Partner Experience

Elevating the Trade Partner Experience
Ep. 63:
Elevating the Trade Partner Experience


In this episode, Ryan Englin interviews Ira Singer, the Founder of Mosaic Construction, a nationally recognized general contractor. They discuss the importance of building relationships with trade partners and subcontractors in the construction industry.

Ira emphasizes the need for intentional relationship-building and highlights the value of good behavior, communication, and professionalism. He also discusses the role of technology, such as Procore, in facilitating effective communication between general contractors and trade partners. The episode concludes with a discussion on the growth opportunities that come from cultivating strong relationships and providing an elevated experience.


construction industry, general contractor, trade partners, subcontractors, relationship-building, communication, professionalism, technology, Procore, growth opportunities


  • Building strong relationships with trade partners and subcontractors is crucial for success in the construction industry.
  • Good behavior, communication, and professionalism are essential for trade partners to stand out and be preferred by general contractors.
  • Adopting technology, such as Procore, can improve communication and collaboration between general contractors and trade partners.
  • Cultivating strong relationships and providing an elevated experience can lead to growth opportunities and repeat business.
  • Being open to new opportunities and saying ‘yes’ to different types of projects can contribute to business growth.

Sound Bites

“Good behavior is the bare minimum. We’re looking for rock stars.”

“Just because you’ve always done it that way doesn’t mean it’s the best way to do it.”

“Adopting technology is a great thing. Efficiency is the project.”


09:37 Adopting Technology for Better Communication

14:09 Cultivating Strong Relationships for Growth

Connect With Ira:

Website: https://www.mosaicconstruction.net/

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ira-singer-design-build-gc/

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About the Host

Ryan Englin is passionate about supporting blue collar companies to build amazingly productive companies by hiring the right people. Growing up, he saw his own father working 12-hour shifts and weekends as an owner/operator, witnessing firsthand the struggles that these companies have in hiring quality frontline employees.

His company, Core Matters, provides coaching and training on attracting, hiring, and retaining rock star employees. Using his proven process, the Core Fit Hiring System, small and midsize businesses learn how to start hiring better people, faster.

- Ryan Englin | CEO

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