Join us March 30-31 for Leadership Training

Come get Leadership Tools, Certification, Networking, and Accountability to take your business to the next level.

Grow your business through leadership development.

Gain time-freedom, reduce stress, and conquer chaos in your business.

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Is your business consuming all your time?

Is the chaos in your business causing you to burn out?

Do you struggle to find and keep good team members?

Do you feel isolated with no one to turn to for help with the challenges you face in your business?

Our clients experience...

  • Time-freedom from their business
  • Engaged team members working to achieve a common vision
  • Experienced mentors to provide guidance
  • Increased revenue

Do you want these results in your business?

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Leadership Development Tools

Grow your business with these free leadership tools.

Free tools to help you find the next leader in your business, scorecards to make progress on your goals, a system to help you train up your leaders and more!

Is effective communication with your team a challenge?

Different types of people communicate in different ways.

The best way to improve your communication is to understand how other types of people communicate and how you communicate.

Take our free Leadership Assessment to understand yourself and improve your communication today!

Do you struggle to get consistent results from your team?

Do you or your team need help with…

  • Time management
  • Accountability
  • Communication


Join us for our next Leadership Round-Up two-day, in-person training. Come get Leadership Tools, Certification, Networking, and Accountability.

The next training is November 3-4, 2022.

Do you need a community of growth-minded business owners to connect with?

As a business owner you may struggle with isolation, lack of accountability, and connecting with like-minded owners who actually understand what it’s like to grow a trade business.

A Mastermind group can solve these issues and propel the growth of your business by bringing you into community with other owners who face your exact challenges.

Do you need one-on-one leadership development?

One-on-one leadership coaching helps you with…

  • Developing your leadership skills for the next level of your business
  • Training up leaders in your business
  • Accountability
  • Vision Tool development
  • Gaining time-freedom from your business

Not sure where to start?


What our clients are saying...

We specialize in working with plumbing, HVAC and electrical businesses that are looking to grow their leadership team and are ...

1- 2 million
"Every single month since we first started our coaching sessions with Dan my company has seen continual growth.

Not just financial growth (which is awesome!), I am talking about personal, team and just an overall culture shift.

Before working with you we had no idea what importance trainings had, or written goals and quarterly rocks to get over.

The tools you have provided to us really empower us to either stand up and take charge or keep the same as usual but your accountability will not let that happen!"
"I would give my highest recommendation for Dan Dowdy and his excellent coaching services.

After 4 years of owning Sunflower Services - a small plumbing company - I asked Dan to coach me and our leadership team.

Long story short, his commitment of time, his true care for our family and team, and the wisdom he’s offered have taken us to the next level as a company.

If you’re looking for a one-and-done coach, this is not your guy. But if you want a solid partner and long-term friend to help you build your business - Dan is the man!"
Our upper management and mid level management at Sunrise Plumbing LLC, has been working with Dan and Built for the Trades for a little over a month now. What we have accomplished up to this point is absolutely amazing! Together, we have really given our company next level direction. Our management team is really “developing the leader within”. Our customers and team members are already benefiting from the company message. To be working with someone who has the experience and has been there and done that is priceless. I am excited about where our company will be in a year! Working with Dan and Built for the Trades is an opportunity of a lifetime!!
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Our mission
is to grow your business through leadership development.

We do that by serving you, by listening to your vision and providing customized coaching, training, and mastermind solutions built around what you want to achieve in business and in life.

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Built for the Trades is a community of people
who believe in and who are…

Proud to be an American
Proud to be a Tradesman
Providing Quality Work
Serving over Selling
Living with Integrity
Keeping their Word
Always Progressing
Built on a Foundation of Faith


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