Episode 9: Randy Rowe (Farrell Bros.)

Welcome to Blue Collar StartUp the podcast.    
Our Mission is Simple: To facilitate the growth and development of Blue Collar businesses. We will showcase REAL Blue Collar businesses in interviews, and use these stories to help educate and empower the next generation of trades workers to become Blue Collar business owners.   

In this episode, our hosts Mike Nelson and Derek Foster interview Randy Rowe from Farrell Brothers Plumbing & Heating! Randy makes it clear for us that running a franchise (or two) can be in the cards for anyone who's willing to put the work in!

Randy Rowe - Farrell Brothers Plumbing & Heating

00:16 - Introductions
05:56 - Randy’s Franchises: What the Value Is
13:41 - Adding Businesses: What to Look For (and What to Avoid)
16:50 - Randy’s Biggest Challenge: Finding Workers!
21:43 - Randy’s Daily Routine
23:48 - Commercial Break
24:25 - Randy’s Thoughts on Work Ethic: It Can Be Taught!
26:18 - A Fifty-Year-Old Toilet?
27:08 - College: Is It the Right Choice?
28:59 - Business-Planning and Goal-Setting: Retirement’s a Long Way Off!



  • Interviewers

    Michael Nelson & Derek Foster

  • Guest

    Randy Rowe

  • Runtime

    34 Minutes 57 Seconds

  • Air Date

    July 7th, 2022

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