Episode 315: Business Building Lessons from the Fighter Plane That Won WW2

How clear are you on your strategy to be successful over the next twelve months?

In this week’s episode, I’ll share three valuable business-building lessons that you can learn from Lockheed P-38 Lightning, a.k.a. the U.S. fighter plane that won WW2, and how you can apply those lessons in your construction business.

We’ll discuss how to determine what you really want for your business, the process of creating a vision and delegating results, what it looks like when you have clarity in business and more.

Let’s jump in!

Key Takeaways:

Introduction (00:00)

The birth of the Lockheed P-38 Lightning (02:15)

Business lesson #1 (05:12)

Ask yourself what you want (07:08)

How to determine what you really want (10:35)

Business lesson #2 (12:15)

Creating a vision and delegating results(15:25)

What does a good handoff look like? (16:46)

How to nail the handoff (22:37)

Business lesson #3 (28:21)

Questions to consider when developing a business strategy (29:02)

How to have clarity on your plan for the future (32:51)

Additional Resources:


– Download our FREE strategic planning guide HERE

– Schedule your business evaluation call with our team HERE

– Listen to my interview with Wes Palmisano HERE

– Hear our clients’ success stories HERE 

– Visit Construction Leading Edge for more information HERE

The Construction Leading Edge Podcast helps construction business owners maximize their revenue, eliminate chaos, systematize their work, and win back their time.

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