Rising through the Ranks: A Blue Collar Coaching Conversation with Jeff Plant


Today on Blue is the New White podcast, we talk with a coach in the blue-collar space. Jeff Plant is a Lead Head Business Coach at BDR – Business Development Resources, Inc. They specialize in providing training and coaching services to the skilled trades industry.

Jeff jumped into the trades in the electrical field after high school but soon got started in HVAC. He worked his way up the ladder in the industry from helper to tech to COO and even had ownership in companies. So, he has truly seen all sides of the industry.

Which led him to where he is today, helping people learn and grow as blue-collar professionals and business owners.

Listen in as Jeff gives tangible advice for technicians and business owners alike on succeeding in the blue-collar business world!

About the Host

Hosted by Josh Zolin, a blue-collar business leader with over 15 years of experience in strategy, coaching, and moving the needle in skilled trades industries. Before publishing his book, he took his father’s two-man company and grew it into an 8-figure powerhouse spanning across three states. Although still at the helm as CEO, he has found passion in teaching others how to consistently learn, push boundaries, and be true leaders in pursuit of success. Josh lives in Gilbert, Arizona, with his wife and two daughters.