"People can take a lot of things away from you but they can never take your integrity."
is a resident of Southern Indiana. After high school, he joined the Marines and served as an Infantryman for 4 years. He will tell you "The Marines taught me almost everything I know about leadership, grit, and determination".
After leaving the Marines and several jobs later, He found himself working in construction. After 3 short years, He decided to start his own business and Team Handy was born. They specialize in Handyman and Residential Remodeling.
He still owns and operates his business and is in the 11th year now. Brad is a regular contributor in many coaching forums focused on helping contractors with everything from sales to operations. For him, this podcast is a combination of his desire to never stop learning and his passion for helping others.
Brad is also very involved in competition shooting sports including IDPA and USPSA and has competed at all levels including World Championships finishing in the top 10 in his division.
"Life is short, Enjoy Koi!"
is the owner, operator of The Pond Digger Waterscape Design & Construction Company, which he started over 25 years ago. Creator, and manufacturer of Life Support Systems for koi ponds, including his patented Helix Pond Skimmer, Triplett has dedicated his life to ponds. He shares his experience, both successes, and failures, to help professionals and DIYers create beautiful, low-maintenance water features, along with his wife of 24 years, Leslie Triplett.
Eric has touched millions of people through YouTube with "Ask The Pond Digger" and extensive "How To” video tutorials on designing, building and maintaining ponds, earning his Silver Creator Award in 2019.
The Pond Digger Podcast gives helpful tips, not only on ponds, but business, and even life. Daily stories on Instagram, allow him to share experiences and information, direct from live job sites.
Triplett is regularly asked to speak at seminars, clubs, schools, and garden centers, writes for magazines, and has been featured on several TV shows, such as P. Allen Smith, Yard Crashers, I Hate My Yard, and Extreme Home Make Over. Eric’s "Ponds for Schools" program has allowed thousands of children in Southern California to experience and learn from water features.
With his focus on Information, Education, and Inspiration, it is easy to see why Eric’s successful company has won so many awards at local, state, and national levels, including his 2015 induction into the Green Industry Hall of Fame.