SOPs For Overwhelmed Owners
Contractors, can we make a confession?
The busy season in our industry is a storm.
🌪 Clients complain constantly
🌪 Crews are understaffed (and lean on you for everything)
🌪 And all the while, your margins give you migraines
You know that SOME contractors find a way to conquer their busy season...
Production Management Techniques
Mirela DoValle discusses processes for keeping your team and customers on the same page from the close of the sale to the close of the job. With her experience of running a 45 person painting company, Mirela knows how to set up the perfect job. In this episode, you'll get step-by-step instruction...
Make More and Work Less By Focusing On 1 System
If you're running a successful contracting business, then why are you working 70-hours a week?
Contracting entrepreneur Ryan Steward was working 70 hours a week, seven days a week. He was stretched so thin that he had little to no time left over for his wife and kids. Fast forward five years and...
Crew Leader Productivity
Create, Defend, and Leverage Time
A good old fashioned Noah monologue meant for early phase solo people who need to escape the overwork cycle and stabilize.
Boost Staff Productivity
You walk onto the job site on a summer's day and everyone is slacking. It's hot, your staff's energy feels drained, and you end up having to pick up the pieces... again.
It's just the summertime slump, no? Studies have actually shown this is a reinforced myth and one that can be avoided.
Repainting at a Premium
Matt Carlson, owner of M. Carlson Painting, takes a deep dive into how he has found tremendous success in the residential repaint market. He talks about mistakes he's made, hard lessons he's had to learn, and the learnings he gained that have allowed him to pass $3.5 million in revenue in 2021. ...
Production Rate Strategies
Fred Yarur of PEP talks about estimating, problematic rates, and how to refine your estimating process.
Having a System to Ensure Everything Gets Done!
Many business owners feel as if they are flying by the seat of their pants running their business. Often it is because their to-do list is in their head and there is no organization and flow to accomplishing tasks. In this episode, Crystal Scott and Chris Moore share some productivity insights on...
Converting The Unconverted Leads
In this episode, Brandon discusses how painting companies can grow their business substantially without adding any more leads by making every lead they generate more valuable. He covers some surprising statistics, shows how Painter Marketing Pros helps their clients maximize conversions, and ult...
Zach Kenney speaks with Chase Turner from Turner Painting. Join this discussion to learn more about the importance of transferable skills and family businesses in the painting and craftsman trades.
Simplicity in Business
In this episode, Nick Slavik talks about the business simplicity idea and how establishing hallmarks can set any business ahead of its game. Here are the keys to growing your business and start generating more revenue by using effective business approaches.
Creating The DREAM TEAM
No multi-million-dollar, fully-automated business is run by a single individual so let's go find some Rockstar to join the Wise Coatings Team....
What really makes a great team? One of the biggest struggles we have now is getting good TALENT on your team. And what's true on team sports also is t...
Getting Your Business Out of Your Head & Building Systems
Noah uses a door in his hall as an example of how to create Standard Operating Procedures and pricing/estimating data with a simple thought experiment.
David Michaels of Imhoff Painting gives a walkthrough of the features of Monday.com and discusses how the software works.
Teams Who Think Like Owners
Rick Holtz of H. J. Holtz and Son in Richmond, Virginia made a change in his business a few years ago that revolutionized employee engagement. He had decided to help his team start thinking like owners, and now his company trains each employee as a leader that is motivated to add to the bottom-li...
Winter is Coming
Morgan Ray & Torlando Hakes sit down with Linnea Blair & Patrick Coye to examine how to make the most of the upcoming winter season. The group looks at how Linnea has helped Patrick position his business for sustained success, how companies can pivot their current plans to create a more productiv...