PaintED Show

PaintED Show

Torlando Hakes connects with fellow consultants and PCA Contractors to discuss industry wide topics!

PaintED Show
  • How Etiquette, Metrics, and Systems Elevate Business Conversations

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    In this special episode of PaintED, we're delving deep into the art of conversation – the phone conversation, to be precise. From the first ring to the final sign-off, every call holds the potential to make or break a customer re...

  • TechTalk Navigating the Digital Terrain

    "In this stimulating episode of PaintED, host Torlando Hakes welcomes Jeff Wraley, the tech visionary behind Groundwork, for an in-depth conversation on adopting new technology in your painting and design business. From evaluating tech solutions to overcoming implementation hurdles, we dissect th...

  • Unlocking the Financial Mysteries Understanding the Employee Retention Credit

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    In this highly enlightening episode of PaintED, host Torlando Hakes sits down with Frank Reardon, the Financial Controller for the PCA, to unravel the complexities of the Employee Retention Credit (ERC). Frank brings a wealth of ...

  • Raising the Bar

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    "Join host Torlando Hakes on PaintED as we welcome special guests Ashley & Salamon Velazquez, bringing vital insights for Spanish-speaking paint contractors seeking to elevate their business and ensure compliance within the U.S. ...

  • How to Generate Leads Without Paid Sources

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  • Which is Your Most Profitable Task Production Sales or Recruiting

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    Which is Your Most Profitable Task? Production, Sales, or Recruiting?
    In this episode, we'll discuss how business owners can spend their time on activities that produce the most revenue for their time. We'll explore ...

  • Getting More Reviews

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  • Luke Hanson with Company Cam

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  • Laura Honis with PaintCare

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    Join host, Torlando Hakes, in this episode as we dive into the world of paint recycling programs with our special guest, Laura Honis from Paint Care. Discover how accessing these government-sponsored initiatives can give you a...

  • Unlocking Success Mastering Angi Leads

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    Join us for an enlightening conversation as we dive into the world of leveraging the best of Angi Leads with Angi expert, Heidi Manning. In this episode, Heidi shares her wealth of knowledge and industry insights, guiding list...

  • How to Paint a Bright Future with ESOPs

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    Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs) are a powerful tool for rewarding and retaining your painting staff, as well as creating a culture of ownership and accountability. In this episode, we talk to Kevin Johnson, the CEO of K...

  • The Recruiting Salesman

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    In this episode, Torlando recommends utilizing a recruitment platform, attending events, and educating small groups of contractors to find and retain quality employees. Torlando believes that businesses should approach recruit...

  • Austin Houser with Base Coat Marketing

    Painting contractors have long been familiar with Google as a source of leads, but the recent introduction of Google Local Services Ads has opened up a whole new world of opportunities. In this episode of PCA Overdrive, Austin Houser of Base Coat Marketing explains how these ads work and how they...

  • Crew Building

    In this episode of the PaintEd podcast, Torlando Hakes shares about operating a successful contracting business. He further shares the leadership qualities one must possess in order to create a great team.

  • Live in Phoenix Part 1

    Torlando hosts a special show a two-part series, In this part 1 episode he talks about his tour and about his book Sprint.

    If you are trying to free your time and become a real owner of a business and not just a glorified salesperson or project manager that owns their own job, Sprint will show y...

  • The 4 A's of Accountability

    In this episode of the PaintEd podcast, Torlando talks to Pete Mohr.

    Among the four "A's" of leadership, accountability is the first and most crucial. Without accountability, leaders may and will act only in their own interests and not at all in the interests of the people who work for them ever...

  • Upgrade Your Business Operating System

    In this episode of the PaintEd Podcast, Torlando Hakes talks to Chris Elliott.

    They discuss different aspects of business operating systems in the Contracting Industry. Chris says every company's success may be summed up in one important business function.

    Watch the full video to learn in-dep...

  • Using PCA Standards

    In this episode of the PaintEd Podcast, Torlando Hakes discusses with Mr, Cusumano PCA standards and how it all began.

    Bob has worked as a consultant and contractor for more than 50 years. Mr. Cusumano is regarded as a specialist in the field of coatings. In matters requiring failure analysis, ...

  • Performance-Based Pay

    In this episode of the PaintEd Podcast, Torlando Hakes says that attracting the greatest people requires you to develop the ideal pay strategy for your company. Your organization may easily identify top performers by introducing a performance-based compensation system.

    Also, you might focus on e...

  • Working with Subcontractors

    In this episode of the PaintEd Podcast, Torlando Hakes talks to Mark Nelson about using sub-contractors and dismissing stereotypes about them. As a business growing with subs is an avenue to grow fast and they discuss how they structure their business.

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  • Breaking into Commercial Painting

    In this episode of the PaintEd Podcast, Torlando Hakes talks to Matt Kuyper founder and co-owner with his wife Maggie of Harpeth Painting. We explore the world of commercial painting and learn how to expand your company so that commercial success is certain!

    The majority of commercial painters h...

  • Systems to Build a Strong Business

    In this episode of the PaintEd Podcast, Torlando Hakes talks to Tom Reber about having systems in your business. Tom starts by addressing how important systems are, noting you can leverage them to scale your business more quickly. Once you've established systems, you can shift your focus to creat...

  • Secure your Family's Future

    In this episode of the PaintED podcast, Torlando Hakes talks to Landon Long from EVANS & DAVIS. They talk about business partnerships, corporate planning, and the importance of having a team of advisors.

    Landon elaborates on types of business partnerships. For good reason, business partnership...

  • Trauma-Informed Design Decisions

    In this Paint Ed episode, Torlando Hakes talks with Lynsey and Sarah from PPG. They discuss, the benefit of making trauma-informed design decisions and dig deep into trauma and color therapy. Lynsey shares that color therapy greatly impacts individuals who have undergone traumatic experiences.