Women in Paint
Four women from different backgrounds share their journey into the trade, what it takes to run a profitable business - the highs and lows, and encourage others to become successful entrepreneurs, just like them.
Why We Need To More Tradeswomen
Our guest on the show for this episode is Lydia Crowder (aka Drywall Shorty). Lydia puts out the best content for the drywall trade on all of the interwebs.
She’s been a drywall finisher for 20 years and owns Trinity Drywall in Bozeman Montana. She started to make educational videos about 3 ye...
Heart, Hustle, and Painting
In this episode, we chat with Eileen David from Ontario, Canada, founder of Georgian Bay Painters. The challenges of starting a business during the pandemic, training new talent through work and example, and balancing out a schedule of clients—while still leaving room open for new jobs—are all on...
An Accountants Journey Into The Trades
The only thing worse than being an accountant and staring at spreadsheets all day is watching the paint dry. Thankfully Michelle Marler, owner of The Works, has found her calling working alongside her husband Larry in their business. Michelle shares not only her journey from corporate America int...
We talk with Deborah Viveiros and Rafaela Valadares, founders, owners, and operators of Women Painting & Decorating, specializing in a customer-centric painting experience for home and business owners in the GTA (Greater Toronto Area). Deb and Raffy share the secrets to succeeding in a male-domin...
Businesses can emerge from crisis
From the ashes of mediocre beginnings and difficult failures, some of the most successful businesses have ascended like a phoenix. Corrie discusses how she overcame both personal and professional obstacles, which motivated her to improve upon the beginning of her company narrative. Discover how a...
The Master of the Checklist
Suhaiba Neill, an industry innovator, business entrepreneur, and fellow Contractor Fight coach, joins Torlando on today's Paint ED talk show episode. They describe Suhaiba's concept for building and sustaining business procedures, as well as why doing so is critical for any construction business ...
Women in the Trade
In this episode, we catch up with the super talented Vicky smith of Smith Nicholson Decorators, based down in Kent. Only the second female we've had on the show so far. We'd love to have more females on repping the trade, so any ladies out there that fancy joining me on the show- give me a shout....
A Life-Changing Career
Morgan Sedgwick, owner of Jedi Painting Pros, discusses her mission for female empowerment in the trades, and how painting has changed her life, and how she is using it to better the lives of those around her. She gives some examples of ways she has differentiated her painting company, and discus...
Vanessa DaSilva shares how PCA's resources, including events like our annual EXPO have helped her business succeed.
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