Even if you aren’t one of those “New Year’s Resolution People,” the beginning of a new decade must have you asking a few questions… #1 – How will I increase my income this year (or will it be the same or worse than this year?) #2 – What will it take to make my business…

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Unless you’ve been under a rock, you’ve watched or heard about Gillette’s recent controversial video. It depicts a wide variety of shoddy behavior and makes the wholesale assertion that men are at worst the source of it – at best complicit in letting it happen while creating a culture that encourages it. If you are…

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I’d like to challenge you to do something if you dare… Notice: You must emotionally detach yourself from your business and your business from your personal identity to do this… The next time you are at the paint store, look around. What do you see? Rolls Royce’s? BMW’s? Mercedes? Nope… Just a bunch of dudes…

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HomeAdvisor painting leads are derided by the majority of painting contractor reviews. Angie’s List leads for painters present a similar problem as well… one you might now even know about. For years, I’ve been advocating that owners avoid “rent-to-own” lead services like HomeAdvisor, Angie’s List, Thumbtack, Houzz, you name it… Why? Question: Would you PAY…

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Winning painting bids and estimates is challenging enough… but low-priced competition can make it feel impossible. A lot of painting contractors contend that closing sales is all about price, insisting it’s all clients care about. I’m here to tell you that’s a load of B.S. spouted from the mouths of under-achieving entrepreneurs. Do not believe…

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692… That’s how many in-depth, hour-long Business Diagnostic Assessments I’ve conducted for owners of painting businesses. Could you imagine spending 692 hours crawling around “under the hood” of every type of painting company imaginable? Do you want to know what the #1 killer of painting company profits is? Maybe you think it’s low-ball competitors… Nope. Perhaps it’s cheap…

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