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TOP JOB Review: Snyder Painting

Oct 13, 2021

Jack Snyder from Snyder Painting reviews the impact that winning a TOP JOB has Snyder Brothers Painting and the reputation it gives the company around town...

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Setting Up A Company 401k

Sep 30, 2021

Listen to an expert explain how to offer retirement benefits to your employees, why a 401k trumps an IRA, and yes, how it can benefit the employer.

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Mission: Vacation Ep.8 Season Finale

Oct 06, 2021

We've made it to the final episode of season 3! Is Ai Painting + set for future success? DID they win the vacation money‽

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Women in the Workforce

Sep 22, 2021

Female business owners share their strategies for making job listings and jobsites more attractive to women painters. Learn which considerations can make all the difference.

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Mission: Vacation Ep. 7 Grow Past The Drama

Sep 15, 2021

“What got us here won’t get us there.” Learn how Ai Painting plans on how to deal with drama while managing large growth.  

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Selling Your Business: Plan Now NOT Later

Sep 08, 2021

Think you have plenty of time to prep your business to sell, think again. Listen and learn about the time and tactics needed to gussy up your company for sale.

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Spur-of-the-Moment Perfection

Sep 01, 2021

You don’t need to paint a 100,000sf asphalt plant with only 1 week’s notice to win TOP JOB. But Alpine did. Bonus: Hear Dave and Andrew’s bromance bloom.

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Mission: Vacation Ep6. Family Business Done Right

Aug 25, 2021

A family business should serve the family. But too often, it’s the other way around. Business Coach Colin explains how others can replicate the success of AI Painting.

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Mission: Vacation Ep. 5 - Leadership Training

Aug 05, 2021

Do you offer career advancement for you employees? If not, you might struggle to keep quality employees. Learn about AI Painting's Leadership Training Program that created opportunity for employees and more freedom for it's owners.   

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Do it for your crew!

Jul 30, 2021

Listen in as this contractor explains why he enters TOP JOB to celebrate his team. (Sure, he painted a caboose, but Scott Barthelmass puts his crew first. Hey-Oh!)

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Mission: Vacation – Ep. 4 Job Descriptions!

Jul 13, 2021

What was the first thing our business coach suggested AI Painting revise? Their Job Descriptions. And have you ever created “Position Visions”? Listen and learn how they can help your company structure.

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Hiring Great Employees in 2021

Jul 06, 2021

Struggling to hire painters? Listen in as we talk with two contractors who are “overhired.” We discuss the mechanics of Indeed ads, the one word never to use in job ads and…how to hire 28 people from 805 applicants. Whew!

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Benchmark To Guide Your Pricing

Jun 24, 2021

Are you priced for profit? How about growth? Listen as we discuss the benchmarks that will signal when to raise your prices…and how. Carl Utter of Contractor Growth Strategy joins us. Sponsored by Builder Prime.

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Mission: Vacation Ep 3 - Molding 3 Pillars

Jun 17, 2021

Let it be known! Our business coach is helping AI Painting re-jigger these 3 areas of the company: Position Visions, Leadership Training, and Family Business Boundaries. Listen in and learn.

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Mission: Vacation Ep2. Review Your Business

Jun 01, 2021

With the help of Nolan Consulting, Lacie and Austin from Ai Painting figure out how to take the most difficult step in reforming their business -- The first one.

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Marketing Your Finishes to the High-End Customer

May 27, 2021

You asked. We delivered -- An APC Podcast about marketing to high-end customers. Listen as Yanni Fikaris provides all the details: Social media platforms to favor, types of jobs to promote, the photos to take, the equipment to use, and more!

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Setting Customer Expectations with Louis Jasso

May 14, 2021

Louis Jasso discusses the art of managing customer expectations in the world of fine cabinet finishing – understanding who is open to an upsell and how to avoid the trap of delivering Ferrari finishes at Honda rates.  

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Mission: Vacation Season 3 with Ai Painting

May 12, 2021

Season 3 of Mission Vacation features our first husband-and-wife contractor duo! Listen and learn about their struggles and solutions. You’ll see yourself in Austin & Lacie Ilsley of Ai Painting Plus. It’s the reality podcast that offers real help!

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Time Management with Breakthrough Academy

May 05, 2021

Are you able to stay on task and maintain a highly efficient work week? If your day is centered around dealing with immediate problems or you're looking for new ways of organizing yourself, check out this episode featuring Danny Kerr of Breakthrough Academy.

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Setting Customer Expectations

Apr 30, 2021

Join Louis Jasso in a discussion on setting the right customer expecations from day one. The process includes contracts, warrantees and estimating.

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