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The Mission

  • Dustin Zupancic owner of Dreamscape Painting is on a mission to work less and make more. With the help of Nolan Consulting, Dustin will put processes and people in place that allow the core functions of his business to run without him present. He can spend that time growing, building or vacationing. If he succeeds? He wins money for a vacation this year. Looking to build a strong, profitable, sustainable business of your own??? Listen, Read and Watch this series for key tips on how to do it and do it right!

Video

  •  Our winner Dustin Zupancic of Dreamscape Painting meets consultant Brian Nolan at the PDCA Expo. The two have their very first consulting meeting and set a plan for the next three months.

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Podcasts

  •  Mission: Vacation The Final Challenge
    As the consulting time winds to an end, Brian has three things left that Dustin must do to win the vacation money.These three things are the key from making progress to completing the mission.

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  •  How Bad Do You Want It
    Things heat up as Dustin covers the job of the ops manager, looks for a new ops manager and tries to move his big rocks as the clock tick tocks down to the deadline.

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  •  Creating Career Paths
    The road gets bumpy as employment changes happen and delegation gets tough. But with determination to plow ahead, Dustin begins work on creating career pathways for his employees.

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  • Job Descriptions
     Without well-written job descriptions, balls are dropped, employees are angry and catastrophe can be right around the corner. Even worse, the president can just get stuck with all undone/unwanted jobs. In one of the most difficult challenges yet, Brian coaches Dustin through building the key job descriptions for his company ... most importantly, his own. Follow along and learn the key components to productive job descriptions.

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  • Key Performance Indicators
     What gets measured, gets managed. But as you are growing your business and delegating more, how do you avoid analysis paralysis?? Dustin and Brian organize the chart of accounts and determine what KPI's contractors should be tracking.

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  • Three Year Vision Plan
     Yea, yea ... you've heard it before: Begin with the end in mind. But have you done it? Do your employees know about it, and are they working towards that end? In this podcast, Brian coaches Dustin (and you) through the do's and don'ts of creating a three-year vision plan and prep to share it with the company.

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  • The Journey Begins
     Right here the mission begins. Dustin lays out his struggles, and Brian challenges Dustin with five "big rocks" he will have to tackle to make his business easier to run and win that vacay money. Follow his journey, and learn from this dynamic duo.

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  • How Your Structure Builds Succession Planning
     When thinking about an employee, do you ever say "that was common sense, why didn't he/she think to do that?". If so, there might be some structure you can build into your business that will help you avoid these situations and build a more sellable business.

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  • Mission: Vacation
     Do you own a job or a business? No biggie, but the answer will determine if your company is healthy or unhealthy. Brian Nolan discusses the difference, and how you get from one to the other.

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  • How Your Vacation Can Grow Your Business
     You likely got into this gig so you could have personal freedom. But do you have it or are you the worst boss you've ever had? We discuss how prepping for a vacation can be the very first step in building a sustainable, profitable business.

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Editorial

  • The KPI's for Contractors
    Brian Nolan of Nolan Consulting lays out the 5 basic and 4 deep dive KPI's you should be watching. Get your accountants and bookkeepers ready!

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  • Strategies to Build Your Vision
    You must know what you’re working for to understand where to invest your time and resources. Here are some strategies for building your 3-year vision plan.

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  • The 5 Systems
    Now that the initial meeting is done, Brian has 5 "Big Rocks" he has challenged Dustin to implement. These systems, when properly executed will empower Dustin's team to not only work but to take ownership in their role, it will identify the leaders and give them the room to lead, it will allow him to step back from the business without the without the business shutting down.

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  • Meet Our Winner
    We meet the fantastic Dustin Zupancic owner of Dreamscape Painting. A second generation painter who is looking to do things right the first time as his father steps out of the business completely. With three beautiful children and a wife at home, Dustin does not want the business to consume his every waking moment. He wants time for his family and for vacation. Dustin's mission? ... To be free to vacation!

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