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Free Ticket to Tech Fest

Nov 29, 2021

Join us for a chat with Tech Guru and founder of Groundwork Jeff Wraley on some of the biggest tech trends in the painting industry and how you can score a free ticket to Tech Fest. Enter now!

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Painting Lineage Leads to TOP JOB

Nov 23, 2021

What do you get when you mix NPR, mules and a drained canal? A TOP JOB winner for a contractor with the longest of long paint lineages! Listen as Ryan Amato walks us through his mule-drawn steel boat paint job. TEST

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Smarter Job Costing

Nov 12, 2021

APC Talks with Dave and Bruce Herrala, owners of Innovative Painting Systems and Stak BI on creating employee accountability and company profitability with data. Learn how to track cash flow, percentage completion metrics, revenue per labor hour, and more.

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New Rules for Websites

Nov 11, 2021

If you build it wrong, they won’t come. Customers, that is. Martin Morgan discusses how to ensure your web site includes the functionality needed to attract both Google searches and customer interest.

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Why & How to Annual Plan

Nov 03, 2021

Now’s the time to create your Annual Plan: 5-year, 1-year and Quarterly Goals, bold but practical, with team members assigned specific tasks. Listen as Danny Kerr of Breakthrough Academy makes it palatable.

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Budgeting for Benefits ft. Morgan Ray

Oct 28, 2021

Did you know that offering benefits such as health or life insurance can reduce other costs in your business? What about the tax benefits associated with offering various benefits? Morgan Ray, from Bookkeeping For Painters, breaks it all down for ya!

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Employee Benefits: What You Need to Know

Oct 21, 2021

Do you currently provide health benefits to your employees? Have you or are you currently thinking about offering health benefits? We chat with Fringe Benefit Group to understand every way you can provide support for employee health care, what to consider when choosing a plan and the impact that employee benefits can have on your workplace.

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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 AiPainting 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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