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Through Field Notes, we look forward to sharing the stories of the industry’s most driven, engaged and innovative technicians. We are eager to consistently shed light on their ideas, pain points, motivators, paths to restoration and more. In doing so, we hope to help shrink the gap between C-suite and frontline. We hope to help give these unsung heroes a real seat at the proverbial table and a stronger voice in the future of the industry.
In his second video in the series, Seven Lessons Learned from $500 Million in Restoration Transactions, industry expert Gokul Padmanabhan discusses the importance of competition in getting the best terms and price for your restoration business.
In 2016, Benjamin Surdi, founder and CEO of PureDry Restoration, purchased a business that was in major debt and all-around bad shape. Since then, the company has quadrupled in size and revenue, and it is a recognized market leader in Washington State.
Sometimes we get in our own way, not because we don’t recognize opportunity, but because we resist it. A lot of entrepreneurs have done this to themselves, including me. Business has never been better. Leads are pouring in, your team is performing at their highest level, but something within you keeps pulling towards a new opportunity outside your business.
Nia Sherrema Pearson shares out-of-the-box digital and traditional marketing approaches for restoration companies. Examples include text communication, community involvement, and relationships with plumbers and property managers.
PuroClean 2021 Franchise of the Year owners Ivan and Karina Oliver share the impressive growth their franchise, PuroClean of San Antonio Northwest, has experienced since its start in 2017, and the story behind their success.
This article likely will not convince you to become a soccer player, but maybe it will remind you to stop and think about whether your frustration is aimed at the right causes. Many employers are struggling to recruit, hire, and retain good talent. This isn’t a new problem but recent events have compounded the issue. As I have said in prior articles, blaming the current workforce will not help you turn the tide. You need a winning perspective.
In his new series, Gokul Padmanabhan reviews seven important takeaways from over 14 years and $500 Million sold in the restoration space. Here he overviews all seven lessons and dives into lesson one, “time is not your friend.”
Since Hurricane Sandy pummeled New York City in 2012, new and more stringent emergency management programs and compliance requirements have been implemented for healthcare systems. With the new mandates, plus the advent of COVID-19, cross contamination prevention and disinfection is more critical than it has ever been in the medical arena.