As a business owner, you have to keep your eyes on the numbers. But as a leader, the most powerful choice you can make is to put joy first. Your customer’s joy. Your team’s joy. And above all, your own joy. Because a fulfilled leader is an effective leader.
These transactions further expand the North American geographic footprint and property restoration service capabilities. The leaders of each of these businesses will continue to run their respective day-to-day operations, FirstService said.
From talent and culture, to greenfield investment, to renovation services, Daniel O’Brien and Mark Neirynck highlight their views on the most important items for restoration business growth in 2022 based on their 55 years of industry experience.
Ours is an industry where entrepreneurs cling to traditional ways of doing business. It’s an in-person service, after all. We work with our hands, we serve clients face-to-face. Who cares how tech savvy we are? Everyone cares, and if you don’t see that reflected in your customers’ priorities now, you will soon.
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.
Since being founded in 2016 by Benjamin Surdi, the company has more than quadrupled its size and revenue. For 2021, projections show the company will see revenue increase to $9 million and have plans to become the largest emergency services provider in Washington state.
For a lot of business owners, October isn’t exactly a time of new beginnings. You might be fantasizing about taking a breath, taking a break and starting fresh. If you’re like most, setting a New Year’s resolution for your business is the furthest thing from your mind. It shouldn’t be.
For the last five years, Dallas Nevill’s restoration company has grown at a steady pace. Old habits may be hard to forget, but if they hold your business back from reaching its potential, it’s time to kick them to the curb.