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.
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.
Most of the time, when a business owner reaches out to Idan Shpizear to talk through a disappointing quarter or the loss of a huge project, the problem is simple: There is a complete lack of clarity within the business. Here Idan shares three steps to creating clarity and, as a result, meeting revenue goals.
In this special episode, Andrea Stenberg, emergency services production cleaning manager with Paul Davis Restoration of Portland & Vancouver, Washington, joins us to share her story and insights. She is the winner of R&R’s 202 Ladder Award, an annual award honoring outstanding young restoration professionals under 35 years of age.
Embracing the future of the restoration industry is as imperative as ever. At a time when finding skilled workers, retaining labor and adopting new technology are among the top challenges restoration companies face, the unique traits of Millennials and Generation Z pose great promise.
Too often, cleaning and restoration entrepreneurs wear the label of “one-trick-pony” as they prance around the metaphorical “ring” with a poorly choreographed sales pitch, outdated equipment, a disgruntled workforce, simply in hopes of being seen and heard by prospective customers, insurance agents, adjusters, property managers and plumbers, while anxiously awaiting a referral reward.