Episodes

S3 E6 – Paint Stores 101: Linc Bigelow

Find Your Local Retailer Welcome back to The Brush! Today, Nick continues his series of speaking to owners of paint stores and chats with Linc Bigelow of Colorize. Here’s the episode to learn more about how paint stores operate and how to cultivate a successful business relationship with them! Linc

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S3 E4- Bridging the Gap Between Design & Paint: Angela Schuster

Interior Designers and Paint Contractors Unite! Today on The Brush we have Angela Schuster. She runs one of the NE’s most successful decorative art firms, Faux Time Design, and she speaks at length with Nick about how she’s gotten her business to where it is today. Interestingly enough, Angela works

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S3 E3 – Nick: From Painting to Podcasting LIVE in Chicago

LIVE: From Painter to Podcaster Hey folks, welcome back to another episode of The Business Brush. This week we’ve got a special LIVE episode broadcasted from Chicago, where Nick talks in depth about his journey from painter to podcaster and beyond. This is the place to listen for tips on

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S3 E2 – Jim Mallory

Navy turned Painter Today on The Brush, Nick sits down with Jim Mallory of Mallory Paint Store in Seattle. As the owner of a paint store, he’s the very first guest on The Brush who isn’t a painter! Plus, he’s a Benjamin Moore dealer — so we’re doubly excited to

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S3 E1 – Ryan Toelkes

Neighborhood Painter Today on The Brush, Nick talks with novel guest Ryan Toelkes of KC Neighborhood Painting in Kansas City. The two chat about Ryan’s journey into the paint contracting business and how he’s managed to craft a thriving firm! But first, Nick invites Brush regular Nick Slavik back onto

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S2 E12- David Cook

Why Are the Bees Dying??? Today on The Brush Nick chats with David Cook of Dfranco Finishes! Dave breaks down why the bees are dying, chats about wallpaper installation, and opens up about the challenges of digital marketing and management. This one is essential for learning how to take your

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S2 E11 – Jeff Dupont

Get Online! Today on The Brush, Nick chats with Jeff Dupont of Sound Painting Solutions on a rare sunny day in Seattle, WA! Jeff’s full of surprises, and the two talk through Jeff’s Guinness World Record travels in Europe in Asia and his journey from a “dark period” of working

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S2 E10 – Nick on Phones

Undercover Client: How Do You Answer the Phone? In a special episode of The Business Brush, Nick takes to the phones to go undercover and learn firsthand how paint contractors approach customer service. He even calls his own business and one friend of the podcast, for a fascinating insight into

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