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S6 E1 – Benjamin Moore Chairman and CEO Dan Calkins

Welcome to The Business Brush season 6. Today, on the first Monday episode of the Brush, Nick talks to Dan Calkins, Chairman and CEO of Benjamin Moore, a longtime sponsor of the show as well as the company that makes all the paint used by Walls By Design.

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S5 E10 – Learning From Expereince with Casey Fabling

Welcome to the season finale of the Business Brush. Keep an eye out for a special conversation tomorrow, but today, Nick chats with Casey Fabling of Richmond, Virginia’s Fabling Built. Fabling isn’t a pure paint contractor. Instead, Fabling Built offers services in masonry, roofing and general handyman work in addition to painting and remodeling. From his start as a...

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S5 E9 – Gaining Control of Your Business by Letting Go of Tasks with Ryan Hammond

This week on the Business Brush, Nick welcomes Ryan Hammond of Ryan Hammond Incorporated to the show. Ryan Hammond Inc did nearly $5 million last year, and Hammond tells Nick all about how he started painting as a summer gig for a mentor who ran his business to wind down in retirement and how that time helped him become...

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S5 E8 – Nick Talks Systems at PDCA Expo

Welcome to an all-Nick episode of The Business Brush. This week, the Brush presents Nick's talk from the recent PDCA Expo about how Wall By Design uses systems and processes to deliver consistent service.

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S5 E7 – College Painters Who Can’t Quit with Travis Ulrich

On this week’s episode of the Business Brush, Nick welcomes Travis Ulrich to the show from Webfoot Painting in Bend, Oregon. Ulrich is the systems and operations guy in his business he started with Gavin Hepp in college, thinking they would quit and move on once they’d graduated. Now, 15 years later, Webfoot did almost $6 million in...

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S5 E6 – How are They Gonna Call With Dan Petrulak

Welcome back to the Business Brush. This week, Dan Petrulak of D.P. Ready 2 Paint from the Business Brush groups brings Nick a question he’s working on about how to schedule clients who aren’t sure they want to hire contractors who are booked out two months in advance. The answer to that question evolves into a thorough discussion of...

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