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Safety, Sanding, & Tape

Jul 08, 2024

3M™ makes a lot of useful products for contract painters. In this sponsored podcast, we get tips from three 3M™ experts on how to best utilize a variety of products, including respirators, sanding equipment, and tapes.

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Brand Strategy

Jun 20, 2024

What’s the difference between marketing and branding? In this podcast with Lacie Ilsley, president and owner of Ai Painting Plus, we explore how to manage your brand. Lacie talks about all the channels to express your brand – from social media to radio jingles – with examples of success from companies who have mastered the brand game.

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W-2 vs. Subcontractors

May 31, 2024

Two painting contractors from Michigan, each with very different opinions on the issue of subcontractors. John MacFarland makes the case that hiring W-2 workers is the best way to build a solid company culture. Brad Ellison says subcontractors were key to rapidly scaling his company. There are no losers in this clash of champions.

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Perfect Primers

May 30, 2024

Proper priming leads to the best finish. In this sponsored podcast, we talk to Zinsser’s Director of Brand Marketing, Frank Glowacki, and Director of Product Management for Architectural Coatings, Nate Hardy. They talk about spraying primer, sanding between primer coats, what every pro painter needs to know about primers, and under-the-radar primers that can make a huge difference. Join us for an informative discussion.

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TOP JOB 2024 is LIVE!

Apr 18, 2024

The APC Team joins Paint Radio to talk about the annual 2024 TOP JOB Awards! For more information and to enter for a chance to win a TOP JOB! Hurry for a limited time only! Coupon Code: top-job-2024-early-bird Click here: https://nc2d3i8i8m.mirabelpages.com/top-job_7749 Website: https://www.paintmag.com

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Italian, Mineral-Based Paints for Contractors

Feb 16, 2024

Have you heard of Romabio Paints yet? Hear contractors Nicholas Jordan and Ever Morales discuss these Italian mineral-based paints, interior & exterior lime washes, breathable exterior masonry coatings, venetian glaze, lime slurry…products used in Europe for hundreds of years. Sponsored by Romabio Paints

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Operations at 40+ Employees

Dec 15, 2023

Our Operating series continues with a fascinating discussion about running a business with 40+ employees. Management structure, guiding growth, the role of family...tremendous insights from Craig Bundren, Gina Koert, and Ian Siegner.

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In-Depth Surface Prep with 3M

Sep 21, 2023

You think you know surface prep. But do you know it like a 3M Product Engineer does? No you don't! So listen in as Andrew enjoys a lively chat with know-it-alls from 3M, as well as clever contractors Mike Chavez and Chad Turpen.

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Build a Manager's Mindset

Sep 07, 2023

Call it whatever you want -- mindfulness, mindset, emotional intelligence, the warm fuzzies -- but a few improvements in your self-awareness will pay immediate dividends with employee management. Andrew gets deep withArtSnarzykof InnerView Advisors.

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Better Crew Management

Aug 30, 2023

Hear how one contractor keeps better track of work flow and crews... without visiting the job sites. Andrew chats with Dan Zupancic to learn how Dreamscape Painting keeps work flowing with detailed, app-generated work orders and all crew communications occur on Slack. Learn more about this slick system!

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