Tag Archives: Sherwin-Williams

Get More Flexibility with a PRO+ 0% Interest Credit Account

Sherwin-Williams recently surveyed professional painting contractors about their needs from a supplier. The takeaway? Those needs are evolving, but one item showed up on their wish lists frequently, and that was a way to expand their purchasing power and improve their cash flow with a professional account. Continue reading Get More Flexibility with a PRO+ 0% Interest Credit Account

Get More Flexibility with a PRO+ 0% Interest Credit Account

Sherwin-Williams recently surveyed professional painting contractors about their needs from a supplier. The takeaway? Those needs are evolving, but one item showed up on their wish lists frequently, and that was a way to expand their purchasing power and improve their cash flow with a professional account. Continue reading Get More Flexibility with a PRO+ 0% Interest Credit Account

What Should You Seek in a New Hire?

“Hire character. Train skill.”

That directive was made popular by Peter Schutz, the former CEO of Porsche whose book, The Driving Force: Getting Extraordinary Results with Ordinary People, was a bestseller.

Schutz applied this principle at several Fortune 500 firms along his career path, but would the same idea apply to hires that a painting contractor might make? This article will take a closer look at the question and cite some contractors and other personnel experts who can help shape your hiring practices. Continue reading What Should You Seek in a New Hire?

The Color of Optimism

Success Comes Quickly, but New Orleans Contractor J.R. Lobo Keeps his Feet on Solid Ground

Though hopeful and full of color, the city of New Orleans has seen adversities like few others. José Ramón Lobo Jr., 38 years old, owner and manager of Southern Wolf Construction, LLC, remembers the reconstruction in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina as an intense time that preceded his entrance into the construction and painting business. Continue reading The Color of Optimism

This I’ve Learned: Ronald Karpiuk

Founded in Orlando in 1993 by Ronald Karpiuk, Land-Ron, Inc. has completed more than 250 hotel renovations and repaints and has annual sales of more than $30 million. Quality work, fast turnaround times and a strong focus on honesty, integrity and communication have been the keys to the firm’s growth. Karpiuk recently took time from his busy schedule to talk with us about the secrets of his success. Continue reading This I’ve Learned: Ronald Karpiuk