Growing Your Business

There are a lot of great resources out there for painting contractors, one of my favorites is Sherwin Williams, there is a lot of information in their magazine, Professional Painting  Contractor and online at their site. You can sign up to get them delivered to your inbox as well. Here is a good example:


 “Growing a business presents a whole new group of challenges,” says Ed Hess, professor at the University of Virginia’s Darden Graduate School of Business. “The good news is that most businesses experience the same or very similar challenges when it comes to growth. There is no need to reinvent the ‘growth wheel.’ You just have to be willing to learn from those who grew before you.”


Hess recently studied 54 high-growth entrepreneurial companies based in 23 different states. His research findings are the subject of the book Growing an Entrepreneurial Business: Concepts & Cases. He outlines the top nine growth challenges facing today’s entrepreneurs, and how to overcome them:

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By Chris Haught

Chris is the editor of Blogging Painters, a site she developed to help contractors build their business. She also provides consulting and website development to people who wish to create their own Wordpress site.

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