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“Remember Nick, you’re going to school so you don’t have to paint for the rest of your life.” Those are the words Nick May's father told him every summer he came home from college to run a small painting business out of his backyard. Twenty years later, Nick owns Walls By Design, Colorado's best painting contractor as voted by Colorado Biz. Join Nick as he talks to paint contractors from across the country to help them drop the brush and start making money. They talk marketing, they talk systems and they talk strategy.

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“Remember Nick, you’re going to school so you don’t have to paint for the rest of your life.” Those are the words Nick May's father told him every summer he came home from college to run a small painting business out of his backyard. Twenty years later, Nick owns Walls By Design, Colorado's best painting contractor as voted by Colorado Biz. Join Nick as he talks to paint contractors from across the country to help them drop the brush and start making money. They talk marketing, they talk systems and they talk strategy.

    S8 E9 – Hilarity Ensues @ Fall Crank ’19… Nick Meets Nick Slavic, Jason Paris and Chris Shank

    S8 E9 – Hilarity Ensues @ Fall Crank ’19… Nick Meets Nick Slavic, Jason Paris and Chris Shank

    It's a very fancy episode this week on the Brush, as Nick takes a break from his duties @ Crank to sit down with three of the biggest characters in the industry, Nick Slavic, Jason Paris and Chris Shank.

    • 54 min
    S8 E8 – Nick Meets Master Painter Dan Ross

    S8 E8 – Nick Meets Master Painter Dan Ross

    “Being the best painter is not all that there is - if you can't stay in business, being the best painter doesn’t mean anything. You really have to get your business life in order."

    • 48 min
    S8 E7 – Corrie Leister Talks Dreaming Big, Spirituality And Stepping Out With Amber McKee

    S8 E7 – Corrie Leister Talks Dreaming Big, Spirituality And Stepping Out With Amber McKee

    In this inspiring episode, special guest host Corrie Leister of Inspired By You, interviews artist, painter, restoration expert and visionary business leader Amber McKee.

    • 59 min
    S8 E5 – Guest Host Nick Slavic Talks Tools And Technology With Zach Kenney

    S8 E5 – Guest Host Nick Slavic Talks Tools And Technology With Zach Kenney

    In this special episode, guest host Nick Slavic talks to Zach Kenney of ZK Painting about a subject rarely covered on the Brush - painting tools and technology.

    • 45 min
    S8 E4 – Color Consults & Working With Contractors With Emily Lauderback

    S8 E4 – Color Consults & Working With Contractors With Emily Lauderback

    In this episode Nick and guest Emily Lauderback discuss the subtle and precise art of color consultation and they go deep into the process of working with contractors.

    • 46 min
    S8 E3 – Conor O’Keefe

    S8 E3 – Conor O’Keefe

    Today on the Business Brush, Nick talks to one of Minnesota’s fine painters, Conor O’Keefe of O’Keefe Painting in Minneapolis. They chat about how to avoid having the same problem more than twice and how they’ve gone about fixing problems that do arise multiple times.  Check out Conor O’Keefe at OkeefePainting.com.

    • 1 hr 2 min

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