EP32 Matt Orme: From Zero to $1M in just 1 Year!
In this episode of DYB, Steve gets the chance to chat with Matt Orme of PR Painting, a company focusing mainly on commercial painting in the Philadelphia area.
In his career, Matt has risen from the bottom of the ranks as a painter to project manager, and eventually setting out on his own.
Steve and Matt cover a wide variety of subjects applicable to any growing painting company; from mindset, starting out, and establishing infrastructure.
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN:
-The biggest challenges Matt faced when scaling his commercial painting business
-How making systems helped reduce the man-hours Matt puts into his business
-How Matt was able to overcome the mental hurdles of going out on his own
-The importance of finding a “Tribe of Mentors” to help propel your success
“The whole idea of Personal Record, or ‘PR’ Painting is ‘What’s my best?’ I won’t really know that until I push myself.”
“I think sometimes we don’t step out [on our own] because we don’t see everything ahead of time.”
“I was tempted to go small, because I didn’t know what I didn’t know. But because of the tools I’m given now, I’m not tempted to go that direction.”
“The struggles you’re experiencing — You’re not the only one.”
“Don’t compare your beginning to someone else’s middle.”
[2:40] How did Matt get started in the painting industry?
[18:13] How did Matt generate business in the beginning?
[21:52] What were some of the challenges Matt faced when scaling up his business?
[30:01] Matt gives some pointers on how to scale more effectively
[39:33] What does Matt’s tech stack look like?
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