EP48: How Nathan Rust Utilized Mentorship, Experience, and Books to Propel Prestigious Painting from Start-Up
Steve Burnett features Nathan Rust from Baton Rouge, Louisiana in this week’s episode of the DYB Podcast.
He is a partner at Prestigious Painting and runs the day-to-day affairs of the business–but it was a long and bumpy road to reach this height.
Nathan shares his diverse background, from learning the ropes of DIY from his father, to reaching middle management in real estate development, and finally establishing himself with the Residential Division of Prestigious Painting.
The wealth of knowledge he accumulated over the years through mentorship, experience, and books had proven vital to propel Prestigious Painting as a prosperous business with an even brighter future.
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN:
- The importance of having a conversion funnel based website.
- Which books and tools helped Nathan and his partners advance their painting business.
- The impact of Steve Burnett’s on-site intensive with Nathan, Thadius, and Benjamin while reviewing and implementing the entire DYB System.
“We realized quickly that, while we could have answers to questions, that the solutions required execution.”
“I think the biggest thing, impact-wise, for me and the business and our sales processes has been our website.”
“But if you choose to be someone that’s looking to serve others first, then it’s going to come back to you in ways that are going to make you prosperous.”
“You can only be as big as the amount of capital that you can float.”
“Take the advice of those around you and make smart decisions but don’t be afraid to let go of the things that you’re comfortable with.”
05:27 Nathan pursues different interests until stumbling upon Prestigious Painting with Thadius Hawkins and Benjamin Blanchard
21:56 Nathan seeks out Steve Burnett for guidance
26:55 The tools that streamlined Prestigious Painting
30:45 Talking about books and influences
38:31 Managing a business with Thadius and Benjamin
LINKS & RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:
Basecamp – Project management tool that helps to manage projects and collaborate with clients
Quickbooks Online – Accounting software for small businesses to aid in growth
PipelineDeals – Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software
Estimate Rocket – Online estimating and invoicing software
ClickFunnels – Tool to build different types of marketing funnels
YouCanBook.me: Online scheduling tool for customer bookings
Google Suite – Gmail, Drive, etc
Todoist – Task management app
The Go-Giver – Bob Burg
80/20 Sales Marketing – Perry Marshall
Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win – Jocko Willink and Leif Babin
Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of Nike – Phil Knight
Sell Or Be Sold: How to Get Your Way in Business and in Life – Grant Cardone
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