Episode 08: Brendan Ryan's Profound Life Lessons That Every Painting Business Can Apply | DYB Coach

Episode 08: Brendan Ryan’s Profound Life Lessons That Every Painting Business Can Apply

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In this episode of DYB, Steve Burnett chats with Brendan Ryan, Owner, and Operator of Ryan Painting in Philadelphia.

Brendan’s first exposure to the painting world came in the form of summer jobs through his college, although it would never re-enter his periphery as a career opportunity until later in life.

Brendan eventually graduated with a Masters in Philosophy, and immediately applied his knowledge, in his words, to “Spending time in deep contemplation on unemployment.”

One day, an epiphany descended on Brendan for him to go back to college to become a Teacher,

which once back in the workforce, led unsurprisingly to a downhill spiral of drinking.

Frustrated with his trajectory, Brendan started Ryan Painting, which grew to be a fairly successful company.

Ironically, although Ryan Painting was doing well, Brendan eventually got bored with painting and purchased a Roofing Company, with ZERO experience in the field!

Although this seems like a rash decision, Brendan became incredibly more grateful of the Painting Business – a new perspective as a result of seeing how difficult it is to run a profitable Roofing Business.

Since selling his roofing business and focusing 100% on painting, Ryan Painting has reached heights unimaginable.

Needless to say, Brendan’s story has been a roller coaster of absurdity, and profound life lessons that everyone can apply.

YOU WILL LEARN:

  •     How to Actually Achieve your Goals (Simply by Writing Them Down).
  •     The Importance of Focusing on ONE solution (or Business) at a time.
  •     The parallels between the Painting Business and Brendan’s Roofing Company.
  •     How to Sell your Services when Starting Out.

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QUOTES:

“The Harder I Work, the Luckier I Become.”

“If you aim at nothing, you will hit it every time.”

“Don’t be busy being busy.”

“The Painting Game is a Mental Game. It is Won or Lost in your Head.”

“You have to have a vision of what you want to accomplish.”

HIGHLIGHTS:

[7:45] How did Brendan Market his Painting Business in the Early Days?

[12:22] What are some big paradigm shifts Brendan made that enabled his business growth?

[20:50] What differences & challenges are there in Roofing vs Painting?

[335:52] One thing Brendan does that makes the biggest impact in his life.

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About the Author

As a newly single father of two from MI, he struggled to start over as a paint contractor in FL, going door to door. His situation was so bad, even the IRS had mercy on him. Thanks to books, and seminars, and winning the wife lottery, he not only cracks the success code and overcomes the struggle, but also streamlines the business in less than 3 years, published a how to book, then sold the company,  and now coaches other businesses like you to do the same.