It is an ego thing…the discussion of size. How many guys you got? It really means nothing.
In the corner to my left, you have superheroes who can do the work of 15 men by themselves. And in the corner to my right, you have the fat businesses with 25 employees, whose workload could likely be handled by an optimized crew of less than 10 at higher margins, if managed properly.
Somewhere in the middle lies the truth.
On this website, we deal with documentable and repeatable truth.
Based on discussions in person, face to face, with literally thousands of paint and remodeling contractors over the past year, including our own booth participation at two of the most notable industry trade shows of 2012…Here’s our take on size…
***Read Scott’s article on business size as published in APC magazine in 2012, reprinted with permission from the publisher.