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Haste Makes Waste

Slowing down will help your team do more

One of Benjamin Franklin’s most notable quotes reads: “Take time for all things: great haste makes great waste.”

Not surprisingly, those words ring as true today as they did back in the early 1700s of colonial America. In fact, our own Navy SEALS have incorporated a similar attitude when training new members: “Slow is smooth. Smooth is fast.”

In the painting profession, there’s a big difference between doing a job quickly and rushing a job. Hurry often leads to sloppy work, which can result in costly callbacks and tarnish your reputation for delivering quality work.

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Power Breakfasts Forge Strong Contractor/Sales Rep Bond

Sherwin-Williams Sales Rep Becomes Coach, Teammate and Friend

Many contractors view Sherwin-Williams’ sales reps as valuable assets to their business. But not many contractors can say that it was a sales rep who inspired them to start their business.

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For Painting Contractors, It’s Always ‘Tax Time’

But Some Year-End Strategies Can Pay Dividends Now

 Accountants, tax advisors, and financial planners agree: Be mindful of your tax strategy year-round as opposed to once or twice a year, and you’ll ease the pressures of taxes and minimize your tax burden. Continue reading For Painting Contractors, It’s Always ‘Tax Time’

How One Paint Pro Uses His Sherwin-Williams® PRO Account to Save Time, Improve Efficiency

As a professional painting contractor, you’re looking for any way you can find to make your day easier and give you a leg up on the competition. Continue reading How One Paint Pro Uses His Sherwin-Williams® PRO Account to Save Time, Improve Efficiency

7 Things to Do Right Now to Fuel Future Growth

The COVID-19 crisis has hit painting contractors in a variety of ways, and many of you likely have more time on your hands than you did before.

So what to do? Here are some ideas to help maximize your future productivity and ensure you hit the ground running when you’re able to work at full throttle again.
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5 Easy Ways for Contractors to Improve their Bottom Line

Too often, business owners focus on their top line as the most important measure of their success. However, maintaining a healthy bottom line is essential to your prosperity. Here are five easy ways painting contractors can save money, cut costs and improve profitability. Continue reading 5 Easy Ways for Contractors to Improve their Bottom Line

How mySW Helps Make My Day Easier: A Q&A with Painter Scott Long

Scott Long, owner of PME Painting in Gastonia, North Carolina, is always looking for ways to make his day easier. That’s why he created a mySW online profile and downloaded the Sherwin-Williams PRO app.

With these free digital tools, he can log on through the PRO app and use all the services of mySW like paying invoices, researching products, online ordering, and much more.

We sat down with Scott to learn how the use of the PRO app with his mySW account is making his day easier.
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5 Apps & Tools That Will Make You More Productive Right Now

Technology is a wonderful thing. Here’s some great gear you can grab today that will help you improve your productivity and save valuable time on the job site. Continue reading 5 Apps & Tools That Will Make You More Productive Right Now

Teresa McQueen: How Online Ordering is Making My Job Easier

Roadrunner Drywall Corp. was founded in 1977 by Mark and Bev Nuessle. Since then, the Phoenix-based firm has become one of the Southwest’s major drywall and paint companies, building a reputation for integrity and hard work throughout Arizona and Nevada.
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