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Current M&A Trends: 2022 & Beyond

Some current trends in the restoration space are obvious, others more subtle. We can all admit they’re numerous. I could start with any number of issues: labor, supply chain, gas

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The 85% Rule

Why do most companies exist? To make money. That said, when owners of companies are deciding to take the risks associated with starting a new venture, making a profit is

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Leaning Into Curiosity

Diversity, equity, and inclusion – abbreviated DEI, and sometimes DEIB with an added “B” for belonging – are topics that have a growing presence in the social and corporate zeitgeist.

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Increase Profits By Improving Communications

Miscommunications lie quietly beneath the surface of most problems in cleaning and restoration transactions. Commonly-overlooked communication problems lead to liability issues and collection problems. Here are some tools to prevent

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Preparing For Change

The challenges facing small business are changing. We know that future business performance is currently shaped by the wavering economy, shifts in supplies, and preference from consumers. I am in

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Conferences & Trade Shows

At least once a week, I am asked a question related to trade shows and conferences in the restoration industry. Sometimes it’s about best fit for vendors, sometimes it’s about

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Why Should You Join the RIA?

Membership with the RIA is an investment in your business. It’s an effective way for business owners to increase their bottom line, stay up to date on the latest training

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Weathering the Storm

It was Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017. The high temperature for the day was 95; the evening low was 84 with an overnight low of 70—a typical summer night in Oklahoma.

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