The title of this story is borrowed from an ancient Stoic philosopher named Seneca. It reminds me of many stories I hear from owners and operators in the trade industry.
Dana Henzler is Vice President of Quality Degree, Inc. An HVAC company based in Royersford, Pennsylvania. The company currently has three staff members in the office and 20 in the field but they’re looking to grow. As part of their growth strategy QDI aim to increase Maintenance Agreement sales.
After implementing simPRO, the company is now able to track and understand exactly how many Agreements they have active, how many more they need to meet their targets and compare that against how many prospects are in the pipeline.
Frank Bauer II is the CEO of Proguard Protection Services in Aspen Colorado. The company has a total of 23 employees, 11 of which are in the field. Frank realized Proguard had hit a ceiling of growth. New infrastructure was required to lift the ceiling in order to continue building the company. As luck would have it, Frank found simPRO.
The story of Road Runner Mobile Tyres is quite different to the Journey case studies we’ve done before. In fact it is the opposite to that of a tradie-turned-business owner.
In 2016, the owner of BLUi Security, Boz Jovanovic, learned a lifetime of lessons. His company had just had its biggest quarter after five years of being in business. It’s not uncommon to …
‘There are just not enough hours in the day!’ you cry with a desperation rivalling Tom Hanks’ Wilson-I’m-Sorry and fall to your knees in despair.
Okay, maybe that’s a little dramatic. But if you’re a business owner, I’m sure that sentiment or something like it has at least crossed your mind before. Maybe more than once.
And when you’re working crazy hours six or seven days a week just to get everything done, sometimes a deserted island with only a volleyball for company doesn’t actually sound so bad...
Paul Christie, our original Journey-goer joined the simPRO sales team in the United States back in May – but that didn’t mean he had to leave his electrical business in Australia...