320: This Is How I Would Build A Roofing Business In 2023 From Startup To Exit
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I’m so excited to bring you this interview today. Rick Dutmer is my old business coach that helped me build my roofing company over the course of thirty years into an extremely profitable business so that I was later able to successfully exit and do the things that I wanted to do in life.
When I first hired Rick, I was really struggling and wearing all the hats in the business. I knew there was a better way, and Rick was the one that helped guide me through it all, and it started with building a business plan that set me up with a saleable business.
Today you’ll hear all about how to build a profitable business that will support you and your family with a great lifestyle, how to build a valuable business that you can sell when you’re ready to retire, and so much more.
What Rick did for my roofing business, I can do for yours. Have you downloaded my FREE 1-Page Business Plan, yet?
What you’ll hear in this episode:
- Rick shares how his business background has helped contractors improve their own businesses.
- Rick provides an overview of the process he used in helping Dave build his business plan.
- While building your business up, always be thinking about the horizon! This is when business goals transition to more of a business/personal goal.
- You have a strategy for growing your business and for growing your people. What’s your strategy for exiting?
- Rick addresses the main reason that contractors go out of business.
- “Profit thrills, volume kills”
- Building a business that has saleable value depends on your goals.
- You must have a strong team that will continue the business beyond you or your generation.
- Rick’s recommendations around selling if/when you decide to exit.
- Roll-ups: the good, the bad, and the ugly.
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Download my FREE 1-Page Business Plan template at www.theroofershow.com.
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